COLUMBUS McKINNON CORPORATION
MONTHLY RETIREMENT BENEFIT PLAN
Amendment No. 10 of the 1998 Plan Restatement
Columbus McKinnon Corporation (the "Company") hereby amends the Columbus McKinnon
Corporation Monthly Retirement Benefit Plan (the "Plan"), as amended and restated in its entirety effective April
1, 1998, and as further amended by Amendment Nos. 1 through 9, as permitted under Section 10.1 of the Plan,
in order to reflect Treasury regulations issued under Code Section 415 in April 2007, as follows:
1. Article XI, entitled “Section 415 Limitations”, is amended effective April 1, 2008 to read as follows:
SECTION 415 LIMITATIONS
11.1 Incorporation of Section 415 by Reference .
(a) In General . Code Section 415 generally limits annual benefits payable under the Plan and
accumulated benefit accruals under the Plan by providing that such benefits and accruals may not exceed
the lesser of $160,000 (as adjusted for cost of living increases after 2001) or 100 percent of the
Participant’s average Section 415(c)(3) compensation for his high three years. These limits must be
adjusted if the Participant retires before or after his Normal Retirement Date, receives his benefit in a
form other than a life annuity, has less than 10 years of service, has multiple annuity starting dates or
has a retroactive annuity starting date.
(b) Incorporation of Section 415 by Reference . The limitations and other provisions of Code
Section 415 and Treasury regulations promulgated thereunder with respect to annual benefits payable
under the Plan and benefit accruals under the Plan are hereby incorporated by reference.
(c) Required Aggregation of Defined Benefit Plans . If the benefits under this Plan must be
aggregated with benefits under another defined benefit plan for the purpose of complying with Code
Section 415, the benefits and benefit accruals of the plan in which the Participant is most recently