The Crane Group Companies

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Not to be confused with Crane Co. of Stamford, Connecticut, or Crane Group Limited of North Sydney, Australia

The Crane Group Companies
Industry Building materials manufacturing
Founded 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, USA
Headquarters 330 West Spring Street, Columbus, Ohio
Key people
Robert S. Crane Sr. (founder)
Tanny B. Crane Chairman and CEO
Number of employees
1,300 [1]

The Crane Group Companies (also known as Crane Group) of Columbus, Ohio, USA, is a holding company of operating units primarily involved in the manufacturing and distribution of building products. Products include wood composite decking and railing, exterior cladding products, vinyl fencing, OEM PVC profiles, wood doors and door-frames, and vinyl sheet piling. The group also has several service units in the roofing, security gate systems, and steel I-beam markets[2] . While the holding company resides in Columbus, the units operate in many other locations including: Columbus, Wilmington, and Mason, Ohio and Atlanta, Georgia.

Founded by Robert S. Crane Sr. in 1947, the company has remained a private, family operated business, with Tanny B. Crane as CEO. The company employs over 1300, mostly in Ohio. The company has strong links to The Ohio State University, Boards of Ohio companies and philanthropy in Ohio.

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  1. ^ Crane Group website
  2. ^ "composite decking".  Thursday, 17 August 2017