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Material Handling & Storage

When Time Equals Money

Time is so critical in the crane industry. When one is down it's a pretty big loss, explained Master Mechanic Mark Kaestner of Seattle, Washington's Ness Cranes, Inc. This scenario became reality last summer, when the packing of a 300 ton Ness Cranes' cylinder had worn down into the rod, rendering the crane useless. Due to its 42 foot cylinder, Kaestner struggled to find a company to rebuild and...

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Garrod Hydraulics Celebrates 30 Years as the Repair & Industrial Chrome-Plating Specialist

York, PA - December 11, 2008 - Grease was in movie theaters; the first cell phone was introduced; Space Invaders invaded arcades; a gallon of gas was $.69; and Gene Garrod opened his cylinder repair shop. Three decades later Grease is on Broadway, the cell phone is a common accessory, the Wii is in our homes, the cost of gas hovers around $2.00 a gallon, and Garrod Hydraulics has matured into one...

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Material Handling & Storage

When Time Equals Money

Time is so critical in the crane industry. When one is down it's a pretty big loss, explained Master Mechanic Mark Kaestner of Seattle, Washington's Ness Cranes, Inc. This scenario became reality last summer, when the packing of a 300 ton Ness Cranes' cylinder had worn down into the rod, rendering the crane useless. Due to its 42 foot cylinder, Kaestner struggled to find a company to rebuild and...

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