Crane and Hoist Canada

G.W. Becker hires new operations manager

February 27, 2018  By G.W. Becker Inc.

February 27, 2018 – G.W. Becker, Inc., a custom design manufacturer of overhead cranes in North America, is pleased to announce Chris Wilson has been hired as operations manager.

After serving in the United States Naval Submarine Force for seven years, Wilson began his manufacturing career in purchasing and production. After earning his EMBA, he became a product and engineering manager and then finally appointed to Director of Engineering for a global leader in the material testing equipment industry. He provides 23 years of senior leadership in all aspects of technical and manufacturing operations.

With deep experience as a technical and manufacturing manager, Wilson will complement G.W. Becker, Inc.’s existing executive team as the company continues to focus on expanding its North America customer base and strive to improve its excellent customer service by streamlining processes.

“My goal is to provide leadership to the G.W. Becker Operation’s team as we establish the processes and controls needed to maintain our excellent quality and customer service while experiencing significant sales growth,” Wilson said.


Wilson will work closely with most departments at G.W. Becker, Inc. to consistently address and promote efficiency, safety and quality within production. His primary role is to support the overall company goal of great customer service and quality. His business acumen, proven track record in solving complex business and end-user problems, and ability to lead product technical direction, product quality and safety makes him a perfect match for G.W. Becker, Inc. and our valued customers.

About G.W. Becker, Inc.
G.W. Becker, Inc. is a full service, single source, provider of choice for quality overhead crane products and solutions.  Family owned since 1980, we have grown from a local overhead crane parts supplier to a recognized industry leader offering a full spectrum of overhead crane related products and services throughout North America including: manufacturing of custom overhead cranes and components, assembly of packaged crane equipment, jibs, hoists, OSHA and maintenance inspections with preventive maintenance, field service and repair, operator and maintenance training, runway surveys and inspections, engineering analysis, design engineering, modernizations, radio controls, runway electrification, DC and AC control panels, automation control and integration, and turnkey installation, as well as parts distribution for all makes and models of overhead cranes and hoists.

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