SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop Show Guide

The SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop is being held September 26-28, in Oklahoma City, OK.

The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association’s Crane & Rigging Workshop is always a must-attend event for crane and rigging professionals. Engrossing industry speakers and programs, world-class networking opportunities and a Kito Crosby Tulsa Facility Tour, the Workshop has something for everyone. The opening session, “Straight from the Manufacturer’s Mouth,” features a panel of crane manufacturers discussing the trends that are driving the latest equipment. The panelists represent Kobelco, Link-Belt Cranes, Liebherr USA, Tadano America and The Manitowoc Company.

Learn the latest on safety issues and hear about what’s going on with regulatory and legislative news in the various committee meetings.

The Workshop boasts a sold-out Exhibit Center, bringing together 82 of the industry’s top manufacturers, service, software and training providers, insurance representatives and media. In most cases, the information that follows was provided by Exhibit Center companies.

A1A SOFTWARE will showcase exciting additions to its industry-leading 3D Lift Plan, 3D Lift Vision, which is only crane simulator where you are transported into the cab of the user’s lift plan. Demonstration of this technology along with its new application-based Rigging Designer, for custom rigging plans, and Sketch Pad that provides an efficient way to sketch preliminary job site data for bids, estimates and imports into 3D Lift Plan.

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS (a Gallagher Company) has been delivering insurance and risk management solutions to the crane, rigging and heavy haul industry for over 30 years, from coast to coast. The Gallagher Crane Team knows that this industry involves high levels of unique risks that requires an insurance solution that is as highly focused, customized and equally unique. The Gallagher Crane Team takes a hands-on, risk-engineered approach to build a comprehensive and focused solution for specific risk needs.

ASSOCIATED WIRE ROPE & RIGGING is the North American stocking distributor for RopeBlock and GN Rope Fittings. The company offers a full line of crane blocks, snatch blocks, overhaul balls/swivels, hooks and sockets from RopeBlock plus forged heavy lift shackles to 3,000 tons, eye hooks, master links, thimbles and triangle plates from GN. AWR&R is the producer of the Sea-Link brand of marine and specialty rigging products including 2 to 22-ton snatch blocks, construction blocks, wood and steel shell blocks and cargo hoist blocks.

AWRF promotes interests common among companies manufacturing, fabricating, or distributing lifting, rigging and load securement devices made of chain, rope and synthetic products. The association works to establish, acquire, preserve and disseminate various technical information, and encourages the development of safety standards and programs, and product identification procedures. Assistance has been provided for establishing and maintaining adequate products liability insurance, as well as other insurance needs of the industry.

BIDADOO is the largest and most trusted online auction service on the world’s largest auction marketplace, eBay. With eBay’s 135+ million active buyers around the globe, bidadoo provides equipment sellers access to the world’s largest online auction marketplace, with its long-term partnership with eBay. bidadoo provides professional remarketing for used construction equipment, rental and municipal fleets, trucks, and other capital assets to many of the world’s largest equipment and fleet companies.

BIGFOOT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT is an American family manufacturer that specializes in outrigger pads and ground stability equipment. Bigfoot is the only major manufacturer of both wood and custom composite and longest in-house manufacturer of custom composite and now offers steel crane mats to support cranes from 200 to 500 tons. The company has veteran employees and ownership that stand 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.

BIG WOLF SOLUTIONS offers payment processing services designed to reduce costs and simplify accounting. The company works with a multitude of payment processing companies, so they can find the perfect fit for every company. Big Wolf does the leg work to put the most money back in their customer’s pocket, the company said.

Founded in 1984, BISHOP LIFTING is one of the largest providers of wire rope, slings and rigging related products in the United States. Bishop’s dedicated employees help leading companies across all industries solve their lifting and industrial needs. In addition to Bishop, the BLP family of brands includes Delta Rigging and Tools, Morgan City Rentals, Matex, Wood’s Logging, American Wire Rope and Sling, Western Sling, All-Lifts and Louisiana Crane.

