Crane & Rigging Nonprofit

The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association whose mission is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public.

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Member Benefits

Through the national convention, association committees, and related industry events, ACRP members can learn about and voice opinions on important issues, including regulatory issues, crane safety, operator certification, rigging practices, inspections, and trade-related topics.

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Learning Opportunities

Each year at the national convention, ACRP members increase their knowledge by visiting and touring manufacturing facilities for crane and rigging products. In addition, the annual meeting Includes technical training sessions to enhance the knowledge base of members.

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Mission Statement

The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is a nonprofit association whose mission is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. This is accomplished by providing educational opportunities to its members and the public.    

ACRP Newsroom

2016 Top Trainer Awards Presented
Awards Presented to 2016 Top Trainers

Left to Right: Katie Parrish, Matt Schmitt, Ralf Notheis, and Patrick Clark Attendees of the 2017 ACRP General Assembly in Tulalip,…

2016 Top Trainer Winners

Congratulations ACRP Member Matt Schmitt 2016 Top Trainer Professional Category. Matt Schmitt, Instructor – Overton Safety Training Inc., Aloha, Ore., was…

Bechtel Rigging Engineering Training Sessions at Crane & Rigging Association in Chattanooga

February 17, 2016 – Chattanooga, Tennessee Attendees to the General Assembly of the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP.net) have…

Membership Has Its Privileges

Gain new understanding of effective training techniques & represent your personal and company’s view on crane safety, operator certification, material inspection requirements and any other issues of the day.