USA-based Bay Crane has acquired fellow crane and rigging service provider Capital City Group.

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Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Capital City is one of the leading crane and rigging companies in the Midwestern USA. “We are excited to become part of Bay Crane, one of the most successful crane rental companies in the country,” said Brian Gibson, president and shareholder of Capital City. “Bay Crane is a premier crane service provider with one of the most modern fleets in the industry,” he added.

Kenneth Bernardo, ceo of Bay Crane, said the company’s fleet in the region would be bolstered with various Liebherr models, including LR1600, LR1400, LR1300, LR1200, LTR 1220 units, as a result of the deal. Also joining the fleet will be GR1600, GR1000, GR150 and GTC1200 cranes from Tadano.

The transaction results in Bay Crane ranking in the top 10 largest crane service companies in North America, operating from 15 full service locations, the company added.