AWRF names Caldwell’s Ferchen to board

Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) has named The Caldwell Group Inc’s director of business development Jeff Ferchen to the board of directors. It represents a return to the AWRF board for Ferchen, who previously served from 2015 to 2017. AWRF serves the lifting, rigging, and load securement industry by advancing interests common among its member […]

05/12/2022 - 16:14 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

Order pink at Caldwell to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rockford, Illinois-based The Caldwell Group Inc. will lead a series of initiatives this fall to raise money for breast cancer charities, including offering its most popular beam in pink. The manufacturer of material handling and rigging equipment, has made its Model 20 low headroom lifting beam available in pink, when ordered in lengths up to […]

27/09/2022 - 14:10 pm

Caldwell beam completes automated lifting system

Illinois Electric Works oversaw installation of a 2USt capacity monorail crane system at a heavy truck manufacturer, featuring a 1USt capacity twin-hook Caldwell lifting beam. The end user sought a material handling solution for separating frame rails in preparation for its assembly line process. Illinois Electric Works was initially contacted about provision of a gantry, […]

24/05/2021 - 16:16 pm

Caldwell lifter for turf mats

Kentuckiana Wire Rope and Supply, a regional branch of Fulcrum Lifting, has supplied a 1USt capacity custom Caldwell lifter for handling rubber turf mats. Fulcrum, a distributor of the full range of Caldwell products, delivered the 48 x 96in pallet to a utilities contractor that places the mats down on turf so plant and machinery […]

22/05/2021 - 09:07 am

Launch of material handling equipment store

A new USA material handling equipment store has gone live at fadequipmentstore.com, offering free shipping on all products. Headquartered in South Carolina, USA, fadequipmentstore.com puts lifting, material handling, safety and load monitoring products a click away from end users in warehouses, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, renewables, commercial and other markets. Solutions that can be […]

25/01/2021 - 18:34 pm

Freres Lumber uses Caldwell rotary leg lumber lifter

Freres Lumber Co Inc is using a custom below-the-hook attachment, manufactured by Caldwell, to lift long lumber loads at its Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility in Lyons, Oregon, USA. The 15USt capacity, 53ft long, motorised, rotary leg lumber lifter handles lamellas (thin layers/plates) of structural composite lumber, used to manufacture MPP products. It is attached […]

02/12/2020 - 12:44 pm

Caldwell launches overhang lifting beam

US-based The Caldwell Group Inc has launched a custom lifting beam for applications where a crane cannot be positioned over a load because of limited travel or obstructions. The manufacturer’s auto-leveller technology is a notable feature. Caldwell was initially approached by an automotive manufacturer that had a requirement to lift a load during periodic maintenance […]

23/10/2020 - 21:16 pm

Caldwell’s RUD Line of machined eyebolts

The Caldwell Group Inc is offering its range of German-manufactured RUD Ring Schraube (RS) machined eyebolts from 220lb to 44,090lb capacity. The new VRS Starpoint – the name derives from RUD’s VIP program and the product’s star shape – features an added adjustable function. For approx. two years, Illinois, USA-based Caldwell and the RUD Group […]

14/04/2020 - 13:35 pm

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LHI October 2022

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