Hoists & Cranes Blog

How to Move From Forklifts to Overhead Cranes?

How to Move From Forklifts to Overhead Cranes?

​Maybe your facility has been using forklifts for as long as you can remember -- but are they still the best material handling option? There does come a time when this decision becomes critical. To make the best choice, you need to have a solid understanding of how...

6 Signs Your Overhead Crane Needs Service…Now!

6 Signs Your Overhead Crane Needs Service…Now!

If you neglect the signs that your crane needs service, the results can be dire. Equipment could be seriously damaged, productivity could drop, and, most importantly, employees could be injured. Then there are other issues, such as non-compliance with crane and safety...

What is a qualified overhead crane operator?

What is a qualified overhead crane operator?

Check out these key operator guidelines for overhead hoists and cranes, presented by Peter Cooke of National Rigging and Crane Training, LLC. As part of our seminar series, Peter reviewed the steps hoists and crane operators are required to take before becoming...

Hi-Speed Webinar: Intelligent Overhead Lifting

Hi-Speed Webinar: Intelligent Overhead Lifting

We were proud to partner with Gorbel to present an informative webinar about Intelligent Lifting Devices (ILDs). In this session, we compared ILDs to other devices; discussed the ROI of ILDs; and reviewed a related ergonomic study from the Rochester Institute of...