Melvin Porter, Link-Belt Cranes President

Message from the President

At Link-Belt, we believe the greatest resource is our people. We recognize that our highest priority is the requirements of our customer. This translates to providing products in the safest manner possible, with the highest quality, delivered on time with superior product support, all while being mindful of our impact on the environment. Internally we call this SQCDE, which stands for Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Environmental.

Our internal dedication to continuous improvement of the SQCDE process yields superior products and services for our end user.

Link-Belt’s commitment to innovation dates back to its founding in 1874, and ever since our success has been measured by what we are able to accomplish as a company. It is by this measure, people working together, that we strive for continuous improvement and innovation to guarantee Link-Belt’s future.

We welcome all crane users to visit our facility and meet our people … who make the difference.

– Melvin Porter, President/CEO

Melvin Porter

Chief Executive Officer / President

Bill Stramer

Senior Vice President - Marketing, Sales & Customer Support

Sandy Hammonds, CFO
Sandy Hammonds

Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Finance

Richard Shultz

Vice President - Manufacturing

Gene Martin

Vice President - Engineering

Anita Neace – Director of Human Resources; no photo available.

Link-Belt Cranes’ company vision is “…to be recognized as a leader in customer service and satisfaction.”