Caldwell Group, Inc., The

Rockford,  IL 
United States
  • Booth: 2206

Caldwell Quality. Guaranteed.


Caldwell Mill-Duty Lifters — the safe and reliable solution you need.

Learn what the ASME standards mean and how they affect your search for material handling equipment. Stop by our booth to check out Caldwell’s products that will increase your productivity and safety. Lifting solutions include coil grabs, rim and ingot grabs, vacuum lifters, sheet lifters, C-hooks, power rotating crane blocks, slab tongs, magnet beams, ingot grabs, lifting beams and more. Mill Duty Lifters are custom designed for heavy- and severe-duty service per ASME B30.20, BTH-1, design category B, service class 3 or 4.  

Not ready for new equipment?  Let our service department inspect and refurbish your existing lifting equipment, we are available for in-house or on-site inspection, maintenance and repair. 

Visit our website or call toll-free at +1.800.628.4263.


Caldwell Mill Duty Product Line

 Press Releases

  • The Caldwell Group Inc. has been manufacturing lifting equipment since 1954. We manufacture high quality lifting devices to enhance safety and increase production. The Caldwell Group designs and manufactures below-the-hook lifting devices to meet or exceed the latest issue of ASME BTH-1 and ASME B30.20.for use on overhead crane and monorail systems.

    All Mill Duty type below-the-hook devices are custom-designed to suit the handling of a wide range of coils, ingots, slabs, plate, sheet and much, much more. For additional information on Caldwell’s Mill Duty product line, visit our website at for a small sampling of products for your overhead handling system.

    All Mill Duty units are designed and manufactured to suit a heavy or severe mill type environment. Designs include features such as interlocking parent metal connections on load carrying members, to increase lifter life by reducing weld stress in high stress concentration areas; to ensure many years of safe, reliable operation with minimal maintenance.

    Caldwell’s new custom-designed Model 272 Mill Duty Motorized Ingot Swivel Grab is a motorized screw type lifting device to accommodate a wide range of ingot width. Additional grip force is applied by mechanical wedge grip of the points once an ingot is lifted. This unit is designed to grip an ingot in the vertical position, swivel and lay the ingot down in the horizontal position.