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Old 02-25-2009, 05:59 AM   #1
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Another closing hits the aftermarket car ind. (Crane Cams)

this sucks big time and its sad to see them close down
http://www.news-journalonline.com/Ne...rane022409.htm


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Old 02-25-2009, 07:53 AM   #3
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i guess the stage 3's in a box in my room are rare now? damn shame to see Crane go under
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Unhappy Crane Cams Closed

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CRANE CAMS CLOSES DOORS Tuesday, 24 February 2009 Crane Cams closed its doors after 56 years in business and laid off employees, this according to a report on News-JournalOnline.com, the website for the Daytona Beach, Fla., newspaper.

According to the report, county and state officials were working with Crane Cams and its New Jersey-based parent company, Mikronite Technologies, to keep the company in business.

“We were trying to help them through this transition,” Rick Michael, Volusia County economic development director told News-JournalOnline. “They were considering a transfer of ownership. We were not expecting any closure.”

Crane Cams and Crane Technologies Group were founded by Harvey J. Crane Jr. in 1953 as Crane Engineering Inc. in Hallandale, Fla.

In 1979, Crane Cams became an employee-owned company. Some operations moved to Daytona Beach in 1981, with the remainder of the operation and employees relocating here in 1985.

Mikronite, an industrial technology firm, bought Crane in 2006.


Good thing i just got mine in the mail today :) anybody wanna buy them for $800.00 lol
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wow epic fail...didnt notice another thread like 5 posts down....

this can be deleted
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No more FR cam shaft bring made then.
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ahhh man, lets hope this economy turns around soon before we lose Ford too!
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WOW!! this is shocking. i cant believe it
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I was just looking into some cranes form my buddies chevy, looks like crower is about all thats left!!
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It will ride out sooner or later, it is going to take some time though.
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