Crane Manufacturer, Associations Support Crane & Rigging Conference

Maximum Capacity Media, Fort Dodge, Iowa, has announced that crane manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Ehingen is an Associate Sponsor of the Crane & Rigging Conference, to be held May 26-27, 2010, in Houston, Texas.

Liebherr joins Event Partners Crane Inspection and Certification Bureau, Orlando, Fla., and Bishop Lifting Products, Houston, in sponsoring the event. Other sponsorships are available for lunch, breakfast, or cocktail events, as well as for conference materials. For information, contact Mark Bridger, director of business development at (480) 231-9672 or

Several industry professional groups have also stepped in as supporting organizations for the conference. They are the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP), the Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA), and the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP).

“The support of these organizations lends a professionalism and expertise to the conference that would not be possible without their participation,” said Guy Ramsey, president and publisher of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane Hot Line magazine. “Their involvement supports our goal of working together with many players in the crane and rigging market for the betterment of the industry as a whole. Attendees will benefit from the opportunity to network with key leaders during the event.”