Columbus McKinnon to Participate in Jefferies Global Industrials Conference

  Columbus McKinnon to Participate in Jefferies Global Industrials Conference

Jefferies Global Industrials Conference 2013

Business Wire

AMHERST, N.Y. -- August 5, 2013

Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer
and marketer of material handling products, announced today that President and
Chief Executive Officer Timothy T. Tevens and Vice President - Finance and
Chief Financial Officer Gregory P. Rustowicz will participate in and host
investor meetings at the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference in New
York City on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Columbus McKinnon will be presenting from 2:00 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. ET. A link to
the audio webcast of the Company’s presentation will be available on the
Columbus McKinnon website: http://www.cmworks.com/investors. The accompanying
presentation slides will also be available on the Company’s web site on August
14, 2013 and archived there for 90 days following completion of the
presentation.

About Columbus McKinnon

Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer
of material handling products, systems and services, which efficiently and
ergonomically move, lift, position and secure materials. Key products include
hoists, cranes, actuators and rigging tools. The Company is focused on
commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality
provided by its superior design and engineering know-how. Comprehensive
information on Columbus McKinnon is available on its website at
http://www.cmworks.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include,
but are not limited to, statements concerning future revenue and earnings,
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could
cause the actual results of the Company to differ materially from the results
expressed or implied by such statements, including general economic and
business conditions, conditions affecting the industries served by the Company
and its subsidiaries, conditions affecting the Company's customers and
suppliers, competitor responses to the Company's products and services, the
overall market acceptance of such products and services, the effect of
operating leverage, the pace of bookings relative to shipments, the ability to
expand into new markets and geographic regions, the success in acquiring new
business, the speed at which shipments improve, and other factors disclosed in
the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking
information contained in this release.

Contact:

Columbus McKinnon Corporation
Gregory P. Rustowicz, 716-689-5442
Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer
greg.rustowicz@cmworks.com
or
Investor Relations:
Kei Advisors LLC
Deborah K. Pawlowski, 716-843-3908
dpawlowski@keiadvisors.com