US Service Group acquires Walker Crane

By Hannah Sundermeyer24 March 2022

Along with ABLE Rigging Contractors and Transcope Services, USSG now consists of three separate operating businesses.

New York-based US Service Group (USSG) has acquired Walker Crane & Rigging Corp. (Walker) of Plainville, CT. Established in 1883, Walker provides crane, rigging and transportation operations throughout the United States. Walker operates out of a 130,000 square foot facility located approximately 30 minutes southwest of Hartford, Connecticut.

“Acquiring Walker strengthen’s USSG’s presence in the New England region and expands our network of rigging and logistics services into this attractive market,” said Steve Laganas, founder and CEO, USSG. “We are very pleased that Walker is now part of USSG. With Walker’s history and stellar reputation, our plan is to see USSG continue to grow and prosper as we add equipment, services and additional high quality employees to the team.”

Established in 1883, Walker provides crane, rigging and transportation operations throughout the United States.

With the acquisition of Walker, USSG continues its strategy of building a national rigging, machinery moving and warehousing business. Along with ABLE Rigging Contractors and Transcope Services, USSG now consists of three separate operating businesses focused on providing rigging and machinery moving services to a diverse customer base. 

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