AWRF, formed in 1975, promotes interests common among companies manufacturing, fabricating, or distributing lifting, rigging and load securement devices made of chain, rope, and synthetic products. The association works to establish, acquire, preserve, and disseminate various technical information, and encourages the development of safety standards and programs, and product identification procedures. Assistance has been provided for establishing and maintaining adequate products liability insurance, as well as other insurance needs of the industry. Common problems and purposes of the industry, such as those involving production, distribution, service and safety are reviewed and advanced by lawful means on a regular basis.
Caldwell was established in 1954 and is now an employee owned company. This ownership translates into an unparalleled level of employee involvement and dedication to quality and service. As employee owners, we strive to provide you with the highest quality products and service allowing Caldwell to remain the single source solution for your engineered lifting equipment needs.
The Caldwell Group is a long standing manufacturing member of AWRF and Doug’s appointment as president further strengthens our commitment to this great organization.