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Wayne Willie receives honorable mention in 2019 Crane Hot Line Top Trainer Award competition

Posted by Crosby on May 22, 2019 9:09:08 AM

Crosby Straightpoint's Wayne Willie has been recognized by Crane Hot Line as a Top Trainer in 2019. Wayne received honorable mention (second place) in the corporate category.

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Topics: People

Veteran team members commend Crosby for Children of Fallen Patriots donation

Posted by Crosby on May 20, 2019 12:25:39 PM

Two brothers who work at The Crosby Group’s Arlington, Texas, facility have thrown their support behind the company’s commitment to raise up to $25,000 for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation by donating a portion of every wire rope clip sale from April through June, 2019. The charity provides college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

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Crosby enters into agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industries

Posted by Crosby on May 20, 2019 9:37:00 AM

DALLAS -- The Crosby Group (“Crosby”), a leading global provider of lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industrier Holding AB from Segulah, a Nordic private equity firm, and that all closing conditions have been satisfied. Gunnebo Industries is a global leader in innovating, developing, manufacturing and selling products for material handling and other related applications.

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Crosby announces Rigging for the Troops campaign

Posted by Crosby on Apr 5, 2019 9:23:32 AM

The Crosby Group LLC, the largest lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware company in the world is pleased to announce its Rigging for the Troops program for the first quarter of 2019.Crosby will donate up to $25,000 to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation based on sales of its popular wire rope clips from April through June.

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CrosbyIP Clamps 201 eBook

Posted by Crosby on Mar 7, 2019 10:50:27 AM

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It’s time to get started. You’ve done your research, read the “Clamps 101” eBook, and purchased CrosbyIP lifting clamps for your next material handling project. The next step is to use your lifting clamp. However, before getting out into the field and putting your new equipment to use, it’s important to make sure you have the knowledge and training required to use lifting clamps correctly and confidently with every lift.

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Topics: eBook

Crosby Industry Update: New Development in ASME B30.30 Ropes Standard

Posted by Crosby on Feb 19, 2019 5:31:26 PM

In a previous update, it was mentioned that a new ASME B30.30 Ropes volume of the ASME B30 Safety Standards was in the works.  The new standard that includes both wire and synthetic ropes, has now passed its final hurdle of ANSI approval, and will be published in early 2019. 

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Tensology Uses Crosby SP COLT to Measure Elevator Rope Tension

Posted by Crosby on Feb 13, 2019 3:05:08 PM

Tensology has used Crosby Straightpoint’s (SP) Clamp On Line Tensionmeter (COLT) to measure tension on eight .74in (19mm) diameter ropes that lift a very heavy, 50t capacity elevator at a major UK steel facility. Tensology used the COLT, which measures tension up to 11,000 lbf (lb. force) / 5,000 kgf (kg force) and up to 1 in. / 25mm diameter, to verify that each of the eight newly installed ropes were under the same tension. Any variance would have created a safety issue when the elevator was returned to work delivering materials to different levels of the steel-making factory.

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Topics: Products

Crosby supports end user in $1.2 billion baseball stadium and entertainment venue project

Posted by Crosby on Feb 8, 2019 2:15:55 PM

A Crosby end user, a construction company, has the lead for a new state-of-the-art baseball stadium. The project includes a $250 million upscale entertainment venue including a variety of restaurants, cocktail bars, and a luxury boutique hotel.

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Topics: End User Success Stories

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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Topics: Danny's Rigging Den

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