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New Columbus McKinnon RFID Technology Helps Simplify Inventory & Inspection Processes

Posted on April 2, 2014

CM-Smart-ID-Logo_webColumbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, introduces CM Smart ID™ radio frequency identification (RFID) technology on hoists and rigging products. CM Smart ID™ is available standard on all CM Bandit ratchet lever hoists for the U.S. market – making it the world’s first HMI-Certified ratchet lever hoist with RFID technology. It will also be offered as an option on select CM shackles as small as 1/2″.

When integrated with a complete inventory and inspection management system, CM Smart ID™ can enable: faster inventory tracking and serialization; more efficient safety inspections; and improved inventory and inspection data accuracy.