Exclusive SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop show guide

04 September 2019

Join the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association for its annual Crane & Rigging Workshop in Glendale, Arizona, USA. As one of Arizona’s largest cities, Glendale combines history, sport and entertainment. Referred to as “Arizona’s Hidden Gem,” the vibrant city features both desert and mountain terrains, the Glendale Historic District and plenty of activities and sights to enjoy.

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This year marks the 42nd SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop.

But attracting the most attention is SC&RA’s 42nd Crane & Rigging Workshop. The Workshop places a strong emphasis on safety issues, regulatory and legislative updates as well as networking opportunities. Attendees include top managers, crane operators, safety directors and operations managers from the industry’s foremost manufacturers and companies.

This year’s Exhibit Center, featuring 94 member companies, will be held Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring a buffet lunch, this event brings together the industry’s top equipment manufacturers, software and training providers, insurance representatives and media all in one place. The Exhibit Center provides a great opportunity to meet with new customers and contacts and to get familiar with industry leaders and their products.

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A1A SOFTWARE provides cutting-edge cloud-based business solutions for the crane and heavy equipment industries. A1A’s signature product, 3DLiftPlan.com, is the industry standard for lift planning, crane selection, ground-bearing pressure calculating and rigging planning. A1A’s latest innovation, iCraneTrax.com, is an online business management solution for both end users and equipment distributors. iCraneTrax.com provides business management tools such as GPS/telematics for equipment tracking and predictive maintenance scheduling; customer relationship management (CRM) tools for tracking sales, quotes, dispatching, scheduling staff and invoicing; job management tools for full site scheduling and conflict warnings and full reporting capabilities to maximize profits. www.a1asoftware.net

ALTEC has been designing, manufacturing and selling truck-mounted equipment since 1929 and is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, construction and contractor markets. Altec’s broad product offering, including telescopic boom truck cranes, is known throughout the industry for leading the way in innovative product design, integrated safety features and dedication to total customer satisfaction, the company said. www.altec.com/products/cranes

ASHLEY SLING, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of lifting and rigging products, is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with three additional manufacturing facilities in the southeastern U.S. Products include all types of slings, wire rope, rigging hardware, fall protection gear, hoists, high performance round slings and tie-down equipment. Company services include load testing, rigging inspection and rigging and fall protection training seminars. www.ashleysling.com

ASSOCIATED WIRE ROPE & RIGGING is the North American stocking distributor for RopeBlock and GN, producer of Sea-Link products and a Van Beest distributor. Speak to Scott Fishfader, Bob Levy, Curt Jabben or Joel Crum at the booth and pick up the latest product catalogues to see what’s new at RopeBlock, GN and Sea-Link. www.associatedwirerope.com

AXION STRUCTURAL INNOVATIONS is a vertically integrated product technology company that manufactures structural composite products from recycled polymer waste. These innovative engineered solutions are used worldwide in a diverse range of infrastructure and commercial applications requiring strength, durability and longer life cycles. Axion makes a full assortment of construction mats, heavy storage supports, railroad products and a range of large format profiles for various construction systems. www.axionsi.com

BIGFOOT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT is an American family manufacturer that specializes in outrigger pads. Bigfoot is the only major manufacturer of both wood and custom composite, longest in-house manufacturer of custom composite. This American family manufacturer has veteran employees and ownership that stands behind the guaranteed Bigfoot outrigger pads. Bigfoot has a stock of standard sizes as well as custom outrigger pads to meet and exceed the strength, stability and safety needs of hard-working personnel around the world, the company said. Since building outrigger pads in-house since 1991, Bigfoot has had zero returns. www.bigfootconstructionequipment.com

BLOKCAM LIMITED is a leading provider and manufacturer of camera systems for cranes globally. BlokCam is a wireless system that is quickly and easily deployed to the hook block or boom tip of a crane. The sound and view from below the camera are then transmitted and received wirelessly to a screen in the crane cab. BlokCam is continuously developing and now offers a spherical system that can be attached to the hook. www.blokcam.com

Since 1973 BRODERSON MANUFACTURING has been manufacturing industrial carry deck cranes for the energy, utilities and industrial sectors and performing unique lift operations in harsh operating environments around the world. www.bmccranes.com

CHART-UR-BAR (CUB) maintains an extensive inventory of specialized and standard below-the-hook rigging gear which is certified and readily deployed for any project. The custom designed spreader systems are the preferred in the industry for their effectiveness and ease of use, the company said. Chart-Ur-Bar is the proven expert to help clients find the safest and most cost-effective way to complete their rigging and lifting projects. www.chart-ur-bar.com

COMANSA is a leading manufacturer of flat top and luffing jib tower cranes. All cranes are built with the latest technology that is grounded in safe, reliable operation. Comansa cranes are some of the simplest cranes to erect and dismantle because there is no tower top or pendant lines to assemble and all connections are pin connected. Comansa’s North American branch offers sales, engineering support, service and parts to the U.S. and Canada from its locations in Charlotte, Dallas and Seattle. www.lcacranes.com

