Harrington Hoists, Inc. is pleased to announce Approved Training for ETCP Renewal Credits

ETCP-logo_rec-bevel-tag1Harrington’s most recent addition to their training courses is an ETCP (Entertainment Technician Certification Program) recognized training program on their TNER Theatrical Electric Chain Hoists. The program consists of an eight hour inspection and repair training course intended for ETCP certified riggers and electricians. This course covers inspection, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting our TNER hoists. Continue reading



KITO Americas, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire PEERLESS Industrial Group from WESTVIEW CAPITAL PARTNERS II, L. P. by purchasing all the shares of PEERLESS Industrial Group, INC. The share transfer of PEERLESS shall be executed subject to the terms and conditions in the Stock Purchase Agreement. KITO Americas, Inc. currently operates Harrington Hoists, Inc. and KITO Canada businesses in North America and is the largest subsidiary of the of Japan. KITO is listed on the Tokyo Stock exchange (TSE1) under the stock ticker 6409. Continue reading

Certified Slings and Supply Named Charter Member of Harrington Hoists & Cranes Gold Club

Harrington Hoists & Cranes recognized Certified Slings and Supply for its brand education and sales volume with charter membership to its Gold Club. Gold Club status notes Certified Slings’ dedication and work to help grow the Harrington brand.

Certified Slings & Supply is a family owned business that enjoys more than 80 years of combined expertise in custom rigging, overhead lifting, load securement, and is a national leading contractor and supplies provider. Its clients range from theme parks to utilities, mining companies, government and contractors.

“We believe in the quality and durability of Harrington Hoists and we daily share that information with our clients throughout Florida and internationally,” Certified Slings’ CEO Doug Worswick said. “We’re pleased to join an elite membership established by Harrington, a company which we have known as a trusted manufacturer.” Continue reading

Harrington Hoists, Inc. Releases AL Series (Ex) Certified Spark Resistant And Lube Free Air Hoists

AirHoist-SparkFree-6848-P1Harrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their new AL Series air hoists which are certified spark resistant to the EU ATEX Directive which is a stringent European safety standard for spark resistant compliance in industrial hoists.

The AL series hoists are designed to be used in explosive atmospheres that require features that reduce the risk of spark to ATEX level (Ex) II 2GD c T5 IIB T100°. These hoists are also suitable for applications where a clean environment is a necessity because they can operate completely dry leaving no lubrication in the exhaust air which is a requirement in certain food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. AL Series hoists can also operate with oil, if the application permits, for longer vane life. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Win Best Supporting Role in Stage Craft Technology

MANHEIM, PA–(Marketwired – Apr 22, 2014) – Theatrical hoists, (aka concert hoists or motors), are a critical component of traveling entertainment events where stage building and rigging of lighting systems, audio, or video effects are essential to a show’s success. This concert seasons’ biggest news is the TNER Theatrical hoist from Harrington Hoists, Inc., which is revolutionizing the lifting process at entertainment venues across America. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Promotes Lussow to VP Business Development

BretHarrington Hoists Inc., recently announced the promotion of Bret Lussow from Business Development Sales Manager to Vice President Business Development.

Lussow has 16 years of combined service at Harrington Hoists, Inc., starting in 1998 as a Territory Sales Representative for the company in Wisconsin and the U.P. of Michigan. He later held the positions of Powered Product Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager and in 2007 relocated to Manheim, PA to become Business Development Sales Manager. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists, Inc. Announces the Winner of their Outstanding Distributor of the Year award

image001Harrington Hoists, Inc. is excited to announce Delta Rigging & Tools as the winner of their 2012 Outstanding Distributor of the Year award.

Harrington’s Outstanding Distributor of the Year is selected on various criteria. Winners must be a top performing company with positive growth and be a dedicated partner. Harrington Sales Representatives begin the process by nominating one distributor in their territory by submitting a summary on all aspects of their nominee’s growth and activities related to Harrington Hoists, Inc. Harrington management then evaluates the nominations and reviews the sales numbers against the previous year to select the winner of the fiscal year Outstanding Distributor of the Year Award. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists, Inc. Goes Mobile

Harrington Hoists, Inc. creates new mobile technology and proudly introduces their Harrington Mobile APP.

