Community Service






Safety should always be at the core of how a company operates – and Columbus McKinnon is no exception. Over our long history, the safety of our employees and customers has remained paramount and is a continued focus for us as we move into 2016. As part of our continued commitment to safety, we kicked […]

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Did you know that 31% of all charitable giving occurs during the month of December or that 12% of all giving during 2014 happened on the last three days of the year? The holidays are a great reminder that we all have so much to be thankful for. One of the best ways to show […]

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Throughout Columbus McKinnon’s 140 year history, safety has always been an important part of the way we do business. Not only is the safety of our Associates important, but the safety of our customers is also a primary focus in the development of our products, services and training programs. In the spirit of our focus […]

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Thanksgiving is here and we have a lot to be thankful for. One of the best ways to show gratitude is to give back to our community by helping those less fortunate. At Columbus McKinnon, volunteering and working with our local charities is very important to us. We know that many of you feel the […]

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Anyone for a round of golf? I think we would have a few takers especially if it were to benefit a charity. Our Columbus McKinnon Damascus, Virginia Operations recently sponsored the first of what we hope will become an Annual Charity Golf Tournament to support the Justin Foundation. What is the Justin Foundation? The Justin Foundation is named […]

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I love to read stories about how companies reach out to help others in the community.  It is nice to focus on the positives for a change and see the good that is happening all around us. Instead of sharing one of our technical write-ups this week, we decided that it would be a good change to […]

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Earlier this month a team of two from Columbus McKinnon completed a ride of their lives – a 100-mile “Century” bicycle ride around Lake Tahoe  – to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Our team consisted of Rakesh Jobanputra, Cindy Dominske and Joshua Karczewski (Cindy was unable to join the team for the ride, but had […]

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  From now through January 31, 2012, Columbus McKinnon will make a $2.00 donation to The Food Bank of WNY for everyone who “likes” our Facebook page. Did you know that each “like” is equivalent to donating 14 pounds of food to a family in need?  So, take a look at our new page. We will […]

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This summer Columbus McKinnon Corporation participated in the 2011 Buffalo Chase Corporate Challenge. This year’s Corporate Challenge brought together 11,619 entrants from 389 Western New York companies. The Chase Corporate Challenge is Buffalo’s largest road race and biggest corporate celebration of the year. CMCO had a total of 50 participants running and walking in the […]

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This past holiday season, Duff-Norton decided to conduct a food drive to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina which serves the hungry in 14 counties in North and South Carolina.   Duff-Norton associates were divided up into 5 teams and the competition began to collect the most needed items for the food bank.  […]

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