CMAA is the Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc., an independent trade association affiliated with the Material Handling Industry. CMAA traces its roots to the Electric Overhead Crane Institute, known as EOCI, which was founded in 1927 by leading crane manufacturers of that time to promote the standardization of cranes as well as uniform quality and performance. The voluntary association was incorporated as the Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Inc. in 1955. Member Companies, representing the industry leaders in the overhead crane industry, serve the United States market from operations based in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Deliver technical specifications and resources that promote safety in the design, operation, and maintenance of overhead cranes.
To be the most trusted knowledge resource for overhead cranes.
As the premier, preferred brand in the materials handling industry, CMAA:
Overhead Alliance New Virtual Reality Crane Game for Oculus Rift
Our new Virtual Reality Crane game is a fun and educational experience that shows what it is like to operate an overhead crane. The game uses cutting edge technology that brings you inside of a realistic manufacturing shop floor. It gives its users a 360 real life perspective inside of the headset.
The game is a combined effort of CMAA, HMI and MMA member companies in conjunction with Vern Shurtz and John Berryman from the Stratus Technology Group.
|Safe + Sound Week|
A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.
|OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign|
Since 2012, OSHA has partnered with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) - Construction Sector on the Fall Prevention Campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about common fall hazards in construction, and how falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs can be prevented.
Roshan George, Virginia Tech
The $6,000 CMAA Honor Scholarship has been awarded to Roshan George for the 2021/2022 academic year. Roshan is a senior Industrial Engineering student at Virginia Tech. He served as a manufacturing intern at Northrop Grumman where he was able to put classroom knowledge into practice. During this internship he was able to integrate augmented reality, utilize collaboraÂ¬tive robots, create Excel dashboards for manuÂ¬facturing, process improvements and inventory planning.
Vice President - Engineering
Assistant Vice President - Engineering
Foley Material Handling