Fabricator, Supplier, and Servicer of Overhead Material Handling Equipment

Overhead Material Handling Fabrication, Supply, and Service

AFE Crane (formerly known as American Fabricators & Engineers) has been dedicated to delivering overhead bridge cranes, monorails, and hoisting solutions to the Iowa and Midwest area since 1983. We provide standard crane and hoist solutions as well as custom engineered overhead material handling systems. We provide parts and service for many makes and brands of hoists and crane equipment. Whether you need new equipment or reworked/repaired equipment, let our expert lifting team provide you the best product available.


Our engineering and fabrication facilities are located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. We design and fabricate complete overhead material handling systems with the latest 3D CAD modeling software. Our design team will put together a mechanical and controls drawing package for the end user’s reference. We keep your equipment running with our experienced inspection and service technicians.


Our applications engineers are located in Davenport and Fort Dodge, Iowa. These experienced engineers will analyze your overhead lifting needs and create the most economical solution to increase your productivity and ensure your operator’s safety. As a small business, we provide a person-to-person approach so we can provide the best service. But we are also capable of handling the biggest projects for Although we are a small business, we are able to tackle the biggest projects for largest customers.

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