Crane Manufacturers Association of America releases Buyer’s Guide Companion

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For Top Running Bridge & Gantry Multiple Girder Cranes and Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), an affiliate of MHI, released a Buyer’s Guide Companion for Top Running Bridge and Gantry Multiple Girder Cranes as well as Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes.

The Buyer’s Guide Companion provides guidance about the proper selection of crane and hoist systems and covers various issues such as a system’s terminology and usage. It was developed to offer information to parties selecting and purchasing cranes or hoist systems.

The Buyer’s Guide Companion is available for download at

For more information, visit or contact Hal Vandiver at

About the Crane Manufacturers Association of America

Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc. (CMAA) is an independent trade association affiliated with MHI. CMAA traces its roots to the Electric Overhead Crane Institute, known as EOCI, which was founded in 1927 by leading crane manufacturers of that time to promote the standardization of cranes as well as uniform quality and performance. The voluntary association was incorporated as the Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc. in 1955. Member Companies, representing the industry leaders in the overhead crane industry, serve the United States market from operations based in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

About MHI?

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling and logistics industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product-specific Industry Groups. The association sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.

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