Barnhart Announces Western Region Office in California

October 2, 2009—

Barnhart Crane and Rigging opened a Western Region Office and local branch in Long Beach, CA. The Long Beach branch will serve as an operations center for the company's work in the region, as well as a project service office for the southern California area.

Jim Harris is vice president of the Western region. He brings over 39 years of industry experience, including executive roles with Hake Rigging on the East Coast and with Brinderson in California. "Barnhart has performed work in California for years. Now, with a permanent physical presence in California, a new chapter for Barnhart begins," Harris says. "Barnhart will be able to better serve our clients and provide the safe and reliable service they expect and demand. We feel very positive about our future and the California economy."

Barnhart Crane and Rigging was established in 1969 and supplies lifting and transportation solutions with 23 locations across the United States. The company also provides logistics, machinery moving and plant relocations.