About Crane Equipment & Service Inc.

CES designs, manufacturers and services underhung, overhead and jib cranes; hoists, and overhead lifting equipment including I-Beam, patent track, and enclosed track crane systems. CES also provides indoor/outdoor free-standing crane systems and floor supported gantry cranes and workstation cranes. Services include routine inspections, troubleshooting, repair and complete outsourced material handling management/contract services programs. CES has a fully staffed engineering and drafting department. Formerly known as Abell-Howe.


Abell-Howe Freedom FrameFree-standing modular top running runway systemDownload

Contact Us

801 W. Center Street
Eureka, IL 61530

Mike Gibson, PE, Engineering Manager
Phone: 800-548-2930
Fax: 309-467-5118


  • Abell-Howe
  • WECO

Product Categories

  • Attachments - Overhead & Lifting Equipment
  • Below/Hook Equipment (i.e. slings; lifts; magnets)
  • Consulting & Professional Services
  • Cranes
  • Hoists
  • Lift Products
  • Manufacturing Facility
  • Monorails & Monorail Systems
  • Other Material Handling Equipment and Systems
  • Systems Integration Services