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George James joins CCI             commercial, wind and oil fields in west   troducing these new instructors to our
           Components Company Inc., in Brook-  Texas. He is also a commercial pilot   clients to help ensure the safety of their
         field,  WI,  is  pleased  to  announce  the   and was a flight instructor for several   employees, equipment and sites.”
         hiring of George James as an Account   years. Antoszyk has 25 years of expe-  Since 1977,  Crane Tech has offered
         Specialist/Estimator.  This  is  a  new   rience  as an operator, inspector and   products and services to the materials
                                            trainer.  He has considerable mobile   handing industry.  Crane Tech  builds
                                            crane  and rigging knowledge  as well   on the principle of “Safety through Ed-
                                            as experience with forklifts, aerial lifts,   ucation” by providing quality service,
                                            earth moving equipment and overhead   superior training and reliable results
                                            cranes.  Antoszyk is a former US Ma-  to clients  worldwide.  For more infor-
                                            rine where he served as a Diesel Me-  mation on the company visit cranetech.
                                            chanic. During their careers, both Mar-  com or call 800-521-7669.
                                            tin and Antoszyk worked with training
                                            other operators on safe operations and  Chris Wilson named
                                            material handling practices.       Operations Manager at G.W.
                                              “We are glad to have these two field-  Becker, Inc.
                                            experienced operators,  who  are pas-  G.W.  Becker,  Inc.,  a  custom  design
                                            sionate about educating others, join the   manufacturer  of  overhead cranes  in
                                            Crane  Tech  team,”  stated Bo  Collier,   North America, is pleased to announce
                                            President and 2nd-generation owner of   Chris  Wilson  has  been hired  as Op-
                                            the company. “We look forward to in-  erations Manager. After serving in the
                                                                               United States Naval Submarine Force
                                                                               for 7 years, Mr. Wilson began his man-
                                                                               ufacturing  career  in  purchasing  and
                                                                               production.  After earning  his  EMBA,
                                                                               he became a Product and Engineering
                     George James
                                                                                       Industry Giant
         position for Components Company
         Inc.,  due to their  continued  growth.                                   George Young Passes
         George has over 6 years’ experience in                                   George  Young,  the Senior  Advi-
         customer service,  sales, and market-                                  sor  at George  Young Mammoet
         ing. George has both his Undergradu-                                   located in Swedesboro, NJ, passed
         ate Degree and his MBA from MSOE.                                      away March  6.  George  and  his
         Components Company Inc. offers cus-                                    company had been a member of
         tom wire rope cable assemblies from                                    SC&RA since 1964. His experience
         1/16” to 7/8” diameter. We provide ca-                                 with the association was extensive
         ble assemblies with either custom end                                  – serving on the Crane & Rigging
         fittings or stock components. We have                                  Group  and the  Allied Industries
         automated  crimping and wire cutting                                   Group, the Crane & Rigging Tower
         equipment in house to speed  process                                   Crane Committee,  Editorial  Ad-
         flow. Our in house quality lab ensures        John Antoszyk            visory Committee, and Magazine
         that our manufactured product meets                                    Task Force. He had also served on
         your  requirements.  More  information                                 numerous SC&R Foundation Com-
         can be found at                                      mittees and was elected to both
                                                                                the SC&RA and SC&R Foundation
         Experienced Operators                                                  Board of Directors where he served
         Become Instructors                                                     as Treasurer.
         A Passion to Share Knowledge is the                                      George also was elected to the
         Reason Behind Their Career Change                                      SC&RA     executive  committee
           Crane  Tech  LLC,  the  industry  pio-                               where he reached the highest vol-
         neer  in  the  specialty of  crane  safety                             unteer  position at SC&RA, serv-
         and training for the materials han-                                    ing  as Chairman  of the Board of
         dling and construction  industries,  is                                Directors in 2004-2005. By way of
         pleased to announce  the expansion of                                  this honor, George had served on
         their instructional staff with two vet-                                the  Association’s  nominating  com-
         eran crane operators Paul Martyn and                                   mittee and strategic planning com-
         John Antoszyk.                                                         mittee. George was currently serv-
           Martyn has 24 years of experience                                    ing on the Board of Directors as a
         operating in both the United States                                    past Chair, on the Past Chairman’s
         and in Europe, spending the last six                                   Council, and was the current Chair
         years as an NCCCO-certified operator                                   of the Association’s Insurance and
         and safety manager within industrial,          Paul Martyn             Risk Management Committee.

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