Formation of Yale Industrial Products Kft. in the Ikarus industrial park, a former bus manufacturer in Vásárhelyi út 5 in Székesfehérvár.
We commence our adventure in Hungary in a 1,000 sq m hall and a few offices !


Production start for synthetic slings and lashings as well as Airbag-Safes.


Production start for wire rope slings and traction ropes for Yaletrac rope pullers with our 400 t hydraulic swaging press.


Production start for polyester Round slings with a refurbished Gleistein sling making machine.


Production start for the new “Shark” plate clamp line.


Due to the take-over of the Pfaff-silberblau Hebezeugfabrik GmbH in Germany all their subsidiaries become part of the Yale group, too. The Pfaff-silberblau Hungária Kft. is integrated into our loaction in Székesfehérvár.


Already since 1996 the Yale Industrial Products Group is a member of the Columbus McKinnon Corporation. As part of the take-over of Pfaff-silberblau Hebezeugfabrik the companies are renamed into in Columbus McKinnon Industrial Products GmbH (former Yale) and Columbus McKinnon Engineered Products GmbH (former Pfaff).
Our company is now Columbus McKinnon Hungary Kft.


Relocation of the synthetic sling production into a new separate building – the former seat production for Ikarus busses. The building was completely renovated and equipped with state-of-the art infrastructure. The production was planned using Lean principles.
Now we work on more than 3,000 sq m production and storage area.


We open our new sales offices in Budapest and Miskolc. Now we can offer nationwide customer services for our products.


Our Quality Management System has successfuly been audited by DQS and we received our certificate as per ISO 9001:2008.


140 years Columbus McKinnon !
We celebrate and are happy to be already part of this big family for 12 years.


Commissioning of our new on-site test and inspection vehicle. We come to your site and inspect your hoisting and lifting equipment. Simply. Efficiently.


We take part in Ipari Napjai industrial show in Budapest. On 90 sq m we present to many interested visitors our new on-site service trailer and many of our products for safe lifting and moving of loads.


Also this year we take part in Ipari Napjai industrial show in Budapest. This time we present our new patented ERGO360 ratchet lever hoist, light crane systems and our famous CM Lodestar electric chain hoist for the Entertainment industry.


In order to improve the customer service and availability of our team in Budapest we moved into our new sales office in Szentmihályi út 137, 1152 Budapest located in the Pólus office building.