SHOW GUIDE: SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop

By Hannah Sundermeyer07 September 2021

The 2021 SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop will be held in-person, September 14-16 in Chicago, IL.

Members of the heavy lifting and specialized transportation industry are no stranger to the trials and tribulations that the world has faced since Covid-19 made headlines nearly a year and a half ago. As we have grown accustomed to business being conducted virtually, the 2021 Crane & Rigging Workshop will provide the opportunity for a safe, in-person reunion with all your industry colleagues, who have certainly turned into friends. Distance truly does make the heart grow fonder.

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Attendees of the Workshop will have the opportunity to learn the latest on safety issues and hear about what’s going on with regulatory and legislative news that impacts their business.

In addition to engaging speakers and educational sessions, attendees will have the chance to enjoy several networking events which include an Exhibit Center with 63 booths displaying new equipment and products. On Thursday, September 16 from 12-3 p.m., the Exhibit Center will bring together the top manufacturers, software and training providers, insurance representatives and media.

ACT has compiled a handy show guide to help you navigate the Exhibit Center. Bookmark these pages and start planning!

WHAT:  SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop

WHEN: September 14-16, 2021

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: www.scranet.org/workshop2021

At the time of print, the city of Chicago announced an indoor mask mandate for all individuals 2 years and older, regardless of vaccination status.

A1A SOFTWARE, developer of 3D Lift Plan and iCraneTrax, now provides integrations between the programs. Data connectivity between lift planning and business management tools gives crane owners, fleet managers and project managers greater control over job site intelligence to improve fleet allocation and manage customer and job documentation in one place.A new feature of 3D Lift Plan is the ability to calculate clearance distances between cranes. Other updates include the ability to manipulate the crane in 3D using a mouse, plus improvements to gridline visibility, image scaling and options for editing color, line size and text. www.3dliftplan.com, www.icranetrax.com

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS (a Gallagher company) has been 100 percent focused on and dedicated to the Crane, Rigging and Specialized Transportation industry going on three decades. With 250 plus crane, rigging, & specialized transportation clients nationwide, Allied serves as one of the industry’s leading insurance and risk management partners through customized solutions that directly address the unique risks and needs of the businesses within this industry. Allied’s vast experience and knowledge deliver additional resources, such as dedicated claims and contract review services, that support its client-partners at the highest level while its Risk Engineering Team provides unmatched safety and training tools that further reduce the occurrence of any claims activity. www.alliedinsbrokers.com

ALTEC is the leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs and construction industries. We deliver boom truck cranes and knuckle boom cranes to meet the needs of SC&RA’s members. Altec prides itself in their ability to listen to customers to engineer and build custom solutions to meet their unique requirements. The company’s factory-direct approach ensures that Altec is always a single point of contact for sales, service, and support throughout the life of their customer’s equipment. www.altec.com

ASSOCIATED WIRE ROPE & RIGGING is the North American stocking distributor for RopeBlock and GN Rope Fittings. The company offers a full line of crane blocks, snatch blocks, overhaul balls/swivels, hooks and sockets from RopeBlock plus forged heavy lift shackles to 3,000 tons, eye hooks, master links, thimbles and triangle plates from GN. All carry full certification. AWR&R is the producer of the Sea-Link brand of marine and specialty rigging products including 2 to 22-ton snatch blocks, construction blocks, wood and steel shell blocks and cargo hoist blocks. www.associatedwirerope.com

BIGFOOT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT is an American family manufacturer that specializes in outrigger pads. Bigfoot is the only major manufacturer of both wood and custom composite and longest in-house manufacturer of custom composite. The company has veteran employees and ownership that stands behind the guaranteed Bigfoot outrigger pads. Bigfoot has a stock of standard sizes as well as custom outrigger pads to meet and exceed the strength, stability and safety needs of hard-working personnel around the world, the company said. Since building outrigger pads in-house since 1991, Bigfoot has had zero returns. www.outriggerpads.com

BRODERSON MANUFACTURING CORP. has been manufacturing industrial carry deck and rough terrain cranes for the energy, utilities and industrial sectors since 1973. While earning the trust of customers, Broderson’s reputation of quality and service can be directly attributed to a team of employees with decades of experience. Broderson is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization whose employees have a great passion in pursuit of one goal: to manufacture the highest quality and most reliable cranes. Broderson carry deck and rough terrain models range from 2.5-25 tons. www.bmccranes.com

