Peter Kerrick


Peter Kerrick, a mechanical engineer, has been associated with the overhead material-handling industry his entire working career, including 25 years with P&H Morris Material Handling, and since 2003, as vice president of Bushman AvonTec in Butler, Wis. At Bushman he is responsible for corporate sales. Kerrick has held elected offices with the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), the Hoist Manufacturers Institute, and has served on several association service committees. The following article is excerpted from a presentation made by Kerrick on behalf of CMAA at ProMat 2009, Chicago, Ill.