CORTLAND COMPANY is an originator of synthetic fiber braiding manufacturing and understands the base properties of these high-performance textiles. Combining the latest fiber technology, with extensive application experience, Cortland provides custom-braided rope slings for critical heavy lift applications specializing in below-the-hook solutions. By continuously developing innovating its sling technologies, Cortland enables customers to meet some of the world’s greatest challenges. www.cortlandcompany.com

CRANE NETWORK has been connecting buyers and sellers of cranes, heavy equipment, parts and attachments for 20 years. Since 1998, one of the earliest and most recognized names in the online equipment marketplace, Crane Network has maintained its position simply by meeting its mission: to actively assist in the sale or rental of equipment. www.cranenetwork.com

CRANETRADER is the go-to source for new and used cranes and lifting equipment. Published monthly, CraneTrader includes thousands of detailed listings and full-color photos featuring equipment ranging from large cranes to specialty parts for sale across the United States. Information about the crane and lifting equipment included in the CraneTrader publication is also available online at www.CraneTrader.com

CROSBY is the global leader in rigging, lifting and material handling hardware and sets the standard for quality, training and technical expertise in the field. The Crosby brand has been trusted for more than 130 years and delivers a diverse portfolio of products engineered to exceed the toughest demands of the industry. Products include shackles, hoist rings, master links, lifting clamps, clips, turnbuckles, snatch blocks, crane blocks and sheaves. www.thecrosbygroup.com

D/C EXPORT & DOMESTIC PACKING supplies a full line of industrial packing and crating products and services. The company has serviced the rigging industry nationwide for over 46 years with everything from prefabricated wood boxes and skids to complete on-site packing services and consulting. International preparation, corrosion control, shock and vibration and reusability options are also available along with a heavy haul logistics team to facilitate plant moves. www.dcexport.com

DEARBORN COMPANIES, supporting the heavy lift/heavy haul industries nationally, is a leading engineering service provider for ground condition surveys, ground stabilization design, rigging and shoring engineering and 3-D documentation of terrestrial and above-ground facilities utilizing laser scanning and UAV (“drone”) data collection methods. Dearborn’s project experience spans a wide variety of demanding and hostile work environments ranging from power generating stations, refineries and heavy manufacturing plants, to infrastructure (rail, roadways and airports) through healthcare and mission critical facilities. Dearborn’s engineering expertise runs the gamut from carry-deck and spider crane placements inside and atop high-rise buildings, through RT, crawler and all-terrain crane deployments on construction sites and in urban (central business district) areas, to super-capacity crawler and ringer cranes (3,000 ton-plus) in industrial and power plant environments. www.DearbornCos.com

DICA is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in building high performance engineered outrigger pads, crane pads and cribbing blocks that are lightweight, easy to use and long-lasting. DICA products are proudly made in the USA, ASME B30.5 compliant and used by operators in 40-plus countries around the world. www.dicausa.com

DORAL EQUIPMENT RENTAL is the best choice for heavy lifting rental needs. Doral Equipment Rental has the largest fleet of Versa-Lift forklifts in the world, along with forklift capabilities up to 120,000 pounds. Doral rents Versa-Lift forklifts, Enerpac gantries, Rigger-Lift fork trucks and Hilman Traksporter products, all leading brands built for power and versatility, perfect for rigging projects. A large fleet of equipment means more available units than competitors. In-house transportation ensures timely delivery across all North America (U.S. and Canada) and the most competitive pricing available, the company said. www.doralequipmentrental.com

ENERPAC, an innovator in heavy-lifting technology, is exhibiting hydraulic gantries, strand jacks, jack-up and other powerful, multi-point systems for the increasing demands of the heavy-lifting and rigging community. With simple, intuitive, hand-held and computerized systems for accurate and safer control, Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology is creating solutions for the challenges of tomorrow. www.enerpac.com

FAYMONVILLE is one of the biggest manufacturers of trailers for heavy-duty haulage and oversized cargo transportation. With more than 50 years in business, Faymonville provides customers optimal solutions and systems for any transport need outside the usual norms. The full product range includes telescopic and steerable trailers, double-drop trailers, dual-lane trailers and modular trailers. The excellent manufacturing quality of the products are secured by high-tech production processes. www.faymonville.com

FLEET COST & CARE (FCC) is a fleet management software company serving businesses of all sizes in the heavy equipment industry. FCC’s software enables companies to improve internal operations by providing a centralized system that speeds up invoicing, streamlines payroll and ensures safety and success. The innovative FCC solution eliminates needless duplicate data entry while maximizing fleet and personnel efficiency and profitability. www.fleetcostcare.com

GARROD HYDRAULICS specializes in the remanufacturing of hydraulic cylinders. Garrod works with the European manufacturer of the cylinders that are used on most larger capacity cranes. The company handles large cylinders in-house and can do chrome plating up to 46 feet in length. Garrod Hydraulics has been rebuilding hydraulic cylinders since 1978. It is also ISO 9000 certified. www.garrod.com

