Anvil Attachments in Slaughter Louisiana was awarded a 2012 International Bulk Journal Award for Best Grab. The bucket and grapple manufacturer was nominated and selected to the final five and the finalists were narrowed down by an independent judging panel from more than 100 individual category entries 28 different countries and all five continents including Credeblug Spain Guven Machine and Grab Turkey SMAG (Peiner) Germany and Verstegen Netherlands.
The winner was judged on the following criteria: the ability to consistently meet customer requirements for operationally efficient cost-effective grabs and to adapt each grab to each bulk commodity and the use of quality manufacturing materials and innovative design to minimize environmental damage.
Anvil’s award winning bucket was its model 4RD coke bucket. Anvil said with this bucket its design and manufacturing processes provided a lighter more reliable clamshell bucket that costs less to operate.