College suite

In the second of a two-part article, Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc., reminds industry why an educational approach must be taken from shop floor to C-suite. As I wrote in conclusion to this column in the last edition of 2023, I go to the same Company College as a new […]

20/02/2024 - 15:12 pm

Company college

In the first of a two-part article, Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc, urges industry to take an educational approach to preparing a business for success in the new world. We start on the factory floor. The US, especially, could be better at implementing industrial policy and providing support when it […]

09/01/2024 - 15:25 pm

Caldwell boosts inventory to serve distributor demands

“In-stock inventory matters in our industry,” said Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc, “and Caldwell is responding to serve distributors better.” Caldwell recently increased in-stock inventory levels on more than 400 of the company’s best-selling items and has given the go-ahead for manufacturer representatives and inside sales teams to begin sharing […]

26/09/2023 - 13:50 pm

Rowing the Boat

The best leaders can keep people heading in the same direction, even when the tide turns, but finding them isn’t easy, says Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc.   ‘Row, row, row your boat Gently down the stream…’ The trouble is, happily rowing down gentle streams ain’t business. It is sometimes, […]

01/08/2023 - 16:49 pm

Rise of foundationless jibs

As part of ongoing outreach campaigns, the Rockford, Illinois, US-based manufacturer of lifting and other material handling equipment has produced a white paper, titled ‘Foundationless Jibs Enjoy Popularity Rise’, outlining how the technology proves its worth in the 1USt capacity range across a multitude of applications. There was a time when the mention of a […]

20/10/2022 - 16:11 pm

Caldwell expands Bystronic laser fleet

The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service centre. The BySmart cutting system was installed in August alongside a smaller BySpeed unit, as the manufacturer of lifting and rigging equipment continues to invest in state-of-the-art, Swiss-made sheet lasers, tube lasers, and press breaks. Both machines can cut up to […]

28/09/2021 - 15:19 pm

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LHI Jan/Feb 2024

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