Dave began his career in 1977 at Columbus McKinnon in Abingdon, Virginia at the hoist manufacturing plant. After 20 years, Dave moved to the Damascus, Virginia Facility as a Product Design Engineer Technician and Product Engineering for another 10 years. He finished out his career at CM as the Global Entertainment Product Trainer. Dave has traveled well over a million miles teaching tens of thousands of students on six of the seven continents. Now he is owner of his own business David Carmack Consulting and is co-founder of The Collaborative Artists Network.
Interview with Ethan Gilson, "Arguably the most knowledgeable single person (or persons if you include his evil alter ego DAVID) on hoists used within the entertainment rigging industry, Dave Carmack joins us to discuss everything hoist related. We start with his career of 42 years at CM when where he worked in every department from manufacturing to engineering, to training. We also cover what he is doing today, his thoughts on what the most common myths about hoists are, and what we as an industry should be looking to do in the future.
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