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 Karen L. Howard will participate in the BB&T Capital Markets Commercial and Industrial Conference 2011 in New York on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. A link for the presentation will be available at the Columbus McKinnon website: http://www.cmworks.com/investors/NewsPresentations.aspx. Columbus McKinnon’s presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available on the Company’s web site at http://www.cmworks.com on April 6, 2011 and archived 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 or secure materials. Key products include hoists, cranes, actuators chain and forged attachments. 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 web site at http://www.cmworks.com.