New Caster Range Launched by Hamilton

Hamilton Caster, Hamilton, Ohio, has launched a caster series "built for speed and 24/7 operation." The enhanced heavy service or EHS caster series represents Hamilton’s latest version of a towable caster built to outperform and outlast other towable casters in its class. The EHS series is well suited for use on in-plant trailers, towline carts, […]

24/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Eriez Shakeup Continues Following Consolidation

Eriez, Erie, Pa., which manufactures lifting magnets, has promoted Dave Heubel to the newly-created position of director—North American sales. This follows the announcement that the company is combining its U.S. and Canadian sales organizations into a consolidated North American sales team.Most recently, Heubel served as national sales manager for Eriez’s U.S. light and heavy industry […]

24/06/2011 - 04:00 am

CMCO Signs Up to Sponsor CRC Canada

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO) has signed up as associate sponsors for Maximum Capacity Media's (MCM) Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, which will take place Oct. 12-13, 2011 at the Fantasyland Hotel, Alberta. CMCO is a global leader in providing products and application knowledge to help its customers lift, position, or secure materials easily and […]

23/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Shuttlelift Supplies Gantry Crane for Steel Fabricator

Shuttlelift, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., has supplied a SL 75II mobile gantry crane to increase productivity and workflow at Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items. Several years ago, Plains participated in a lean manufacturing program to improve […]

23/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Clark Names Karl Waekerle Regional Sales Manager

Lexington, Ky.-based forklift manufacturer Clark Material Handling Co. has named Karl Waekerle as regional sales manager for the eastern region. His responsibilities will include working closely with dealers and end users in establishing and maintaining customer relationships. "Karl Waekerle will be an excellent addition to our already outstanding sales team, and his previous experience will […]

23/06/2011 - 04:00 am

BLP Earns Top SlingMax Dealer Award

Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. (BLP), Houston, Texas, has been awarded the 2010 SlingMax® Golden Hoagie for being the top SlingMax dealer of 2010. This is the fifth time in seven years that BLP has received the top SlingMax national dealer award. Over the past 17 years, BLP has continually been in the top five SlingMax dealers […]

21/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Papers Submitted for Houston Crane Users’ Conference

Dan Beilfuss, national sales manager, Magnetek Inc., has submitted his final presentation to be delivered to a delegation of overhead crane and hoist users at Maximum Capacity Media's Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC), set to take place July 19-20, 2011 alongside the Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) and Reach Expo at the Crowne Plaza […]

21/06/2011 - 04:00 am

JCB Marks 65 Years in Business, Reports Robust Earnings

JCB, whose North American office is in Savannah, Ga., has marked its 65th anniversary in business. The company reports a strong recovery from the deepest-ever recession in the global construction equipment industry with a return to robust earnings. The company’s celebration took place on June 21 to coincide with the 95th birthday of JCB’s founder, […]

21/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Eriez Combines U.S. and Canadian Sales Organizations

Eriez, Erie, Pa., which manufactures lifting magnets, has combined its United States and Canadian sales organizations into a consolidated North American sales team. "The integration of the sales and technical support of U.S. and Canadian customers and sales representatives will help streamline and improve Eriez’ overall operations," said Charlie Ingram, vice president of sales and […]

20/06/2011 - 04:00 am

AIST Names Crane Innovation Award Winner

The Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST), Pittsburgh, Pa., and its material movement and transportation technology division, presented the 2011 Crane Innovation of the Year Award to John Austin, mobile maintenance manager, Gerdau Petersburg, for his paper entitled, "Improvement in Operating Efficiencies Through Scrap Handling Devices." Austin received the award at the 18th Annual […]

20/06/2011 - 04:00 am

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