Sling-Choker Acquires Superior Crane & Mechanical

Sling-Choker would like to take this opportunity to inform all of our valued customers that on May 1st of this year we acquired Superior Crane and Mechanical from Steve and Ellen Ford.

Steve and Ellen have done a wonderful job servicing the crane industry in Sault Ste Marie for the last 25 years.  They have built a great reputation based on quality service, integrity, and caring about the customer, the same values which we at Sling-Choker take pride in.  As they head towards retirement both Steve and Ellen will be working closely with us to ensure the transition goes as smooth as possible.

We are also excited to announce that Rod Bolduc has joined the Sling-Choker team as the Manager of our Crane Division.  Rod has been a licensed tradesman since April of 2000.  He holds an Interprovincial Truck and Coach Technician’s license, an Interprovincial Industrial Millwright ticket, and is an apprentice Industrial Electrician.

For the last 15 years Rod has worked in Mechanical Maintenance for Tenaris Algoma Tubes and since 2010 has been the Leader of their Crane Maintenance Department.  

Sling-Choker looks forward to assisting you with all your crane related needs including new cranes, parts, maintenance, and inspections.  You can reach Rod directly at (705) 946-8946 or, or feel free to call the office at (705) 949-9274.


Brian Wallenius

General Manager, Sling-Choker Sault Ste. Marie