Data Center Turn-Key Rigging Solutions

MEI Rigging & Crating provides industry-leading rigging services for data center new construction, maintenance, and expansion projects across the nation. Our ‘store-and-deploy’ service includes receiving long-lead equipment, storing, transporting to the site and then rigging and setting all critical data center components. We have regional operations local to most U.S. data center concentrations including NoVA, Atlanta, Dallas, Austin/San Antonio, Phoenix, Northern CA, Reno, Salt Lake City, Boston and Columbus.

MEI has the experience and the right equipment that allows us to successfully handle the most fragile of electrical and mechanical gear through even the most confined spaces or challenges related to site conditions. If you have a compressed schedule or challenging logistics, we are confident we can efficiently get the job done. MEI has the ability to work on multiple floor levels along with the industry knowledge to maneuver even the largest of pieces with ease.


Receive & Store

MEI Rigging & Crating has over 35 warehouses across the nation, offering over 2 million indoor secured storage and over 50 acres of outdoor secured storage. MEI will receive your equipment at one of our warehouse locations  and hold for you until you are ready for your equipment on-site. MEI is pleased to offer both short and long term storage options to accommodate any scheduling needs.


Once you are ready to receive your equipment on-site, MEI offers transportation to project sites. MEI plans and manages the transportation of all equipment. MEI provides full-time dispatch support, plan the load out, select DOT required hauling equipment, pick up the equipment from the OEM, track the shipment, and deliver to destination.

Rigging & Setting

The setting of sensitive equipment is not something MEI takes lightly. Our team is experienced, knowledgeable and precise, ensuring that your equipment will be set without damage. MEI safely and efficiently tackles complex projects, we have the equipment and expert riggers to get your project complete on time and on budget.

MEI stays engaged with the site project construction teams to monitor the
schedule and site readiness to receive and install your equipment, while
also managing the outflow of equipment. MEI saves you time and energy
by being your turn-key solution, whether you’re moving switchgear, UPS’s, or
entire data centers.

Common electrical and mechanical equipment MEI handles
during a data center construction, maintenance, or expansion process

  • Switchgear
  • UPS
  • Battery cabinet
  • PDU
  • Transformer
  • ATS
  • Indoor and outdoor generators
  • CRAC
  • CRAH
  • AHU
  • Pump
  • Chiller
  • Exhaust fan
  • Cooling tower


Over 30 years of nationwide rigging for when the stakes are high. 15 operating locations across 12 states — Arizona, California, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, DC, Texas, Utah and Virginia. Experience the MEI difference today.

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Secured Storage Space by Region

  • Atlanta, GA
    • Indoor: 37,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Baltimore, MD:
    • Indoor: 90,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Dallas/Plano, Texas:
    • Indoor: 220,000 square feet
    • Outdoor secured storage: 2 acres
  • Columbus, Ohio:
    • Indoor: 80,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Fort Worth, Texas:
    • Indoor: 165,000 square feet
  • Houston, Texas:
    • Indoor: 200,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 22 acres
  • Los Angeles, CA
    • Indoor: 225,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 4 acres
  • Phoenix, Arizona:
    • Indoor: 70,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 3 acres
  • Reno, NV
    • Indoor: 32,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 1 acre
  • Salt Lake City, Utah:
    • Indoor: 30,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 10,000 square feet
  • San Antonio/Austin, Texas:
    • Indoor: 137,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Philadelphia, PA
    • Indoor: 200,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Washington, DC
    • Indoor: 450,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 14 acres
  • Wilmington, DE
    • Indoor: 50,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 1/2 acre
  • Boston, MA
    • Indoor: 40,000 square feet
    • Outdoor: 2 acres
  • Seabrook, NH
    • Indoor: 21,280 square feet

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