Thoughts and ideas from T&M Cranes

  • Preparation checklist for crane installation in Griffith
    November 4, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    T&M Cranes is an overhead crane service provider offering crane installation in Griffith and other locations, and we know from experience that there are a lot of steps and pieces of this project to consider before getting started.

  • Pros and cons of Merriville, Indiana crane rebuilds
    November 4, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    At T&M Cranes, we’ve spent a lot of time installing and repairing cranes. If you’re looking for a company specializing in crane rebuilds in Merriville, Indiana, the information in this post may be helpful to you.

  • Tips for crane runway modification in Merrillville (and why consider them)
    September 28, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Cranes often have a long lifespan, which is great because replacing one every few years would be incredibly expensive and not at all cost-efficient. However, technology continues to improve year over year while your old crane sits in your facility. This...

  • 5 signs your hoist and crane in Indianapolis needs repairs
    September 28, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    A properly functioning hoist and crane are crucial for safety and productivity in your work environment. As your crane starts to show signs of wear, you must be aware of what needs to be done to remedy the situation.

  • Why a crane load test is essential for every business in Crown Point
    August 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Operating a crane is a big task for anybody. There are myriad safety precautions that need to be taken as the loads are dangerously heavy and the equipment is extremely powerful. This is part of the reason it’s essential for every business that operates...

  • What kind of crane do you need in Indianapolis? Advice from your crane service
    August 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Cranes are an invaluable asset for many companies that regularly need to move heavy loads throughout a warehouse and in a loading bay. However, there are so many different kinds that it can be difficult to know exactly which is right for your company. A...

  • How companies benefit from crane modernization in Crown Point
    July 8, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    As your crane ages, it gets to be more and more out of date. To make sure that you’re getting the most you can out of a crane, you can either replace it or modernize it.

  • 6 reasons you need emergency crane repair and maintenance in Merrillville, Indiana
    July 8, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Any time you’re working with heavy equipment, it’s important that it’s properly maintained or repaired as quickly as possible to avoid further damage or injury.

  • Our OSHA inspection checklist: How to pass your inspection
    June 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Your employees’ safety and working conditions should always be prioritized. Entities like the OSHA ensure employees are taken care of. However, a visit from a compliance officer can still cause inordinate stress. That’s why an OSHA inspection checklist is so crucial. At T&M Cranes, we’ve been helping companies pass OSHA inspections since 1974. Our 24/7 service and tailored solutions ensure both you and your employees are taken care of.

    Here’s our OSHA inspection checklist.

  • 3 overlooked benefits of T&M overhead cranes in Indianapolis
    June 14, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    In business, if you’re not getting better, you’re getting worst. However, determining where to make critical improvements can be difficult. The most beneficial yet oft-ignored improvement to make in Indianapolis is installing overhead cranes. At T&M we’re the leading crane manufacturer, installer, and repairer. Family-owned and operated since 1974, our unrivaled 24/7 service means we always pick up the phone like your most trusted kin. Your success is our success.

    Here are 3 overlooked benefits of overhead cranes.

  • Things to Look for in an Overhead Crane Operator
    June 5, 2021 at 9:30 PM

    As important as the equipment in your facility are the people you hire to operate it. Hiring a qualified, dedicated overhead crane operator safeguards your employees, materials, and products.

  • Tips to Keep Crane Parts Functioning in Great Condition
    May 29, 2021 at 9:30 PM

    Your warehouse crane is the backbone of your business. Reliable and safe parts and material movement is crucial to your workflow. That’s why it’s vital to keep your crane’s parts and functions running smoothly.

  • Should I use overhead cranes or monorail cranes in Indiana?
    April 30, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    When it comes to efficiency and functionality in your facility, it’s important to get the right equipment for the job. At T&...

  • How to prepare for OSHA inspections
    April 30, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    No matter how prepared you feel you are, OSHA inspections can be stressful. It seems that there’s always something that should have been in place that isn’t or a minute detail that has been overlooked. You can be prepared for OSHA inspections with the h...

  • Need Your Crane Repaired? We Provide Crane Replacement Parts
    April 4, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Our specialists can put an end to your downtime immediately with the right crane replacement parts.

  • What to Consider When Upgrading Your Overhead Cranes in Michigan City
    April 4, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    T&M Cranes has been providing crane repair and upgrades for decades, so we can share a few crucial details you’ll need to keep in mind as you upgrade your overhead cranes in Michigan City.

  • What is Harrington Hoists?
    February 26, 2021 at 12:00 AM

    If you’re considering buying or upgrading lifting equipment, the name Harrington Hoists is one you’re certain to come across. At T&M Cranes, that’s just one of the manufacturers whose equipment we offer.

  • Signs that You Need a Crane Repair Service
    February 26, 2021 at 12:00 AM

    Keeping your crane in the best condition helps you maximize its efficiency and the safety of your workers. But sometimes you only realize that something’s going wrong when the issue has become severe, causing a disruption in your business and high repair costs.

  • Why Your Business Should Partner with T&M Cranes
    January 28, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    If your business relies on cranes to transport and move heavy and bulky items, then you understand how important it is to have a provider you can rely on. When something goes wrong with your crane or you don’t have the right one for your job, production comes to a halt and your bottom line is affected.

  • Best Overhead Cranes in Indiana for Your Business
    January 28, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    When working on an industrial project, many companies find themselves in need of some type of crane. These impressive pieces of machinery allow you to lift and move incredibly heavy objects with ease, which makes completing the project more manageable and will enable you to complete it more quickly.

  • Using T&M Crane's hoist repair services
    January 4, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    If you’ve found yourself in need of hoist repair and don’t know where to turn, you can count on us. Because our expert staff has been servicing and repairing these parts for years. And, what’s better, like your best friends and closest family, T&M Cranes is always a phone call away. And you’re always our top priority.

