3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Industrial Contractor

Moving a manufacturing facility can be a large financial decision and full of logistical concerns.  There are several aspects of a move you should consider before choosing a contractor to handle your valuable equipment.



  1. Is your machinery relocation company experienced in moving your equipment?

This is critical when entrusting your equipment to a contractor. You want someone who is knowledgeable riggingabout the machines that are being moved. Knowing your contractor has the expertise to move your equipment efficiently, effectively and safely will give you peace of mind. Unsure about your contractor’s experience? Ask for references or case studies. Companies want to show off the work they have completed.



  1. Are you hiring a company that only moves your equipment?

Hiring one company to handle the equipment’s utilities, Mill Foundationa second company to move the equipment and a third company to install the pits or foundations for the machines can be time consuming. Hiring one company with knowledge of all of the above will reduce the downtime of your facility. Having one contractor allows for a seamless relocation. If one company can unhook the utilities, move the machine, and hook up the utilities at the new location this eliminates one contractor depending on another contractor’s schedule to complete the job.



  1. Does your contractor provide you with a dedicated project manager?

To eliminate confusion and miscommunication between the contractor and the customer, Lee provides a dedicated project manager. They are responsible for coordinating all the trades on-site and communicating with the customer about the job status. This allows the customer to have a direct contact to someone at Lee Contracting who is familiar with the project.



Undertaking a facility relocation can be a daunting task. But with the experts at Lee Contracting, we can help you navigate the ins-and-outs of the move. With our turn-key services, we can handle every part of your relocation, from the planning stage to transporting the equipment, to installing the machine. Our experienced teams and state-of-the-art equipment will prove to be indispensable assets to your company.