Turnkey Rigging Solutions

MEI Rigging & Crating provides nationwide rigging, machinery moving, millwrighting, installations and relocations, storage and warehousing, crating and export packing services. Our highly skilled and experienced team manages projects with technical or logistical challenges regularly. We can move anything from a single machine, to an entire plant, whether its in a heavy industrial environment, clean room or data center. MEI operates under unparalleled standards built on the premises of integrity, quality, safety, and our clients’ satisfaction. Contact us now to discuss your next project.

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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.
2004Albany, OR Dan Cappello & partner purchase MEI from founder Bruce Marler
2006 MEI is awarded a contract with IM Flash Technologies in Lehi, UT Salt Lake City, UT
2007 MEI acquires Nationwide Rigging & Crating to establish a presence in Dallas, TX
2010 MEI establishes location in Phoenix, AZ to service an Intel contract.
2012MEI opens an office to serve a variety of customers in the San Antonio / Austin area
2013 MEI opens in Portland to service our biggest customer, Intel Portland, OR
2017MEI is awarded a project working with Tesla to build the Gigafactory in Reno, NV
2018 MEI moves to Fort Worth to serve Dallas and other existing customers Fort Worth, TX
2019MEI partners with Dorilton Capital to support accelerated growth across the U.S.
2019MEI acquires Dunkel Bros. Machinery in Los Angeles, CA

2020 Atlanta, GA MEI enters the Atlanta market through the acquisition of Adams Machinery Movers

2021MEI acquires Houston Crating Inc. in Houston, TX
2021 Philadelphia, PA MEI acquires A&A Machinery Moving
2021 MEI continues growing market share by acquiring Reno Custom Crating Reno, NV
2022MEI enters Northern Virginia through the acquisition of A&A Transfer
2022Boston, MA MEI enters New England by acquiring Harnum Industries
2022 MEI opens in Maryland under A&A Machinery Moving to service Wilmington, DE
2022Jessup, MD MEI opens in Jessup, MD under A&A Transfer to service Baltimore

MEI handles every piece MEI handles every piece of equipment with the highest level of care. We know our customers depend on us to not only protect critical equipment, but to get the job done right and on time. From start to finish, our team provides expert guidance and custom solutions specific to your project.




Plant  Relocation & Machinery Moving
Plant  Relocation & Machinery Moving

MEI Crane Rigging
MEI Crane Rigging

Crating & Export Packing
Crating & Export Packing


Industrial Storage
Industrial Storage

Industries We Serve

MEI offers rigging services across a multitude of industries including data centers, general manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, semiconductor and more. For your next heavy lift, valuable equipment move, or short term and long-term storage needs, you can trust MEI regardless of your industry. Our team of rigging experts have successfully moved equipment from space shuttles to switchgear, from flight simulators to food processing equipment.

We are proud to serve the below industries as well as many others.

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