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The Crosby Group acquires BlokCorp, launches Technology Solutions business unit

Posted by Crosby on Apr 19, 2021 2:36:59 PM

Market-leading camera and alert systems for a safer and more efficient lifting industry

Richardson, Texas, USA -- The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has acquired BlokCorp Ltd (“BlokCorp”). UK-based BlokCorp designs and manufactures innovative camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes. These advanced systems provide crane operators with critical visual and audio capabilities that enable safer and more productive lifting operations. The transaction marks The Crosby Group’s fifth investment since 2019.

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Wim Fabricius appointed Managing Director, EMEA region at The Crosby Group

Posted by Crosby on Mar 24, 2021 3:45:41 PM

The Crosby Group, the global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, announces Wim Fabricius as Managing Director for the EMEA region.

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The Crosby Group lifts wind energy

Posted by Crosby on Mar 9, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Powered by its unique portfolio of brands, The Crosby Group addresses customers’ challenges, including schedule attainment, project cost and total cost of ownership, and industry knowledge around topside and subsea lifts, in the world of offshore wind.

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The Crosby Group invests in Verton Technologies

Posted by Crosby on Feb 11, 2021 2:10:47 PM

Game-changing load orientation technology for a safer and more efficient lifting industry

Richardson, Texas, USA -- The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies (“Verton”). Australian-based Verton has developed and commercialized disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human-held tag lines in lifting applications. These innovations play a critical role in improving the safety and productivity of global lifting operations.

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The Crosby Group launches global Vaccine Support Program

Posted by Crosby on Jan 26, 2021 5:30:03 PM

The program allows for team members to take time away from work to get vaccinated against COVID-19 without impacting their paychecks.

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The Crosby Group launches world’s first High Fatigue Life Kenter Connection

Posted by Crosby on Nov 18, 2020 2:40:18 AM

The new DNV-GL type approved Kenter Connection, developed and manufactured by the company’s team at Crosby Feubo, has improved fatigue life and is the longest lasting part of its kind worldwide.

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The Crosby Group breathes new life into aquaculture

Posted by Crosby on Nov 9, 2020 5:00:50 PM

As aquaculture moves further offshore, the demands increase on shackles and other equipment used subsea. Rob Van Put, director global aquaculture and fishing at The Crosby Group, explains.

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New site improves the safety of lifting professionals working in extreme environmental conditions

Posted by Crosby on Oct 27, 2020 2:36:14 PM

For decades we have developed products that withstand the harshest environments on earth. Our new website includes webinars, training videos, a white paper, production information and much more. By providing knowledge and training, we can improve the safety of everyone working in the toughest of conditions, together.

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Jamie Kirkbride strengthens The Crosby Group's UK sales organization

Posted by Crosby on Oct 12, 2020 2:33:33 PM

Jamie Kirkbride has assumed a new role in the organization as Area Sales Manager, UK North, responsible for the sales of The Crosby Group portfolio, with brands including Crosby, Gunnebo Industries, Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo.

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The Crosby Group confirms support for AQUAA Act to advance American aquaculture

Posted by Crosby on Oct 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Richardson, Texas, USA – The Crosby Group, the global leader in lifting, rigging and material handling hardware, is proud to support the Advancing the Quality and Understanding of America Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act of 2020 recently introduced by US Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The Act proposes a balanced framework for the development of offshore aquaculture in the United States with a process to further grow coastal economies while minimizing environmental impact.

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