Barnhart Crane and Rigging Establishes Louisiana Operations

Sep 9, 2002

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.)—Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co., a leading provider of heavy rigging and transportation solutions, has established a crane and rigging branch in Monroe, La.

The Monroe project office represents the latest in a series of expansions by Barnhart. The office will provide cranes, specialized transportation and engineered lifting services for industrial contractors and manufacturers as well as commercial clients in northern Louisiana and southern Arkansas. Other Barnhart Crane and Rigging offices in the region include branch offices in Little Rock, Ark., and Jackson, Miss.

"We are pleased to expand our services in the Monroe area,” said Jeff Latture, vice president, Heavy Contracting, Barnhart Crane and Rigging. “Barnhart’s new office will allow us to provide improved service and quicker turnaround to our customers in the region.”

Barnhart Crane & Rigging, established in 1969, is a leading national supplier of specialized
heavy rigging and transportation solutions. The company, with 13 locations across the United States, also provides crane services, machinery moving and plant relocations, as well as project cargo logistics and heavy equipment storage at its 100-acre, 700,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Memphis, Tenn.

Barnhart Crane & Rigging, an ISO 9002 certified supplier, also operates terminal facilities at the Port of Memphis, Decatur, Ala., and the deepwater Port of Mobile, Ala. For more information, visit

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