Crane Manufacturers, Associations Support Crane & Rigging Conference

Maximum Capacity Media, Fort Dodge, Iowa, has announced that crane manufacturers Liebherr-Werk Ehingen and Kobelco Cranes North America are Associate Sponsors of the Crane and Rigging Conference, to be held May 26-27, 2010, in Houston, Texas.

Liebherr and Kobelco join Event Partners Crane Inspection and Certification Bureau, Orlando, Fla., and Bishop Lifting Products, Houston, in sponsoring the event. Other sponsorships are available. 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), the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP), the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR), and the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT).

“The support of these organizations lends a professionalism and expertise to the conference that would not be possible without their participation. 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,” said Guy Ramsey, president and publisher of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane Hot Line magazine.

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