CORTLAND COMPANY is an originator of synthetic fiber braiding manufacturing and understands the base properties of these high-performance textiles. Combining the latest fiber technology, with extensive application experience, Cortland provides custom-engineered synthetic rope slings for critical heavy lift applications specializing in below-the-hook solutions. When trying to meet the technical lift specifications of larger and more challenging lifts, synthetic lifting solutions surpass traditional steel wire sling solutions with strength, weight, handling and storage efficiencies. www.cortlandcompany.com

CRANETRADER is an industry-leading platform serving buyers and sellers of new and used cranes and other rigging and lift equipment and parts. The CraneTrader.com website is designed to make it easy for buyers to browse or search CraneTrader’s continuously updated marketplace of cranes, parts and attachments. CraneTrader’s monthly print edition complements the online offering, reaching customers directly worldwide. As a Sandhills Global brand, the CraneTrader platform is tightly integrated with other Sandhills products and services. Sandhills is the company behind Machinery Trader, AuctionTime, Truck Paper and many other brands available in the U.S. and internationally. www.CraneTrader.com

CUSTOM MOBILE EQUIPMENT is the OEM of the Versa-Lift heavy duty forklift. The company was founded in 1993 by Gary Dick for the purpose of designing and building material handling equipment. Custom Mobile Equipment has 750 square feet of office space and 29,250 square feet for assembly, painting and fabrication at a facility in Baldwin City, KS. www.versa-lift.com

DEARBORN COMPANIES, supporting the heavy lift/heavy haul industries nationally, is a leading engineering service provider for ground condition surveys, ground stabilization design, rigging and shoring engineering and 3-D documentation of terrestrial and above-ground facilities utilizing laser scanning and UAV (“drone”) data collection methods. Dearborn’s project experience spans a wide variety of demanding and hostile work environments ranging from power generating stations, refineries and heavy manufacturing plants, to infrastructure (rail, roadways and airports) through healthcare and mission critical facilities. Dearborn’s engineering expertise runs the gamut from carry-deck and spider crane placements inside and atop high-rise buildings, through RT, crawler and all-terrain crane deployments on construction sites and in urban (central business district) areas, to super-capacity crawler and ringer cranes (3,000 ton-plus) in industrial and power plant environments. www.DearbornCos.com

DICA is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in building high performance engineered outrigger pads, crane pads and cribbing blocks that are lightweight, easy to use and long-lasting. DICA products are proudly made in the USA, ASME B30.5 compliant, and used by operators in 50 plus countries and seven continents around the world. www.dicausa.com

DORAL EQUIPMENT RENTAL has the largest fleet of Versa-Lift forklifts in the world, along with forklift capabilities up to 120,000 pounds. Doral rents Versa-Lift forklifts, Rigger-Lift, Landoll PT40 and Hilman Traksporter products. All of these leading brands are built for power and versatility, perfect for rigging projects, the company said. A large fleet of equipment means more available units than competitors. In-house transportation ensures timely delivery across all North America (U.S. and Canada) and the most competitive pricing available. Rentals are available for short or long term anywhere in the country. www.doralequipmentrental.com

ENERPAC Heavy Lifting Technology is pushing the industry forward with a wide range of advanced solutions. It isn’t about being compliant, or “as good” as the next guy, the compay said, as they deliver technically superior solutions that are easy to operate, safe to use and built to last. Built on a world-class reputation for developing products that meet the most common lifting applications, once specifications are in the hands of the Enerpac experts, customers will receive a comprehensive recommendation that will save time and money while ensuring safety. www.enerpac.com

FAYMONVILLE manufactures trailers for heavy-duty haulage and oversized cargo transportation. With more than 50 years in business, Faymonville provides customers optimal solutions and systems for any transport need outside the usual norms. The full product range encloses telescopic and steerable trailers, double drop trailers, dual lane trailers and modular trailers. The excellent manufacturing quality of the products are secured by high-tech production processes, the company said. www.faymonville.com

FLEET COST & CARE (FCC) is a fleet management software company serving businesses of all sizes in the heavy equipment industry. FCC’s software enables companies to improve internal operations by providing a centralized system that speeds up invoicing, streamlines payroll and ensures safety and success. The innovative FCC solution eliminates needless duplicate data entry while maximizing fleet and personnel efficiency and profitability. www.fleetcostcare.com

