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Scott Tant Joins CIS Rigging as Director of Business Development

Posted on June 3, 2019

Contractors & Industrial Supply, Inc. (CIS), an industry leader in specialty industrial rigging and crane services, announces the addition of Scott Tant to its management team. As Director of Business Development, Tant will work together with the sales managers for all the company’s divisions – Rigging, Marine, Electrode Handling, and Light & Sound – to identify new market and business opportunities, implement sales strategies and define the actions required to generate new growth for CIS.

Scott comes to CIS with more than 20 years of sales and sales management experience in multiple industries and has implemented successful sales strategies and developed strategic partnerships and alliances leading to increased revenues and topline growth in his previous companies.

CIS’ CEO Tom Schiller says, “Scott’s expertise in developing innovative sales and marketing approaches, planning and executing business development strategies, and setting and achieving stretch goals, will help us take our business to the next level, and we are excited to have him on board.”

Tant says, “I am looking forward to working together with the entire CIS sales team to develop new business as the company continues its growth in the future.”

Founded in 1970 as Contractors & Industrial Supply Co. in Nashville, Tennessee USA, CIS specializes in practical, common-sense rigging and crane solutions for the international Steel; Marine; Electrode-Handling and Light & Sound industries.  To learn more, visit