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American Equipment Expands National Field Service and Equipment Offerings With Acquisition of Shannahan Crane & Hoist

Addition of extensive Midwest capabilities strengthens American Equipment’s position as one of the nation’s leading industrial MRO field service and equipment solutions providers American Equipment Holdings (“American Equipment”), a Rotunda Capital Partners portfolio company, has acquired Shannahan Crane & Hoist (“Shannahan Crane”), a leading provider of engineered overhead crane systems and maintenance, repair and overhaul

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Gorbel workstation cranes

Get to Know Everything About Gorbel Workstation Cranes

Today, let’s talk about Gorbel workstation cranes—the ultimate game-changers in heavy equipment transportation. Whether it’s in manufacturing plants, warehouses, or bustling construction sites, trust me, these cranes are the real heroes behind those jaw-dropping heavy lifting operations. You can count on Gorbel cranes to get the job done, all while keeping your employees safe and

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Understanding the Basic Rules of Load Test Requirements

Ready to take your lifting game to new heights? Load testing is the name of the game when it comes to ensuring the safety of both workers and equipment. And hey, we’re not talking about dumbbells here; we’re talking about cranes, hoists, and serious lifting machinery. So, what exactly is load testing? It’s like giving

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Automotive Industry

5 Types of Cranes Used in the Automotive Industry

When people think of automotive manufacturing, they often imagine the fast-paced assembly line, with workers skillfully piecing together the sleek cars we see on the road today. However, behind the scenes, a variety of automotive industry cranes, materials, and handling equipment are used to support the industry’s day-to-day operations. Crane systems are particularly essential for

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Steel Mill Cranes

Power Up Your Steel Production With These 4 Steel Mill Cranes

The steel and iron industry is a vital component of modern infrastructure. From construction to machinery production, steel is an essential material that keeps our world turning. But behind every successful steel production process is a reliable set of steel mill cranes. These cranes are designed to withstand heavy-duty work and provide safe, guaranteed performance

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radio controls

5 Reasons Why You Need Radio Controls in Crane Operations

Radio controls have become a go-to solution in crane control operations. Cranes are a crucial part of industrial operation, especially in the aerospace, automotive, paper, plastic injection/dye-handling, steel, and foundry industries. The use of cranes is inevitable, but their operations have to be conducted with utmost precision and accuracy.  Radio controls have revolutionized crane operations

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gantry cranes

Exploring the 5 Types of Gantry Cranes

Gantry cranes are modern-day tools used in heavy-duty industrial lifting applications. They are versatile, cost-effective, and efficient, making them ideal for various industries like aerospace, automotive, paper, and plastic injection. From the vast array of gantry cranes, we’ll be exploring five types that will make your material handling hassle-free and efficient.  1. Double Leg Gantry

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Crane Safety: Training Tips, OSHA Protocols, and More
Safety Training

Crane and Hoist Safety Considerations for Your Operations 

You might have watched those boring crane and hoist safety videos detailing measures that you believed were common sense. However, when it comes to operating heavy machinery such as cranes and hoists, safety is of the utmost importance. You can never be too safe because, without proper safety practices, you risk putting yourself, your equipment,

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preventative maintenance
Crane Inspections

Why You Need Crane Inspections and Preventive Maintenance

Crane inspections and preventive maintenance are necessary to ensure the proper care of equipment and the safety of those who work around the equipment. An effective maintenance program can increase the dependability and longevity of the machine. In order to properly implement preventive maintenance techniques, you must first understand why they are essential. The Importance

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industrial hoists

6 Types of Industrial Hoists & Why You Need Them

Hoists are specialized equipment used to lower, lift, and transport large or heavy objects. They’re typically used in large-scale production industries, such as construction, aerospace, automotive, mining, food processing, steel and foundry, and more. Industrial hoists have the ability to handle high-capacity loads quickly and easily, making them invaluable additions to these industries that require

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crane fabrication services

How Industrial Businesses Benefit From Crane Fabrication Services

For decades, different industries everywhere have used standard industrial cranes to move heavy materials and large loads between processes. Today, as businesses continue to branch out into specialized fields, there is even more of a demand for custom material handling solutions—including specialized cranes. Find out how your company can benefit from crane fabrication services below.

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