Machinery Rigging, Installation, Relocation

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Lawson has the equipment, expertise and man power to move and relocate all types of machinery and high-tech equipment in a safe and timely manner. Our ability to stay current with new technology gives us the advantage of moving equipment in the safest, most efficient way. Inside a plant or on top of a building, through a loading dock door or third story platform, day or night, Lawson has executed every job imaginable. In conjunction with our in house machinist, Lawson has welded & fabricated numerous specialized rigging apparatuses to adapt to each situation. Other specialized rigging equipment includes:

  • Specialized gantry services (up to 25 U.S tons)
  • Forklift services (ranging from 2 to 40-ton)
  • Crane services

We believe in doing the job the right way, the first time. We have the ability to install your equipment to the precise level and alignment specified in a timely manner, saving you money on the down time of your relocation. Whether you have a 25 ton punch press or 2 ton highly sensitive imaging equipment, Lawson will ensure your valuable machinery and high-tech equipment gets to where it needs to be safely and efficiently.

Warehousing & Storage

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Lawson has over 50,000 square feet of secured indoor warehouse and storage space for all of your specific, long term and short term storage needs. We have warehouse space at our locations in Hayward and West Sacramento, providing storage solutions for our customers all over northern California.

Crating & Skidding

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Crating is a fundamental element in the transporting of cargo. It is essential to protect the cargo from damage and/or contamination. The correct design and highest quality of materials need to be used to ensure it can withstand the process of transporting. Lawson builds crates for each specific machine along with barrier bags to eliminate moisture from damaging machines in the transportation process.

Heavy Hauling & Transportation

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Our variety of state-of-the-art equipment makes us your best choice for your transporting needs. We employ air-ride tractors and trailers to protect your valuable equipment during a single machine move or entire plant relocation. We know the local, state and national regulations so you can rest assured that we will have the permits, insurance and escorts required to make your move efficiently. We have the equipment to move up to 60 tons and strategic partnerships for larger hauls.

Turn-Key Facility Relocation

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Lawson understands the importance of a timely facility relocation to limit the down time of a company’s operations. We are committed to providing relocation services adhering to tightly planned schedules to ensure minimum operational down-time. We offer a complete facility relocation anywhere in the United States, Canada or Mexico. In addition to the rigging of turn-key facility relocations, Lawson can furnish the electrical, mechanical and construction needs. We also have relationships with logistics and port-associated companies enabling us to provide our customers a comprehensive relocation service.

Import/Export

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Lawson also offers certified international import and export services. Our relationships with ports and logistics companies worldwide, allow us to get your machinery to and from its foreign destination. We understand how important your cargo is and guarantee that it will be delivered in the same condition as received.