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PALFINGER: European Works Council takes shape

PALFINGER European Works Council takes shape

An EU directive for large companies provides for the possibility of shared, cross-border representation of European employees. Following delays due to the pandemic, the European Works Council for PALFINGER now takes shape. PALFINGER is preparing the constitution of the European Works Council (EWC). “Especially in challenging times, it is important …

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Certex UK Expands MRT Services

Certex UK has expanded its magnetic rope testing (MRT) capability

Certex UK has expanded its magnetic rope testing (MRT) capability, amid wider recognition of its benefits versus visual inspection. MRT is a method of inspecting steel wire rope. It is more efficient and safer than traditional, visual inspection largely because of the complexity of wire rope and the fact that …

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OZ Lifting launches Spark Resistant Range

OZ Lifting Launches Spark Resistant Range

OZ Lifting has launched two spark resistant products—a chain hoist and push beam trolley—both available from 0.5-ton to 10-ton capacity. The Winona, Minnesota-based manufacturer has targeted the products at applications where there are gas or dust particles that could create a spark. Typical markets include oil and gas, wastewater, paper, …

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Caldwell Custom Posi-Turners for Automotive

Caldwell Group Inc. continues to customize lifters for the automotive sector

Rockford-based The Caldwell Group Inc. continues to customize lifters for the automotive sector, as two recent orders prove Caldwell partnered with distributors on the east and west coasts of the U.S. to deliver Posi-Turners to heavy truck manufacturers at either end of the country. The patented Posi-Turner, designed to rotate …

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OZ Lifting to show full range at MODEX

OZ Lifting to show full range at MODEX

OZ Lifting will show a variety of davit cranes, hoists, and lifting components at MODEX 2022 (Booth B2926) on 28-31 March at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. Having debuted at the show in 2020, the Winona, Minnesota-based manufacturer will again take a 20 ft. by 10 ft. booth, this time …

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Certex UK opens in Taiwan, targets renewables

Certex UK opens in Taiwan, targets renewables

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK will serve the renewable energy market from a new office in Taiwan, which will begin operations on 1 January 2022. Certex UK is part of the Lifting Solutions Group, one of six divisions within the Axel Johnson International business. Certex provides products and services to various …

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The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for the Wind Energy & Industrial markets The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, has announced that it has acquired Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (“Airpes”). Airpes, based in Barcelona, Spain, is the leader in …

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OZ Lifting expands Industrial Chain Hoist range

OZ Lifting expands Industrial Chain Hoist range

OZ Lifting Products LLC has added to its ever-growing industrial manual chain hoist range with 3-ton and 5-ton capacity models. The Winona, Minnesota-based manufacturer already had 0.25-ton, 0.5-ton, 1-ton, and 2-ton capacity models in the line, but larger units have been added in response to ongoing demand for use with …

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The Crosby Group launches ChainSafe

The Crosby Group launches ChainSafe

The Crosby Group announces the launch of the Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe – for protection of cargo during transport. The ChainSafe, with a 4t capacity, is a smart dynamic solution for measuring the load on lashing, load securement, tie-downs and chain sling legs, and is designed in particular for the transportation …

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