Relocation is a natural aspect of a growing and successful business. However, when it comes to heavy equipment relocation, the challenges can become complex. When tasked with moving massive pieces of machinery, many of which entail complex electrical connections and complicated assembly, the process becomes difficult. Securing safe and efficient heavy equipment moving with a qualified and experienced machine rigger is a vital part of determining which contractor to hire. At Lee Contracting, we are leaders in providing turnkey solutions for heavy equipment moving. We are skilled at infrastructure upgrades, loading and unloading, transportation, and many other services essential to a successful relocation of your facility.
There are many components to a heavy equipment move. Of course, you want to rest assured that a company has knowledge of transporting large pieces of equipment, but the movers you choose should also bring a lot more to the table. For example, certain types of equipment will need to be dissembled and reassembled upon arrival at the new location. This requires a degree of mechanical knowledge and skill that not all moving companies possess. Electrical knowledge is also important, particularly when it comes to reconnecting equipment.
A moving company must also be equipped with reliable and effective equipment. Because you’re bound to encounter a wide assortment items that need to be moved, having a variety of lifts with varying capacities is essential. The same can be said of transportation. Fleets should be able to perform a wide range of purposes, including pickups, semi-trucks, trailers, utility vehicles, and service trucks. Other vital equipment includes gantry cranes, generators, cleaning systems, and mobile offices to establish a base of operation.
Adherence to Deadlines
No two heavy equipment moves are the same. Anticipating potential problems before they occur allows us to devise workable solutions in real-time. This is a crucial aspect when it comes to timeliness and adherence to deadlines. Failing to get a facility up and running when scheduled or delaying the delivery of an important piece of equipment due to unforeseen issues, can cause costly unwanted downtime.
Among many of the other considerations, you want to be assured that your project is being completed with a team dedicated to safety. Our safety professionals work in close conjunction with field personnel. Safety programs should be ever-evolving and be communicated not only to staff but also customers. This keeps industrial moves safe, which benefits all.
Safe, Reliable, Efficient Heavy Equipment Moving
Lee Industrial Contracting demonstrates all the above traits when undertaking industrial moves. That’s why we’ve earned the respect of peers and customers alike, which is evident when looking at our impressive listing of past projects. Additional services include industrial controls capabilities, robotics, press automation, roof-raising, and 24/7 emergency assistance in the event of a power outage.
If you’d like to get started on a quote for an upcoming equipment move, be sure to fill out our online form. You can also call (888) 833-8776 to speak with a representative today.
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Our turn-key services get your job done from start to finish. Our specialized equipment sets us apart from the competition. Owning our equipment allows us to provide the best competitive rates to lower project costs. Our specialized equipment allows us to perform all different types of projects.
A short list of our in-house equipment consists of:
- Fork Trucks
- Man Lifts
- Gantry Systems
- Excavation Equipment
- Die Carts
Our Goldhofer is a unique piece of equipment that not many industrial contractors own. The Goldhofer is a self-propelled modular transporter with 10-axles and a 1-million ton capacity. This specialized piece of equipment can travel down roads and make the impossible, possible.
Maintenance & Repair
Our team of dedicated mechanics provide the best service and maintenance work in the industry. This means that if your current equipment needs to be serviced, we are here to help get your equipment back in working condition. Our maintenance and repair department teamed together with our specialized equipment provides versatile protection of your current equipment with the ability to help you expand your production.
Want to learn more about what we can do with our in-house equipment?
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When it comes to moving heavy and expensive manufacturing equipment you want to be sure that the rigging equipment being used is able to handle the weight of your machine. Our rigging department has state-of-the-art equipment to move or install your machines.
First up is our TriLifter. The TriLifter is a pick and carry machine which is used to move heavy loads in confined spaces. Our TriLifter will handle loads up to 200,000 pounds. We also use it in conjunction with other rigging equipment to rotate machinery.
We have several Broderson carry deck cranes in our fleet. They can handle a load up to 50,000 pounds. The boom on these cranes can move in a 360-degree rotation. These are extremely versatile and can maneuver in tight spaces.
Gantries are another very important and frequently used piece of equipment. We have several gantry systems that have a capacity starting at 400 tons all the way up to 1,200 tons. These have several different applications from setting a machine, to placing the crown on a press to assisting with raising a roof.
Our fleet also has 6 power steer die carts.
These can be loaded with your equipment and then towed with one of our forklifts through your plant to its new location or out to our trucks to be loaded and transported to its new home.
Our self-propelled Goldhofer transport module can handle anything you throw on it. It has a capacity of 1 million pounds and can move front, back, sideways, over rough terrain and in circles.
Our Ormig crane is a wonder. It has a pick and carry capacity
of 134,000 pounds and can overcome any rigging situation that is outside the norm. Here you can see it working with our trilifter to pick up a 150,000-pound tank.
We have an extensive fleet of forklifts. Some are relatively small with a 3,000-pound capacity. Our largest one has a 160,000-pound capacity. They are used for loading and unloading equipment and relocating machinery.
Whether you’re looking to relocate a small machine or install a brand new press, we have the equipment it takes to get the job done. We can move the smallest piece of equipment or something that weighs 1 million pounds. With our extensive fleet, you never need to worry if we are equipped for your next job.