ATLANTA, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ace Industries, a leader in the material handling industry, today announced the appointment of Claude Owens II as Vice President of Operations.  In this role, Mr. Owens will be responsible for global services, manufacturing, quality, engineering, safety, and technical development.  Claude will continue to serve as the leader for Ace’s field service division, and he will oversee the operations of Ace’s manufacturing facilities in Cleveland, TX and Braselton, GA.

«With his extensive technical expertise, we believe Claude is ideally suited to lead the next phase of Ace’s growth in service and manufacturing operations,» said Daniel Arwood, COO of Ace Industries.  «He will play an essential role, building upon his roots in the field and hands-on manufacturing, to lead our team as we expand operations exponentially.»

About Ace Industries

Ace Industries is a leader in the material handling industry with over 30,000 customers that depend on Ace’s unique offering of over 100 crane and hoist brands.  Founded in 1932, Ace is one of the largest overhead crane and hoist distribution, manufacturing, and service companies in the world.  

Ace is headquartered in Norcross, GA and is backed by over 300 employees in the United States.  Ace is poised for explosive growth given its diversified customer base and highly skilled workforce.  To learn more, visit

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