GKS LIFTING AND MOVING SOLUTIONS is a supplier of high quality, German-made rigging equipment for more than 50 years. This includes hydraulic jacks with a capacity from 5 tons to 30 tons, dollies (2 to 200 tons), rotating dollies (2 to 12 tons) and remote operated, battery operated transport systems (ROBOT) for 10, 20 and 40 tons. All product has a five-year warranty (ROBOT, two years) and ships within 24 hours from Springfield, OH. www.gksweb.com

GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SOLUTIONS GROUP specializes in providing talent that works with cranes and specialty lift systems as well as specialized transportation to include flat bed, heavy haul, over dimensional, Goldhofers, SPMTs and rail cars. Whether it is for positions in senior management, operations, sales and marketing, safety, engineering, information technology, accounting or human resources, they have the resources. www.globalesg.com

GOLDHOFER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT manufactures transport vehicles for payloads from 25 to over 15,000 tons. The product range consists of trailers, semitrailers, modular heavy-duty vehicles as well as vehicles for wind power plants. Built to last, Goldhofer equipment can supply the most suitable and economical vehicle configuration for transporting extremely heavy loads. Through the development of an international presence, including Goldhofer Inc. in the U.S., Goldhofer pursues its goal of consolidating its position as an international market leader by providing superior customer support. Thanks to the company’s proven vehicle technology, outstanding all-round service, extensive know-how and professional project engineering, customers can always count on Goldhofer, rest assured. www.goldhofer.de

GREENFIELD PRODUCTS is a leading manufacturer of specialized solutions in a broad range of markets. Greenfield Products offers transportation solutions for their all-terrain and rough-terrain cranes, custom lifting devices, as well as outrigger ground stability products. Greenfield Products is proud to showcase an in-house designed line of boom dollies, boom launchers, counterweight trailers, cantilever beams and a patented line of steel outrigger mats. www.greenfieldpi.com

GUNNEBO INDUSTRIES is a global leader serving the rigging, lifting and material handling industries. Products include wire rope sheaves, chain and lifting components, shackles and lashing hardware. The company’s success is driven by a strong focus on innovation and delivering quality equipment to customers and end-users. www.gunneboindustries.com

H&E EQUIPMENT SERVICES is the largest Manitowoc and Grove crane dealer in the world. With 96 locations nationwide and 34 that specialize in cranes, H&E provides the most comprehensive crane product support network available. It is a network dedicated to crane rentals, sales, parts, service, Manitowoc’s EnCore-certified crane remanufacturing, structural repair and CCO training. H&E is also the authorized dealer for National Crane, Manitex, Marine Travelift, Komatsu, Bobcat, JLG, Genie, Skyjack, Gehl, Yanmar, Takeuchi, Multiquip, Wacker, Atlas Copco, Generac and many other top equipment manufacturers. www.HE-equipment.com

HALE TRAILER operates as one of North America’s largest retail suppliers of commercial and specialized trailers through the sales, rental and servicing of new and used equipment. Representing the majority of leading U.S. manufacturers, Hale inventories a full range of products throughout multiple locations as well as maintains its own rental fleet which consists of vans, flats, steps, telescopic deck trailers, lowboys, multi-axle, blade, schnable, hydraulic suspension, steerable equipment and more. Additionally, Hale is the exclusive North American representative for Faymonville and Cometto trailers with inventory available for sales and rental through the Hale Heavy Haul division. www.haletrailer.com, www.haleheavyhaul.com

HEARTLAND COMMUNICATIONS GROUP’s crane and lift group consists of editorially driven publications, Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access. The magazines are mailed in print and digital formats to North America’s lifting, rigging, specialized transport and the mobile elevating work platform industries. www.cranehotline.com, www.liftandaccess.com

HOIST MATERIAL HANDLING is a U.S. manufacturer of high-capacity lift trucks ranging from 15,000 to 125,000-pound lift capacity. These machines include the FR Series and FR-E Series extendable counterweight lift trucks. The FR Series is the ideal machine for riggers and machinery movers, providing a vast range of capacity options with just the push of a button. In addition to the FR Series diesel model, the company offers an electric-powered FR-E Series. The FR-E Series includes all of the same features of its diesel counterpart but runs on electric power and emits zero diesel fumes. www.hoistlift.com

HOLLAND MOVING & RIGGING SUPPLIES designs and manufactures high-capacity heavy material transport equipment such as the Holland Dollie, boom dollies and tag axles, custom transporters and self-propelled modular transporters. HMR Supplies is committed to helping customers design and execute plans to handle and transport huge, heavy, difficult items safely and cost-effectively. The company also offers a complete line of structural moving supplies and a dolly rental fleet. www.hmrsupplies.com

HOLLOWAY HOUSTON offers everything that’s needed for industrial lifting needs, combining quality products with state-of-the-art testing services made available at a world-class testing facility. www.hhilifting.com

HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE GROUP (HIIG) specializes in crane and rigging contractors and other heavy mechanized construction. The company offers multi-line insurance coverage options on an admitted and surplus lines basis through select brokers specializing in crane and construction. Their focus and knowledge enables them to understand insureds’ needs and provide underwriting, claims and risk management services and expertise, differentiating HIIG Construction in the marketplace. www.HIIG.com

