HISTORY

Kivnon is spearheading innovation

  • 2007
    FOUNDATION

    Kivnon arises from the desire to optimize the conventional production process and the internal logistics of many companies, focusing on bringing to our products simplicity and movement concepts to processes so complex such as the industrial ones. From here comes the name of the company: Kivnon, which means movement in Greek.

  • 2008

    Nissan company introduces the Kitting system. To do so, Kivnon’s team developed the first. AGV MOUSE which radically changed the concept that internal logistics had so far.

  • 2009

    Kivnon develops and integrates its first AGV, called Gaudí, at the Johnson Controls facility to manufacture seats for SEAT.

  • 2010

    Constitution of Kivnon Logística S.L. Production of the first AGVs K10 ONE-WAY (Automated Guided Vehicles) for Johnson Controls.

  • 2011

    Participation of Kivnon in SIL Barcelona.
    Kivnon starts exporting its AGVs to Italy.

  • 2012

    Kivnon implements the first AGVs in the automobile industry: Ford Almussafes (Spain).
    First exports to Latin America.

  • 2013

    Expansion through Europe: Germany, Sweden and France.

  • 2014

    Presentation of the K20 (AGV tractor for weights up to 6,000 Kg) at Hannover Messe.
    Manufacture of the first bidirectional AGVs (AGV K11 TWO-WAY) for the pharmaceutical industry.

  • 2015

    Development of the bidirectional AGV K11 TWO-WAY and a welcoming attitude by the automobile sector. Kivnon starts to export to new countries such as Austria and Czech Republic.
    Kivnon breaks into the automotive sector with great success: SEAT, Opel, Renault, Nissan.
    Kivnon manufactures the first AGVs for the food industry.
    Presentation of the versatile AGV K11 TWO-WAY with roller conveyors and a collaborative robot on board.
    Presentation of Kivnon AGVs at CEMAT (Sao Paulo).

  • 2016

    Presentation of the AGV Collaborative Robot (developed in conjunction with ABB).
    Kivnon develops the first AGV in the world that works with artificial vision and obtains the Innovation Award.
    Kivnon obtains ISO certification (ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 14001: 2015).
    Kivnon changes headquarters (continues in Barcelona) and increases its production capacity. Consolidation of Kivnon in the automobile sector.
    Presentation of Kivnon AGVs at Logistics 2016 (Madrid).

  • 2017

    Kivnon wins for second year in a row the Innovation Award with the AGV Collaborative Robot.
    Development of mapping navigation system for mouse models. Development of the smallest AGV in the range: AGV K05 TWISTER.
    Kivnon enters the Mexican market.
    Kivnon opens a subsidiary in Germany (Kivnon Deutschland).