chain hoist

If you follow NASCAR then there’s no doubt you are familiar with Stewart-Haas Racing – the title-winning NASCAR Spring Cup Series team made up of Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman and Danica Patrick. But did you know that Stewart-Haas Racing relies on CM ShopStar electric chain hoists to build and repair their cars? To find out […]

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Do you want to learn how to inspect our new CM Hurricane 360 chain hoist? Peter Cooke, our Training Manager for Rigging & Load Securement, will teach you how to properly disassemble, inspect and reassemble our popular CM Hurricane 360 hand chain hoist in our free Safety Webinar.  Peter will also walk you though how to set […]

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Our customer asks: “Why did you develop a CM Series 653 ratchet lever hoist with a shorter handle? What are the advantages of the shorter handle?” Answer:  We are continuously looking to improve existing products. The main reason why we redesigned our lever hoist with a shorter handle was to facilitate usage in confined spaces, a […]

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  A Bruce Springsteen tour is an experience celebrated by fans around the world. At 62, Springsteen still knows how to rock the stage and give his audience a memorable show. During a time when entertainers are searching for a more intimate venue, Springsteen has made the experience for his fans up close and personal. […]

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Although I have only been at Columbus McKinnon for 5 years, our company has been designing and manufacturing hoists and rigging products for over 135 years. Brands like CM, Yale, Coffing, Little Mule, Duff-Norton, Budgit, Shaw-Box, Chester, Dixie, Cady, and Camlok (all of which are from Columbus McKinnon) continue to be recognized as providing superior material handling […]

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Columbus McKinnon is proud to announce its most versatile hand chain hoist yet; the CM Hurricane 360!  Unlike traditional hand chain hoists; the Hurricane 360 may be used in any direction due to its patented hand chain cover that rotates 360 degrees allowing a convenient way to move loads without standing under or near the […]

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Flying Decks are a new and unique way of construction for high-rise buildings.  They are pour-in-place floor forms that slide into the building.  The main benefit of this system is the productivity it brings in the construction process.  In many cases the need for reshoring is dramatically reduced, thereby increasing the speed of deck construction, […]

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