BRIDON-BEKAERT ROPES GROUP (BBRG) is the world’s premier supplier of mission-critical advanced cords and ropes. As a leading innovator, developer and producer of the best performing ropes and advanced cords globally, the Group provides superior value solutions to the oil & gas, mining, crane, elevator and other industrial sectors. BBRG has recently launched new products and services into the market, including Dyform 36LR PI +, Dyform 4, DSC8 PI MAX, a line of resin end-stops and VisionTek.

BRODERSON MANUFACTURING has been manufacturing industrial carry deck and rough terrain cranes for the energy, utilities, and industrial sectors for 50 years. Broderson is an ISO9001:2015 certified organization whose employees have a passion in pursuit of one goal: to manufacture the highest quality and most reliable cranes. Carry deck and rough terrain models range from 2.5 to 25 tons.

CENTRAL CRANES AND SERVICE, a full-service crane dealer, is the authorized distributor for Link-Belt cranes in Oklahoma and the authorized Manitex dealer in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas. The company sells, rents and services new and used cranes/boom trucks and carry certified Link-Belt and Manitex parts. Factory-trained technicians offer 24/7 product support, customized service programs, preventative maintenance and annual crane inspections. They are supported by Link-Belt’s and Manitex’s dedicated full-time regional service technicians and factory technical advisors.

CICB provides world-class education, evaluation, and consultation for safe lifting operations. Companies that value eliminating incidents, reducing expenses, and OSHA compliance have relied on CICB’s subject matter experts since 1969. Their dedication to lifting safety has earned the trust of clients across all 50 states, four continents and every branch of the U.S. military.

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. They also 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.

CRANE HOT LINE, a leading monthly print and digital publication, serves the crane, rigging, and heavy haul sectors. Clients benefit from integrated advertising options, including print and digital ads, e-casts and custom campaigns, embedded within authoritative editorial content, effectively engaging an informed audience. As a Catalyst Communications Network company, Crane Hot Line is integrated with other Catalyst products and services including 40+ trade publications for the agriculture, industrial, and construction sectors, such as Lift & Access, Contractors Hot Line, Industrial Machine Trader and more. Clients can also explore the searchable Crane and Lift Equipment database and annual Crane Guide.

CRANETRADER.COM is an industry-leading platform serving buyers and sellers of new and used cranes and other rigging and lift equipment and parts. The website is designed to make it easy for buyers to browse or search CraneTrader’s continuously updated marketplace of cranes, parts and attachments. CraneTrader’s monthly print edition complements the online offering, reaching customers directly worldwide. As a Sandhills Global brand, the CraneTrader platform is tightly integrated with other Sandhills products and services.

CRANEWORKS INC. has dealerships across the United States representing the world’s top crane and heavy equipment brands, the team sells more Manitex boom trucks and Cormach material handling and knuckle boom cranes than anyone in North America, the company said. Founded in 2002, CraneWorks operates nine facilities in the U.S., offering new and used sales, nationwide service, worldwide parts and an extensive rental fleet to customers from a wide variety of industries.

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.

DICA is a family-owned and operated US manufacturer enabling Safe Setups & Peace of Mind through its engineered outrigger pads, crane pads, cribbing blocks, sling protectors, ground protection mats, and temporary roadway solutions that are lightweight, easy to use, and long-lasting. DICA products are proudly Made in the USA and used by operators on all seven continents and 50+ countries around the world.

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, Rigger-Lift, Landoll PT40 and Hilman Traksporter products. All of these leading brands are built for power and versatility, perfect for rigging projects, the company said. 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.

ENERPAC is a premier industrial tools, heavy lifting and services company serving a broad and diverse set of customers worldwide. Specializing in high pressure hydraulic tools, heavy lifting equipment and torque and tension solutions, Enerpac helps customers safely and effectively tackle some of the most challenging jobs. Enerpac products are available through a network of 1,400 distributor partners around the world. They provide the technical and the hydraulic expertise needed to support the servicing of standard products, design custom products for unique applications and develop solutions to move and lift some of the largest structures on earth.

