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Crosby Group Buys

May 19, 2021 - The Crosby Group has acquired, a designer and manufacturer of pioneering load binders for heavy-duty load securement.

Speedbinders products enable fast tying down and releasing of loads while also reducing the chance of driver injuries.

Robert Desel, CEO of The Crosby Group, said: “We are thrilled to expand our best-in-class load securement portfolio with Speedbinders.  The Torque Drive technology’s dual focus on enhancing worker safety and improving productivity for drivers is a winning combination for the industry.”  Desel continued: “Speedbinders will provide additional opportunities for our valued channel partners. Together, we will bring this innovation to end-users worldwide.”

Speedbinders’ solutions include Torque Drive load binders that use a portable power drill to secure loads, eliminating the need for the repetitive, manual operations common with lever and ratchet binders. 

Steve Helline, founder of Speedbinders added: “It has been an incredible journey to see this business from concept to significant adoption and now a partnership with a world leader in load securement.  I can’t think of a better steward of my business going forward and I look forward to supporting the continued adoption of Speedbinders in the market.”


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