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INTERNATIONAL (ITI) has provided innovative training solutions for cranes, rigging and load-handling activities since 1986, and was proud to introduce its newest at the 2019 Annual Conference. OperatorPro (www.operatorpro.com) is a digital application that allows operators instant access to their complete operator history at the touch of a button. Users can track shifts, activities and evaluations in real time. Visit the ITI booth for more information. www.iti.com

J&R ENGINEERING, located in Mukwonago, WI, is the manufacturer of the Lift-N-Lock hydraulic boom gantry, Delta Lift rubber-tired gantry, Lift-N-Lock Crawler Transporter and other specialized lifting equipment serving the machinery moving, industrial material handling and nuclear industries. www.jrengco.com

KALYN SIEBERT is a global manufacturer of world-class heavy-duty trailers located in Gatesville, TX. Every product manufactured by Kalyn Siebert is designed and hand-made by a team of seasoned engineers and experienced craftsman ensuring high performance construction and end-user return on investment. Kalyn Siebert provides customers in the transportation, construction, towing and oil/gas segments with flexible solutions to maximize capacity while handling challenging on and off-road conditions. High performance quality and construction is consistently delivered as a result of Kalyn Siebert’s commitment to quality manufacturing methodologies including ISO-certification, value analysis and LEAN methodologies. www.kalynsiebert.com

KHL GROUP is a diversified media company and the leading supplier of international construction information around the world. Using its market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, e-newsletters, directories, new media technologies, book publishing, direct mail, list rental, exhibitions, conferences and contract publishing. KHL publishes American Cranes & Transport and International Cranes and Specialized Transport, the official magazines of the SC&RA. www.khl.com, www.americancranesandtransport.com

KTSDI-KESSLER is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and North American representative and authorized spare parts and service provider for Kessler + Co (axles and transfer cases), Mobil Elektronik (steer x wire), Alfred Heyd (ball joints and torque rods) and Neumeister (hydraulic cylinders). KTSDI’s factory trained staff have the know-how to assist with spare parts and service on its partners components and beyond to keep customers’ fleets of cranes and trailers up and running. KTSDI provides solutions for a variety of OEM applications in the off-highway and specialized transportation industries. www.ktsdi.com

LANDOLL CORPORATION is a manufacturer that designs, fabricates, finishes and markets heavy equipment trailers, specialized narrow-aisle forklifts, agricultural tillage equipment and OEM and government products. Landoll also designs and manufactures a complete line of trailers, including traveling axle, traveling tail, detachable, bottom dumps, car trailers, utility and industrial tags, which serve many different industries. www.landoll.com

LGH (formerly Lifting Gear Hire) is North America’s largest organization devoted exclusively to the rental of lifting and equipment moving, for rent. LGH inventories over 70,000 RFID-tagged pieces of hoisting, pulling, jacking, rigging, material handling and safety equipment. With 23 locations throughout North America, and supported by over 50 rental representatives, “LGH can tool up your project,” the company said. All equipment has been carefully selected by LGH for its durability, longevity and is certified before delivery to your jobsite. www.RentLGH.com

LIEBHERR USA has developed a large, continually evolving range of sophisticated products and services for more than 60 years. Practical and seasoned machines, coupled with proven engineering and high quality, ensure customer benefits in all product areas, the company said. Liebherr offers a comprehensive selection of mobile and crawler cranes with telescopic and lattice booms, as well as rough terrain cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes and piling and drilling rigs. Liebherr also manufactures one of the widest ranges of fast-erecting and top-slewing tower cranes in the world. www.liebherr.com

LIFT-IT MFG. has become an industry leader providing some of the highest quality rigging on the market. Rigging training, slings, shackles, hoists spreader beams – “You dream it, we build it,” the company said. www.lift-it.com

Sophistication, ingenuity and brute force is the combination driving LIFT SYSTEMS success in being the world leader in lifting products. A broad line of telescopic hydraulic gantries, including the renowned Power Tower boom style gantry, to the widely known Mobilift and Twinlift pick and carry equipment, Lift Systems offers a solution for any special lifting requirements. For those unique projects, Lift Systems offers custom design and build services. Gantries, mobile lifting, trailers, transporters, telescopic forklifts, load weighing systems, custom cylinders and a wide range of accessories. www.lift-systems.com

LINK-BELT CRANES designs, manufactures, sells and supports telescopic boom and lattice boom cranes for the construction industry worldwide. Link-Belt’s ever-evolving product line includes telescopic crawler, rough terrain, lattice crawler, hydraulic truck, lattice truck and all-terrain cranes. It has a strong network of domestic and international crane distributors that provide full sales and service support. www.linkbelt.com

THE MANITOWOC COMPANY is recognized globally as a premier innovator and manufacturer of crawler cranes, tower cranes and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry. Manitowoc’s brand portfolio of Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, Potain and Shuttlelift cranes provides the most comprehensive range of lifting solutions in the industry. Manitowoc Crane Care serves customers with extensive aftermarket service and Manitowoc Finance offers a full range of financing solutions in partnership with industry-leading dealer channel support. Engineered for reliability and performance, Manitowoc keeps customers working and profitable, the company said. www.manitowoc.com

