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CM-ET Launches Online Training: Lodestar Motor School

Posted on December 14, 2012

CMET_logoColumbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products continues to strive to be the number one choice for hoist and rigging training has launched an online classroom for its popular CM-ET Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist Training.

For over 30 years, CM-ET has been conducting 1-day motor schools to help familiarize entertainment technicians and riggers on safe and proper general maintenance and repair of the Lodestar. The results of doing this training are proven by the thousands of CM Lodestars being used in the field today.

Starting today, this popular class is available at This virtual class offers the same comprehensive curriculum developed by our professional training instructors as the traditional class. However, by participating online, students can learn at their own pace and their own schedule – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It also avoids the additional expense of traveling and being away from your business. This course has been designed by Columbus McKinnon entertainment product and safety instructors and is hosted by our technical partners at Operator Network.

Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET), the entertainment industry leader in providing quality lifting, positioning equipment and training for riggers around the globe. For a list of available classes and our class schedule, please call us at 1-877- 298-6511 or go to