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(Rule 14a-101)





Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No.     )



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Columbus McKinnon Corporation

(Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

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PROXY TABULATOR: P.O. BOX 8016, CARY, NC 27512-9903


Columbus McKinnon Corporation

Important Notice Regarding the

Availability of Proxy Materials


Stockholders Meeting to be held on

July 19, 2021

For Stockholders as of May 24, 2021


This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote your shares. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.


To view the proxy materials, and to obtain directions to attend the meeting, go to:


To vote your proxy while visiting this site, you will need the 12 digit control number in the box below.


Under United States Securities and Exchange Commission rules, proxy materials do not have to be delivered in paper. Proxy materials can be distributed by making them available on the internet.





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If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy material, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. In order to receive a paper package in time for this year’s meeting, you must make this request on or before July 09, 2021.


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Columbus McKinnon Corporation


Meeting Type: Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Date: Monday, July 19, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM, Eastern Time

Place: Annual Meeting to be held live via the Internet - please visit

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Columbus McKinnon Corporation

Annual Meeting of Stockholders








To elect nine Directors to hold office until the 2022 Annual Meeting and until their successors have been elected and qualified.

1.01 Richard H. Fleming

1.02 David J. Wilson

1.03 Nicholas T. Pinchuk

1.04 Liam G. McCarthy

1.05 Heath A. Mitts

1.06 Kathryn V. Roedel

1.07 Aziz S. Aghili

1.08 Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

1.09 Michael Dastoor



To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.



To conduct a shareholder advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers.



To take action upon and transact such other business as may be properly brought before the meeting or any adjournment or adjournments thereof.