GARROD HYDRAULICS specializes in the remanufacturing of hydraulic cylinders. Garrod works with the European manufacturer of the cylinders that are used on most larger capacity cranes. The company handles large cylinders in-house and chrome plating up to 46 feet in length. Garrod Hydraulics has been rebuilding hydraulic cylinders since 1978 and is ISO 9000 certified. www.garrod.com

GKS LIFTING AND MOVING SOLUTIONS is a supplier of high quality, German-made rigging equipment for more than 50 years. This includes hydraulic jacks with a capacity from 5 tons to 30 tons, dollies (2 to 200 tons), rotating dollies (2 to 12 tons) and remote operated, battery operated transport systems (ROBOT) for 10, 20 and 40 tons. All product has a five-year warranty (ROBOT, two years) and ships within 24 hours from Springfield, OH. www.gksweb.com

GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SOLUTIONS GROUP specializes in providing talent that works with cranes and specialty lift systems as well as specialized transportation to include flat bed, heavy haul, over dimensional, Goldhofers, SPMTs and rail cars. Whether it is for positions in senior management, operations, sales and marketing, safety, engineering, information technology, accounting or human resources, they have the resources. www.globalesg.com

GOLDHOFER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is one of the leading global manufacturer of transport equipment in the field of general and heavy-duty road haulage and oversized cargo transportation. The product range with payloads from 30 to more than 15,000 tons, includes trailers, semitrailers, modular heavy-duty systems, self-propelled trailers as well as transport solutions for wind power plants. Goldhofer meets an extremely wide variety of needs in almost every transport situation, the company said. www.goldhofer.com

GREENFIELD PRODUCTS is a leading manufacturer of specialized solutions in a broad range of markets. Greenfield Products is proud to showcase an in-house design line of crane outrigger mats, boom dollies, boom launchers, counterweight trailers and lifting devices. Their already-popular Smart Crane Mats have been updated in 2021 to include an anti-slip paint coating, protecting personnel in the work area. This year also marked the finalization of their SkyCrane line of cantilever beams, bringing a concept to reality – something the company has prided themselves on doing time and time again. www.greenfieldpi.com

H&E EQUIPMENT SERVICES is the largest Manitowoc and Grove crane dealer in the world. With 96 locations nationwide and 34 that specialize in cranes, H&E provides the most comprehensive crane product support network available. It is a network dedicated to crane rentals, sales, parts, service, Manitowoc’s EnCore-certified crane remanufacturing, structural repair and CCO training. H&E is also the authorized dealer for National Crane, Manitex, Marine Travelift, Komatsu, Bobcat, JLG, Genie, Skyjack, Gehl, Yanmar, Takeuchi, Multiquip, Wacker, Atlas Copco, Generac and many other top equipment manufacturers. www.HE-equipment.com

HALE TRAILER operates as one of North America’s largest retail suppliers of commercial and specialized trailers through the sale, rental and servicing of new and used equipment. Representing the majority of leading U.S. manufacturers, Hale Trailer’s inventory features a full range of products for sale at each of its 13 locations as well as its own extensive rental fleet consisting of vans, flats, steps, telescopic deck trailers, lowboys, multi-axle trailers, blade trailers, schnables, hydraulic suspensions, steerable equipment and more. Additionally, Hale is the exclusive North American representative for Faymonville and Cometto trailers with inventory available for sale and rent through their subsidiary, Hale Heavy Haul. www.haletrailer.com; www.haleheavyhaul.com

Since 1947, HBC-RADIOMATIC has led the market in the development and production of radio remote control systems for industrial, construction and mobile hydraulic applications across the globe. Through the company’s stringent quality standards, ground-breaking innovations and dedication to its customers, HBC-radiomatic continues to set the benchmark for cutting-edge, robust wireless controls. Worldwide demand for HBC-radiomatic systems has led to an international network of subsidiaries and partners now serving more than 60 countries. Established in Cincinnati in 1998, HBC-radiomatic, Inc. has become the leading supplier of safe radio remote control solutions for North America. www.hbc-usa.com

HEARTLAND COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, publisher of the Crane Hot Line monthly magazine, has been an informative media partner since 1997. Crane Hot Line’s USA and Canada readers includes a 14,000 print circulation along with over 25,000 opt-in digital subscribers. Serving the crane and heavy equipment rental, heavy construction, specialty trades, specialized transport, dealers and manufacturing industries. www.cranehotline.com

