CRANE 1 is the premier choice for hoists and crane equipment. As one of the largest distributors of hoists in the United States, we have access to all major hoist brands including:
- Columbus McKinnon Hoists (Budgit, CM, Coffing, Shawbox, Stahl, Yale)
- Demag Hoists
- Detroit Hoists
- Harrington Hoists
- R&M Hoists (Kone)
- Street Crane Hoists
The major advantage of having access to all leading brands is our capability to supply additional or replacement hoists that are identical to what you may already have within your facility. In addition, we have the ability to choose the right product to suit your specific application from the various competitive strengths of all the manufacturers. From a single reeved, general duty "off the shelf" hoist - to a severe duty hoists for a mill environment - to a micro speed hoists with redundant breaking features for aerospace; CRANE 1 can do it all!
We furnish and install the following types of hoists:
Manual Chain Hoists
Manual hoists are lightweight and portable, and ideal for use in tight spaces.
- Hand Chain Hoists
These compact hoists are ideal for facilities that require that parts be positioned accurately yet infrequently.
- Lever Hoists
This type of manual chain hoist is operated with a chain-type lever that helps the user pull, lift or lower heavy objects with relatively little effort.
- Hand Chain Hoists
Electric Chain Hoists
Electric chain hoists are available in small capacity to heavy-duty models. Standard models can be customized with optional features to meet your specific requirements.
Air Chain Hoists
Rugged air chain hoists provide exceptional lifting speeds. Air power gives users the ability to exactly position heavy loads.
Electric Wire Rope Hoists
Available in many capacities and lifts, strong electric wire rope hoists are ideal in hazardous, spark-resistant and most other industrial applications.
Air Wire Rope Hoists
Strong hoists allow you to lift and position almost any load — even in spark-resistant and hazardous environments. Regardless of your industry, required capacity or application, there is an air wire rope hoist to suit your needs.
If you are researching or buying a new electric chain hoist, CRANE 1 offers expert advice on choosing the correct brand, model and special features that are best suited for your specific lifting application. Things to consider include:
- Power supply
- Lift height
- Mount type
- Hoist speed(s)
- Hoist braking means
- Hoist controls
- Available headroom
- Duty requirement
As an independent "service first" and equipment application oriented organization, CRANE 1 is brand neutral. That means we do not recommend a product from a single manufacturer; we help you select the best hoist — for your needs and your budget — from among all leading hoist manufacturers. When it’s time for you to add a hoist to your operation, or to replace an existing one, give CRANE 1 a call. And don’t forget — we install and service everything we sell.