Safer, faster and more cost-efficient wind turbine blade replacement

The wind energy market demands constant innovation from its supply chain, as Crosby Airpes’s craneless wind turbine rotor blade exchange system proves.   As wind farm operators meet unprecedented demand for new turbines, they must also maintain installed towers, nacelles, and other components. Central to that work is the removal and replacement of rotor blades, […]

24/05/2022 - 12:18 pm

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes) based in Barcelona, Spain has been acquired by The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware. Airpes is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly […]

02/12/2021 - 16:56 pm

Automation-ready below-the-hook grab for steel, aluminum

Airpes has led the collaborative design of a grab for handling steel or aluminum coils in semi- and fully-automated electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane applications. The automation-ready grab, which will typically be used to lift 25 to 60t coils, is a standard product but can be adapted to suit end users’ requirements. Currently, two 30t […]

19/10/2021 - 13:36 pm

Airpes recruits US technical director

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has appointed Alex Lozano as technical director for the Americas.  Lozano has moved from the company’s headquarters in Barcelona, Spain; the dual-citizen is fluent in both English and Spanish. As the global pandemic eases, Lozano’s role will evolve into a more exclusively site-based, customer-facing position. Lozano […]

30/03/2021 - 14:14 pm

Airpes names three new regional partners

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has expanded its North American network with the appointment of three new sales representatives based in Chicago, Louisville, and Boston. Justin Wieners, of Louisville, Kentucky; Trevor Deck, of Chicago, Illinois; and Tim O’Leary, of Providence, Rhode Island have joined a growing team of individuals and businesses […]

02/06/2020 - 10:47 am

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LHI June 2022

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