Barnhart Crane and Rigging and Days Corporation, of Elkhart, IN, have entered into an agreement under which Barnhart will purchase Days Machinery Movers, including all associated personnel and equipment of that business unit.
The machinery moving operation purchased by Barnhart provides rigging, including machine installation and leveling; equipment setting, which includes anchoring, alignment and grouting; millwright work, including fabrication and ironworking; and plant reorganization and relocation. Equipment includes flat bed, step deck and double-drop trailers, 450-ton gantry system, forklifts of up to 8,000-pound capacity, and Versa-Lift and TriLifter specialty lifts.
The acquisition will further enhance Barnhart’s presence in the Midwest, where Barnhart already operates several branches in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan and Ohio.
“Days Corporation has a stellar reputation in this region,” said Jim Chapman, regional director, Barnhart. ”Its employees and its services are all first class. We are blessed to make the Days Machinery Movers operations a part of our team. We think current Days Machinery Movers customers will be pleased with the expansion of services and equipment this acquisition will bring.”