Presidential Visit

CraneWorks was honored to host President George W. Bush at our Birmingham facility on November 3, 2003. President Bush delivered a speech with the recently purchased 400 Ton Demag all terrain crane as a backdrop to highlight CraneWorks’ growth and the entrepreneurial spirit of David and Steve Upton.

"… I want to thank the CraneWorks boys for hosting us, the brothers, the Upton boys - entrepreneurs, job creators, dreamers, people who have created something out of nothing. I want to thank the employees, as well, for being such hard-working, good folks here at CraneWorks. I'm honored to be in your place of business. I'm honored here -- in a company that is creating jobs, new jobs…"

President George W. Bush

President Bush delivers remarks to CraneWorks employees, customers, business leaders, and elected officials.

David and Steve Upton enjoy a moment with President Bush upon his arrival to CraneWorks

Video of the Visit

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