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

Greater awareness needed on one trip slings

A general lack of understanding over ‘one trip’ and low quality slings is threatening safety in the construction, timber and steel sectors as well as in ports and docks, warns Dave Cormack, board member of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). The term ‘One Trip Sling’ is given to a sling that has been designed […]

03/12/2019 - 15:34 pm

Welcome innovation  

Ross Moloney CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) looks at the role that technological innovation is having on the future of the lifting industry.   Our industry tends to fly under the radar but it has been around for thousands of years. Much of what the lifting equipment industry does has not changed […]

22/10/2019 - 13:11 pm

Shoeing an Eight-Legged Horse

The bigger machines get, the more important their components become, and manufacturers have got to keep up. Here’s how, according to Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA. The lifting industry is obsessed with capacity and scale. I get it because I am too. It’s truly incredible to consider that a big all-terrain crane now […]

22/10/2019 - 13:07 pm

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