As part of their current corporate emphasis on the development and introduction of new lines of below-the-hook lifting devices, TANDEMLOC, Inc. of Havelock, NC is pleased to announce the appointment of Randall Hoeft as a Design Engineer. Mr. Hoeft brings more than 26 years of “below-the-hook” design and problem solving experience. He will be the principal staffer and office manager of the new TANDEMLOC product design office opening soon in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Randy will report to New Product Development Manager Jon Lamrouex, who is a 35-year industry veteran with extensive engineering and management experience. Mr. Lamrouex has led the 2-year effort in designing the new lines of below-the-hook lifting devices from his position in North Carolina.
In Wisconsin, Mr. Hoeft will begin the further expansion of the company new product development initiative and will provide a geographic presence intended to be helpful in the service of industry and lifting products customers. The product expansion of below-the-hook devices to date includes pallet (skid) lifters, coil hooks from 0.5 to 50-ton capacities, pipe grabs and combo lifters for crane/forklift attachment which, like all TANDEMLOC lifters, are proof-tested to 125% of capacity before release to the user.