Testing Our Custom-Designed Overhead Lift System

As a technical writer for Spanco, Inc., I’ve spent nearly five years writing about material handling and overhead lift solutions. I am passionate about the industry, and I particularly enjoy trying out new systems and writing about what makes them unique. Recently, I had the opportunity to test a custom-designed workstation bridge crane that was... Read Full Article
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Spanco Bridge Crane Improves Spanco Shipping Times

The Spanco Morgantown facility needed a system to replace our outdated tie-rod workstation jib crane for production and shipping. The workstation jib couldn’t reach the necessary coverage area and was utilizing old brackets, making it inefficient and difficult to move. In 2014, Sue Webber, Spanco’s Aluminum Gantry Crane Shipper, reached out to Production Manager Chris... Read Full Article
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The 2015 Company Barbecue

Employees from Spanco, Lug-All, and Rigid Lifelines have been coming together to enjoy food and fun at our annual company barbecue for twelve years now! This year was no exception. While the Pennsylvania facility spent the day outdoors with Morgantown’s own Stampede Smokin’ BBQ, the Nevada facility enjoyed their time together at the world renowned... Read Full Article
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The Spanco Solution

Swanson Health Products (SHP) is a nationwide manufacturer and supplier of vitamins, supplements, and natural health care products. Their headquarters, located in Fargo, North Dakota, is a large facility that houses their manufacturing process, along with shipping operations and offices for their e-commerce website and mail-order catalogs. In 2010, Swanson Health Products decided to open... Read Full Article
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Customized Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is always evolving to fit the changing needs of society. Businesses have been trying to determine the future of manufacturing for centuries. Today, the future of manufacturing depends heavily on technology and consumer choice. So, what can we do, as manufacturers and consumers, to ensure that we are evolving our products and... Read Full Article
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Meet James Wood: Fabricator and Welder

James Wood is a fabricator and certified welder on the production floor at the Spanco facility in Morgantown, Pennsylvania.  He’s been an integral member of the Spanco family since November 1997, and according to his co-workers and supervisors, he’s an incredibly hardworking, dedicated guy. As a fabricator, James runs the fabrication equipment on the factory floor. He’s... Read Full Article
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New Director of Sales for Spanco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Morgantown, PA July 22, 2014 – Spanco, Inc., a leading manufacturer of overhead cranes, is happy to announce that Jeff Brazwell has joined their team as Director of Sales as of July 7, 2014.  "I am pleased to welcome Jeff to Spanco, Inc. as Director of Sales,” said Steve Uhlig, Vice President.... Read Full Article
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Meet Lynn: Technical Sales Specialist for Spanco

If you’ve ever called Spanco to ask about a gantry crane, you’ve probably had the pleasure of speaking with our technical sales specialist, Lynn. She’s an integral part of the Spanco family and a long-time employee with a passion for customer service. As one of our dealers put it, “When you speak to Lynn, she’s... Read Full Article
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