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Crane Hot Line

Statement from Crane Hot Line


Dear Friends, Associates, Suppliers, Readers and Clients:

Due to the current and uncertain economic climate that COVID-19 has caused, we have made the decision to temporarily cease publishing Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access magazines.  We are very optimistic this will be a short-term measure and hope to be back soon delivering you some of the best lifting equipment magazines in the industry.  We are also very aware that much of the pandemic chaos is out of our control and the best we can do is be vigilant, listen to your trusted health experts and above all, keep your friends and family safe and out of harm's way.

Crane Hot Line, Lift and Access and our parent company, Heartland Communications have seen many world-wide crises and disasters in our 53 years in business.  We've survived them all...and have no doubt we'll survive this one too.  But for now, until the situation is under control, we are forced to do what businesses are doing across the globe...significantly downsize, decrease production and wait for better days ahead. 

Our doors are still open and phones and emails are being answered.  Contact us with any questions you may have.  We want to ride this out with you and be ready on a moment's notice to ramp back up as soon as we can.   

Until then, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you, and more importantly, accept our sincere thanks and appreciation for your years of faith, trust and loyalty in us and our products.   Please continue to send press releases to and and we will do our best to share them across our digital platforms.

We'll keep you posted with any updates regarding our business.     

Best wishes,

Franci Motz
Publisher, Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access



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