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Welcome to the BARNES & ASSOCIATES cranes webpage. We have been in the Lift Assist business for more than 40 years and offer some of the very best equipment available in the Industry. We provide expert Job Analysis of the work area and then specify and integrate the proper equipment to perform the task at hand. We can provide turn-key solutions for most Lift Assist requirements including the Crane, Lifter, End Tooling, and Lift Tables or other auxiliary work station needs. This provides a single order point for Purchasing and a single point of Project Coordination.

  • We feature cranes from multiple companies, including the industry-standard Gorbel and the award-winning Aimco for more complicated needs.

  • We specify, coordinate, integrate and train workers for your project, putting our many years of knowledge and expertise in Ergonomics to your advantage. Your employees will KNOW what to do without a problem.

  • Our Partners and Suppliers are Dedicated Professionals with many years of expertise in their field. Our Equipment meets or exceeds OSHA Standards that fall under the General Duty Clause and the proposed NIOSH lifting guidelines developed for OSHA Standards.
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    Custom Paint Pail Processor with a Patented Vacujib and articulated jib mounted on same column

    Multiple Gorbel Bridge Cranes

    Featured with Vaculex Lift Assists

    Gorbel Bridge Crane

    Shown with multiple runways, different directions

    Aimco Double Articulated Jib

    Mounted on same Pedestal

    Gorbel Bridge (XY) Cranes with Vaculex lifters
    Gorbel Gantry Crane
    Inverted Vacujib crane arm on mezzanine featuring bag lifter
    Portable articulated jib crane by Aimco
    Complete Pallet Building Section for multiple pallets

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