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Motion Software and LEEA: Raising Standards Together

Motion Software reviews our relationship with the Lifting Equipment Engineering Association.

Motion Software and LEEA: Raising Standards Together

Motion Software and LEEA: Raising Standards Together

Since Motion Software began in 2001, the business has undergone many changes and implemented award-winning innovations to help keep businesses moving forward with our inspection and compliance software Kinetic.

In 2012, we became associate members of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association also known as LEEA. LEEA is the leading trade association for those in the lifting industry and has helped bring the importance of high standards and supporting the global industry to the forefront of the conversation within the profession and beyond. LEEA’s is mission to protect the gold standard of service expected of lifting companies whilst promoting innovation and sustainable development. At Motion Software, we are proud to partner with them to help achieve these goals.

Take a look at some of the highlights from our vital partnership below.

Industrial Inspectors
Two inspectors in high vis vests carrying iPad

Working Within the Lifting Industry

Working with LEEA has allowed us to have easy access to key information and has meant that we are always tuned in to the pulse-point of the industry for any new legislation, innovations, and developments to ensure that we are offering our customers the very best service. This strong connection between LEEA and their partners has meant that over the past 77 years since the association’s conception in 1944, they have helped to implement radical changes across the globe and protected the industry from a lapse in safety and modernisation.

We particularly enjoy the opportunity to attend their annual LiftEx exhibitions which provide a dedicated event to address the many different challenges, solutions, regulations, and best practice advice for the many sectors of the lifting industry under one roof – providing an ideal networking forum for over 1,000 industry peers.

Despite the disruption of this year’s event due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we cannot wait to get back out there for LiftEx in 2022!

Global Lifting Awareness Day

On Thursday 8th July 2021, social media channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook were awash with content for Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD) to celebrate the incredible role the industry already has and continues to play.

As part of the annual event, Motion Software got involved with #WhatsYourStory on our LinkedIn page to discuss what our partnership with LEEA means to us, the main highlights of our work with them, and what we think the future has in store for our membership. It has been amazing to connect with others in the industry to grow and develop our practices, as well as reflect on what entices us towards the lifting industry and what makes us proud to be a part of it.

Speaking after GLAD, Ross Moloney CEO of LEEA said: “I am delighted to see GLAD taking off. When it was introduced last year, the world was getting to grips with the Covid pandemic, which gave the industry an added reason to come together. Looking forward now, we can see GLAD2021 as a further step forward to what is becoming an important annual event, where everybody in our industry raises our voices in unison.”

LEEA Awards

Finally, this year the LEEA Awards are back to celebrate the people and companies that have been raising industry standards.

The awards offer winners an excellent chance to raise their profile as a successful business and a leader in their category, with the awards dinner providing the perfect setting for members to reward their teams and celebrate their achievements.

We are delighted to announce that Motion Software has been nominated for the Best Innovation category! We’re so excited to be a part of this important industry event and are looking forward to the results announcement on the 5th of November.

Best of luck to all the other entries!

LEEA Awards
The LEEA Awards

The Future

So, what does the future look like for Motion Software’s partnership with LEEA?

At Motion, the whole team is looking forward to continuing working with LEEA to strengthen our partnership and to support LEEA initiatives including Global Lifting Awareness Day. With a combination of our inspection compliance software Kinetic and LEEA’s extensive expertise and guidance, we can continue to support fellow LEEA members to achieve a safer and more compliant lifting industry.