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REID portable, aluminum gantries to be featured at WEFTEC 2014

REID Lifting and our USA partner, Thern Inc., will be exhibiting Lightweight and Portable Lifting Cranes at WEFTEC 2014 in New Orleans, USA.

The Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the biggest meeting of its kind in North America and offers thousands of water quality professionals from around the world the best water quality education and training available today. Also recognized as the world ‘s annual water quality exhibition, WEFTEC’s massive show floor provides unparalleled access to the field’s most cutting-edge technologies and services.

REID will be showcasing the PORTA-GANTRY RAPIDE, a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2013 Winner. The portable gantry is a unique single piece, rapid deployment, ultra-lightweight, fold away gantry lifting system with WLL up to 500kg Goods and Fall Protection/Personnel Lifting (Man-ride) capability with EN795-Class B certification, suitable for up to 3 people and ATEX certified. The standard unit has recently been extended with the new Medium and Tall versions being added along with the STOW n GO shipping and storage container that has been developed for the standard unit.

The PORTA-GANTRY RAPIDE aluminium crane hoist can be seen in action, being used during the final stage of the Operations Challange Competition: Operations Challenge is the water quality industry’s premier professional skills competition in the USA & Canada, recognizing excellence in wastewater operations. Competing teams which have reached the final, compete in five events which demonstrate the range of talents possessed by contemporary water quality practitioners. Winners are determined by a weighted point system for the five events (collection systems, laboratory, process control, maintenance, safety), each designed to test the diverse skills required for the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, their collection systems and laboratories. The Operations Challenge exposes participants to emerging practices and products in a competitive, educational, and social atmosphere. The REID PORTA-GANTRY RAPIDE will be used in the Safety event during the confined space entry rescue operation.

WEFTEC 2013 attracted 22,589 attendees of which 3,400 international attendees from 85 countries. There were 971 companies exhibiting, covering 297,400 square feet (27,629 square meters) of exhibit space. WEFTEC Exhibition is the place for water quality business.

We look forward to meeting you at WEFTEC 2014, Booth 4406.

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REID Lifting exhibit at WEFTEC 2014
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