Solutions

Bob Sample & Tony Baker Fabricating a Multi-part Wire Rope Sling

Bob Sample & Tony Baker Fabricating a Multi-part Wire Rope Sling

Although we service a niche market, our products and services can be utilized in a vast number of industries. We think of rigging applications anytime we observe the movement or securement of materials – which is just about everywhere. Rigging products we offer, paired with the right dose of expertise and equipment, help build and / or manufacture many things we see in our daily life. Buildings, automobiles, aggregate, fossil fuels, ships, steel, concrete, heavy equipment, and countless other industries all originate or involve the movement of bulk or assembled materials. Rigging products help get the job done. Fulcrum Lifting™ offers complete solutions for these tasks by providing quality products coupled with specialty fabrication, expertise, training, inspections and testing. Call us. We’ll get your job moving.

Solutions By Industry

Lifting – Crane & Rigging

Wire rope in multi-part reeving with high capacity crane block

Wire rope in multi-part reeving with high capacity crane block

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? The most challenging lifting projects require top-notch personnel and equipment to achieve solutions that aren’t always in the playbook. To service these situations, we stock a wide assortment of wire rope, hardware, hoists and hydraulics. This inventory, bundled with our fabrication and testing capabilities, allows us to provide the best services to keep your machinery up and running.

Who do we work with?

  • Machinery Movers & Millwrights
  • Crane Operators & Rental Houses
  • Overhead Crane Services
  • Heavy Equipment Rental Houses

Construction

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? Our ability to provide safe and efficient solutions to a variety of construction services has given us a strong foothold in the construction industry. In order to meet the industry’s diverse needs, we maintain a large and broad inventory of rigging products.

Who do we work with?

  • Steel Erection Contractors
  • Concrete Constructors
  • Drilling Contractors
  • Marine Construction

Our products helped build:

  • Stadiums and Arenas – Paul Brown Stadium, Great American Ballpark, YUM! Center, Churchill Downs, River Downs, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
  • Buildings – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Great American Tower, Miami Valley Hospital, Horseshoe Casino
  • Civil Projects – Cincinnati Streetcar, Cincinnati Sewer Separation / Tunnel, Louisville Water Filtration Plant, Meldahl Lock and Dam, McAlpine Lock & Dam

Energy

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? Time is a precious commodity. We’ll work quickly and carefully to make sure your lifting needs are met in the most efficient manner.

We’ve worked with many regional power companies, including Duke Energy, Louisville Gas and Electric, Dayton Power and Light, Kentucky Utilities and Eastern Kentucky Power and their contractors.

Types of projects we’ve worked on:

  • Coal Handling Systems
  • Plant Upgrades and Expansions
  • Plant Conversions – Coal, Natural Gas
  • Power Plant Maintenance and Outages
  • Contractors we’ve had the pleasure of working with include Bechtel Power, Zachry Construction, Kiewit, Fluor, Enerfab, Black & Veatch and many others.

Manufacturing

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? Manufacturing is a vital part of the Midwestern economy. We work with a variety of manufacturers to provide rigging products and knowledge to keep them productive.

Manufacturing sectors most often using our products and services include: Steel mills, tool and die manufacturers, shipyards, automotive plants, general assembly, paper mills, forging operations and a variety of other specialty manufacturers.

What might you need from us?

  • Maintenance – Your equipment needs to stay on line, productive and in the proper location. We have expertise specific to the rigging industry and can assist with your rigging gear selection, use, inspection and maintenance.
  • Safety – Providing quality products and services goes hand in hand. We’ll work to make sure items are being properly utilized with a comprehensive rigging inspection, including below-the-hook (BTH) lifting devices, slings and hardware. Sometimes a lifting product needs to be altered or revised to bring it into compliance. Other times it might be an issue of user training. We’ll help you get to the source of the problem and put it right.
  • Engineering – If you’re looking at reworking your operations, chances are you’ll need to look at how your materials are being handled. We’ve worked with engineers in a variety of industries on how to best rig their loads and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Purchasing – Product quality, inventory control, cost, terms of sale, delivery and a variety of criteria need to be balanced when selecting a supplier. We’ll work with your purchasing department to provide a winning solution to your rigging gear requirements.

Bridges & Roadway Construction

Lifting of a rebar cage with a multi-leg wire rope assembly

Lifting of a rebar cage with a multi-leg wire rope assembly

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? With many bridges and roads in the US in serious need of updates, we’re here to assist with the heavy lifting. Throughout Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana there’s a need to keep road crews working and on budget. We have a complete inventory of lifting hardware and assemblies ready to ship. We also quickly fabricate special lifting assemblies for the unforeseen situations that arise with many projects.

Our products helped build:

  • Ohio River Bridges Project – Louisville Kentucky Area
  • Roebling Bridge Repainting & Rehab – Cincinnati, Ohio & Covington, Kentucky
  • Tapan Zee Bridge Project – New York State across the Hudson River
  • Combs-Hehl Bridge Rehab – Alexandria, Kentucky & Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Big Four Pedestrian Bridge – Jeffersonville, Indiana & Louisville, Kentucky
  • Milton Madison Bridge – near Madison, Indiana
  • Hundreds of "orange barrel" projects. Working with contractors including Walsh, Granite Construction, John R Jurgensen, Traylor Brothers and many more

Transportation – Bulk & Heavy Haul

Why Fulcrum Lifting™? Although most of the time we assist in the elevation of loads, we also provide solutions for the load securement industry. We inventory an assortment of tiedown straps, chains and binders. We also fabricate a variety of winching and barge wires utilized in the marine industry.

Who do we work with?

  • Barge Spotters and Movers
  • Marine Delivery – Loading and Unloading Facilities
  • Flatbed Truckers
  • Pipeline Builders