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Why Is My Engineered Lifting Device So Big and Heavy?

In a video series that allows us to answer questions directly from our customers, the question on the table today is probably one of the most common questions we receive: “Why is my engineered lifting device so big and heavy?”

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Tom Bina is a Project Engineer with Progressive Crane out of our office in Cleveland, Ohio. He’s here to address some of the questions you have about the industry regulations that affect the design of below-the-hook lifting devices.

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