Mazzella buys St. Louis crane rigging business

15 June 2023

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Mazzella Companies has announced the acquisition of John Sakach Company of St. Louis, US.

Mazzella said the acquisition further strengthens its footprint in the Midwest and Central regions of the US and reinforces Mazzella’s commitment to be a one-stop provider for rigging equipment and sling assemblies, engineered lifting solutions, training, and the inspection and repair of cranes, hoists and rigging.

John Sakach Company has been servicing and supplying customers in the St. Louis area and beyond with crane rigging equipment, crane rigging supplies, wire rope, lifting slings, and a variety of rigging inspection and training services since 1986.

Effective immediately, John Sakach Company will operate as Mazzella John Sakach Co. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

“John Sakach Company is recognised as a leader within the rigging industry because of their strong partnerships with their vendors, their dedication to educating the industry, and their commitment to the highest quality and safety standards,” said Tony Mazzella, CEO of Mazzella Companies.

“John Sakach Company and Mazzella are both committed to offering the highest quality and variety of products, excellent service, and leadership in education and training within the industry.

“I extend a warm welcome to our newest team members as they become part of the Mazzella Companies organisation. Together, we will uphold our commitment to provide the experience and exceptional service that our customers and team members rightfully deserve.”

Terry Driscoll, president of John Sakach Company, added: “With decades of family tradition in the rigging and lifting industry, it is only fitting that John Sakach Company partners with Mazzella Companies to expand on the high commitment to quality our customers have come to expect over the years.

“We are excited to join a team dedicated to constant improvement within the rigging industry and look forward to continuing the Mazzella family legacy in the Midwest.”

Mazzella Companies employs over 1,000 individuals in 30-plus locations in North America. It is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of lifting products for industrial, commercial, and specialty applications. In addition, Mazzella is a manufacturer of overhead cranes, specialty machinery, and overhead crane services.

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