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Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) is the entertainment industry leader in providing quality lifting and positioning equipment for riggers around the globe. From international sporting events and tours to Broadway musicals and theaters, event organizers and production companies rely on CM-ET products to make sure the show goes on.

CM-ET electric chain motors, ratchet hoists, chain and rigging products are recognized in venues throughout the world. Since 1955, the CM Lodestar electric chain motor has been trusted by generations of users for its consistent operation and long-life for years.

Wherever the show takes place, our global network of distributors is available to offer assistance with parts, service, or accessories. So, make sure your event is a success, turn to the company with more than 135 years of experience in meeting the needs of our customers - turn to Columbus McKinnon.


Cool Video: Three 1-Ton CM Lodestar motors are used to introduce the new RAM Rebel at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Important Safety Information: Here's access to the latest ESTA Technical Safety Standards - helping you ensure the safety of crews, performers and audiences.

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Columbus McKinnon Holds Hoist Workshops in Russia  

To showcase Columbus McKinnon and its products for the entertainment industry, the company presented two hoist workshops in Russia last year.  Read More >>>

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