Mr. McIntosh developed a method of heating a hinge without using a flame, which allowed him to prevent damage to the fiberglass. This process is much more efficient and effective than the old process and is estimated to save approximately $36,000 per year in hardware costs, reduces technician frustration, and decreases the repair turn around time for the enclosures.

These liaisons provide an interface and serve as Crane's spokespersons to address items of mutual interest between Crane and the various community organizations.

While this is just part of Crane's outreach efforts, it is an important part of making Crane visible in the local communities.

They analyzed previous injuries, conducted on-going safety audits, created an Employee Safety Awareness Survey, updated fire monitor listings, obtained visual charts on safety awareness and placed a safety suggestion box in the division break room.