19/11/2013 - 15:05 pm

Columbus McKinnon Brings Back Classic Lodestar Chain Hoist | Industry News

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO) has brought back its popular Lodestar electric chain hoist utilized by entertainment and rigging professionals for 30-plus years.

“The classic Lodestar has been the rigging standard in the entertainment industry for decades and many of our customers have requested that we make this universally trusted hoist available again,” said Steve Vitello, executive director of sales and marketing , hoists and rigging North America, CMCO. “We are thrilled to return the classic Lodestar to the CM-ET portfolio to meet the overwhelming demand of its loyal user base.”

“The classic Lodestar perfectly complements the new Lodestar launched in 2011, which was designed o meet European standards. The class Lodestar is best suited for touring companies and indoor/outdoor productions, while the new Lodestar is ideal for permanent theater and D8+type applications,” said Vitello. “Not all entertainment venues are created equal and now customers have a choice and can select the motor that works best for their application.”


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