MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. and Selinsky Force, of Canton, Ohio, have entered into an agreement under which Barnhart will purchase Selinsky’s crane and rigging operations, including all associated personnel and equipment of that business unit.
Selinsky Force is an established and well-regarded company and will retain and continue to operate all of its core industrial services as it has for decades. Selinsky Force provides a wide range of services including refractory, equipment rental, plant maintenance, steel erection, and pulverizer services.
The rigging operation sold to Barnhart offers crane service of up to 275-ton capacity, hydraulic gantries and sliding equipment, lift trucks of up to 100,000-lb. capacity, and trucking services including hydraulic transporters. Barnhart will acquire Selinsky’s rigging, hauling and crane assets and personnel related to that business unit. The acquisition will further enhance Barnhart’s presence in the Midwest, where Barnhart already operates a number of branches in Kentucky and Illinois.
“Selinsky has a great reputation for providing crane, rigging and hauling services in Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This team will help Barnhart become the best heavy lift and heavy transportation provider in our market,” said Matt Brennan, Barnhart Chief Financial Officer.
Brennan added, “Going forward, Selinsky Force industrial services customers will continue to receive the same quality service and product offerings as they have in the past. The crane and rigging customers will benefit from access to Barnhart’s nationwide network of locations backed up by project cargo logistics capabilities, its engineering department with more than 60 engineers, and its own fleet of barges for transport on inland waterways.”
Barnhart is one of America's leading lifting and logistics contractors. With a current network of nearly 50 facilities, Barnhart provides world-class service through a local presence. Operated crane rental, rigging services, outage planning, specialized solutions for component replacement, industrial storage and national project cargo logistics all combine to ensure Barnhart’s customers receive the lowest total project cost. Barnhart also boasts one of the largest engineering teams in the industry—including a full R&D department—driving innovation across all services. Barnhart is a U.S. company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.