Maxim Crane Works and Solley Equipment & Rigging jointly announced that the companies have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Maxim Crane will acquire Solley Crane. The combination of Solley Crane and Maxim Crane enhances Maxim Crane’s full-service, nationwide crane rental and lifting solutions platform and expands its operations in one of the nation’s key geographic regions, the company said.
“The Solley Crane merger provides access to one of the most experienced teams of crane professionals in the region,” said Bryan Carlisle, CEO, Maxim Crane. ”They have an outstanding reputation and their fleet provides customers with a ‘best in class’ brand of products, parts, services and rental equipment. We are excited about this amazing combination and look forward to providing our team members and customers with the additional geographic coverage and services that Solley Crane and its team bring to our company”.
“Solley Crane was started by my father, Ray, and the business has been the heart and soul of our family and employees for nearly 50 years,” said Ronnie Solley, owner, Solley Crane. ”This merger will ensure that our employees, families and customers continue to enjoy the type of service, safety, and commitment that they have had in the past and guarantee that our business will continue for the next 50 years and beyond. We know the Maxim Crane Team extremely well and believe that this is a perfect combination that will allow both teams to thrive by working together toward common goals of safety, service and success.”