August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.

The below-the-hook equipment manufacturer is steadily growing its presence in North America, having named I&I Sling as its distributor in the eastern regions of the USA in June (

Equipment Corps
will stock spreader beams from MOD12, part of its standard range, up to MOD110H from the heavy range.

Modulift managing director Sarah Spivey said that the timing is right to introduce Equipment Corps to the company's distributor network: "As a number of large scale projects in the region look set to get underway in Q4 2016 and beyond, heightened demand for below-the-hook equipment will be met by a company with an intrinsic understanding of our spreader beams."

Mike Orzel, vice president of Equipment Corps, added that its oil and gas, construction and steel industry customers have shown interest in Modulift's product range.

Modulift noted that its spreader beams will complement Equipment Corps' existing range of hoists, winches, gantry cranes and other lifting equipment.

The Equipment Corps headquarters in Ontario.