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Electric Chain Hoists, Ratchet Hoists, Chain Motors and More

Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) designs and manufactures electric chain hoists, ratchet hoists, chain motors and other rigging products suitable for a wide range of rigging applications. All products comply with national and international regulations for safe work practices.

Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer of motion control products, technologies, systems and services that efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position and secure materials.

CM-ET electric chain motors, ratchet hoists, and chain and rigging products are recognised in venues throughout the world. Since 1955, the CM Lodestar electric chain motor has been trusted by generations of users for its consistent operation and long-life for years.

Chain Hoist Builds & Servicing

We have an in-house department dedicated to the assembly of newly built Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Lodestar and Prostar electric chain hoists. In addition to assembly, we offer inspection, repair, servicing and certification for Lodestars, Prostars, manual chain hoists, fall arrest blocks, wind-up stands and other associated rigging products.

Columbus McKinnon products can be found in a wide variety of applications including Touring & Live Events, TV, Film & Studio, Theatre, Architectural and Corporate Events to name but a few.