Crane Cams has been recognized as a recipient of the 2012 Florida Companies to Watch award, an honor presented by the Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) at the University of Central Florida.
In its 2nd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by SunTrust Banks and the University of Central Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation and with special support from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Florida Companies to Watch is an awards program that celebrates privately held second-stage companies headquartered in the state. To be eligible, applicants must employ between six and 99 full-time equivalent employees and have between $750,000 and $50 million in annual revenue or working capital in place.
Awardees are selected for demonstrating the intent and capacity to grow based on employee or sales growth, exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, sustainable competitive advantage, outstanding corporate culture, inspired community giving and other notable strengths.
Crane Cams was founded in 1953 and has grown to be an internationally respected leader in the manufacture of high performance camshafts, valve train, and ignition components.
Today, Crane Cams is owned by George and Ken Smith, who have achieved global recognition for their leadership of S&S Cycle, as well as their passion for racing and hotrod cars. With a cadre of experienced engineers and technicians, plus newly enhanced manufacturing and R&D capabilities, Crane Cams stands ready to provide customers with technically superior, precision-made products and excellent service.
Crane Cams has significant manufacturing resources to rely on, including state-of-the-art CNC machining centers and Spintrons. The company has the ability to produce fully digitized camshafts using Landis CNC equipment, as well as grinding cams via traditional methods using production masters.
With the industry's largest camshaft database, which exceeds 80,000 grinds, an impressive manufacturing capability, and an experienced tech staff (most of whom have 15+ years service with Crane Cams), the company stands ready to provide customers with industry-leading quality products and superior service.
For more information on Crane Cams, visit www.cranecams.com.