HOLLAND MOVING & RIGGING SUPPLIES, designs and manufactures high-capacity heavy material transport equipment such as the Holland Dollie, boom dollies and tag axles, custom transporters and self-propelled modular transporters. HMR Supplies is committed to helping customers design and execute plans to handle and transport huge, heavy, difficult items safely and cost-effectively. The company also offers a complete line of structural moving supplies and a dolly rental fleet. www.hmrsupplies.com 

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INTERNATIONAL (ITI) is a global leader in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organizations conducting crane, rigging, and load handling activities. Founded in 1986, the company originally specialized in instructor-led training, field services and consulting. ITI has since grown to produce live online and on-demand courses through the ITI Learning Hub and has been recognized with numerous industry association awards for its groundbreaking virtual reality crane and equipment simulations. ITI serves thousands of customers spanning dozens of industry verticals via their offices and training centers located in the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. www.iti.com

NEW INLAND CRANE provides crane service and other related specialty services for large and small projects throughout the Northwest. Inland Crane has a committed team from top to bottom and diverse in-house equipment – enabling us to get jobs done right the first time, the company said. www.inlandcrane.com

J&R ENGINEERING, located in Mukwonago, WI, is the manufacturer of the Lift-N-Lock hydraulic boom gantry, Delta Lift rubber-tired gantry, Lift-N-Lock Crawler Transporter and other specialized lifting equipment serving the machinery moving, industrial material handling and nuclear industries. www.jrengco.com

KHL GROUP is a diversified media company and the leading supplier of international construction and power information around the world. Using its market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, e-newsletters, directories, podcasts, social media, book publishing, direct mail, list rental, exhibitions, virtual events, conferences and contract publishing. KHL publishes American Cranes & Transport and International Cranes and Specialized Transport, the official magazines of the SC&RA. www.khl.com, www.americancranesandtransport.com

LANDOLL CORPORATION (the original traveling axle creator) manufactures, designs, fabricates, finishes and markets heavy equipment trailers and a precision telehandler (operable with remote). This vertically integrated and diversified Kansas company additionally produces agricultural, OEM, government and specialized narrow and very narrow aisle forklifts. To check out the Landoll full line of traveling axles, traveling tails, detachable trailers, bottom dumps, car trailers, tags, telehandler and other specialty products visit www.landoll.com

LGH is North America’s largest single organization devoted exclusively to rental equipment to meet virtually every conceivable lifting or moving need. LGH inventories over 70,000 RFID-tagged pieces of hoisting, pulling, jacking, rigging, material handling and safety equipment. With 23 locations throughout the US and Canada, and supported by over 60 rental representatives, LGH can tool up your project. LGH also has locations in the U.K., Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. All equipment has been carefully selected by LGH for its durability, longevity and is certified following ASME/ LEEA guidelines before delivery to your jobsite. www.rentlgh.com

LIEBHERR has developed a large, continually evolving range of sophisticated products and services for more than 70 years. Practical and seasoned machines, coupled with proven engineering and high quality, ensure customer benefits in all product areas, the company said. Liebherr offers a comprehensive selection of mobile and crawler cranes with telescopic and lattice booms, as well as rough terrain cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes and piling and drilling rigs. Liebherr also manufactures one of the widest ranges of fast-erecting and top-slewing tower cranes in the world. www.liebherr.com

Sophistication, ingenuity and brute force is the combination driving LIFT SYSTEMS success in being the world leader in lifting products. A broad line of telescopic hydraulic gantries, including the renowned Power Tower boom style gantry, to the widely known Mobilift and Twinlift pick and carry equipment, Lift Systems offers a solution for any special lifting requirements. For those unique projects, Lift Systems offers custom design and build services. Gantries, mobile lifting, trailers, transporters, telescopic forklifts, load weighing systems, custom cylinders and a wide range of accessories. www.lift-systems.com

LINK-BELT CRANES designs, manufactures, sells and supports telescopic boom and lattice boom cranes for the construction industry worldwide. Link-Belt’s ever- evolving product line includes telescopic crawler, rough terrain, lattice crawler, hydraulic truck, lattice truck and all- terrain cranes. It has a strong network of domestic and international crane distributors that provide full sales and service support. www.linkbelt.com

MANITEX is a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions. Manufacturing is located in several facilities in North America and Europe, and the Company serves a broad range of customers, including commercial, military and governmental, across the world, through a dealer network. www.ManitexInternational.com

