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                                            a check for $25,000 to the Children of   of the campaign was raised further by
                                            Fallen Patriots Foundation at the com-  a weekly photo competition where end
                                            pany’s warehouse in Arlington, Texas.   users submitted an image of an applica-
                                            The donation was raised via sales of its   tion featuring a wire rope clip.
                                            popular wire rope clips.             “The Crosby Rigging for  the Troops
                                              The Foundation serves  to provide   campaign was a tremendous success,”
                                            college scholarships  and educational   said Desel.  “We sincerely  appreciate
                                            counseling  to military children  who   our valued business partners and users
                                            have lost a parent in the line of duty.   of Crosby products for showing their
                                            After government programs the aver-  support  by choosing  Crosby  clips  and
                                            age shortfall in college funding for a   helping build awareness of this impor-
                                            child  of  a veteran  that was  killed  or   tant cause through social media.”
                                            wounded in service is $25,000.  Sup-  Crosby paid tribute to campaign spon-
                                            ported by its loyal distributors, Crosby   sors  in  three  military-themed  tiers—
         LEEA Celebrates 75 years at LiftEx 2019.
                                            donated a portion  of each  clip  sale to   General: ALP Industries Inc.; Bishop
         continued from page 40             the honorable cause.               Lifting  Products  Inc.;  Certified  Slings
         companies such as Atlas Winch & Hoist   With a U.S. manufacturing foot-  & Supply; Crane Hot Line (media spon-
         Services, Carl Stahl Evita, George Tay-  print that includes  plants in Texas,   sor); Holloway Houston Inc.; Hanes Sup-
         lor  Lifting  Gear,  Hird  (UK),  Modulift,   Oklahoma,  and Arkansas,  Crosby’s   ply  Inc.;  John  Sakash  Company  Inc.;
         Petersen  Stainless  Rigging,  Reid  Lift-  involvement  with  the  country’s  mili-  Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company;
         ing, REMA, Rope and Sling Specialists,   tary stretches back to the company’s   Mazzella Companies; Nelson Wire Rope;
         Speedy / Lloyds British, Sumner Manu-  earliest days, supplying shackles, wire   Peak Trading Corp.; West Coast Wire
         facturing, Tiger Lifting and Van Beest.   rope clips and other hardware for all   Rope & Rigging Inc. Major: Commercial
         Visitors interested in lifting bags will   branches of the military. Today, more   Group Lifting Products; Fulcrum Lift-
         make a beeline to the stands of Pinpoint   than 50 Veterans work  in the com-  ing; Indusco; Industrial Wire Rope Sup-
         Manufacturing and Unique Group. Co-  pany’s facilities. Crosby is an active   ply Company Inc.; Tri-State Wire Rope.
         dipro will be showing lifting rings.  supporter of charitable causes,  dem-  Captain: Brown Perkins Inc.; Gulf Coast
           Chains,  ropes and accessories  will   onstrated by partnerships with United   Marine Supply; Rockford Rigging Inc.
         be featured by companies including   Way and disaster relief campaigns.  Approximately 20,000 children have
         Brindley Chains, Hendrik Veder Group   Robert Desel,  Crosby chief  com-  lost an active duty parent in the mili-
         (HVG),  Latch  and  Batchelor,  Talurit,   mercial  officer,  said:  “When  we  first   tary over the last 35 years. Of those,
         Crosby, Sahm Splice,  Tensology and   learned about the Children of Fallen   97% of casualties are men, leaving be-
         William Hackett. There will be slings   Patriots Foundation from retired Gen-  hind  single  mothers  to  care  for  their
         from Slingmax Rigging Solutions  and   eral  David Petraeus  in  2018, and the   families, and 60% report having trou-
         Suhbo Industrial Co.               important role they play in the lives of   ble making ends meet. The foundation
           Exhibitors  displaying height  safety   military families, we knew we wanted   said that $500m is needed nationwide
         equipment include Checkmate, Del-  to back this cause.”               to  cover  the  gap between  government
         phini, SafetyLiftinGear, and Spanset   From April through June, 2019, Cros-  assistance and the actual cost of a de-
         Group.  There  will be load monitoring   by donated a portion of every U.S. wire   gree.
         equipment from Straightpoint and Dy-  rope clip sale. Supported by dealers, end   For  more information  about The
         namic Load Monitoring,  while  Cable-  users and other industry representa-  Crosby Group,  visit their webiste at
         trail and Certags  are the stands for   tives, many of whom were in attendance   www.thecrosbygroup.com.
         product identification.            as the check was presented, the profile            More News on page 46
           Probst  Handling  Equipment will  be
         showing materials handling products
         while Rapid Response Solutions will be
         for those interested in machine mov-
         ing. Worlifts will be showing tools.
           IT  solutions  include  Asset  manage-
         ment from CoreRFID for asset manage-
         ment and Motion Software for inspection.
         Training will be on offer from Industrial
         Training International (ITI) and trade
         associations will be represented by the
         Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)
         and, of course, LEEA (The Lifting Equip-
         ment Engineers Association).
           For further  information on LiftEx
         2019 visit www.liftex.org.

         Crosby Donates $25,000 to
         Children of Fallen Patriots
         Foundation
           The  Crosby Group,  LLC, the global
         leader in lifting, rigging, and mate-  Tyler Overcash, development operations coordinator, Fallen Patriots; Alyssa Hill, scholarship
         rial handling hardware has presented   administrator, Fallen Patriots; and Robert Desel, CCO, Crosby.

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