Caldwell and Renfroe merge

By Sarah Ann McCay05 November 2013

The Caldwell Group and J.C. Renfroe have merged creating a combined company that will offer a wider range of lifting solutions.

Caldwell is a US manufacturer of below the hook lifting equipment while Renfroe is a US manufacturer of plate clamp lifting equipment. Together, they represent a number of well-recognized brands and years of experience in the lifting industry.

“This is a great opportunity for two strong companies, with well recognized brands to partner together,” said Caldwell’s president Doug Stitt. “We are very proud and excited to be a part of Renfroe’s future.”

Caldwell based in Rockford, Illinois is an employee owned company. J.C. Renfroe based in Jacksonville, Florida will continue to operate as an independent operation under the J.C. Renfroe name and will also become an employee owned company.

Ron Raymond, Renfroe’s managing director, said: “This is a great opportunity for the Renfroe employees who have built this organization to help continue the Renfroe name and brand but now with ownership in the company’s future operations and success.”

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