Below the Hook

Let Connecticut Crane and Hoist be your single source for overhead lifting, below the hook, and rigging supplies.

We offer a large assortment of nylon slings, shackles, hooks, tie-downs, ratchet binders, wire rope, chain and hardware. For the more complicated challenges, our in-house engineering department can custom-design a below-the-hook lifting solution.

Shackles and Rigging Hardware

  • Columbus McKinnon (CM)
  • Actek
  • Pearless

Lifting Clamps

  • Columbus McKinnon (CM)
  • Renfro


  • Nylon
  • Wire Rope
  • Polyester
  • Chain

Lifting Beams

  • Caldwell
  • Cady
  • Tandemloc
  • Custom-Designed

Additional Offerings

  • Wire Ropes (all sizes and constructions)
  • Anver Vacuum Lifters
  • Walker Magnets
  • Suncor Stainless (full line of stainless steel lifting fixtures)
  • Slings and Rigging Gear Inspections
  • On-Site Training

Custom-Designed Spreader Beams

Connecticut Crane offers custom-designed below the hook lifting devices, like the one shown above and are designed, fabricated, and load tested in-house.

Plate Clamps

Connecticut Crane is a distributor for many manufacturers of a wide variety of specialized below the hook lifting devices, like the plate clamps pictured above.