Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of hoists, cranes, actuators, chain, forged attachments, lift and other material handling products serving a wide variety of commercial and industrial end-user markets. Our products are used to efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position or secure objects and loads. We are the U.S. market leader in hoists, our principal line of products, as well as certain chain and forged attachment products which we believe provides us with a strategic advantage in selling our other products. We have achieved this leadership position through strategic acquisitions, our extensive, diverse and well-established distribution channels and our commitment to product innovation and quality. We have one of the most comprehensive product offerings in the industry and we believe we have more overhead hoists in use in North America than all of our competitors combined. ... More ...