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Benefits and Uses of Workstation Cranes

While it’s easy to gravitate to the usual factory setup, sometimes it’s better to update your workforce. By “workforce”, we don’t only mean the humans working in your factory. We’re also talking about the machines that they use to perform essential tasks. That’s where workstations cranes come in. With great mobility and strength, workstation cranes

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8 Signs You Need to Replace Your Crane Equipment

The crane goes back a long way. Some even go so far as to call it the grandfather of all modern building equipment. Archeological findings seem to agree. They mark the first use of cranes in 500 B.C on the Greek temples. Though some archeologists say, their use goes back even further, to 700-650 B.C.

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Overhead Crane

The Different Types of Lifting Devices Explained

Are you looking to boost manufacturing efficiency in your facility? It might be time to upgrade your current overhead lifting devices. If you still have team members manually having to lift or move large, heavy materials, not only are they at risk of overuse and injury, but your production slows way down. Both of these scenarios

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Overhead Crane

Overhead Crane Operator Safety Training

Per ASME B30.2 standard: “This is required training towards the certification of an overhead crane operator.” An Automation World survey showed that workers prioritize reaching production targets over following safety guidelines. From the same survey, 74% of workers believe that training is the most important step in creating a safe working environment.  When it comes to heavy machinery creating a

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