Category Archives: News and Events Post

Viewpoint: How to Spark Interest in Manufacturing Among Our Youth

Find out what S.T.E.M. is and what new degree program is available at the Penn State Great Valley Campus in Karen’s next article:  Viewpoint:  How to Spark Interest in Manufacturing Among Our Youth

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Viewpoint: It Takes a Village to Spark Youth Interest in Manufacturing

Karen’s next article discusses the need for the “next generation” of skilled workers and what initiatives are in place to find them! Full Article:  Viewpoint:  It Takes a Village to Spark Youth Interest in Manufacturing  

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ViewPoint: Manufacturing Is Cool. Really.

In her first column for ThomasNet News Our Executive Vice President, Karen Norheim, tells the story of how she got into manufacturing and writes how professionals must come together to proactively solve the problems that could change the course for …

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Technology to Fix America’s Failing Infrastructure

The New Year is always a time of reflection and self-improvement, but it’s also a great time to consider public sector improvements that are long overdue. Recently, much attention has been drawn to the declining infrastructure in the U.S. From …

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Happy 2015!

American Crane wishes you a healthy and prosperous new year!  

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Want to Get More Women in Manufacturing? Be a Role Model for Industry

With the skills gap threatening manufacturers around the country, and not nearly enough millennials entering the industrial space, many have cited the need for more women in manufacturing. In the past, women dominated the shop floor while men were sent …

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What Are You Celebrating This October?

October is a month full of awareness campaigns and holidays – some more widely recognized than others. We’ve become accustomed to seeing football players don bright pink shoes and gloves in support of breast cancer awareness; we look forward to …

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Watch Our ORION Crane in ACTION!

Click on this link to see our 25 ton double girder clean room crane (with single-failure proof hoist) lift the ORION spacecraft!         Video and Photo Credit:  NASA

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American Crane Celebrates Manufacturing Day!

On Manufacturing Day, Friday, October 3rd, we invited 35 Exeter High School students to tour our facility. Exeter High School, located in Reading, PA, has implemented a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (or S.T.E.M.) based program into their curriculum and …

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Stacking Lockheed Martin’s Orion Crew Module for NASA

For many years now, American Crane & Equipment Corporation has been lifting some of the most mission-critical materials in the world. But recently, we extended our reach to mission-critical materials that are out-of-this world, too. This summer, our 25 ton …

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