The Global Leader in Providing Products and Application Knowledge to Help Customers Lift, Position, or Secure Materials Easily and Safely.
Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of material handling systems and services, which efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position, or secure material. Key products include hoists, actuators, cranes, and lifting and rigging tools. With a rich 135-year tradition, the company is focused on commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality provided by its superior design and know-how.
The Abell-Howe offering includes both standardized jib cranes, as well specially-designed cranes to meet the ever-changing needs of the end user. With an emphasis on reliability and safety, Abell-Howe jib cranes provide robust points for attaching trolleys and hoists. When used in conjunction with any combination of CMCO hoists, trolleys, and below-the-hook attachments, Abell-Howe cranes are part of a complete lifting system that is unsurpassed in the industry. Although standard jib and overhead cranes are available, a large portion of the product line may be designed specifically for the application. Abell-Howe jibs are utilized in numerous industries, including heavy manufacturing, transportation, power, and oil and gas.
When value is the ultimate goal, the Budgit Hoists brand provides the ultimate solution. Hoists for heavy duty applications provide power and durability at an economical price. Electric chain hoists are built to withstand the rigors of extreme environments, while hand chain hoists and lever tools are used extensively in repair and construction activities. Food grade hoists, spark-resistant models, and explosion proof units provide secure lifts in sensitive areas. Low headroom hoist/trolley combination's are used extensively in areas where space is at a premium, and a complete line of bridge kits and related components provide effortless movement above the shop floor.
CM Cady Lifting Beams are ideal a multitude of applications from low headroom and high capacity to load leveling and multiple-point.
LodeRail's enclosed track work stations, monorails and jib cranes are revolutionary.
With more than a century of experience providing products and solutions for industrial manufacturing and construction, the CM brand has developed a loyal following with users around the globe. Products such as the Lodestar electric chain hoist and the orange pin shackles are requested by name due to their reputation for durability and long life. Products are available for individual purpose, but due to the expansive line of products that provides complete solutions for overhead lifting applications, items are also easily combined to offer comprehensive systems to satisfy the exact requirements of users. From heavy-duty hoists for environments such as steel production to general duty chain and hooks for commercial use, the CM name represents a legacy of expertise in the market.
Chester Hoists specializes in matching the exact product to satisfy specific job needs. From low headroom manual hoists for military applications to spark-resistant hoist/trolley combinations for use on offshore oil platforms, Chester Hoist has the expertise to design products to get the job done. The company specializes in engineered products for special requirements such as those for use in hazardous areas, corrosive environments, clean rooms, and other demanding applications.
Coffing Hoists offers a diverse range of lifting and positioning products, including manual and powered hoists and trolleys. Widely recognized in manufacturing plants throughout North America, Coffing provides economical, user-friendly hand chain hoists and lever tools for maintenance and repair staffs. To maximize production within the plant, Coffing's line of powered hoists stands for reliability and efficiency.
For line workers serving the utility industry, the Little Mule line of strap hoists, cable pullers, and wire grips means superior craftsmanship and long life. Lightweight and durable cable hoists provide positive load holding in all environments and feature capacities up to two tons. Strap hoists featuring extra large superior grade webbing with models containing hot sticks rings on all hooks, control surfaces and quick disconnect shaft available. Popular wire grips may be used on a wide range of wire size and gauge, thus reducing inventory requirements needed for the job.
Yale represents one of the most popular brands in the material handling industry, with users specifying it for applications ranging from offshore oil platforms to pulp and paper production. Known for a wide range of wire rope products, the Yale brand stands for top quality and performance. Primarily supplied through crane builders as part of complete overhead lifting systems, Yale products are used in hundreds of industries around the globe. In addition to the premier line of wire rope hoists, manual hoists and lever tools are also available under the popular Yale brand.
Products under the Shaw-Box brand feature capacities ranging from a 1/2 ton wire rope hoist to a 100 ton capacity trolley/hoist. Whether the job calls for electric or air-power, indoor or outdoor duty, general or severe industrial service, a Shaw-Box product meets the needs of the workforce.