Barnhart, Marino merge

By D.Ann Shiffler24 September 2008

Marino Crane has been acquired by Barnhart and is now a division of Barnhart Northeast, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnhart Crane and Rigging Company. For more than 55 years, Marino Crane has provided crane service, heavy lifting, heavy transportation and specialized rigging to customers throughout the US. The combined capabilities of Marino and Barnhart now include more than 225 operated cranes, heavy lift cranes to 1,760 tons, slide systems, hydraulic gantries, Goldholfer PSTe platform trailers, modular lift Towers and other unique lifting and transportation tools, according to the company.

Barnhart established its presence in the northeastern US in 2005 with the acquisition of the original Hake Rigging Company in Philadelphia. The addition of Marino to the Barnhart team will strengthen its commitment to the region and adds capability across the country, according to Barnhart.

Barnhart Crane & Rigging was established in 1969. The company has 19 branches across the US, and is a leading national supplier of lifting and transportation solutions.

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