ENGINEERED RIGGING (ER) offers heavy lifting equipment rentals, sales and a project team of engineering experts. The ER team offers consulting, design-build fabrication, SME – Subject Matter Experts, load testing and technical support. ER’s fabrication facility can manufacture below the hook lifting devices or complete hybrid equipment solutions. Engineered Rigging’s fleet consists of hydraulic gantries, strand jacks, slide systems, jack up systems, sling-adjusters, heavy towable carts, cube jacks, SPMTs, hydraulic pumps, platform trailers, cylinders, driven skates and more. The fleet also includes specialty equipment including bridge lift systems, knuckle boom systems, lift tower systems and load manipulators.

FAYMONVILLE manufactures trailers for heavy-duty haulage and oversized cargo transportation. With more than 50 years in business, Faymonville provides customers with optimal solutions and systems for any transport need outside the usual norms. The full product range encloses 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, the company said.

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.

FONTAINE SPECIALIZED, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, has been focused on serving transportation, construction and specialized hauling customers for over 80 years. Fontaine designs and builds extremely dependable lowbed, extendable, hydraulic tail and specialty trailers that provide years of reliable service for customers. Fontaine is also the largest platform trailer brand in the world; encompassing a complete line of aluminum, steel and composite trailers for the flatbed, drop deck and heavy-haul markets. Fontaine continually invests in R&D, product design and durability testing.

FOXTROT INDUSTRIAL has been designed to improve safety when moving heavy loads in industry. The company’s motorized robots, designed and made in Quebec, facilitate the movement of loads up to 20 tons. Their wireless remote control, light weight and unmatched compactness allow customers to move loads in the tightest places. The models therefore ensure that users save manpower, space, time and money.

GARROD HYDRAULICS specializes in the remanufacturing of hydraulic cylinders. The company handles large cylinders in-house and chrome plating up to 46 feet in length. Garrod Hydraulics has been rebuilding hydraulic cylinders since 1978 and is ISO 9000 certified.

GKS LIFTING AND MOVING SOLUTIONS manufactures and sells Hydraulic Toe Jacks (5-30 tons), Dollies (2-120 tons), Rotating Dollies (2-12 tons) and Remote Operated/Battery Powered Robotic Transport Systems (10-40 tons). All products have a 2–5-year warranty and ship from Springfield, OH within 24 business hours.

GOLDHOFER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is one of the leading global manufacturers of transport equipment in the field of general and heavy-duty road haulage and oversized cargo transportation. The product range with payloads from 30 to more than 15,000 tons, includes trailers, semitrailers, modular heavy-duty systems, self-propelled trailers as well as transport solutions for wind power plants. Goldhofer meets an extremely wide variety of needs in almost every transport situation, the company said.

GREENFIELD PRODUCTS is a leading manufacturer of specialized solutions for the crane rental and construction industries. Products are designed and engineered in-house and are supported by a nationwide network. Greenfield’s line of Smart Crane Mats and Skycranes have become a strong presence on jobsites around the country due to their reliability and durability. This year, they are proudly introducing the Roborigger load orientation device to the US market.

HALE TRAILER operates as one of North America’s largest retail suppliers of commercial and specialized trailers through the sale, rental and servicing of new and used equipment. Representing the majority of leading U.S. manufacturers, Hale Trailer’s inventory features a full range of products for sale at each of its 16 locations as well as its own extensive rental fleet consisting of vans, flats, steps, telescopic deck trailers, lowboys, multi-axle trailers, blade trailers, schnables, hydraulic suspensions, steerable equipment and more.

Since 1947, HBC-RADIOMATIC has led the market in the development and production of radio remote control systems for industrial, construction and mobile hydraulic applications across the globe. Through the company’s stringent quality standards, ground-breaking innovations and dedication to its customers, HBC-radiomatic continues to set the benchmark for cutting-edge, robust wireless controls. Worldwide demand for HBC-radiomatic systems has led to an international network of subsidiaries and partners now serving more than 60 countries.

HIGGINBOTHAM is an employee owned and customer inspired insurance and financial services broker. The company’s team of experts has the technical experience to go with the insurance industry knowledge and global market reach. Higginbotham understand the unique exposures and coverage structures specific to these specialized operations, bringing direct market access and unique program solutions to clients with operations in these areas.

HOLLOWAY is an innovator delivering lifting excellence across the global energy and construction sectors. The company’s expansive range encompasses top-grade wire rope and wire rope slings and an elite rigging rentals department, all seamlessly uniting with precision manufacturing, value-amplifying services, and cutting-edge testing facilities. This synergy forges holistic industrial lifting solutions, empowering projects to reach new heights.