MARINE & INDUSTRIAL has provided high quality rigging, lifting, testing equipment and services since 1975. The company’s certified rigging inspectors are available for on-site inspection, training and repair. The company also provides load testing on location for convenience. Marine & Industrial’s trained technicians will ensure each lift is safe and efficient. They also design, build and test custom products to equip their customers with the most efficient and safe method of lifting for any specific situation. www.marineandindustrial.com

MATRIX PAYMENT SYSTEMS has been in the business to business credit card processing industry since early 2000 and services thousands of businesses across the United States. The company’s 80-plus sales representatives boast an average of more than 10 years of experience. The Matrix signature product is unlike anything else in the marketplace today, the company said. Because of its unique billing interchange tables and software, Matrix can save a company money where other processors cannot. Whether Matrix can save client’s money to lower their current processors discount rates or if Matrix can become a partner, it is always a win-win for everyone, according to the company. www.matrixpaymentsystems.com

MAZZELLA COMPANIES provides lifting slings including chain, wire rope, nylon, cordage, tie-down and high-performance synthetic slings; wire rope assemblies; as well as bridge cables, crane and steel mill cables or OEM assemblies. Mazzella engineers, designs and manufactures overhead cranes, crane components, engineered lifting devices, fall protection systems and special fabricated items. The company has certified and experienced personnel including on-staff engineers, estimators, fabricators, fitters and welders. www.mazzellacompanies.com

MODULIFT is the premier supplier of spreader beams, lifting beams and other below-the-hook lifting equipment. As specialist lifting engineers operating in a niche market, Modulift concentrates on the provision of off-the-shelf and custom lifting solutions through its distributors, who hold stock of spreader beams up to 400-ton capacity all around the U.S.A., Canada and Latin America. Modulift aims to exceed customers’ expectations by providing an all-around service on the delivery of value for money and quality products. www.modulift.com

MOTEC is a German company that specializes in the development and production of camera-based driver assistance systems (ADAS) for commercial vehicles and mobile machinery. Motec protects lives by making mobile machinery and their surroundings safer. The company makes machine operator’s work easier by reducing stress and uncomfortable body postures. Motec helps companies in becoming more successful by accelerating processes and avoiding damages. www.motec-cameras.com

NORTH AMERICAN CRANE BUREAU (NACB) is a widely respected full-service safety training provider, specializing in training and certification of heavy lift equipment operators, inspectors, corporate trainers and third-party inspections. At the Workshop, NACB and sister company NACB-ies, Inc. are proud to showcase the latest VR Simulation technology with a new Portable Desktop Virtual Reality Crane Simulation System. www.cranesafe.com

NATIONAL INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY is a leading provider of transportation and specialty insurance with a focus on the crane, rigging and specialized carriers’ industry. Established in 1989, National Interstate provides its customers with innovative product offerings, exceptional service, aggressive claims handling and proactive risk management services. National Interstate’s products include traditional insurance such as guaranteed cost and deductible programs and innovative alternative risk transfer options. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries are rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. www.natl.com

NBIS is the premier provider of insurance and risk management for the crane, rigging and specialized transport industries, proudly serving SC&RA members as the exclusively endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for over 20 years. Combining insurance coverage, innovative risk management solutions and driven claims experts. NBIS offers unparalleled contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning before claims handling is necessary. NBIS provides coverage from “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and licensed in all 50 states. www.nbis.com

NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF CRANE OPERATORS (NCCCO). Stop by the NCCCO booth to get the latest updates on recent CCO program developments, including new CCO certifications for operators of Dedicated Pile Drivers and Foundation Drill Rigs. Subject matter experts will be available throughout the show to answer questions about all NCCCO programs and will be presenting at a breakout session regarding the state of certification since the new OSHA crane rule went into effect last November. Plus, look for the completely revised and updated “NCCCO Guide to OSHA’s Personnel Certification and Qualification Requirements,” which features compliance guidance on OSHA’s new operator, signal person and rigger training, certification and qualification requirements. www.nccco.org

NELSON TRAILERS is dedicated to the design and fabrication of unique application trailers. For the crane and rigging industry, Nelson Manufacturing Company specializes in helping crane owner/operators move large equipment. Nelson Manufacturing Company’s boom launch trailer is custom designed to fit the larger hydraulic truck and all terrain cranes by removing and cradling the boom for easy transportation to the work site. www.nelsontrailers.com

NEW HEIGHTS INSURANCE SOLUTIONS is leading the crane industry by offering specialized insurance coverage for crane rental operators, steel erectors and millwright operations. The company brings the experience required to address the significant exposures of this specialty market. www.newheightsinsurance.com

PEERLESS INDUSTRIAL GROUP has been innovating successful products for over 100 years. Today, Peerless is an industry leader in multiple market segments including lifting and rigging, cargo control and traction product solutions. Peerless utilizes their exceptional design, engineering, manufacturing and quality teams to develop crucial products for the wide variety of markets they serve. Peerless is part of KITO Corporation’s global network providing customers access to cargo control, traction, overhead lifting, material handling, marine and hardware products. www.peerlesschain.com

