Maxim Crane Works Acquires Crane Rental Corporation

Pittsburgh, PA (May 22, 2015) ‘ Maxim Crane Works announced today it has acquired Orlando, Fla.-based Crane Rental Corporation, a provider of heavy hauling, specialized rigging and crane services in the Southeast United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

CRC provides operated and bare crane, rigging and lifting services from three locations in Florida and one in Alabama. The company’s fleet includes primarily Crawler, Rough Terrain, All Terrain, fleet platform trailers, dual lane trailers, hydraulic gantry’s, Tower and Truck Operated crane equipment.

Maxim CEO Bryan Carlisle said the CRC acquisition is a strategic move designed to expand Maxim’s footprint in the Southeast and facilitate continued growth in the region.

“Acquiring a high-quality crane rental outfit like Crane Rental Corporation will help accelerate our expansion in the Southeastern United States, strengthen our team and add new equipment to our fleet,” said Carlisle. “CRC is also a great fit for Maxim culturally, sharing our deeply held commitment to safety and service.”

Alan Ashlock, President of CRC said the combination is a great fit.

“We are excited to become part of the great team at Maxim. Our relationship with the Maxim management team goes back more than 20 years,” said Ashlock. “We look forward to our heavy hauling, rigging and crane assets, and especially our experienced workforce, joining forces with Maxim to continue to provide services nationwide.”

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