Product News: Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoist offers capacities from 15-60 tons.

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July 25, 2012 - Based on industry-proven Gear Drive, Yale LodeKing features Vertical Lift Design for optimum load control and Center Drive Configuration for load centering. Optional Ion Nitriding of sheaves and drums is available for maximum protection against wear. Yale LodeKing is suited for heavy-duty applications found in industries such as energy and power generation, agriculture and logging, marine and transportation, and general manufacturing and construction.

Columbus McKinnon Corp.

140 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY, 14228, USA

Original Press Release

Columbus McKinnon Unveils the High Capacity Yale LodeKing Electric Wire Rope Hoist

Press release date: May 31, 2012

AMHERST, N.Y., - Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, unveils the high capacity Yale LodeKing electric wire rope hoist.

With capacities from 15 to 60 Tons, the new LodeKing wire rope hoist combines the durability that loyal Yale hoist users have come to expect, with the higher capacities that today's applications demand. The Yale LodeKing is an exciting and progressive addition to our current wire rope hoist product line. Its higher capacities round off our portfolio and makes Yale hoists more competitive and appealing to a broader market.

It is engineered and built with many robust standard features, such as its True Vertical Lift Design for better load control and Center Drive Configuration for improved load centering. At the heart of the LodeKing is an industry-proven Gear Drive that delivers reliable performance with easy maintenance. In addition, the optional Ion Nitriding of Sheaves and Drums is available for maximum protection against wear.

The Yale LodeKing is ideal for heavy-duty applications in industries like:
Energy & Power Generation
Government & Aerospace
Agriculture & Logging
Marine & Transportation
General Manufacturing & Construction

Available through the Columbus McKinnon network of crane builders and distributors, the Yale LodeKing is part of a comprehensive line of lifting and positioning products and services and training programs. Please contact your local sales manager for product availability outside of the US and Canada.

The new brochure and technical specifications for the high capacity Yale LodeKing electric wire rope are available at www.cmworks.com/lodeking.

About Columbus McKinnon
Columbus McKinnon is a global leader in the material handling industry, supplying products and systems that efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position or secure materials. Key products include hoists, cranes, actuators, chain and forged attachments. The Company is focused on commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality provided by its superior design and engineering know-how. Comprehensive information on Columbus McKinnon is available on its web site at http://www.cmworks.com.

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