PFEIFER WIRE ROPE & LIFTING TECHNOLOGY is an internationally operating, family owned company with more than 430 years tradition in the wire rope and lifting industry. Pfeifer is an original supplier of wire rope and lifting gear to many of the world’s leading equipment manufacturers. Pfeifer’s expansive know-how, state-of-the-art testing facility and engineering resolve, makes the foundation of the company’s philosophy of innovation. www.pfeifer.us.com

PIONEER PROGRAMS provides market-leading program administration and specialty risk solutions for U.S. commercial lines of business access to major London carriers. Pioneer’s specialty contractors’ team is dedicated to offering innovative solutions that includes riggers liability, OTR coverage for crane and non-crane/energy related risks, incidental CPL coverage and additional follow form excess GL options. www.pioneerprograms.com

ASC/PYTHON AMERICA ropes are made in Germany including all wires and strands. Some of the company’s new Compac 35 Plus true nonrotating ropes, from 16 to 32 millimeters, are available and in stock for all truck, mobile and crawler cranes. Additionally, the company’s continuous training courses are provided throughout the country for proper installation of crane ropes. www.ascindustries.com

RAYCO-WYLIE SYSTEMS are experts in the design and manufacturing of crane monitoring systems since 1933. The company’s strengths lie in the reliability and flexibility of its products as well as its outstanding service and worldwide support network. RaycoWylie will showcase its most popular all-in-one i4500 system. www.raycowylie.com

REDLIST is a software company with a mission to help maximize uptime and productivity with the easiest and fastest tools on a computer or mobile device. With Redlist customers can create jobs, dispatch and schedule teams and equipment. Easily track and manage maintenance, compliance, work orders and more while automating core operational activities. Use Redlist to eliminate payroll fraud, tie compliance to compensation, reduce administrative hours and ensure success. www.yourredlist.com

RIDEWELL SUSPENSIONS engineers and manufactures custom suspension systems for the specialized transportation industry. Ridewell also supplies drum and disc brake axles as well as air control systems. The company has served the transportation industry worldwide since 1967 and holds many patents for exclusive features that provide for low maintenance and superior ride quality. www.ridewellcorp.com

RIGGERS MANUFACTURING produces the EZLifter line of gantries that use the innovative CARL Control System to allow the ability to synchronize the lifting and travel of up to eight jack legs. The company has also incorporated the CARL Control System on all Trilifter mobile pick and carry machines. www.riggers.com

RIGGING GEAR SALES is home to North America’s largest fleet of hydraulic gantry systems and accessories. With over 100 gantry legs, over 100 lifting beams in their rental fleet, and over a half of a mile of gantry runway track, RGS has the right equipment at the right time. Other uncommon tools round out the fleet such as side-shift systems, track elevation stands and their new 550-ton Rotation Station. RGS compliments their fleet of Lift Systems’ brand gantry equipment as a North American dealer for the TII Group – Scheuerle, Nicolas, Kamag brands of special transport trailers. RGS has recently added 4-axle SPMT Light special transport trailers to their sales and rental fleet. www.rgsinc.net

RIGGING INSTITUTE was established by the founders of I&I Sling, Inc. and Slingmax Rigging Solutions in 2010, and has seven “Learning Centers” throughout the U.S. hosted by industry partners. Rigging Institute utilizes a straightforward, practical approach to rigging. The instructors focus on the needs of the “blue collar” student by utilizing well-illustrated, real world examples focused on the “why” or proper rigging practices. www.rigginginstitute.com

SCALE AND CONTROL INC. provides industrial product solutions that enhance productivity, equipment utilization and increase operator/driver site awareness. Products include an onboard weighing system for wheel loaders, skid steers, front end loaders and forklifts; onboard truck scales, wheel/axle scales; crane and lifting solutions such as load moment indicators, rated capacity indicators, load cells, load pins, and load shackles, crane scales, hanging scales, anti-two-block systems and wind speed systems; wireless and cabled rugged camera systems, backup alarms, obstacle detection systems including radar sensors, ultrasonic sensors, white noise alarms, speech alarms and more. www.scaleandcontrol.com

SCHEUERLE FAHRZEUGFABRIK GMBH. Transporters from Scheuerle are recognized across the world for their advanced technology and special product quality. Reliability in daily use, high load capacity and a long service life make the vehicles a very important component of modern transport operations. Many years of technical know-how allow Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag to develop and produce transporters as SPMT, modular platform trailers, industrial lift and shipyard transporters as well as vehicles for special applications. www.scheuerle.com

SETCOM is a leading manufacturer of wireless headset intercoms for demanding, high-noise crane and rigging environments. Setcom offers highly ruggedized headsets that are designed to enhance worker and operator safety through improved communications and hearing protection. System options range from a single user headset system to headset and intercom systems for team and crew communication. www.SetcomCorp.com

