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Magnetek to Present Is Your Crane Smart at AIST Crane Symposium 

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – May 17, 2017 Magnetek, a leading supplier of digital power and motion control systems for the material handling industry, will present Is Your Crane Smart? at the 24th Annual AIST Crane Symposium, organized by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, being held at The Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh. The presentation will take place on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 3:00pm Eastern Daylight Time. 

The presentation will explore how today’s wireless and diagnostic smart technology can be integrated with cranes to provide instantaneous, detailed information about a crane’s performance, allowing operators to diagnose and troubleshoot from onboard the crane or from a remote location. Magnetek Senior Systems Sales Applications Specialist, Pat Buehler, and Controls Product Development Manager, Casey Cummins, will present the information and answer attendees’ questions. 

About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails and also provides radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls. Additional information about the Company’s material handling control solutions is available at www.magnetekmh.com.
About the AIST Annual Crane Symposium
The 24th Annual AIST Crane Symposium is being held June 11-13, 2017, at The Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The symposium, organized by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, will deliver practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, and engineering consultants who strive to make electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes and their runways the safest, most reliable, and most durable machinery and equipment in the industry. This two-day program will include presentations focused on safe work practices and ergonomics; electrical, mechanical and structural maintenance techniques; crane inspection technologies; and best practices in EOT crane modernizations. Visit AIST.org for the full program schedule.

About AIST
AIST is an international technical association of more than 17,500 professional and student members, representing iron and steel producers, their allied suppliers and related academia. The association is dedicated to advancing the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.

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