  • 3 industries that benefit from monorail cranes
    January 4, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    It can be difficult to fully conceptualize just how useful and easy monorail cranes are to implement. And, if you’re wondering whether or not your industry could benefit from the implementation of monorail cranes, the answer is simple: most likely.

  • Crane Companies Near Me Who Engineer Mechanical & Electrical Crane Systems
    December 10, 2020 at 10:30 PM

    Regardless if you’ve been in your current space for a while, or you’re moving into a new building without infrastructure, it’s critical to speak with a crane professional to protect the safety and productivity of your company.

  • Why Choose an Acco Wright Hoist?
    November 30, 2020 at 10:30 PM

    When you’re picking industrial equipment for your business, it’s a purchase you want to make once, and trust it to perform as expected for decades to come. We’re providers of Acco Wright wire rope hoists because we only install brands we know will work as hard as our customers do.

  • How Do I Benefit from the Mechanical and Electrical Crane System Engineering Departments of Crane Companies Near Me?
    November 30, 2020 at 10:30 PM

    Instead of putting blind trust in a nearby crane company, you can become an informed buyer by learning precisely what a company’s engineering department can do for you. And you’ll be empowered to know when to purchase or replace your current system.

  • Top 5 Tips for Overhead Crane Operation
    November 3, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Once you’ve installed your overhead crane operation, you’ll need to learn how to operate one. T&M Cranes has created a list of the top 5 tips for handling overhead crane operation.

  • What Can Monorail Cranes Do?
    November 3, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    When you have a project that requires moving heavy items, you usually need to utilize some kind of crane. T&M Cranes is here to provide you with all the information you need to determine if a monorail crane is right for your project.

  • Our Crane Service Company: T&M Cranes' Overhead Modernization
    October 7, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    You need a crane service company with decades of experience and knows the ins and outs of crane modernization—and can return your crane promptly so you can keep business moving.

  • T&M Cranes’ In-House, On-Site Crane Repair and Fabrication Service
    October 7, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    Here’s what you can expect when you come to us for your crane repair.

  • Finding the right overhead cranes in Indiana for your industry
    August 24, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    At T&M Cranes, we consult with business owners in many industries to help them find the best overhead cranes in Indiana. This quick guide will help you learn which crane is right for your project.

  • T&M Cranes shares updates about industry trends and news
    August 24, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    At T&M Cranes, we’ve recently seen that companies are using technology to potentially change and improve the industry. Here's what you need to know about exciting updates.

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    Overhead Crane Inspection: Stay Compliant and Minimize Downtime
    July 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    At T&M Cranes, industry standards and safety are one of our top priorities. Overhead crane inspections ensure you are industry compliant and minimize or eliminate any possible downtime.

  • 3 Types of Cranes T&M Offers in Michigan City
    3 Types of Cranes T&M Offers in Michigan City
    July 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Each city’s skyline is unique, and Michigan City’s coastal location gives it a maritime feel. Often what dots a city’s skylines are cranes, and often, they are made by T&M, one of the country’s most trusted overhead crane manufacturers.

  • The Difference Between Hoists and Cranes
    June 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    Let’s get into what sets hoists and cranes apart from one another.

  • 3 Factors to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Wire Rope Hoist
    June 30, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Choosing the right wire rope hoist for your job is a big decision, but it’s not always a simple one. Here's what you need to know.

  • How to Avoid Overhead Crane Failure
    May 1, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Overhead cranes are massive machines that rely on a lot of moving parts to function properly. At T&M Cranes, we sell and service overhead cranes in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. Our priority is making sure all of our customers have the best exper...

  • Different Types of Single Girder and Double Girder Overhead Cranes
    April 30, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    An overhead crane consists of double overhead runways integrated into a structure’s support system linked by a beam configuration. The beam configuration rests on an end truck structure, which moves on wheels from one end of a runway to the other. All o...

  • 5 Tips for Double Girder Gantry Crane Safety
    April 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    In most facilities, even the smallest cranes involve the movement of tons of steel and equipment. Double girder gantry cranes, however, bring many tons of equipment into play.

  • OSHA Inspections: Eight Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Overhead Crane Equipment
    April 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Overhead cranes serve as one of the most important pieces of equipment in a production, distribution or even repair facility.

  • What You Need to Know About the Six Categories of Overhead Crane Parts and Functions Before Buying
    March 25, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Overhead cranes form the backbone of many industrial, mining, and transport operations across the globe. They make the movement of goods both more efficient and safe through a facility. While the decision on whether or not an operation needs an overhead...

  • How to prepare for your overhead crane installation in Illinois
    March 23, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Overhead cranes are fantastic tools for businesses that need to handle heavy or bulky loads. Transporting items via a crane lift frees up valuable ground space and makes life easier and safer for employees.

    However, overhead cranes don’t just inst...

  • How a Portable Gantry Crane Can Help Your Productivity
    February 27, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    T&M Cranes explains why a portable gantry crane can improve your productivity and what you need to know before choosing a gantry crane solution.

  • How to Choose the Best Crane Service Provider for Your Needs
    February 27, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Understanding which companies can serve your needs best is the first step toward getting the customized crane services for you.

  • Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices: Types, Uses and Standards
    January 30, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Below-the-hook (BTH) lifting devices are important attachments that facilitate the efficient and safe transportation of various types of loads. They include coil hooks, coil grabs, mechanical lifters, spreader bars, and magnet lifts used in conjunction ...

  • Introducing T&M Cranes - Featuring Dependable Overhead Crane Services
    January 30, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    T&M Cranes is known for its high-quality products and dependable service in the overhead material handling equipment field. Our modern overhead material handling facilities serve customers throughout North America.

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