WHECO's own Dave Wood discusses why structural repair requires stringent processes and consistent procedures in the December 2020 American Cranes & Transport magazine. WHECO found itself part of the lifting equipment business almost 30 years ago when it had some structural work performed by a third party on a crane it was repairing for a [...]Read More
This article appeared in the May-June Issue of Access, Lift & Handlers and feeatures insight from WHECO company President David Wood. This article along with many others can be found at www.khl.com/alh. As technology changes every aspect of our lives, we must be willing to adapt and change with the times. Dave Wood, president [...]Read More
WHECO relocates to 43,868 sq. ft. Facility located at 9835 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs (SFS), California. In 2001 WHECO vacated this very same location and conducted business just a few miles away off of Warm Springs Rd. in SFS, but when the opportunity arose to return to the beautiful facility, it was [...]Read More
One of WHECO’s “Power Up” project began in spring of 2015 at our facility in Santa Fe Springs California on a 1985 Manitowoc 4000W Crane. The crane owner requested a new Tier 4F Cummins Model QSL9 engine compliant with California requirements replace the original Cummins Model NTA 855 engine.Read More
By Jay Shiffler If from the start, you never think of a damaged crane part or component as being reparable, then you are likely never to consider a repair option. Historically, it has been ingrained into our thinking that structurally damaged cranes and crane components are not safe to repair. For decades, the manufacturers have [...]Read More
Companies that manufacture, sell, repair and use construction cranes complain that qualified workers, such as welders, machinist maintenance technicians and operators, remain extremely difficult to locate even as U.S. construction and manufacturing joblessness remains high.Read More
Ron Williams didn’t purposely set out to get into the business of repairing damaged cranes. In fact, it was another company’s shoddy work that caused the chairman and chief executive officer of WHECO Corp. to consider getting into the repair industry.Read More
Have you ever challenged the safety of a lift because the crane’s outrigger pad was breaking free of its supporting surface? In construction slang, it appeared that the crane was “getting light” or ready to tip. Maybe. Maybe not.Read More
Because economic uncertainty continues to exist in the crane market, crane manufactures have been cautious about ramping up production and building up inventories. One result has been that crane availability or lack of it, helps the manufacturers to maintain prices. The other is that it serves to buoy the used crane markets.Read More
As hydraulic cylinderdesigns and applications have evolved, deciding whether to repair or replace a damaged cylinder has become ever more challenging for equipment managers.
For standard cylinders, equipment owners usually have many capable repair facilities to chose from.
Insurance companies in the know use WHECO to benchmark traditional manufacturer and distributor repair estimates. WHECO’s repair proposals provide the most compliant and time- and cost-effective repair solutions that help insurance companies to mitigate millions in damages annually. Our company provides full turn-key insurance services, including equipment recovery, turn-key repair proposals, and training. Let WHECO [...]Read More
WHECO provides compliant and cost-effective turn-key repair and restoration solutions for all makes and models of cranes. Call us today for a quote!Read More