Crosby acquires BlokCorp

By Alex Dahm19 April 2021

BlokCam screens in a tower crane cab Crosby has acquired vision systems specialist BlokCorp

The Crosby Group has acquired industrial crane camera and alert systems company BlokCorp in the UK.

The systems assist crane operators by giving them a view of the load, the hook and the surroundings. There is also a communications audio link to further improve the safety of lifting operations.

This latest acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, was Crosby Group’s fifth since 2019.

A growing emphasis on technology related business in line with the latest acquisition has precipitated Crosby’s formation of its Technology Solutions business unit. It is a new division that includes BlokCorp, Straightpoint and a strategic collaboration with Verton.

Commenting on the deal Robert Desel, Crosby Group CEO, said, “We are very excited to expand our technology offering with BlokCorp, a pioneer in delivering solutions for safer lifting operations. BlokCorp, will bring tremendous value to our customers and channel partners and serve as a strong foundation to our new Technology Solutions division.”

Peter Hird and Ben Windass, BlokCorp co-managing directors, said, “This is an exciting new chapter for BlokCorp, our employees and our customers. Both The Crosby Group and BlokCorp share a passion for safety, reliability, and innovation. With The Crosby Group’s global presence, we can expand our reach and better enable our customers’ safe operations, together.”

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