Making lifting safer with innovation

Innovation and digitalisation will make our industry safer and more efficient, pandemic or not, says Robert Desel, CEO at The Crosby Group. Covid has been, without question, one of the most disruptive events in our history from both a personal and a business perspective. While many of the challenges that Covid presented were new, our […]

25/05/2021 - 14:41 pm

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

Crosby/Straightpoint launches multi-function Insight software

Crosby/Straightpoint has launched its multifaceted Insight software that allows users to monitor up to 126 load cells from up to 700m (2300ft) away, before and during a lift. The Insight system is a revolutionary centre of gravity tool, presented as an all-round load monitoring product offering state-of-the-art technology in four main areas: multi-channel display and […]

28/09/2020 - 15:28 pm

Dietvorst takes over from Ayling as general manager load monitoring at The Crosby Group

Thomas Dietvorst has become the new general manager, load monitoring, at the Crosby Group as David Ayling, the former owner of the Straightpoint (SP) steps into a consultancy role. Dietvorst will take the reins at SP’s manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK that became Crosby’s centre of excellence for load monitoring and measurement […]

23/03/2020 - 16:24 pm

Straightpoint Recognises Top 2019 Distributors

Straightpoint (SP), a Crosby Group company, has recognised the outstanding achievement of 12 regional distributors. The awards, given annually over a number of years, reflect the performance and merit of global partners during 2019. In each case, SP named a company and stated how it had pioneered success in a particular region. David Ayling, global […]

09/01/2020 - 11:09 am

Alex Hopper joins Straightpoint’s Inside Sales Team

Portsmouth, UK-based force measurement equipment manufacturer Straightpoint (SP), a Crosby Group company, has added Alex Hopper to its inside sales team. Hopper, who will be based at the company’s Havant, Hampshire facility, joins Lauren Johnson, sales and customer support executive, in the inside sales team, and reports to David Ayling, global business development director for […]

03/09/2019 - 07:54 am

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LHI July/August 2022

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