Columbus McKinnon Expands Towing and ISG Offering to Better Service the Rigging Industry

New, American-made towing assemblies available. 35 rigging products added to In-Stock Guarantee.

AMHERST, N.Y. – Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, further strengthens its product and service offering to the rigging industry with the launch of new, American made towing assemblies and the addition of 35 products to its In-Stock Guarantee.

Versatile Towing Assemblies made in the U.S.A.

Leaders in innovation for the towing industry, Columbus McKinnon and its subsidiary, Tennessee-based Dixie Industries, have designed a variety of versatile cluster, chain and bridle assemblies well-suited for the toughest towing applications. With patented attachments and short link chain that resists bending, these economically designed towing assemblies provide strength and durability users can rely on to get the job done.

“As a premier manufacturer of American-made chain and forged attachments for the towing and transportation industries, we understand the unique needs of our product users,” said Tim Lewis, Product Manager – Rigging Products & Manual Hoists. “We developed these towing assemblies with those needs in mind, ensuring they are not only strong and reliable, but lightweight and easy to use.”

In-Stock Guarantee grows to include more than 220 products

Strengthening the company’s commitment to ship its most popular chain and forged attachment products in days, not weeks, Columbus McKinnon expanded its In-Stock Guarantee (ISG) with the addition of 35 new products. Now, Columbus McKinnon guarantees more than 220 products in stock and ready to ship in three days. New ISG products include: chain and assemblies; grab, sling and foundry hooks; shackles; lever binders; and Hammerlok® coupling links.

ISG is designed to provide channel partners and distributors with best-in-class service and delivery of the products that they use every day. It also ensures product availability and reduces their on-hand product inventory.

To learn more about Columbus McKinnon’s towing product portfolio or In-Stock Guarantee, contact CMCO customer service at 1-800-888-0985 or visit our website.

About Columbus McKinnon

Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, which efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position and secure materials. Key products include hoists, cranes, actuators and rigging tools. 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 website at

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