About CES Material Handling

Crane Equipment & Service, Inc. (CES) is one of North America's largest designer and manufacturer of overhead bridge cranes, Jib Cranes and services. The company traces it roots back to 1917 with the founding of Abell-Howe Company and was combined with Washington Equipment (WECO) in 2002.

Our combined diversity of application expertise, Engineering and markets served makes CES uniquely qualified to provide best-in-class crane and host equipment and services. CES designs, builds and services all types of overhead cranes including a full complement of standard and custom crane types including:

Structural beam cranes
Box-girder cranes
Patented track cranes
Abell-Howe Jib cranes
Gantry cranes
Monorail Hoists
Electric Chain Hoists
Enclosed track workstation cranes
Runway Systems

In addition, we can supply:
Complete bridge & runway systems
Turn key Engineering and installation
Crane, Hoist & Control Parts
Inspections & Repairs
Crane Upgrades and Radio Control


Abell-Howe Foundationless JibFoundationless JibsDownload
Abell-Howe Freedom FrameFree-standing modular top running runway systemDownload
Base Mounted Jib CranesAbell-Howe Jib CranesDownload

Contact Us

801 W. Center Street
Eureka, IL 61530

Jim Lang - Vice President
Phone: 800-548-2930
Fax: 309-467-5118

Brands / Products

  • Abell-Howe
  • CES Material Handling
  • Crane Equipment & Service, Inc.
  • Washington Equipment
  • WECO

Product Categories

  • Cranes
  • Distribution Center
  • Fabricated Metal Products
  • Hoists
  • Machinery
  • Manufacturing Facility
  • Monorails & Monorail Systems
  • Overhead & Below/Hook Equipment (i.e. slings, lifts, magnets)