Caldwell and RUD Chain, Inc. customers in the US and Canada now have a single source location for high level expertise and a complete product range including Caldwell lifting equipment, Renfroe clamps and RUD lifting and material handling solutions.
As of May 2018, Caldwell and RUD Chain materail handing and lifting devices product group will unite their sales and marketing activities in the North American market within a common organization located in Rockford, Ilinois.
The partnership is relevant only for the US and Canadian markets. The alliance will provide customers and business partners in the US and Canada with a new level of expertise and a complete product range, including Caldwell lifting products, Renfroe clamps and RUD lifting and material handling solutions from a single source - Caldwell.
Joining forces will expand the company's market position as a leading system provider of below the hook lifting and material handling solutions.
The former RUD US at the Hiawatha site in Iowa will concentrate specifically on tire chain products and their corresponding product groups. This specialization will allow RUD to draw closer to customers in this area and to respond to their specific needs.
The remaining business divisions for RUD US will be transferred to and integrated into the Caldwell Rockford, Illinois, location. Contacts for Caldwell lifting means, Renfroe clamps and RUD material handling and lifting devices will be at Caldwell's Rockford facility.
The well-recognised RUD brand will remain, joining those of Caldwell and J.C.Renfroe.