Product News: Material Handling & Storage

Rider Style Floor Cranes suit long transit runs.

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February 19, 2014 - Offering lifting capacity of 2,000 lb, Ruger® Rider Style Portable Cranes feature electrically actuated traction and hydraulics, providing strain-free, ergonomic solution for transporting heavy loads over long distances within plant or warehouse. Units include pushbutton lifting and lowering, on-board charging, and change-free battery system. Suspended loads are held in place without motor or mechanical brake, and operator compartment has padded rails to accommodate right- and left-handed users.

Ruger Industries, Inc.

10200 Wellman Rd., Streetsboro, OH, 44241, USA

Original Press Release

Rider Style Floor Crane is Ideal for Long Transit Runs

Press release date: February 10, 2014

STREETSBORO, OH – Ruger Industries, Inc. has announced a new “rider” style floor crane. These portable cranes are ideal for the handling of heavy items that require transport over long distances within a plant or warehouse. The operator compartment allows a comfortable and stable stance, with padded rails to accommodate both right-and-left handed operators on the crane during travel.

Ruger® Rider full power portable cranes have lifting capacities of 2,000 lbs. or larger with custom units. Electrically-actuated traction and hydraulics provide a strain-free, ergonomic solution to transporting heavy loads.

Many firms use Ruger® full power portable cranes as safer, smaller and more economical alternatives to traditional fork lift trucks. Full power floor cranes are easy to maneuver, and can navigate door openings and narrow aisles. Suspended loads are held in place without motor or mechanical brake. Full power portable cranes feature push button lifting and lowering, on-board charging, a change-free battery system and all necessary safety features.

In addition to the rider style, Ruger manufactures adjustable leg style, reverse style and standard straddle style powered portable cranes. Specialized end effectors and customization are available to suit many specific application requirements.

Ruger portable cranes reduce or eliminate the need for motorized lift trucks, which is a common goal of Safety Managers in industry. They also allow workers to work longer and lift more, reducing the potential for injury or chronic fatigue.

Ruger Industries is a division of The David Round Company. Established in 1869, The David Round Company remains one of the oldest hoist manufacturers in the world. David Round offers standard chain hoist, jib crane, winch and tractor drive products as well as innovative solutions including engineered wire rope hoists, all stainless steel chain hoists and jib crane motorization kits.

Found in almost every industry from pharmaceutical processing and food manufacturing to oil and gas, aviation, pulp and paper and water control, David Round’s products improve handling system efficiency while making the workplace a more productive and safer environment through their ergonomic designs.

Ruger Industries is located at 10200 Wellman Road, Streetsboro, OH 44241
Telephone: 800-535-2725
330-656-1600
Fax: 330-656-1601
Web: www.rugerindustries.com
Email: info@davidround.com


Bruce Blake
(216) 595-2400
brb@rhblake.com
Contact @ R.H. Blake, Inc.

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