Forward thinking

The electric overhead travelling crane industry, like the steel sector, must clean up its act when it comes to sustainability, says Joel Cox. Component suppliers can offer a unique and valuable perspective. They get to work in the many different sectors where the products they sell or services they provide are applied. In the morning, […]

21/11/2023 - 16:33 pm

Can you do the Robot?

There remains a place for individuals to shine, even in the new world, and especially in the lifting industry, says Joel Cox, in his final column before #GLAD2023.   Things are markedly different to when Dancing Machine was released by the Jackson 5 in 1974. The quintet made famous the robot-style dance, which they performed […]

04/07/2023 - 15:21 pm

Dellner’s Cox promoted to global sales director, wind

Heavy-duty brake manufacturer Dellner Bubenzer Group has promoted Joel Cox to global sales director – wind. Cox is a regular contributor to LHI’s The Insider column. Cox, previously managing director, sales, global sales director (Americas), Dellner Bubenzer USA, will manage activities related to all worldwide wind products, including hydraulic units, accumulators, cylinders, brakes, and other […]

17/08/2022 - 19:03 pm

Components for the W

Manufacturers of ancillary equipment have a big role to play at Global Lifting Awareness Day, says Joel Cox. I was at the Cleanpower show in San Antonio, Texas last month (May) when a group of young people, each with a big ‘W’ on their tops, came over to our exhibit. They were unmistakably students at […]

05/07/2022 - 15:40 pm

Braking News

More end users of overhead cranes, particularly in the steel sector, are installing emergency brakes – but it’s been a long time coming, says Joel Cox, managing director of sales for Dellner Bubenzer USA.   We recently received an order to fit emergency brakes on two 400USt capacity hot metal ladle cranes at Nucor Corporation’s […]

15/03/2022 - 16:48 pm

Dellner Bubenzer debuts innovative disc brake series

Marking the first product launch since the global Dellner Bubenzer merger in June 202, the company has expanded its disc brake series with the SB 28.5. Available to the global market. The new SB 28.5 brake upgrades the SB Series equipment with optimised technology and maintenance service. “Dellner Bubenzer is pleased to announce the release […]

13/01/2022 - 11:07 am

Dellner Bubenzer acquires the business of Hydratech Industries

Dellner Bubenzer Group is delighted to announce the acquisition of the business of Hydratech Industries, the Danish global supplier of high-end hydraulic systems, cylinders and accumulators for wind, offshore, marine and industry applications. With manufacturing facilities located in Denmark, Czech Republic, India, USA and China and Service & Repair divisions, the Dellner Bubenzer Group welcomes […]

26/10/2021 - 15:00 pm

Reporting live from the coalface

We’re failing to properly train the next generation of crane technicians, even in heavy industrial sectors, warns Joel Cox. I was talking to a mining market manager from one of the world’s major electric overhead travelling (EOT) crane and hoist manufacturers at the recent MINExpo International, which took place 13-15 September in Las Vegas. The […]

26/10/2021 - 13:10 pm

Dellner Bubenzer recruits MD for Latin America

Dellner Bubenzer has named Ezequiel Ivitz, managing director, Latin America. Ivitz, who is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, joins the recently rebranded company after overseeing operations in the same region for Cavotec, a manufacturer of automated connection and electrification systems. Dellner, already owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, relaunched last month (June) as Dellner Bubenzer, incorporating Dellner […]

15/07/2021 - 20:26 pm

Dellner Bubenzer relaunches at AIST

Dellner Brakes, owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, relaunched as Dellner Bubenzer on 29 June, 2021 at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Conference and Exposition which took place 28 June to 1 July at Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A new website has also gone live at Dellner Brakes JHS, Dellner Brakes, Dellner […]

05/07/2021 - 10:00 am

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