MAZZELLA COMPANIES provides lifting slings including chain, wire rope, nylon, cordage, tie-down and high-performance synthetic slings; wire rope assemblies; as well as bridge cables, crane and steel mill cables or OEM assemblies. Mazzella engineers, designs and manufactures overhead cranes, crane components, engineered lifting devices, fall protection systems and special fabricated items. The company has certified and experienced personnel including on-staff engineers, estimators, fabricators, fitters and welders. www.mazzellacompanies.com

NATIONAL INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, a member of Great American Insurance Group, is a leading provider of specialty insurance with a focus on the crane, rigging and specialized carriers industry. As an endorsed market partner, National Interstate offers the SC&RA membership a range of products including guaranteed cost and deductible programs, as well as innovative alternative risk transfer options. Established in 1989, National Interstate provides customers with customizable product offerings, exceptional service, aggressive claims handling and proactive risk management services. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries are rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. www.natl.com

NBIS (NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc.) is the premier provider of insurance and risk management for the crane, rigging and specialized transport industries, proudly serving SC&RA members as an endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for over 20 years. Combining insurance coverage, innovative risk management solutions and driven claims experts. NBIS offers unparalleled contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning before claims handling is necessary. NBIS provides coverage from “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and licensed in all 50 states. www.nbis.com

NELSON MANUFACTURING COMPANY is North America’s premier manufacturer of custom semi-trailers, boom dollies and boom launch trailers. In business since 1947, Nelson has the experience and the ingenuity to solve the most challenging transportation requirements. The company’s trailers and dollies are built to order which allows us to offer solutions to your specific needs. Nelson uses the latest technologies combined with proven designs to provide not only the most efficient and user-friendly trailers and boom dollies on the market but the most durable as well. They provide products for the crane, rigging, construction, heavy haul, over size and aerospace markets. www.nelsontrailers.com

PEERLESS INDUSTRIAL GROUP has been offering best-in-class products, innovation and custom solutions to a diverse industrial and consumer customer base for over 100 years. Peerless utilizes their exceptional design, engineering, manufacturing and quality teams, to develop products for the wide variety of markets they serve. Peerless is part of KITO Corporation’s global network providing customers access to cargo control, traction, overhead lifting, material handling, marine and hardware products. www.peerlesschain.com

PFEIFER WIRE ROPE & LIFTING TECHNOLOGY is an internationally operating, family-owned company with more than 430 years tradition in the wire rope and lifting industry. Pfeifer is an original supplier of wire rope and lifting gear to many of the world’s leading equipment manufacturers. Pfeifer’s expansive know-how, state of the art testing facility and engineering resolve, makes the foundation of the company’s philosophy of innovation. www.pfeifer.us.com

ASC/PYTHON AMERICA ropes are made in Germany including all wires and strands. Some of the company’s new Compac 35 Plus true nonrotating ropes, from 16 to 32 millimeters, are available and in stock for all truck, mobile and crawler cranes. Additionally, the company’s continuous training courses are provided throughout the country for proper installation of crane ropes. www.ascindustries.com

REDLIST is a next-generation cloud-based solution that brings operations into one full-featured software designed for and used by the best companies in the industry. By combining Field Services & Dispatch, Maintenance and Health, Safety & Environmental compliance into a single field-first solution, customers empower their team to get things done quickly and precisely, reducing the quote to invoice time, finding and resolving maintenance issues promptly, and reducing workplace incidents by accurately performing and reporting safety inspections. Find out more and schedule a demo at www.getredlist.com

RIDEWELL SUSPENSIONS engineers and manufactures custom suspension systems for the specialized transportation industry.  Ridewell also supplies drum and disc brake axles as well as air control systems. The company has served the transportation industry worldwide since 1967 and holds many patents for exclusive features that provide for low maintenance and superior ride quality. www.ridewellcorp.com

RIGGERS MANUFACTURING produces the EZLifter line of gantries that use the innovative CARL Control System to allow the ability to synchronize the lifting and travel of up to eight jack legs. The company has also incorporated the CARL Control System on all Trilifter mobile pick and carry machines. www.riggers.com

