Custom Engineered Aviation Maintenance Cranes Announced

Portable Crane Products Specifically for Aircraft Maintenance Applications

SOLON, OH - September 15, 2009 - Ruger Industries, Inc., has announced portable crane products that can be custom engineered to the needs of both private and commercial aviation maintenance. These floor cranes are often used to handle aircraft engines and control surfaces, frequently within tight work areas.

Portable cranes can reduce or eliminate the need for motorized lift trucks, a goal of many safety managers. Ruger can supply floor cranes and shop cranes with capacities up to 6000 lbs. to meet customer-specific application requirements as well as offering a broad range of lifting and boom extension capabilities. Options frequently requested for aviation use include Extension Booms, Floor Locks, and Polyurethane Wheels.

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 hoist products, 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, pulp and paper and water control, David Round's products also include aviation hoists, cranes and winches to improve handling system efficiency while making the workplace a more productive and safer environment through their ergonomic designs.

Ruger Industries is located at
32405 Aurora Road,
Solon, OH 44139.
Telephone: 800-535-2725, 440-248-4700
Fax: 440-248-8544

For Immediate Release
Bruce Blake
R.H. Blake, Inc.
(216) 595-2400

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