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Equipment Built to Withstand the Harshest Conditions at Hazardous Duty Locations

The oil and gas sector has been receiving a surge of attention thanks to its role in moving industry forward and bringing the U.S. back from recession. The sector has thus seen booming demand as energy requirements continue to increase, …

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Custom Equipment Gets the Job Done Right

Shopping for big equipment to help with oil and gas exploration, outages at power plants, repairs on iconic bridges, and lifting components in the Aerospace Industry is no small feat. You need to feel confident about what you are buying and …

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Proudly Announcing Increased CMCO Stock!

A little holiday present from us to our loyal customers… American Crane has increased and added to our Columbus McKinnon stock inventory! It will now be easier than ever to view and purchase the trusted quality of your favorite CMCO …

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American Crane Sponsors National Nuclear Science Week

Did you know that 18 million nuclear medicine procedures are performed per year in the United States, or that 20 percent of our electricity is generated by nuclear power? Nuclear science plays a much bigger role in our daily lives …

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Lifting the Future of Spaceflight

From manufacture to completion, a space transport vehicle is made to launch and orbit, never to fall. One of these would be a billion-dollar space capsule weighing 10 tons.  The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is the latest hope of …

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Crane Buyer’s Guide Part 2: What is important to look for when buying a crane?

For the past 60 years, the CMAA (Crane Manufacturers Association of America) has published standardized guides for the selection of suitable cranes and crane equipment. These guides and specifications take into account a few key points to help buyers make …

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Crane Buyer’s Guide Part 1: What is the CMAA?

The Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) has existed since 1955, but can trace its roots all the way back to 1927 when the Electric Overhead Crane Institute was founded to establish standardization and quality control within the crane industry. …

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Stop By Our Booth!

Visit us at Booth 609 at the Utility Working Conference & Vendor Technology Expo in Hollywood, Florida this Sunday, August 11th through Wednesday, August 14th!

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The Nuclear Literacy Project

Did you know that rocks, bananas, and even the human body contain natural radioactivity? Many people simply do not know a lot about nuclear energy and nuclear power plants. That’s where the Nuclear Literacy Project comes in. They aim to …

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American Crane is Hiring!

American Crane & Equipment Corporation is a growing equal opportunity international manufacturer of overhead material handling equipment. The following positions are open at our corporate headquarters location in Douglassville, PA: Purchasing/Production Assistant - Douglassville, PA Plant Full-time position; Industrial Engineer degree/experience …

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