About MEI

Built on Commitment:
Integrity, Quality, Safety

From our founding in the early 1990s as a metal fabricator to our growth as one of the largest providers of rigging, machinery moving, millwrighting, mechanical installation, storage and warehousing, crating and export packaging services in the U.S., MEI has had one constant theme: A commitment to outstanding customer satisfaction.

At MEI Rigging and Crating we are driven by our corporate vision of excellence, market leadership, and enduring value. Our team is guided by our corporate values of integrity, respect, professionalism, safety, commitment, and results. Contact a team member today to learn more.

MEI by the Numbers

1000s of customers served

30 years of experience

18 locations across
the country

Safety Program

We have only one overriding objective when it comes to the work we perform and the safety of those who perform it; to send every employee home safely to their family, friends and loved ones at the end of each working day. No other result is acceptable, period. In order to achieve this result, we place a premium on training all of our employees in keeping with our Best Known Methods (BKMs). Additionally, each and every employee, no matter their length of service or job title, has the authority to stop any job at any time should they feel as though they, their co-workers or the customer equipment in our care and custody is at risk.

Uncompromising Customer Focus

Customer satisfaction is both our lifeblood and our most intrinsically rewarding experience. We constantly seek to provide new and innovative solutions to our customer’s problems and needs in an effort to earn and keep their business.

A Proven History of Excellence
and Continued Growth

Since 2004, MEI has grown to become a leader in the machinery moving and rigging space, expanding into new markets and enhancing service offerings while maintaining a culture of safety and quality.


Albany, OR Dan Cappello and partner purchase MEI from founder Bruce Marler


MEI is awarded a contract
with IM Flash Technologies
in Lehi, UT Salt Lake City, UT


Dallas, TX MEI acquires Nationwide Rigging & Crating to establish a presence in Dallas, TX


MEI establishes a new location in Phoenix, AZ to service a new Intel contract Phoenix, AZ


Houston, TX MEI acquires S&S Industrial to establish presence in Houston, TX.


San Antonio, TX MEI opens an office to serve a variety of customers in the San Antonio / Austin area


MEI opens location in Portland to service Intel’s R&D campus in Hillsboro. Portland, OR


Reno, NV MEI is awarded a large project working with Tesla to build the Gigafactory in Reno


MEI opens Fort Worth location to expand our customer service reach in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex


Doriton MEI partners with Dorilton Capital to support accelerated growth across the U.S.


MEI moves into Los Angeles by acquiring Dunkel Bros. Machinery Moving Los Angeles, CA


Atlanta, GA MEI enters the Atlanta market through the acquisition of Adams Machinery Movers


MEI grows regional market share by acquiring Houston Crating, Inc. Houston, TX


Philadelphia, PA MEI moves into the Northeast by acquiring A&A Machinery Moving


MEI continues growing regional market share by acquiring Reno Custom Crating Reno, NV


Washington, D.C. MEI enters the Northern Virginia market through the acquisition of A&A Transfer


Boston, MA MEI enters the New England market through the acquisition of Harnum Industries


Wilmington, DE MEI opens location in Wilmington area under the A&A Machinery Moving brand to service Delaware and NE Maryland


Jessup, MD MEI opens location in Jessup, Maryland under A&A Transfer brand to service Baltimore region


Olympus Partners MEI partners with Olympus Partners to accelerate its pursuit of excellence, market leadership, & enduring value


Savannah, GA & Charlotte, NC MEI acquires J&J Machinery Transport and Pro-Pac International expanding presence in the Southeast by adding two new locations in Savannah, GA and Charlotte, NC.


Atlanta, GA MEI acquires ProPack International becoming one of the premier full-service rigging and crating providers in the Atlanta region.

Experience the MEI Difference

Explore more of what MEI has to offer, including our trusted services and various locations, or contact our team now to discuss your next project.