RIGGING GEAR SALES is home to North America’s largest fleet of hydraulic gantry systems and accessories. With over 100 gantry legs, over 100 lifting beams in their rental fleet, and over a half of a mile of gantry runway track, RGS has the right equipment at the right time. Other uncommon tools round out the fleet such as side shift systems, track elevation stands and their new 550-ton Rotation Station. RGS compliments their fleet of Lift Systems’ brand gantry equipment as a North American dealer for the TII Group – Scheuerle, Nicolas, Kamag brands of special transport trailers. RGS has recently added 4-axle SPMT Light special transport trailers to their sales and rental fleet. www.rgsinc.net

SKYWARD SPECIALTIES INSURANCE COMPANY, a specialty insurance carrier, brings extensive expertise to crane, rigging, millwright, equipment rental, dealer and other construction markets. As an SC&RA member Skyward offers guaranteed cost, deductible and a New Captive as product options. Customers will secure customizable product offerings, exceptional service, aggressive claims handling and proactive risk management services plus partner with experienced crane & rigging retail and wholesale agents across the country to provide easy access to these offerings. Skyward Specialties and its subsidiaries Houston Specialty and Imperium are rated “A-” (Stable) by A.M. Best Company. www.skywardinsurance.com

STERLING is a leading provider of site access services and products for general construction and renewable energy construction and delivery projects. As a site access contractor, Sterling delivers innovative matting products, combined with expert consultation and an array of turnkey services, to create exceptional value on any size project and lay the groundwork for your success. Sterling provides matting and hardwood products of all sizes and specifications. Additionally, Sterling’s TerraLam CLT is an engineered matting solution that replaces access or timber mats with a focus on saving time and money, protecting the environment, and ensuring worker safety. www.SterlingSolutions.com

TACTILEARNING is an education company dedicated to the training and safety of rigging professionals through Model Rigging Training Kits. These kits provide functional models of the same rigging equipment – such as screw pin shackles, swivel hoist rings and sorting hooks – you use on the jobsite, but sized for a classroom desktop. The desktop experience lets the trainer and trainee see and feel their way through each step of the learning process in a safe, controlled environment with a 360-degree view of the results. The company believes in not only teaching, but providing the hands-on training to get the concepts down and the details right. www.tactilearning.com

THE TADANO GROUP is a leading global manufacturer of mobile cranes and aerial work platforms driven by its core values of safety, quality, and efficiency based on compliance (C+SQE). Each and every one of Tadano’s products and services encompass these values to reinforce continuous pursuit of excellence for the world and the future through high-quality lifting equipment, the company said. Tadano’s corporate philosophy of creation, contribution and cooperation strives to foster tight-knit cooperation between people both inside and outside of the organization in order to create products, technologies and services that deliver value to the customer and to the society as a whole. To implement this corporate philosophy, Tadano’s management strategy emphasizes balanced growth for both the company and the people whose lives it affects. www.tadanoamerica.com

TALBERT MANUFACTURING manufactures a variety of heavy haul trailers and specialized transportation equipment. Located in Indiana, Talbert has been serving the transportation industry since 1938 covering commercial, government, aerospace and energy applications as well as in-plant material handling movers, manufacturing systems and processors. Talbert products include utility and tag- a-long trailers, tilt deck trailers, hydraulic slide axle/hydraulic tail trailers, low bed heavy haul trailers, extendible trailers (flats, step decks, lowbeds, hydraulic necks), spread axle trailers (East and West coast styles) and multi-axle configurations. www.talbertmfg.com

TEREX CRANES has a global footprint built upon a strong legacy in the cranes industry. From rugged rough terrain cranes, versatile tower cranes to go-anywhere pick & carry models, a Terex crane is built to be a tough and ready workhorse, the company said. Terex cranes are backed by a parts and service team with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. www.terex.com/cranes

TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, North America’s largest specialized trailer manufacturer, has been a supporting member of the SC&RA for over 35 years. Trail King engineers and manufactures dual-lane transport systems, hydraulic Schnable neck, blade hauling and custom multi-axle trailers for the wind energy industry and specialized hauling markets. Trail King strives to lead the way in the trailer industry, delivering the best trailers in the world for its customers’ success. www.trailking.com

TRAIL-EZE TRAILERS builds a variety of standard and specialized equipment trailers to help with all transportation needs, which is a result of 50 years of experience designing and producing the best the industry has to offer. Trail-Eze is a custom trailer manufacturer with a complete line of rear- loading hydraulic tail and slide axle trailers, front-loading folding goose neck and hydraulic detach trailers and high-capacity multi-axle trailers. For great craftmanship, lasting durability and promises kept, look to Trail-Eze. www.traileze.com