For decades, SIMARD SUSPENSIONS INC. has been the industry leader with its unique products, making it a name trusted internationally for heavy duty truck load distribution. The company develops, manufactures and installs suspension systems to increase and optimize efficiency in a safe and effective way for specialized trucks. Simard Suspensions offers a large range of services from twin steer conversions, all-wheel drive and chassis modifications to full equipment installation. www.simardsuspensions.com

The SLINGMAX RIGGING SOLUTIONS organization consists of 38 independent companies, each exclusively licensed, trained and certified to manufacture, repair and test Slingmax products. Strategically located in 12 countries, Slingmax currently holds over 50 patents and 100 trademarks worldwide, which include the Check-Fast Inspection System and Rifled Cover Technology. Slingmax is best known for the Twin-Path roundsling. www.slingmax.com

THE TADANO GROUP is a leading manufacturer of all terrain, rough terrain and crawler crane solutions. With a proven reputation for safety, quality, and efficiency, the Tadano Group brings unparalleled reliability and innovation to the industry through its robust and diverse product line. Newly part of the Tadano Group, Demag’s city, all terrain, and lattice boom crawler cranes help customers enhance their lifting efficiencies on a range of projects. www.tadanoamerica.com

TALBERT MANUFACTURING manufactures a variety of heavy haul trailers and specialized transportation equipment. Located in Indiana, Talbert has been serving the transportation industry since 1938 covering commercial, government, aerospace and energy applications as well as in-plant material handling movers, manufacturing systems and processors. Talbert products include utility and tag-a-long trailers, tilt deck trailers, hydraulic slide axle/hydraulic tail trailers, low bed heavy haul trailers, extendible trailers (flats, step decks, lowbeds, hydraulic necks), spread axle trailers (East and West coast styles) and multi-axle configurations. www.talbertmfg.com

TEREX USA is a leading provider of tower and rough terrain cranes recognized for quality, reliability, worldwide service, comprehensive training and attractive financing solutions. Terex offers a wide selection of tower cranes – self erecting, hammerhead, flat top and luffing jib – and the well-known RT models. www.terex.com/cranes

For over 50 years, TOWSLEYS has been a leading supplier of branded promotional products to the construction equipment industry. From hats, t-shirts, and jackets, to safety vests, gloves, pens and polos, Towsleys can supply a customer’s every need. From a simple order to a branded products company store, Towsleys stands ready to create standard and custom products and services to help business grow. www.towsleys.com

TRAIL-EZE TRAILERS builds a variety of standard and specialized equipment trailers to help with all transportation needs, which is a result of 50 years of experience designing and producing the best the industry has to offer. Trail-Eze is a custom trailer manufacturer with a complete line of rear-loading hydraulic tail and slide axle trailers, front-loading folding goose neck and hydraulic detach trailers and high capacity multi-axle trailers. For great craftmanship, lasting durability and promises kept, look to Trail-Eze. www.traileze.com

TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, North America’s largest specialized trailer manufacturer, has been a supporting member of the SC&RA for over 35 years. Trail King engineers and manufactures dual-lane transport systems, hydraulic Schnable neck, blade hauling and custom multi-axle trailers for the wind energy industry and specialized hauling markets. Trail King strives to lead the way in the trailer industry, delivering the best trailers in the world for its customers’ success. www.trailking.com

TRANSMASTER TRAILERS/MASTER SOLUTIONS, designs, engineers and manufactures various types of trailers. The company offers a range of specialized trailers, such as specialized multi-axle steering dollies, jeeps, oil field heavy duty step deck trailers, low boy detachable gooseneck trailers, counterweight trailers, perimeter frame trailers, extendable trailers, wind trailers and special high capacity steering-capable trailers. With Transmaster’s engineering capabilities, they can design and build customized complex trailer systems to meet a customers’ needs. www.transmastertrailers.com

TRANSWORLD MANUFACTURING has been specializing in street legal crane transportation since 1946. The company was the first to introduce the direct-to-boom dolly mount and the articulating boom dolly. Transworld’s market understanding comes from its history as a crane owner. The company is constantly improving its crane accessory products to help customers become safer and more efficient. Transworld specializes in boom dollies, spreader bars and custom hauling solutions. www.twm-usa.com

TRIUMPH COMMERCIAL FINANCE, a division of TBK Bank SSB, specializes in equipment financing for the construction industry. Unlike many traditional lenders, Triumph has the expertise to provide quick, flexible options, including term loans, refinancing, working capital loans and more. No matter what the needs are, Triumph Commercial Finance will work to craft custom solutions for specific business needs, the company said. www.triumphcf.com/products-services/equipment-finance

TRUENORTH is an insurance and financial strategies firm. As the insurance industry changes, so does the definition and responsibility of a trusted broker. TrueNorth executes on comprehensive, industry specific strategies to promote culture, ensure compliance, manage risk and create financial savings. TrueNorth’s all-encompassing approach goes beyond the placement of insurance and includes: education and communication, risk transfer, technology and analytics, wellness and loss control, claims management and mitigation and HR and regulatory compliance. www.truenorthcompanies.com

