Tomcat UK recently hosted a Hoist School at Woodlite Sweden AB in Karlstad, Sweden. The one-day event consisted of motor instruction lead by Jim Marshall of Tomcat UK. The 16 participants discussed the proper use of Columbus McKinnon Lodestar products. Marshall also lead participants in hands-on disassembly and reassembly of a one-ton CM Lodestar chain hoist to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques.

The hoist school was requested by Woodlite to improve its employees’ ability to work with Columbus McKinnon motors. A number of Hoist and Rigging workshops are planned for many countries in Europe. Tomcat UK also conducts workshops upon request. For more information, please contact Jim Marshall at Tomcat UK at