Walco Hoist and Crane Services

Hoist & Crane Services

Depending on the duty cycle and environment of your hoist and crane equipment, OSHA 1910.179 and ANSI B30-16 (ASME B30.16) regulations state that your hoists must be inspected, at a minimum, annually. According to Section 16-2.1.1 certain circumstances will require monthly and even weekly examinations.

Walco's technicians are certified Overhead Crane/Hoist and Rigging Operators through the Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau in Orlando, FL.

Advantages of regularly scheduled inspections, maintenance and training include:

  • Prevent accidents and provide safe operation of all equipment
  • Increase production by avoiding downtime
  • Predict and address issues before they cost you time and money
  • Prolong the life of valuable equipment

While performing routine maintenance and inspections when downtime is scheduled Walco will:

  • Inventory your Hoists and Cranes
  • Schedule inspections at the required intervals
  • Notify you automatically by email or phone when inspections are due
  • Maintain complete history of your equipments' service
  • Provide detailed inspection reports

Services Available:

  • OSHA inspections
  • Small and large hoist repairs
  • In-plant repair of large units
  • Installation of new systems
  • Installation of inverter drives
  • Radio and infrared remote control systems
  • N.D.T. testing of hooks and parts (magnetic particle & dye tests)
  • Load testing up to 20 tons
  • Change old open wiring to enclosed electrification
  • Crane wheel replacement
  • Lubrication of all required parts
  • Inspection of all bolted and welded connections
  • Adjustments to electrical and mechanical components
  • Operational testing

Walco supplies and services a wide range of products incliding:

  • Budgit (electrical, manual, air)
  • Saturn
  • Shaw-Box (wire rope hoists)
  • Chester
  • C&M
  • Electrolift
  • P&H
  • Dayton
  • Coffing
  • Harrington Hoists
  • Lug-All
  • Shepard Niles
  • Wright
  • Yale
  • Robbins & Myers
  • Detroit
  • Demag


  • Inverters (Toshiba and Power Electronics Radio and Infrared controls)
  • Cattron
  • Control Chief
  • Remtron

Hoist and Crane Operator Safety Class

To further assist in the safe operation of your equipment, Walco offers a Hoist and Crane Operator Safety Class. This is a 2 hour training class conducted in your facility, during normal working hours. Service is available 24/7 and we can be reached anytime by phone. We stand behind what we do and everything we do is designed to help you achieve your performance goals.