HOUSTON, TX — Bishop Lifting Products has announced the completed acquisition of Louisiana Crane & Electrical Services, Inc., headquartered in Broussard, LA.
Louisiana Crane & Electrical Services Inc. is a regional manufacturer of overhead cranes and mechanical handling solutions. Louisiana Crane supplies, installs, services and maintains cranes and hoists throughout Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and beyond. Started more than 20 years ago, Louisiana Crane & Electrical Services was founded on the principle that proper fabrication is the most important part of the crane system, allowing them to be the leading crane fabricator in the Southeast.
Louisiana Crane offers 24-hour dispatching, preventative maintenance crane inspections and electrical services.
Harold King, president of Bishop Lifting Products, said, “Louisiana Crane significantly expands and diversifies the crane fabrication and service divisions within our Company. LA Crane will be a strong addition to our footprint in Louisiana.”
“We are certainly excited to become part of the Bishop Lifting Products team,” said Anthony Comeaux, president of Louisiana Crane. “This acquisition provides for a great opportunity, not only for Louisiana Crane & Electrical Services, but for our many and loyal customers. This will allow us the opportunity to expand our product line and provide services to a greater region of the country.”
Bishop Lifting operates 7 locations within Louisiana, going to market as Delta Rigging & Tools, Morgan City Rentals, Matex and Bishop Lifting Products.
Bishop Lifting Products, along with Singer Equities and Dakota Fluid Power, are wholly owned subsidiaries of Houston-based SBP Holdings — No. 24 on Industrial Distribution's 2019 Big 50 List. Through its 98 locations, SBP Holdings provides industrial rubber, wire rope, rigging, fluid power products and services to a broad range of industrial markets throughout North America.