He said that business over the last two years has been good for the Auburn Hills, Michigan manufacturer, which primarily focuses on the automotive market.

“To gain or maintain market share, these companies have to launch new vehicles faster and faster,” he said – which results in lots of new-build work.

He said that the company has sold between 50 and 60 units of its Servo Hoist, first launched last year at the Promat show in Chicago, which exceeded his expectations. “It’s outperforming – especially since we haven’t advertised it,” he said.