The joint initiative to create an open standard for fully automatic quick couplers for excavators is strengthened as Open-S Alliance welcomes the KINSHOFER GROUP as a member of the organization.
The Open-S Alliance wins the Swedish Demolition Award in the “Great Innovation Award for manufacturers/suppliers” category. The Open-S Alliance organisation was awarded at a ceremony at the Swedish Demcon demolition fair in Stockholm on November 24, 2022.
Open-S Alliance welcomes KH-Maskin AB as a new member of the organization. As KH-Maskin is the first machine dealer to join, it is an important milestone for the alliance. “We want to contribute to the development of an open standard for fully automatic quick couplers”, says Martin Lindén CEO of KH-Maskin AB.
Rotar International B. V., a manufacturer of premium hydraulic attachments for excavators in the demolition, recycling and scrap metal industry, becomes a member of the Open-S Alliance.
SMP Parts is next to join the Open-S Alliance and the third manufacturer of tiltrotators and quick couplers to become a Full member.
The Open-S Alliance work towards global interchangeability of hydraulic work tools for excavators takes one step further as Volvo Construction Equipment joins as the first excavator OEM.
Open-S Alliance is nominated for an innovation award in the Tools & Attachments category of the World Demolition Awards 2021.