TRANSMASTER TRAILERS/MASTER SOLUTIONS designs, engineers and manufactures various types of premium, custom trailers. TransMaster Trailers offers specialized multi-axle steering dollies, perimeter frames, extendables, high-capacity steering trailers, jeeps, heavy-duty step-decks, detachable gooseneck lowboys, counter-weight trailers, wind energy trailers, beam systems and much more. TransMaster Trailers is dedicated to designing innovative hauling solutions to satisfy a customer’s specific needs, manufacturing a high-quality product that is robust and reliable, and providing continued, industry-leading customer support. www.mastersi.com

TRANSPORT PRODUCTS AND SERVICE ENTERPRISES, INC. is a woman owned premier supplier of heavy lift transporters, hydraulic trailers, industrial elevators, parts and accessories from manufacturers such as Scheuerle, Kamag, Nicolas, Auwarter, A2C, Electroelsa, Mouvers and others. TPSE services a variety of industries including heavy transport, aerospace, energy, commercial marine and shipbuilding, concrete, millwright, construction, metallurgy, rail and more. TPSE is a go-to source for the most recognized products and services throughout these marketplaces and around the world. www.TPSEINC.com

TRANSWORLD MANUFACTURING has been specializing in street legal crane transportation since 1946. The company was the first to introduce the direct-to-boom dolly mount and the articulating boom dolly. Transworld’s market understanding comes from its history as a crane owner. The company is constantly improving its crane accessory products to help customers become safer and more efficient. Transworld specializes in boom dollies, spreader bars and custom hauling solutions. www.twm-usa.com

U.S. CARGO CONTROL is the source for equipment for hauling, rigging, towing, lifting and moving all kinds of cargo. Specializing in the cargo control, rigging and lifting, and moving supplies industries, they offer thousands of products online and welcome custom orders and special requests. In-house manufacturing capabilities include custom tie-down straps, lifting slings, flatbed tarps and cargo nets. Located in the Midwest, they offer superior customer service, a knowledgeable sales team, fast delivery and free shipping on orders over $199. www.uscargocontrol.com

USI INSURANCE SERVICES began in 1994 with a single office of $6.5 million of revenue and 40 associates. Today, USI is approaching $2 billion in revenue with more than 8,000 associates in approximately 200 offices across the country. USI has served over 500,000 clients meeting their property & casualty, employee benefit, personal risk and retirement needs nationwide. USI has than 150 years of consulting and brokerage experience through acquired agencies, with local offices dating back in their communities as far as the late 1800s. www.usi.com

VISUAL DISPATCH developed by Senarc Systems is a resource management software solution for the crane and rigging industry. Capabilities include quoting, scheduling, dispatching, eTickets, safety, payroll, invoicing, accounting integration, preventive maintenance and extensive reporting. Over the years Visual Dispatch has advanced as a powerful tool to handle the growing needs of any size company and the requirements of the industry. www.senarc.com

For more than 30 years, WHECO CORPORATION has been providing repair and restoration services to the crane, lifting and aerial industry. WHECO provides full, turn-key repairs including fabrication, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and painting services. WHECO prides itself on being able to provide OSHA, Cal-OSHA, ANSI, AWS and OEM compliant repairs. WHECO operates from its complete service centers in Richland, WA; Seattle, WA; Santa Fe Springs, CA; Aiken, SC, and Portland, OR. www.wheco.com

WIKA MOBILE CONTROL (WMC) provides operator aids, control systems and sensors including load moment indicators, wireless/wired load, angle and anti-two block systems for lifting equipment. WMC will present the qSCALE Ix load moment indicator as well as the qSCALE maestro LMI upgrade solution which upgrades DS150G, DS350G/GW and existing maestro systems. Also on display will be consoles, controls and sensors that can be used in any application from monitoring standard to custom control solutions. These systems and sensors meet OEM and retrofit requirements in lifting applications. www.wika-mc.com

WIRECO WORLDGROUP is the world leader in manufacturing, engineering and distributing wire rope, wire rope assemblies and high tensile synthetic rope products. WireCo markets solutions for crane and rigging applications under CASAR, Oliveira and Union Wire Rope. Their products are backed by years of advanced engineering and experience solving problems side-by-side with customers. www.wireco.com

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