Amquip Corp acquires Shaughnessy

15 April 2008

In the US, AmQuip Corp has further expanded its US footprint with the acquisition of Shaughnessy Crane Services from NES Rentals Holdings. The new division, based in Boston, will offer a complete line of crane types, including rough terrain, all terrain, crawler and tower cranes, ranging from 6 to 600 tons capacity, according to AmQuip. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

AmQuip owner Joseph Wesley, said, “Shaughnessy Crane and the Shaughnessy e amily have been leaders in our industry for generations. All of us at AmQuip are honoured to welcome this incredible organization, comprising the best operators and crane professionals in the New England region.”

Harry Milligan, vice president of Shaughnessy/AmQuip, said e he two companies are a perfect match, and that the purchase creates a one-stop shop for New England customers.

“Shaughnessy Crane is one of the most established and respected names in the crane rental industry,” said Frank Bardonaro, AmQuip Corp general manager.

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