Crane Solutions

Comprehensive crane solutions customized to the unique needs and challenges of your application.


Whether lifting molten metal in a steel production facility or utilizing a full crane system in automotive production, Columbus McKinnon's crane solutions can help. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-tech crane controls, components, wire rope hoists, crane kits and automation technology, we are your one-stop source for complete intelligent lifting systems. 

We are the trusted crane experts, combining the power of industry-leading brands, such as Magnetek, STAHL CraneSystems, Unified Industries and Yale. Working together, our high-quality components, "smart" control products and best-in-class engineered services allow us to provide custom-built solutions for the applications and challenges that are important to you.

As applications continue to change and the need for smart, automated technology increases, we'll continue to rely on our unique expertise to develop new and innovative crane solutions.

Columbus McKinnon Crane Kits

With a comprehensive portfolio of high-tech crane controls, components, wire rope hoists, and automation technology, we provide everything you need for a complete intelligent lifting system. Our crane components and technology are specially designed to work together for optimal performance, easy integration, and quick installation.

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Automated Systems

At Columbus McKinnon, we are dedicated to accelerating innovation and expanding our portfolio of automation and diagnostic solutions. One way we are doing this is through the development of intelligent automation solutions for new and existing cranes. See how our technology is helping to create the smart cranes of the future.

Our automated crane systems are designed to improve safety, uptime and productivity in your facility. Not only does crane automation technology allow you to build safety right into equipment with no-fly zones and off-center pick prevention, it also provides you with real-time data and information that enables you to improve operational efficiency and make smarter decisions, faster.

Explore Our Crane Automation Systems

Columbus McKinnon’s Unified and Magnetek brands bring more than 20 years of experience in delivering automated systems to the automotive industry. Our high-technology solutions are featured throughout the automotive manufacturing process, including ergonomic and autonomous workstations like ProPath™ and Intelli-Guide™.

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Featured Brands

With a family of trusted global brands, Columbus McKinnon products leverage our company’s rich history of industrial manufacturing to revolutionize the future of lifting and motion control.

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When you need quality and performance in a wire rope hoist, turn to the Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK. Precision engineered with industry-leading technology and safety, these hoists are built for reliable operation, high efficiency and long service life.

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The revolutionary ProPath workstation crane combines industry-leading Enclosed Track Aluminum (ETA) rail with “smart” semi- or fully automated material handling technology to maximize the performance and safety of your operations.

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Corporate Sustainability

Columbus McKinnon, it’s our goal to ensure our culture lives up to the highest standards for how we treat each other, our customers, and our global communities. We are committed to measuring our success and being purposefully transparent with our stakeholders.


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