ProLift Rigging Company acquires Prime Rigging

3 December 2021

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ProLift Rigging Company has acquired Prime Rigging.

Founded in 2005, Prime Rigging based in Lincoln, Nebraska provides rigging and industrial related services in the pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. The company will maintain its full-service location in Lincoln providing its services throughout the region.

Carl Applegate, former Prime Rigging co-owner and CFO, will continue to help lead the operation in Lincoln as a part of the ProLift team.

“This couldn’t be a better fit. The opportunity to join a team that will allow us to deepen the client relationships we currently have by providing a broader range of services to meet their needs is tremendous, while allowing us to expand our reach geographically to offer these services to a wider range of clientele,” he said.

“From a cultural fit, we’re excited to join a company that places the same high value on customer service and business integrity and shares a vision for continuing to build a company that is both outstanding to work with and to work for.”

Matt Brennan, president/CEO, ProLift, added, “Prime’s history is solid. They have developed unusually deep relationships with their customers. Culturally, they align with ProLift very well. We’re really excited to have Carl Applegate, Tim Geis, and the rest of the Prime team joining the ProLift team.”

Customers can rely on ProLift and Prime to transport, store, lift and set critical production equipment into their operating or new environments. Through this acquisition, ProLift is positioned to continue to support the local manufacturing and pharmaceutical markets in Lincoln, Omaha, and the surrounding area, while expanding offerings to the data center market and others throughout the Midwest.

Founded in 2010, ProLift Rigging is a solutions-based, full-service nationwide rigging and transport organization. With its rigging capabilities, industry expertise, and 11+ branch locations, ProLift serves a wide variety of industries across the country, specializing in data center construction, heavy lifting & rigging, transportation, storage, cranes.