Columbus McKinnon (CM) is a major player in the world of rigging hardware and material handling products, hoists in particular. Next to Crosby, they are one of the most sought after brands in the rigging industry, with many of their products being favored and demanded by rigging professionals.
Their unique line of Long Reach Shackles, which feature an extra wide throat opening and inside dimensions to allow for a wide variety of rigging connections, is a true best seller! If you're looking for a shackle to work with your synthetic lifting slings, then check out their their line of Web Sling Shackles. They are made in the U.S.A. and feature an extra wide throat to allow your synthetic slings to sit comfortably without pinching and bunching, which can lead to inferior sling performance and even premature failure. They are available in both carbon and alloy steel. The carbon shackles feature a standard lynch pin while the alloy shackles feature a lynch pin and a nut for total pin retention.
Use the on-page filters to find the exact part you need! CM makes a wide assortment of rigging hardware, hoists and logging tools. You can filter results to show these categories just one at a time, and then drill down even further by tonnage rating, length and brand.
Additionally, CM (under their Dixie brand) makes a line of logging tongs, which are used specifically for handling logs, railroad ties, etc. The blue color is for ground skidding only while the orange color is made from alloy steel and rated for lifting with an affixed load tag.