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Brakes 101

In his latest contribution to the popular thought leadership column ‘The Insider’ published in Lift & Hoist International (LHI) magazine. Mike Sparks, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, guides purchasing decision makers on brake selection. Not with commercial intent, but to authenticate this guidance, it’s important to state at the outset that my […]

Why Bubenzer Blogs

Having signed as a guest columnist with a leading lifting industry trade journal, Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, explains why content marketing is key to engaging target audiences. Pick up a good trade magazine; it’ll contain editorial content and advertisements. It might also include advertorials (never my favorite read), classified […]

Lessons in Liability

In the third of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift and Hoist International (LHI), Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC comments on why you should always adhere to manufacturers’ recommendations. Undoubtedly, we live in a litigious society here in the U.S. There is a tendency therefore to talk about […]

The Specialist

In the second of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift and Hoist International (LHI), Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, urges purchasing decision makers to consider the benefits of sourcing from specialist manufacturers. They felt like slippers. I was on my way to a steel mill and I knew […]

A Brake from the Norm

In the first of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift & Hoist International LHI, Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, advises high-end manufacturers looking to diversify and apply a product to a new marketplace.           Many components in the industrial world can be applied […]

Steel the Show

Camron Ghanemi makes a long-awaited return to the blogosphere as the vice president of Ace World Companies looks forward to this month’s (May) Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition. It’s been a while since I penned a blog—we’ve been handing the baton around the company’s thought leaders—but it’s timely to interject on the cusp […]

Holding Sway

The automotive sector is driving uptake of the latest overhead crane anti-sway technology—and others should follow, says Khalid Sorensen, chief technology officer at PaR Systems and Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies.         Watch someone at the strings of a marionette puppet; he or she is a picture […]

Give us a Brake

Industry should look closer at crane brakes, says Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies, and Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA. This blog doesn’t set out to dumb down or simplify electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane brakes; there are inherent complexities to the subject matter. However, we do suggest that […]

Overhead Cranes: The Right Amount of Technology

Don’t get distracted by whistles and bells, warns Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies.   Many readers of this blog will no doubt play golf on a regular basis. Those golfers will all know someone at their club or course that has got way more clubs, equipment and apparel than their […]

How to Avoid Overhead Crane Failure

For companies requiring overhead lifting operations, taking steps to avoid crane failure is critical to ensuring the safety of workers and overall efficiency of operations. No matter the specific industry or type of job site, taking a number of simple precautions can greatly reduce the risk of overhead crane failure. Before operators use cranes, technicians should inspect […]