Harrington Mobile is the quickest way to find all of Harrington’s market leading products including images, descriptions, individual product specifications and dimensions, and outline drawings on your mobile device. There are also links to Harrington’s full web site, social media and contact information in the application. Users of Harrington Mobile can now conveniently get all the information they need while traveling or on a sale or service call. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists, Inc. Presents TNER Series Theatrical Chain Hoists

3 quarter front view of 1 ton concert hoistHarrington Hoists, Inc. proudly introduces their TNER Series Theatrical Chain Hoists. Their long history and understanding of customer needs has positioned Harrington Hoists, Inc. as the industrial hoist market leader in the United States. Their next exciting step was to address the diverse needs of the theatrical and entertainment markets. These full featured, three phase electric hoists, provide reliable performance for use in theaters, concert halls, convention arenas, stadiums and studios. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Unveils NER Electric Chain Hoists with Smart Limit Option

ER2ModB-1Ton-Motion-P3Harrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their NER electric chain hoists with a new Smart Limit option. These hoists are available in dual speed capacities from 1/8 Ton through 5 Ton and will be used in applications that require precise lifting, lowering and stopping and for delicate or fragile loads.

The Smart Limit feature allows the hoist operator to program upper and lower smart limit positions directly at the hoist pendant, eliminating the typical production downtime that occurs when the adjusting of geared limits must be done inside a hoist body. Additionally, the hoist is equipped with a soft stop feature within the Smart Limit that slows the hook down as it approaches each limit for smooth and precise positioning.

Harrington’s NER Smart Limit electric chain hoist has all of the top quality features of Harrington’s standard NER three phase, dual speed electric chain hoists such as “The Guardian” Smart Brake Technology –  a failsafe maintenance-free brake with a 10 year warranty, extreme duty 60 minute rated motor and a completely sealed hoist body suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Discusses the new RHN Heavy Duty Wire Rope Hoists

Overhead heavy duty wire rope hoists and crane systems have advanced to new levels of technology, extending the life of the equipment, increasing safety and ease of operation. In the past, these products had the function of simple up or down lifting, but product life span was cut short by overheated motors, overloaded capacity or operator abuse. Modern and intelligent engineering has now reversed the short life span for wire rope hoists and increased its production capabilities. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists, Inc. Launches Food Grade Electric Chain Hoists

silo od 2 ton single speed hoist used for the food industryHarrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their new line of Food Grade electric chain hoists known as the NER-FG Series. These hoists are available in capacities from 1/4 Ton through 2 Ton and are offered in standard single speed and under-the-cover, variable frequency drive, dual speed. Food Grade hoists can easily be coupled with Harrington’s push, geared or motorized trolleys and are intended for use in any facility where incidental contact with product is a concern. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Introduces HSC Grade 100 Sling Chain

CS100Harrington Hoists, Inc., recently released super strong Grade 100 Sling Chain, which is used to make chain slings when appropriate sling fittings are attached. Typical applications requiring sling chain are those involving the lifting of heavy loads or repetitive lifting situations in construction, foundries, steel mills, and heavy machining processes.Harrington Grade 100 Sling Chain is durable, flexible and will tolerate a wide range of temperatures. Continue reading

Harrington Hoists Expands Manufacturing and Assembly to Elizabethtown, PA

Harrington Hoists, Inc., recently leased 97,000 square feet of commercial property in the Elizabethtown PA Conewago Industrial Park. The company will occupy the space in early December and hopes to be fully operational by May 2013.  The company has begun to hire new people to begin operations at this facility. Additional workers will be hired after operations begin in April of 2013.

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Industrial Lever Hoist Freewheeling Load Drop Danger: New Concerns for Plant Safety Managers

Industrial plant safety managers have growing concerns about lever hoist freewheeling under light loads in hoist brands that don’t provide absolute safeguards. Lever hoists are widely used in all levels of commercial and industrial applications as primary lifting solutions. Continue reading