Ingersoll Rand has a unique heritage in construction that dates back to the company’s founding in 1871. Simon Ingersoll invented the world’s first rock drill, and revolutionized productivity on the jobsite with the wide array of related products that followed, including material handling equipment. As you know, every construction project involves some type of material handling equipment need – and poses unique challenges to lifting or moving people or objects. From the weather to precisely controlling movement, safety, durability and reliability must come first – there are no short cuts. That’s why Ingersoll Rand makes a wide array of hoists, winches and related accessories for heavy construction to get your job done right.