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Meet the Crosby Straightpoint Team Expert: David Ayling

Posted by Crosby on Jan 30, 2019 4:59:59 PM

Crosby is proud to welcome David Ayling to our team. David is the former CEO of Straightpoint, now Global Business Development Director, Load Monitoring.

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Topics: People

Danny's Rigging Den: How to Determine Length of Sling for Desired Sling Angle

Posted by Crosby on Jan 14, 2019 3:10:49 PM

Have you ever needed to determine the sling length for a desired angle of loading (horizontal sling angle), but perhaps struggled with how to get the correct answer?

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Lifting & Anchor Points 201 eBook

Posted by Crosby on Jan 7, 2019 2:53:11 PM

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The full story of lifting & anchor points goes well beyond:
"Today, many loads require a more sophisticated connection - one which eliminates the loss of strength when angularly loaded and also allows for easy sling alignment."

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Topics: eBook

Meet the Crosby Rigging Expert: Paul DeMattie

Posted by Crosby on Dec 18, 2018 8:42:48 AM

Paul DeMattie is VP of US Sales/East Region & Product Trainer for Crosby. He has worked in the lifting and rigging industry for over 15 years and joined Crosby back in 2009. He graduated from the University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a master’s degree in Management from Albertus Magnus College.

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Crosby Hires Alex Berti

Posted by Crosby on Dec 4, 2018 2:14:33 PM

Crosby Hires Alex Berti as the Managing Director, LATAM

Crosby is pleased to announce that Alex Berti has joined the Crosby team as the Managing Director, LATAM.   Alex will lead the Latin America team with focus on continued revenue and margin growth. In addition, Alex will directly service the Central America & Caribbean from his base location in Florida.alex

Alex has extensive experience leading diverse sales teams while developing new markets and customers in the Latin America region. He has a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with distributors in Latin America and expanding market penetration throughout the region. Prior to joining Crosby, Alex was the Sales Director at Dynamic Safety in Somerset, New Jersey. Alex also served in various sales and marketing roles at Honeywell Safety Business, specifically targeting the Latin America region.

We are excited to welcome Alex to the Crosby team.  Alex currently lives in Florida and previously lived in Venezuela and Uruguay. He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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Meet the Crosby Team Expert: Melissa Phillips

Posted by Crosby on Dec 3, 2018 3:00:16 PM

Meet Melissa Phillips, she is Crosby’s Director of OEM sales. Melissa has been with Crosby for two years this upcoming January. Although she was new to the rigging industry, she has over 19 years’ experience in Manufacturing and Sales Management.

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Granite Construction Selects Crosby Products and Training for NYC Bridge Project

Posted by Crosby on Nov 27, 2018 3:03:21 PM

In 2018, a New York City bridge project was awarded to Crosby end-user, Granite Construction.

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Topics: End User Success Stories

Hooks with Latches Q&A with Crosby’s own Director of Engineered Solutions – Roger Ohman III

Posted by Crosby on Nov 14, 2018 3:59:27 PM

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Topics: Products

What is wrong with this rigging photo?

Posted by Crosby on Nov 9, 2018 3:10:02 PM


Correct answer: The fitting is subject to bending forces, because it is in contact with a nearby object. This is preventing in-line loading. 

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Danny's Rigging Den: Forged Steel Wire Rope Clips vs. Malleable Cast Iron Clips

Posted by Crosby on Nov 5, 2018 3:58:49 PM

       mal cast iron                                   vs                              Forged Steel Wire Clip
               MALLEABLE CAST IRON                                                                                                 FORGED U-BOLT

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