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Spanguard Corporation - Product Announcement 03 June, 2024
President of Spanguard Corporation, Dan Klasel, is pleased to announce the company’s acquisition of the “Tri-Bar / Four-Bar” product line from Starline Holdings. Klasel stated, “this acquisition rounds-out our product line with lower amperage systems we previously couldn’t offer. With a cross section of only 5 square inches, this compact system can fit in small spaces and provide reliable power to operate aircraft hanger doors, ergonomic workstation cranes, appliance assembly lines and amusement park rides, among others.
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Mazzella Companies Acquires Piedmont Hoist & Crane
Thursday, May 30, 2024 This acquisition positions Mazzella as one of the preeminent manufacturers of overhead cranes and lifting equipment in North America.
Bishop Buys Oceanside Equipment
Thursday, May 30, 2024 Bishop Lifting, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, has acquired Oceanside Equipment, a leading wholesale distributor of rigging and mooring products.
How Digital Trends Will Push Overhead Lifting To Greater Heights
Friday, May 17, 2024 With the advent of digital intelligence, overhead lifting components are smarter — and safer — than ever before. The digital trends impacting the design of today’s cranes, hoists, monorails, and workstation cranes will push these lifting technologies’ potential to even higher levels. Here’s how.
Adapting Manufacturing for the Future: Modular Crane Systems
Thursday, May 16, 2024 In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, adaptability is paramount. As facilities strive for efficiency, flexibility, and growth, the choice of equipment becomes increasingly critical. Among the range of solutions, enclosed rail crane and monorail systems offer a blend of versatility and scalability to meet the dynamic demands of modern production and manufacturing environments. Demag KBK modular crane and monorail systems are engineered with foresight and adaptability in mind.
MHI announces new VP of finance
Friday, May 10, 2024 After 36 years of dedicated service, MHI announces the retirement of Vice President of Finance, Mike Laurent.
CraneWerks regional expansion
Friday, May 10, 2024 CraneWerks has announced Bo Ambrose has joined the team as regional sales engineer, marking a pivotal moment for the company, as it expands across the East Coast of the United States.
US 'National Safety Stand-Down Week'
Tuesday, May 07, 2024 OSHA is partnering with key groups to launch National Safety Stand-Down Week (May 6-10, 2024), including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), OSHA approved State Plans, State consultation programs, the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the National Safety Council, the National Construction Safety Executives (NCSE), the U.S. Air Force, and the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers.
Many times, maneuvering heavy, unbalanced, or awkward loads efficiently requires more than one hook
Thursday, May 02, 2024 ** Social Media excerpt: Many times, maneuvering heavy, unbalanced, or awkward loads efficiently requires more than one hook. Synchronized lifting with more than one hook with chain hoists presents another option for handling these cumbersome loads in manufacturing environments.
OZ Lifting Launches Industry-First Stainless Steel Lever Hoist
Thursday, May 02, 2024 Winona, Minnesota-based OZ Lifting Products LLC has launched North America’s first stainless steel lever hoist, in 0.25- to 3-ton capacities.
OCH Digital issue - Spring Edition
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