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INTERNATIONAL (ITI) is a global leader in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organizations conducting crane, rigging and load handling activities. Founded in 1986, the company originally specialized in instructor-led training, field services and consulting. ITI has since grown to produce live online and on-demand courses through the ITI Learning Hub and has been recognized with numerous industry association awards for its groundbreaking virtual reality crane and equipment simulations. ITI serves thousands of customers via their offices and training centers located in the USA and Canada.

J&R ENGINEERING, located in Mukwonago, WI, is the manufacturer of the Lift-N-Lock hydraulic telescopic boom gantry, Delta Lift rubber-tired gantry and Lift-N-Lock Gantry Crawlers. The company offers exclusive Stabilizer Bars for superior lift stabilization, side shifting Powerlinks and other specialized lifting equipment serving the machinery moving, industrial material handling and nuclear industries. All Lift-N-Lock products come equipped with secondary full-load holding cam locks and high strength multiple stage boom sections.

For over 40 years, KENNEDY WIRE ROPE has been dedicated to providing the highest quality lifting and rigging equipment to the many industries they serve. The company strives to be an industry leader and remain dedicated to providing valued customers with the very best the industry has to offer. All of their slings are fabricated in ISO 9001:2015 certified facilities and all hardware is manufactured to exacting standards and meets all safety requirements.

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

KIRBY-SMITH MACHINERY is one of the largest crane distributors in North America, offering customers in the regions we serve with a wide selection of cranes/boom trucks for sale and rent. The company is an authorized dealer for Manitowoc, Grove, National Crane and Broderson, with lines varying by region. Kirby-Smith also offer OEM parts and a variety of services, including inspections, preventative maintenance programs, and a Crane Rapid Response Team which provides 24/7 emergency support.

KITO CROSBY is a global leader in the innovation, manufacturing and distribution of products and services used to make lifting, rigging, transporting and securing operations safer and more efficient. While partnering with customers in construction, energy, manufacturing and aquaculture, the company provides a broad range of products and solutions for the most demanding applications. Brands include Kito, Crosby, Harrington, Gunnebo Industries, and Peerless.

LGH is North America’s largest organization devoted exclusively to providing lifting and moving equipment for rent. With over 70,000 pieces, LGH holds the most comprehensive inventory of hoisting, rigging, jacking, pulling, material handling and safety gear, available at 23 warehouse locations across the U.S. and Canada. Whether for simple everyday tasks or specialized projects, you can count on LGH to have what you need in stock, ASME certified and ready for immediate and safe use.

LIEBHERR has developed a large, continually evolving range of sophisticated products and services for more than 70 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.

LINK-BELT CRANES with headquarters in Lexington, KY, is a leader in the design and manufacture of telescopic boom and lattice boom cranes for the construction industry worldwide. Link-Belt is committed to the manufacture and service of high-quality products that satisfy customers worldwide. Link-Belt Cranes is also home to a family of passionate professionals with a legacy of innovation and cutting-edge technology spanning over 145 years.

THE MANITOWOC COMPANY has an over 120-year tradition of providing high-quality, customer-focused products and support services to its markets. Manitowoc is one of the world’s leading providers of engineered lifting solutions. Manitowoc, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and supports comprehensive product lines of mobile hydraulic cranes, lattice-boom crawler cranes, boom trucks and tower cranes under the Aspen Equipment, Grove, Manitowoc, MGX Equipment Services, National Crane, Potain and Shuttlelift brand names.

MARINE & INDUSTRIAL is a regional leader in brand name and custom fabricated lifting & rigging products. Spreader bars, rental rigging, wire rope, synthetics & chain. They provide techs for onshore/offshore load testing by water bag & modular steel weights, mobile wire rope spooling, socket pouring, pad eye testing, inspection, magnetic (NDT) wire rope testing, rigging training and engineered lift planning.

MAZZELLA is a source for high-performance crane rope solutions. The company has mobile spooling trucks to provide reliable, 24-hour, on-site service to all mobile crane customers. Their spooling units were designed and built to handle a variety of applications in the mobile crane industry with the ultimate goal of providing crane customers with as little down time as possible. Mazzella employs certified technicians who can perform an in-field poured socket replacement for high-performance crane rope.

