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

Link-Belt Cranes Instructing at ACRP 2016 in Chattanooga

February 2, 2016 - Chattanooga, Tennessee Link-Belt Training Team: Back row: Jennifer Logan (Training Administrator), John…

TopTrainers2015
Trainers Honored for impacting Crane & Rigging Safety Culture

November 20, 2015 (Fort Dodge, Iowa) –Patrick Clark, National Rental Support Manager for Lifting Gear Hire, and Jeffery Ellis, Instructor…

2014 Trainers Receive Awards at ACRP General Assembly

Nelson Plumb (left) of Crossland Construction and Sam Smith of North American Crane Bureau were recognized as the 2014 Top…

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.