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

Accelerate the brake business

Joel Cox president of Pintsch Bubenzer talks to Maria Hadlow about his passion for the industry and excitement about progressing the braking technology and the business. Joel Cox president of Pintsch Bubenzer USA could be said to have cranes in his bloodline – his grandfather was a crane operator, his father was heavily involved in […]

08/07/2021 - 09:03 am

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 www.dellnerbubenzer.com. Dellner Brakes JHS, Dellner Brakes, Dellner […]

05/07/2021 - 10:00 am

Industry’s Lift Plan

As we raise the profile of our industry, we must continue to elevate safety standards, says Joel Cox. Last year I gave the inaugural Global Lifting Awareness Day my full support and, once again, I will join my colleagues and wider industry in raising the profile of the crane, hoist and rigging sector when #GLAD2021 […]

22/06/2021 - 14:25 pm

Ace Cranes for Cape Canaveral project

Ace World Companies has installed two 250USt capacity cranes, each with 25USt capacity auxiliary hoists, at a new manufacturing facility at Cape Canaveral. Ace, a manufacturer of overhead cranes and hoists, provided the 201ft span cranes for an aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company. These are some of the largest top-running cranes ever built […]

14/04/2021 - 15:55 pm

Accelerate the brake business

Joel Cox president of Pintsch Bubenzer talks to Maria Hadlow about his passion for the industry and excitement about progressing the braking technology and the business. Joel Cox president of Pintsch Bubenzer USA could be said to have cranes in his bloodline – his grandfather was a crane operator, his father was heavily involved in […]

13/04/2021 - 14:27 pm

Pintsch Bubenzer completes $6million US stock investment

Pintsch Bubenzer USA has invested $6million in brake stock at its New Jersey headquarters, $750k of which is dedicated to an electric motor and gearbox mounted quick-ship program. The investment in product at the company’s US headquarters in Flemington is specifically focused on electric motor and gearbox manufacturers in key target markets such as steel, […]

12/11/2020 - 13:33 pm

Safety Storm

Preventing accidents where cranes are exposed to the elements, particularly wind, is an ongoing battle for multiple industries, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   I wrote in this column last year about how, as machines get bigger, the more important their components and safety systems become, and I stressed the need for […]

06/10/2020 - 14:34 pm

Electric wheel brake for cranes under heavy duty

Pintsch Bubenzer has launched a new, environmentally friendly electric wheel brake – the BRBe – for electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes at ports and steel mills, and other heavy duty applications. The BRBe is currently available for cranes with wheels from 500mm (19.68in) to 1000mm (39.37in) diameter and wheel flange widths from 160mm (6.29in) to […]

04/08/2020 - 11:57 am

Passing the Test

Testing must become second nature in a manufacturing or industrial environment, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   Google (yes, it is a verb now) ‘test’ or ‘testing’ and many COVID-19 references will appear in the search results. These words are commonplace in the medical world; we hear of doctors testing for a […]

14/07/2020 - 15:53 pm

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