METER is a bearings manufacturer with over 40 years of experience. From roller bearings for hydraulic pumps to ball bearings for agricultural equipment, from slewing bearings for cranes to planetary bearings for gearboxes, and to mast bearings and chain sheaves for any lifting purposes, METER has gained critical knowledge to deliver best in class results from concept to production in a broad spectrum of applications. METER is headquartered in Italy with manufacturing facilities both in China (Shanghai) and USA (South Carolina) and with sales offices in several countries.

MGX EQUIPMENT SERVICES is one of the largest Manitowoc and Grove crane dealers in the U.S. serving a variety of end-market customers. With a nationwide field sales and service team, MGX provides crane rentals, new sales, used sales, aftermarket parts, service, remanufacturing, structural repair services, and crane certification training from its 12 branch locations for all Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, and Potain crane product lines.

Since its founding in 1935, MILLER LIFTING PRODUCTS has expanded its product offering for many lifting devices, including Load Handling Swivels (Home of the Y-Link), Hi-Lift crane blocks, Forged Hooks, swiveling overhaul balls, Miller line pulling swivels and ISO/Link-AC electrically insulated lifting products for power line safety and industrial crane isolation. In 1992, Miller became a division of GHM Industries, Inc. and relocated to central Massachusetts. Markets served include the general construction and crane industries, utility construction, heavy lift industry, oil & gas, mining, aerospace and U.S. military/government projects.

MYCRANE helps customers to search and select lifting services contractors. The company offers a marketplace for the sale of cranes, spare parts and auxiliaries and rigging equipment, plus career vacancies. Additional services include selection of cranes, lifting method statements development, design & engineering, transportation of cranes, site surveys and legal support.

NATIONAL INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, a member of Great American Insurance Group, is a leading provider of specialty insurance with a focus on the crane, rigging and specialized carriers industry. As an endorsed market partner, National Interstate offers the SC&RA membership a range of products including guaranteed cost and deductible programs, as well as innovative alternative risk transfer options. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries are rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.

NBIS (NationsBuilders Insurance Services) is a premier insurance provider to the crane, rigging and specialized transport industries, serving SC&RA members as an endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for over 25 years with insurance coverage and innovative risk management solutions. The NBIS team provides members with customized insurance products to protect businesses as well as contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning. NBIS provides coverage from a variety of A+ (Superior) rated carriers by A.M. Best Company and licensed in all 50 states.

NELSON MANUFACTURING COMPANY is a North American manufacturer of custom semi-trailers, boom dollies and boom launch trailers. The company’s trailers and dollies are built to order which allows them to offer solutions to specific needs. Nelson uses the latest technologies combined with proven designs to provide not only the most efficient and user-friendly trailers and boom dollies on the market but the most durable as well. They provide products for the crane, rigging, construction, heavy haul, over size and aerospace markets.

PACCAR WINCH engineers and manufactures industry-leading winch, hoist and drive systems under the BRADEN, CARCO and Gearmatic brand names. PACCAR Winch is proud to offer a wide range of solutions for specialized transportation and material handling including crane hoists, trailer and recovery winches, swing drives and track drives. The company works hand-in-hand with customers to develop the best products for their needs.

PFEIFER WIRE ROPE & LIFTING TECHNOLOGY is an internationally operating, family-owned company with more than 440 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.

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 8 to 32 millimeters, are available and in stock for all truck, mobile, crawler and tower cranes. Additionally, the company’s continuous training courses are provided throughout the country for proper installation of crane ropes.

RIBBIOT is a dynamic operations platform born from the specialized carriers and rigging industry on a mission to revolutionize the critical movement of people and things, the company said. Ribbiot’s web and mobile applications provide an easy-to-adopt real-time platform to manage equipment, jobs, documents, processes and crews. The streamlined and intuitive user interface enables customers to leverage detailed information about crews, qualifications, equipment usage and job progress to ensure everything runs smoothly.

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.

