Caldwell launches new website and rebrands

The Caldwell Group Inc, based in Rockford, Illinois, USA has launched a new website at caldwellinc.com. The site features the specialist lifting equipment manufacturer’s new brand and logo. Caldwell, a provider of standard and custom lifters, has been working on the relaunch for almost a year, having set out last spring to position the business […]

16/03/2021 - 13:21 pm

The Crosby Group invests in Verton technologies

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, has announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies (“Verton”).  Australia-based Verton has developed and commercialised disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human held tag lines in lifting applications.  These innovations play a critical […]

11/02/2021 - 14:22 pm

New high fatigue life shackle

The Crosby Group has pioneered a product innovation in the offshore mooring market with the introduction of the HFL Kenter, a new high fatigue life shackle, under the Crosby Feubo brand. The Crosby Group is a global leader and pioneer in offshore mooring components for the oil and gas and wind energy markets strengthened by […]

27/01/2021 - 15:36 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

The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation

Jamie Kirkbride has assumed  a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby,  Gunnebo Industries,  Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo. In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the […]

13/10/2020 - 13:01 pm

The Crosby Group confirms support for AQUAA Act to advance American aquaculture

The Crosby Grou  is supporting the Advancing the Quality and Understanding of America Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act of 2020 recently introduced by US Senators Roger Wicker, Brian Schatz, and Marco Rubio.  The Act proposes a balanced framework for the development of offshore aquaculture in the United States with a process to further grow coastal economies while […]

01/10/2020 - 19:53 pm

Building on strengths

Recently I have been asked how The Crosby Group has handled the ongoing pandemic at our factories across the globe. I understand why people enquire as we’ve got approximately 30 global sites with a heavy footprint in Europe and North America – both COVID-19 hotspots. The non-discriminatory nature of the virus means global companies have […]

10/06/2020 - 21:08 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

Manufacturing, Straight-Up

In the first of a two-part series, Jon Backes, vice president customer experience at The Crosby Group, explains why end users should appeal for greater transparency of manufacturing supply chains. I recently found myself in need of a mini fridge. As most people in an e-commerce dominated world do, I began my search on Amazon. […]

03/12/2019 - 15:38 pm

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