About Columbus McKinnon

With a history spanning almost 150 years, Columbus McKinnon has become a global leader in intelligent motion solutions for material handling. Our high-quality brands, such as STAHL CraneSystems, Yale, Pfaff-silberblau, Dorner, Magnetek, CM and Duff-Norton, work together to move the world forward and improve lives. Whether it’s increasing safety or improving productivity, our intelligent motion technology is hard at work worldwide.

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A Global Organisation

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Columbus McKinnon’s global footprint includes offices and manufacturing facilities across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Oceania.

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  • 50+ Countries With Our Products
  • 3000+ Employees Worldwide
  • 19 Brands Accross The Globe
  • 150+ Years Experience

Our Mission

We provide expert, professional-grade solutions and products, building the trust of customers by solving their high-value problems.


Our Vision

To become the global leader in safe and productive intelligent motion solutions.​

Our Values

Our six values drive everything we do at Columbus McKinnon.


Connect Safety To Everything You Do

Take personal responsibility. Care for our people. Build products everyone can trust.

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Be Easy To Do Business With

Focus on the customer. Listen. Simplify.

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Deliver On Your Commitments

Aim for greatness. Do your best. Hold yourself accountable.

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Think Differently

Be proactive with ideas. Ask questions. Be part of the solution.


Win As A Team

Embrace diversity. Respect each other. Celebrate success.

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Act With Integrity

Do the right thing. Extend trust. Appreciate differences.

Life At Columbus McKinnon

At Columbus McKinnon, what you build matters. Encouraging growth and teamwork, Columbus McKinnon strives to foster a diverse workforce of engineers, designers, application experts, business leaders, and much more. When you join Columbus McKinnon, you join an organization focused on innovative solutions, strong relationships and helping you create a well-rounded career.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

We are more devoted than ever to ESG efforts and corporate responsibility. We are making significant investments in our people and systems to enable meaningful progress in areas including, environmental stewardship, safety, workplace diversity and inclusion, connecting with our communities, and our governance processes. 

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CMCO In The Community

Columbus McKinnon associates are committed to making a difference in their local communities. Whether it's raising money for local homeless shelters through long-term fundraising activities, taking part in dog walks to support the SPCA or coming together to help make a child's wish come true, we are committed to supporting community outreach. Our associates are always looking for ways to give back to our communities year after year -- it's just part of the way we do business.

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Professional Associations

Columbus McKinnon maintains active membership in a variety of national and international organizations in order to play an active role in supporting the future of our industry.

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Columbus McKinnon ISO 9001 Certified Facilities

At Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), quality is an integral part of everything we do. Our customers can be confident they’ll receive consistent quality from the CMCO family of brands from design and production to installation and service.