OZ Lifting Products is a leading provider of innovative and reliable lifting solutions, serving diverse industries worldwide. The company is committed to engineering and manufacturing high-quality lifting equipment, including davit cranes, chain and lever hoists, beam clamps and trolleys. The team of lifting experts are passionate about exceeding customer expectations and delivering exceptional service throughout the entire process, from pre-sale consultations to post-sales support.

Interview with Richard Miller, Sales Manager at OZ Lifting Products.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

Richard Miller: At OZ Lifting Products, our core mission lies in engineering and manufacturing innovative lifting solutions that address the evolving needs of diverse industries. We take pride in being problem-solvers, actively listening to client’s frustrations with conventional lifting equipment. Through this close collaboration, our dedicated team of engineers transform these challenges into opportunities for innovation, crafting unique solutions that not only meet but exceed client expectations. This focus on understanding and exceeding specific needs is at the heart of OZ’s philosophy, allowing us to deliver industry-leading lifting solutions that set a new standard for efficiency and performance.

E.E: What’s the news about new products/services?

R.M: Firstly, we’ve launched the davit crane Wheel Base, a game-changing accessory, compatible with OZ’s entire davit crane range up to 1,200 lbs. capacity. This user-friendly base boasts an adjustable design for tailored positioning, along with a patent-pending floor anchoring system, enabling secure 360-degree rotations even under load. This innovative feature empowers effortless movement of the crane around the worksite, maximizing versatility and efficiency.

Secondly, we’ve expanded our offerings with wireless adapters specifically designed for our popular Electric Chain Hoists and Electric Builder’s Hoists. These user-friendly adapters offer the convenience of remote control operation, eliminating the need for direct contact with the hoist controls. This not only enhances user safety by allowing operation from a safe distance but also improves control and comfort in various applications, streamlining the overall lifting experience.

OZ Lifting Products is continuously developing new lifting solutions, so be sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date on our newest innovations. 

E.E: What are the ranges of products/services?

R.M: Our product offerings encompass a wide range of equipment to tackle your lifting needs. We manufacture manual and electric lifting solutions, including premium chain and lever hoists equipped with overload protection for enhanced safety. Additionally, we offer a Stainless Steel Series for corrosion-resistant performance in demanding environments.

For efficient lifting tasks, we have Electric Chain Hoists and Builder’s Hoists, while the Spark Resistant Series provides safe operation in hazardous environments. We also manufacture various accessories like beam clamps and trolleys, push beam trolleys, and quick adjust trolleys to facilitate secure and adaptable load movement. Furthermore, prioritizing user safety during elevated work, we offer Fall Protection beam clamps and trolleys.

Beyond these individual products, OZ Lifting Products is your one-stop shop for davit cranes in various configurations and capacities. These versatile cranes are adept at handling challenging lifting scenarios across diverse industries. Regardless of your specific requirements, whether it’s precise maneuvering in confined spaces or managing heavy loads in open areas, we have the right lifting solution to ensure your success.

E.E: What is the state of the market where you are currently active?

R.M: The global market for innovative lifting solutions is experiencing steady growth, driven by increasing demand in various industries such as construction, manufacturing, wastewater/water treatment, and aerospace. This growth is attributed to several factors, including rising infrastructure development projects worldwide, a growing emphasis on safety and efficiency in lifting operations, and an increasing demand for portable and versatile lifting solutions.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

R.M: The lifting industry demands solutions for heavier loads in harsh environments while meeting stricter safety regulations. OZ Lifting Products addresses this need with lightweight, durable lifting solutions made from advanced composite and carbon fiber materials. These materials allow us to create equipment that is strong enough for heavy loads, yet light enough for easier maneuverability, and durable enough to withstand extreme temperatures and wet conditions. We are a perfect partner for businesses seeking safe and efficient lifting solutions in today’s demanding environment.

E.E: What are the most innovative products/services marketed?

R.M: OZ Lifting Products takes pride in its innovative equipment, and our patented Tele-Pro Davit Crane exemplifies this perfectly. This crane features a telescoping boom that can be adjusted even while under load, offering unmatched versatility in confined or dynamic environments. 

Furthermore, the Tele-Pro Davit Crane boasts effortless maneuverability with its 360-degree rotation and quick-connect winch handle with a power drill adapter, making lifting a breeze. Safety remains a priority with the Smart Latch technology ensuring a secure boom/mast connection, and the corrosion-resistant zinc-plated finish guarantees durability in various environments.

These features combined make the Tele-Pro Davit Crane a prime example of OZ Lifting Products’ commitment to innovation, offering exceptional versatility, maneuverability, safety, and durability.

E.E: What estimations do you have for the beginning of 2024?

R.M: We are optimistic about the beginning of 2024. The market trends for lifting equipment remain positive, and we are confident that our innovative products and commitment to customer service will continue to position us for growth.