Moon lander transporter tested and moved to Houston

A customised 2500lb. capacity transport cradle for a lunar lander, manufactured by The Caldwell Group Inc, has arrived in Houston. There, Intuitive Machines will complete the next stage of testing before the lander, Nova-C, will be sent to the Moon. When complete, the lunar lander requires highly customised transportation to NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre (KS) […]

21/04/2022 - 13:38 pm

Caldwell adds Ferchen and Sympson to the team

The Caldwell Group has named Jeff Ferchen as director  business development and Lisa Sympson as marketing manager. The appointments chime with the company’s wider endeavours to further enhance overall customer experience, which is a focal point for Ferchen especially, who will also oversee inside sales and engineering activities. Sympson, meanwhile, aims to strengthen the company’s […]

15/03/2022 - 16:41 pm

Caldwell manufactures transportation frame for cryomodules

The Caldwell Group Inc has customised a lifting frame that will eventually be used during transatlantic transportation of cryomodules, likely during the summer of 2022. The 35.76ft (10.9m) long by 7.2ft (2.2m) wide by 7.7ft (2.35m) high steel frame, provided by Caldwell’s Illinois, USA-based distributor John Sakash Company, weighs 12,787lb unloaded and 40,345lb loaded. Cryomodules […]

07/01/2022 - 11:03 am

Another decimal point

How can we stage a long-term, sustained recovery after two lightning strikes? Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc, went looking for the answers.   Someone once suggested to me, that if we don’t know where we’ve come from, we won’t know where to go. I guess there’s something in that. So, […]

01/12/2021 - 15:56 pm

Reality Check

We’ve got to accept that the current economic climate will endure and price alterations are just one necessity, says Doug Stitt, president and CEO, The Caldwell Group Inc.   I’ve been asked a lot recently how business is post pandemic, but it’s naive to suggest that we can only see Covid in our rear-view mirrors. […]

22/07/2021 - 07:41 am

The Class of 2020

We can waste a lot of time worrying about, and planning for things we can’t control, says Doug Stitt, the president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc.   Don’t let 2020 go to waste. This is our year. I’m serious. A long time ago I was a pre-med student at university, before I eventually […]

02/12/2020 - 12:53 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

Fortune Telling

Forecasting is an essential function for businesses of all sizes. The process brings value to organisations as it identifies key drivers that lead to better financial results.   We’ll inevitably come to exploring business forecasting in the COVID-19 era, but first let’s look at this important, yet often overlooked, subject more generally. In my career, […]

03/09/2020 - 09:11 am

Caldwell covers RUD in latest webinar

The Caldwell Group Inc. will stage the latest in its new series of webinars – ‘Who is RUD and What Does RUD Offer?’ – this Friday (26 June) at 11 a.m. ET. For over two years, Rockford, Illinois-based Caldwell and the RUD Group have united their sales and marketing activities in North America for material […]

23/06/2020 - 13:54 pm

Caldwell beam lifts rebar cages on overpass project

The Caldwell Group Inc supplied a custom 75ft long, 50,000lb capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages at a highway project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two-piece beam is currently being used beneath the hook of a 275USt capacity Grove mobile crane to lift the large pier cap rebar cages, as required for concrete reinforcement during […]

02/06/2020 - 10:59 am

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