Barnhart Announces Opening of Western Region Office in California

Oct 1, 2009

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2009 — Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a Western Region Office and local branch in Long Beach, California. The Long Beach branch will serve as an operations center for the company’s work in the Western U.S., as well as a project service office for the southern California area.

Jim Harris, Vice President - Western Region, is excited about the western market opportunities. Jim brings over 39 years of industry experience, including executive roles with Hake Rigging ( on the East Coast and with Brinderson in California. “Barnhart has performed work in California for years. Now, with a permanent physical presence in California a new chapter for Barnhart begins. Barnhart will be able to better serve our clients and provide the safe and reliable service they expect and demand,” says Harris. “We feel very positive about our future and the California economy.”

Barnhart Crane & Rigging, established in 1969, is a leading national supplier of lifting and transportation solutions. The company, with 23 locations across the United States, also provides logistics, machinery moving and plant relocations. Barnhart’s Quality Management System is certified to the ISO 9001:2008 international standard and has been registered since 2000. For more information on Barnhart’s Long Beach branch and West Region operations, please go to

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