TNT buys Americrane

By Alex Dahm06 January 2009

Texas, US-based TNT Crane & Rigging Inc. has acquired the assets of Americrane LLC.

"The addition of Americrane expands our geographical coverage into North Central Texas. There is strong diversity in the DFW commercial work, industrial/power and energy-related work tied primarily to the Barnett Shale," said Michael Appling Jr., TNT president and CEO.

Following the buy out TNT has a fleet of 94 cranes servicing Texas and Louisiana through its branches located in Houston, Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Edinburg and Lake Charles, in Louisiana. TNT owns a fleet of hydraulic truck cranes with 15 to 800 US tons lifting capacities. In addition to gantry jacks, rigging, trailers and other lifting related equipment.

TNT Crane & Rigging is a portfolio company of MML Capital Partners, based in Stamford, Connecticut. Americrane offers full service crane and rigging solutions.

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