ROUSE is the leader in construction equipment market intelligence. Rouse provides over 350 rental companies and dealers with comparisons of their rental rates, utilization, and equipment values to industry benchmarks leveraging over $80B of fleet data, $32B in annual rental transaction volume, and $22B in private party equipment sale transaction data provided by participants in its benchmarking pool.

At ConExpo in March, SANY AMERICA introduced the SRA350A and SRA1200A rough terrain cranes and the SCA1600TB telescopic boom crawler crane to the American market. Their rough terrain crane line now boasts a total of four models ranging from 35 to 120 tons with another model launching in early 2024. With the SCA1600TB addition also coming to market in 2024, their crawler crane line increases to two telescopic boom and four lattice boom crawler crane models ranging from 90 to 440 tons.

SKYWARD SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY a long-time SC&RA member and specialty insurance carrier, brings extensive expertise and years of service to the crane, rigging, millwright, equipment rental, dealer and other construction markets. Skyward offers guaranteed cost, deductible and its new Crane Captive as insurance options to the market. Skyward Specialty is >1 billion in revenues and its subsidiary carriers Houston Specialty Insurance Company and Imperium Insurance Company are rated A- (Stable) by A.M. Best Company.

SLINGMAX RIGGING SOLUTIONS is recognized worldwide for local service and high-quality innovative solutions for the heavy lifting and industrial markets. The Slingmax organization consists of 35 independent companies, each exclusively licensed, trained and certified to manufacture, repair and test Slingmax products. Strategically located in 11 countries, the company offers 45 full-service fabricating locations.

THE TADANO GROUP is a leading global manufacturer of mobile cranes and aerial work platforms driven by its core values of safety, quality and efficiency based on compliance (C+SQE). Tadano’s corporate philosophy of creation, contribution and cooperation strives to foster tight-knit cooperation between people both inside and outside of the organization in order to create products, technologies and services that deliver value to the customer and to the society as a whole. Tadano’s management strategy emphasizes balanced growth for both the company and the people whose lives it affects.

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. Talbert products include utility and tag-a-long trailers, tilt deck trailers, hydraulic slide axle/hydraulic tail trailers, low bed heavy haul trailers, extendable trailers (flats, step decks, lowbeds, hydraulic necks), spread axle trailers (East and West coast styles) and multi-axle configurations.

TEREX CRANES AMERICAS is a global crane company manufacturing tower and rough terrain cranes. The company offers a full product line of state-of-the-art flat top, hammerhead, luffing jib, and self-erecting tower cranes. The new generation of rough terrain cranes includes several models for the American marketplace and continue to grow. The dedicated parts and service team has a tremendous amount of combined experience, knowledge and expertise to support not only new products but also legacy crane products, the American, Loraine and P&H crane.

Since its start in 1954, TOWSLEYS has become a nationally recognized leader in providing solutions for clothing, promotional products, gifts and service awards, ranking in the top two percent in the U.S. From t-shirts, hats and polos to safety vests, gloves and jackets, to pens, mugs, banners or anything customers can put their logo on Towsleys serves the crane, construction and equipment industry with creative, price conscious branded merchandise for customers or employees.

TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, North America’s largest specialized trailer manufacturer, has been a supporting member of the SC&RA for over 40 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.

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. 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.

TRANSMASTER TRAILERS/MASTER SOLUTIONS is dedicated to the design of innovative specialized hauling solutions to satisfy a customer’s specific needs. TransMaster’s engineering and manufacturing team is based in Carlisle, PA and specialize in manufacturing various types of premium custom trailers. TransMaster offers specialized multi-axle steering dollies, perimeter frames, stretches, steerable trailers, jeeps, heavy-duty step-decks, detachable gooseneck lowboys, wind energy trailers, beam systems and crane dollies.

TRANSPORT PRODUCTS AND SERVICE ENTERPRISES (TPSE INC.) is a certified woman-owned small business, offering products, service, maintenance and technical assistance to the specialized transportation, aerospace, power generation, ship building, construction and millwright industries, among others. Featuring products from the TII Group including Scheuerle and KAMAG, TPSE is a source for SPMTs, Shipyard Transporters, Hydraulic Road Transporters and more. TPSE also offers Material Handling Devices from Mouvers including the Voyager, Explorer and Apollo.

