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August 1, 1977

Jim Doty completes his first service order for Manchester Steel, founding Expert Crane and beginning our 40 year long history of “Service with Integrity.”

1983

Expert Crane purchases the Cleveland Beacon product line, stepping into the manufacturing side of overhead cranes.

1984

Expert Crane partners with R&M as a Master Distributor and expands into a larger facility.

1989

The Beacon product line was sold and Expert Crane restructured their business plan around service.

1991

Expert Crane purchases Southside Service.

June 1994

The Excel “DX” product line is released, offering a custom engineered product with minimal downtime, readily available parts at a fraction of the maintenance cost of the competition.

Expert Crane expands into their Cleveland Headquarters and purchases Akron Crane and Conveyer.

1999

Expert Crane purchased Overhead Crane and Service Corp.

2002

Expert Crane releases intelligent tandem control panel offering additional operational safety features.

April 2014

Expert Crane expands to the current 50,000 square foot facility at 5755 Grant Avenue in Cuyahoga Hts., OH.

2015

Expert Crane releases the TX product line, offering a solution for our customers between the DX platform and packaged hoists.

2016

Expert Crane releases the MX product line, offering a single girder solution following the heavy duty ideals of its predecessors.

Expert Crane releases a “Basic” version of its control panel offering the same safety features in a more cost effective package.