TVC MARKETING gives independent sales associates the know-how to build a team, the tools to help sell our products and the opportunity to gain financial freedom. As an independent sales associate, TVC can sell the product line that fits a customer and their financial goals – TVC Pro-Driver or Motor Club of America. www.tvcmarketing.com

U.S. CARGO CONTROL is the source for equipment for hauling, rigging, towing, lifting and moving all kinds of cargo. Specializing in the cargo control, rigging and lifting, and moving supplies industries, they offer thousands of products online and welcome custom orders and special requests. In-house manufacturing capabilities include custom tie-down straps, lifting slings, flatbed tarps and cargo nets. Located in the Midwest, they offer superior customer service, a knowledgeable sales team, fast delivery and free shipping on orders over $199. www.uscargocontrol.com

VERSA-LIFT (CUSTOM MOBILE EQUIPMENT) was founded in 1993 by Gary Dick for the purpose of designing and building material handling equipment. Custom Mobile Equipment builds five models including the newly debuted 17/25. Versa-Lifts are high capacity cushion-tired forklifts ranging from 17,000 to 140,000 pounds, best known for their precision control and versatility on the job. The company strives to make the Versa-Lift the best American-made forklifts on the market. www.versa-lift.com

VISUAL DISPATCH by Senarc Systems is a scheduling and dispatching software solution for the crane and rigging industry. Capabilities include scheduling, dispatching, invoicing and accounting integration, email, quotes, eTickets, preventive maintenance, attachments and extensive reporting. Customizable reports can be exported to Excel, emailed or created in PDF. Over the years Visual Dispatch has advanced as a powerful tool to handle the growing needs and requirements of the industry. www.senarc.com, www.visualdispatch.com

For more than 30 years, WHECO CORPORATION has been providing repair and restoration services to the crane, lifting and aerial industry. WHECO provides full, turn-key repairs including fabrication, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and painting services. WHECO prides itself on being able to provide OSHA, Cal-OSHA, ANSI, AWS and OEM compliant repairs. WHECO operates from its complete service centers in Richland, WA; Seattle, WA; Santa Fe Springs, CA; Houston, TX; Aiken, SC, Portland, OR and Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. www.wheco.com

WIKA MOBILE CONTROL (formerly Hirschmann/PAT) is a leading manufacturer of control systems and load moment indicators for mobile equipment. WMC will present the qSCALE maestro LMI upgrade solution which upgrades DS150G, DS350G/GW and existing maestro systems. Also, on display will be the qSCALE Ix LMI featuring a color graphic display and simplified calibration. WMC will also feature the PRS90 multi-sensor indicator which incorporates hardwired and/or wireless sensors. www.wika-mc.com

WIRECO WORLDGROUP is a world leader in manufacturing, engineering and distributing wire rope, wire rope assemblies and high tensile synthetic rope products. WireCo markets solutions for crane and rigging applications under three well-respected names – CASAR, Oliveira and Union Wire Rope. WireCo’s products are backed by years of advanced engineering and experience solving problems side-by-side with customers. www.wireco.com

WOLFFKRAN INC. stands for more than 100 years of competence in the design and construction of tower cranes made in Germany. Founded in 1854, the company soon specialized in the production of lifting equipment and developed the world’s first fast-assembly top-slewing tower crane in 1913. Today, 800 employees around the world ensure that the innovation process continues and that the brand is known for a comprehensive range of trolley jib and luffing jib cranes. It operates subsidiaries in Europe, the Middle East and since 2015, also in the United States. www.wolffkran.com

WRIGHTPLAN INCORPORATED is a cloud-based solution for managing quoting, estimating, jobs, work orders, dispatch, equipment, invoices, customers, HR and more. WrightPlan’s mobile app provides field instructions, collects timesheets and customer signatures, and allows for custom reporting for important documents such as: pre-task planning reports, equipment check lists, accident/incident reporting and more. WrightPlan integrates with QuickBooks and other accounting systems and has been proven to decrease the time it takes to invoice customers. No more missing signatures or documents. Increase cash flow and profits with WrightPlan. www.wrightplan.com

YAK MAT is the largest supplier of access mats in North America. With mat yards strategically located across the country,Yak Mat offers a variety of ready-to-ship mats used to create temporary roads and crossings for any construction project, in any industry. With more than 50 years of experience, Yak Mat specializes in total access solutions for any terrain, at any location to keep projects on track, the company said. www.yakmat.com

YALE CORDAGE is a custom cordage manufacturer that designs application-specific ropes: winch lines, stringing lines and block lines for utilities; fiber optic pulling lines for telephone construction; bull ropes and climbing lines for arborists; safety lanyards and lifting slings for industrial work; and ropes for marine applications. www.yalecordage.com

ZOOMLION NORTH AMERICA is a subsidiary of Zoomlion Group. Zoomlion Group has production facilities in China, Italy, Germany, India, Brazil and Belarus, and 21 subsidiaries globally. Zoomlion NA is home to the sales, service and marketing division for aerial work platforms, concrete, earth moving, mobile cranes and tower cranes, along with a research and development center. Zoomlion’s goal is to be best in class maintaining the highest levels of integrity, creativity and sustainability. www.zoomlion-na.com



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