National Crane manufactures stand-up boom trucks and swing-seat boom trucks that range in capacity from eight tons to 40 tons. The company also manufactures pedestal-mounted versions of its crane, which are ideal for industrial applications. It also produces such accessories as personnel baskets, pallet forks and clamshell buckets.
The boom lengths of National Crane stand-up trucks range from 46 feet to 127 feet, while the maximum tip heights of the trucks range from 56 feet to 165 feet. The boom lengths of the swing-seat trucks range from 110 feet to 128 feet, while the maximum tip heights range from 163 feet to 179 feet.
National Crane was founded as a family business in 1945. Its trucks are known for their long-lasting natures, as an estimated 90 percent of the over 30,000 crane units sold since 1963 are still in operation today. The company is a popular supplier in North America, but it also sells cranes in Latin America, the Middle East and areas of Asia-Pacific.
National Crane products are sold through Manitowoc Cranes. Manitowoc is one of the largest suppliers of cranes in North America, and the company also operates in such regions as India and Australia. Other products offered by this company include Grove mobile telescoping cranes, Manitowoc lattice boom crawler cranes and Potain power cranes.