Councillor Rosy Raines cut the ribbon as Crosby, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, welcomed over 50 channel partners and additional guests from around the world to its 16,500 square-foot site in Waterlooville, Hampshire, UK. The facility manufactures Crosby’s Straightpoint and BlokCam brands, which are leaders in load monitoring and crane […]
Users of Crosby Straightpoint load cells can download two new Bluetooth apps to capture data. The HHP and COLT3 Android or iOS apps are free-to-download and can be activated with a free activation code. The HHP is for use with the Bluelink, ChainSafe, and Towcell, while the COLT3—with new elevator function—is for use with the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Heavy lifting specialist Sarens is using a 100t capacity Radiolink plus load cell from Straightpoint (Crosby/SP), a Crosby Group brand, to complete delivery of seven 85t Christmas trees for a major oil and gas company. It also used Crosby/SP’s 1000m (3280ft) range SW-HHP handheld reading device. The trees (an assembly of valves, spools and fittings) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
LHI October 2023
In this month's issue
25 years of growth for Combilift.
Faresin marks 50 years
The Insider – Joel Cox.
Forklifts work safer