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the leading brand in Europe for standard manual hoists

As early as 1877, Yale produced the first cylindrical pulley with a load pressure brake – a design principle that is still used today. In 1936, the hoist production in Velbert began production of the world-famous ZUGHUB.®

Delivered ready for use, the devices are used worldwide in a wide variety of industrial and commercial sectors: construction, mechanical engineering, transport, energy & water management, petroleum & gas and paper production.

The application-oriented range and all innovative new and further developments of Yale products continue to raise the bar in terms of quality, reliability and safety. The wide range of products includes hoists, cable spring hoists and cranes, load handling equipment and weighing technology, hydraulic tools, heavy-duty chassis, industrial trucks, textile slings and load securing.


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About us

COLUMBUS McKINNON Industrial Products GmbH is known for a market and quality-oriented business and product policy.

Columbus McKINNON Industrial Products GmbH is characterized by strong product brands and Europe's leading market position in the field of standard manual hoists.


Historical highlights

The registered trademark Yale® goes back to Linus Yale jr.

1868 – Linus Yale Jr. invents the cylinder lock and establishes together with Henry R. Towne a factory in Stamford / Connecticut for mass production.

1877 – Yale produces the first hand chain hoist with load pressure brake. The design principle of this brake is today used worldwide for almost all manual hoists.

1904 – Yale establishes its first sales offices in Germany, England and France.

1927 – Concentration of production and sales in Velbert.

2011 – Change of name from Yale Industrial Products GmbH in Columbus McKinnon Industrial Products GmbH.

2013 – New headquarter for Columbus McKinnon Industrial Products GmbH in Wuppertal.



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100D Pasir Panjang Road, Meissa #05-01
Singapore 118520

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