Mobilize our assets to your advantage.
Barnhart has an ample supply of both, assuring you of minimum plant disruption and maximum uptime.
Moving over-dimensional cargo even a few feet can present significant challenges for your plant. And things certainly don't get any easier when moving through an entire facility. Space constraints, plant operations and safety are among several key factors to consider. Barnhart's superior network allows us to react swiftly with the equipment you need, and we are renowned for our innovative engineering solutions in moving super heavy components for a wide range of industries – power generation, petroleum refining, nuclear and others.
Access to Massive Inventory
Barnhart gives you access to one of the largest platform trailer inventories in the world. This can mean a quicker response, lower mobilization cost and less chance of delays.
With one call, not only can Barnhart engineer a plan to transport your component to and through your plant, but we have the capacity to lift and set your equipment as well.
Moving critical plant equipment in, out, through and around sensitive operating areas comes from careful planning and a keen dedication to safety. Every move Barnhart makes starts with safety in mind.
Engineered For Success
Moving large equipment through an operating plant takes more than just the right trailer. Engineering is required to account for everything from ground bearing issues to load configuration. With Barnhart's specialized team of more than 50 engineers, we have you covered.
We own all of our own equipment, which creates a much smoother experience -- fewer layers of bureaucracy and management, better communication, more intimate knowledge, lower costs -- and no middle man!
Over 50 Branches
Barnhart has one of the largest crane inventories in North America. When our inventory is combined with our national network of branches and other rigging tools, there are very few jobs we can't handle.
Vault & Reactor Transport and Set
In a project that won the 2015 SC&RA Rigging Job of the Year Award for projects over $2 million, a waste vault and test reactor from a nuclear site inLearn More
Emergency MPT Replacement
Barnhart received an emergency call from a nuclear station in the Midwest on a Saturday night about a failed Main Power Transformer (MPT). This requiredLearn More
Transformer Roll Off
Barnhart was hired to offload a 467,000 lbs. transformer from a ship at a port in California. The cargo, which was was sitting on stands in the cargo hold,Learn More
An industrial site in Wisconsin needed a 185,000-pound press set inside one of its buildings. The press had been hauled to the site and set on a trailer.Learn More
Four Texas Towers in Italy needed to be delivered to Illinois. The towers, 87’ long and weighing up to 325,000 lbs., were barged to the Port of MargheraLearn More