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The Overhead Crane and Hoist Interview – Daniel Beilfuss, GM of CMCO's Automation Division
09 January, 2024
Daniel Beilfuss, GM of Columbus McKinnon Corporation’s (CMCO) Automation Division.
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The Interview: Molly Wood of Ace Industries 05 January, 2024 Molly Wood, engineering manager, has worked at Ace Industries for over 18 years, and is currently VP at the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), which is part of MHI, the US (Material Handling, Logistics and Supply Chain Association). Wood is also an active participant in the CMAA Engineering Committee, which meets biannually to write engineering specifications to promote best practices for the crane and hoist industry.
The Round Table – Automation in lifting 02 January, 2024 Specialists from Ace World Companies, Caldwell and Conductix-Wampfler present their views on the current and future state of automation in lifting.
U.S. State Focus – Overhead crane companies in Texas 22 December, 2023 We feature a selection of companies operating out of Texas.
Overhead crane regional report: Canada can do 26 September, 2023 Canada’s only neighbour is the United States and too often it is neglected in comparison. But its lifting industry can hold its own against and even penetrate into US markets. Julian Champkin reports.
US steel mill installs fully automated cranes system 03 August, 2023 A US steel mill has seen its fully automated cranes system improve its operational efficiency.
US labour shortages: Hard work finding the staff 23 March, 2023 With the US facing labour shortages, supply chain issues and even talk of a recession, several businesses in the overhead crane industry describe what they are doing to help not only their customers, but themselves too. Tony Rock reports.
Chicago here we go! 20 March, 2023 ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals discover new trends and tech and what the future holds for their operations.