Safer, faster and more cost-efficient wind turbine blade replacement

The wind energy market demands constant innovation from its supply chain, as Crosby Airpes’s craneless wind turbine rotor blade exchange system proves.   As wind farm operators meet unprecedented demand for new turbines, they must also maintain installed towers, nacelles, and other components. Central to that work is the removal and replacement of rotor blades, […]

24/05/2022 - 12:18 pm

The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation to combine,

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and Kito Corporation, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of hoists and cranes, has announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine both businesses. The business combination will be effected through a cash […]

16/05/2022 - 10:49 am

Verton and The Crosby Group expand load orientation technology in North America

As a partner and master distributor of Verton products for the Americas, The Crosby Group has invested in additional units for deployment in the United States and Canada, as well as key team members to support the growing business. Verton’s innovative load orientation solutions include Everest 6, SpinPodTM 7.5 and SpinPodTM 30, a modular load […]

01/03/2022 - 16:34 pm

A Lifting Legacy

The Crosby Group’s Cor de Kruijf changed the way lifting clamps are used forever – but it was a team effort, he insists.   Cor de Kruijf, also known as Mr IP, recently retired after more than four decades in the industry, the majority of which was spent at The Crosby Group. His legacy is […]

01/02/2022 - 11:44 am

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes) based in Barcelona, Spain has been acquired by The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware. Airpes is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly […]

02/12/2021 - 16:56 pm

The Crosby Group invests in centralised warehouse to serve EMEA region

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, will more than double the size of its warehouse in Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium, to meet growing demands in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. The expansion will empower business partners to source all The Crosby Group products from one place. The […]

23/11/2021 - 14:12 pm

Crosby helps kids take flight

Uprise Circus provides underprivileged children with the opportunity to gain confidence and personal development via the arts. The centrepiece of its site is a trapeze, which had become dated and needed replacing. The Crosby Group supplied over 70 shackles plus eye bolts and thimbles, as the social circus modernised the facility. Liz Taylor, vice president […]

31/08/2021 - 11:20 am

BlokCorp acquired by The Crosby Group

UK-based BlokCorp, a designer and manufacturer of innovative camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes, has been acquired by The Crosby Group. BlockCorp’s advanced systems provide crane operators with critical visual and audio capabilities that enable safer and more productive lifting operations. The transaction marks The Crosby Group’s fifth investment since 2019. With […]

19/04/2021 - 19:21 pm

Wim Fabricius appointed MD, EMEA region at The Crosby Group

The Crosby Group, a leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has appointed Wim Fabricius as managing director for the EMEA region. Fabricius will be responsible for leading the business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and assumes the role from Jason Colwell who will move back to the United States after nearly a […]

30/03/2021 - 13:20 pm

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