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 CL King’s 10 th Annual Best Ideas Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 13, 2012. Columbus McKinnon will be presenting from 12:40 p.m. to 1:15 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. The accompanying presentation slides will also be available on the Company’s web site on September 13, 2012 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, actuators, cranes and lifting 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 web site at http://www.cmworks.com.