Industrial Rope in the News

Move Over Frazier and Niles. Space Needle Cranes Rule in Seattle!

From sea to shining sea, it seems that America is under construction. You may have seen the recent American Scaffolding post about renovation work underway at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. We too, at Industrial Wire Rope are on a virtual summer road trip, admiring interesting construction activity at some of [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Move Over Frazier and Niles. Space Needle Cranes Rule in Seattle!

Building Cities on a Rope

More precisely, we’re talking about building cities on a wire rope. It’s funny where an article in an industry journal can lead. Browsing through the February 2018 issue of Wire Rope News, the article Elevators and Their Cables Forever Change Urban Architecture, caught my attention. And even more precisely, it was the caption under [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Building Cities on a Rope

Scaffolding Madness – From Cave Art to “Tiaras”

Scaffolding History It’s always fascinating to look back in history to the tools our distant ancestors used to shape their world. What is ancient technology from our viewpoint was cutting-edge to them, and it served everything from agriculture to construction to art and more, tens of thousands of years ago. A few months ago, [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Scaffolding Madness – From Cave Art to “Tiaras”

What do South Korea and South Dakota Have In Common?

In recent issues, we’ve mentioned the new American Scaffolding website. As 2018 unfolds, you’ll see more articles featuring both companies as our product offerings and services are so complementary and provide customers with turnkey solutions to industrial needs. So, what DO South Korea and South Dakota have in common? You’d be correct if you [...]

By |February 20th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on What do South Korea and South Dakota Have In Common?

Ringing in 2018: Resonance, Resolution and Rope

Happy New Year to you! We hope 2018 is starting out well for you. The December issue of the The Rigging Shack included a feature on New Year’s traditions that took the Times Square Ball Drop to the local level with variations on the ball ranging from pickles, peeps, peaches and pinecones to sardines. [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Ringing in 2018: Resonance, Resolution and Rope

Dropping Balls? Ringing Bells? Tis the Season!

As we close out the year, this newsletter looks at some New Year’s Eve traditions in which industrial wire rope plays a role, or has had a role at some point in history, many inspired by the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. Also in this issue is a communications tip on a [...]

By |December 15th, 2017|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Dropping Balls? Ringing Bells? Tis the Season!

Holiday Ties For Thanksgiving

With still a month to go in 2017, it’s a time for both planning ahead into 2018 as well as a good look back at this year. Satisfaction comes in looking both ways with the launch of the new American Scaffolding website. It’s gratifying to have the project complete, and exciting to have a [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Holiday Ties For Thanksgiving

What Do Bridges, Spiders, and Helicopters Have To Do With Wire Rope?

We’re hoping October is bringing you a pleasant change of pace. Something about cooling temperatures, changing leaves, and football seems to bring a different cadence to autumn weeks, even if the day-to-day schedule is every bit as full as the summer. At Industrial Wire Rope, autumn brought us students! A few weeks ago, students [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on What Do Bridges, Spiders, and Helicopters Have To Do With Wire Rope?

Join Us on a Search for Inspiration

With the sobering reality of the destruction delivered by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the extensive wildfires in the western U.S., we are both awed and humbled by Mother Nature. To readers affected in those areas, we extend our support to you in thought and in deed. We can hope for a smooth recovery, [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Join Us on a Search for Inspiration

A Piece of Cincinnati History that Used Early Wire Rope Technology

With our July newsletter covering subjects such as dam repair, shark tagging and healthy hydration during the summer months, it might seem that all we think about is water. Especially when we open this newsletter with a brief history of the John A. Roebling suspension bridge. It’s entirely coincidence, although considering the challenges water [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on A Piece of Cincinnati History that Used Early Wire Rope Technology