Providers of over 17,000 high-quality cargo control and rigging/lifting products, US CARGO CONTROL goes above and beyond to ensure customers get the high-quality equipment they need and the exceptional service they deserve. With teams of dedicated product consultants, fast shipping and in-house custom product capabilities, US Cargo Control is a trusted single-source provider.

USI INSURANCE SERVICES is a national U.S. insurance broker with a heavy equipment practice group headquartered in Coral Gables, FL. The USI Heavy Equipment Division is generalist-free. The company’s team of heavy equipment insurance specialists has knowledge of the crane and rigging, millwrighting, concrete pumping and specialized heavy haul industries. USI knows the complexities of industry-specific benchmarking, contract language, manuscript coverage forms, risk management, claims advocacy and more.

VEROPE USA provides affordable high quality special wire ropes for construction and heavy industry, mining, as well as offshore and port applications to the world market. Powerful reliability is one of their products’ key features. Combining know-how in special wire rope constructions with a service strategy of consistent innovation makes verope a perfect partner for rope applications that matter, the company said.

VISUAL DISPATCH developed by SENARC SYSTEMS is a resource management software solution for the crane and rigging industry. Capabilities include quoting, scheduling, dispatching, eTickets, safety, payroll, invoicing, accounting integration, preventive maintenance and extensive reporting. Over the years Visual Dispatch has advanced as a powerful tool to handle the requirements of the crane and rigging industry.,

VITA INDUSTRIAL provides intelligent lifting solutions. Specifically, the Vita Load Navigator (VLN) provides a dynamic approach to lifting and controlling loads with precision. Your projects will complete their lifting operations faster and safer. The VLN connects below the hook of all types of cranes and can be autonomously or manually controlled. Eliminate the risk of injuries caused by taglines and from spinning loads, complete more lifts every day and protect workers with the Vita Load Navigator.

For more than 35 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 and Aiken, SC.

WIKA MOBILE CONTROL (WMC) provides operator aids, control systems and sensors including load moment indicators, wireless/wired load, angle and anti-two block systems for lifting equipment. WMC will have several new products on display including the new APEX SAI 33-W3 standalone indicator for wireless anti-two block switches and windspeed sensors as well as the new qSCALE I2 TH rated capacity indicator system for telehandlers. WMC’s line of consoles, controls and sensors can be used in any application from monitoring to control solutions.

WIRECO is the global leader in manufacturing, engineering and distribution of wire rope, synthetic rope and electromechanical cable. With true global reach, they deliver products for equipment and applications anywhere. WireCo products are used in the transport industry to load and unload freight; in the construction industry to move materials; and in the manufacturing industry to help assemble heavy equipment.

WRIGHTPLAN INC. is an industrial services and heavy lift software provider that helps crane and rigging businesses improve operational efficiency with the staff they have. From estimating and job creation through to scheduling, dispatching, tracking and beyond, WrightPlan’s suite of web-based tools is purpose-built to help streamline workflows, standardize processes, and eliminate the need for duplicate and manual data entry.

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. With more than 50 years of experience, Yak Mat specializes in total access solutions for any terrain.

YELLO EQUIPMENT is a proud distributor of heavy equipment and earthmoving machinery, reaching a global market. With a commitment to sell reliable, affordable and highly efficient machinery, the company understands the importance of quality products, the need for ongoing customer support and the convenience of in-house servicing expertise.

YOKE INC. is a Taiwan based manufacturer of lifting fittings for chain, wire rope and webbing slings for more than 38 years. Certified by ISO 9001 as well as DNV, API, ABS and DGUV. YOKE supply digital product line and qualified products tested in accordance with EN1677, i.e. Lifting Point (YP), DA shackle (DNV 2.7-1 approved), Snatch Block (YSB), and G100 lifting components.

ZOOMLION HEAVY INDUSTRY NA, is a leading construction machinery solution provider of cranes, earthmoving equipment, concrete trucks, material handling and aerial work platform equipment. Zoomlion Group has production bases in China, Italy, Germany, India, Brazil, and Belarus. The company has been conducting business successfully in more than 100 countries with 21 subsidiaries established globally.


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