Mishawaka-based Dearborn Crane and Engineering Co. has completed the acquisition of a Massachusetts company. Executives say the deal for NAI Cranes LLC expands the northern Indiana manufacturer's global footprint and product offerings. April 15, 2015

News Release

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – Dearborn Crane and Engineering (dba Dearborn Overhead Crane) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed an asset acquisition of NAI Cranes, LLC (formerly known as North American Industries) of Woburn, Massachusetts. Dearborn Overhead Crane has been in business since 1947 and is headquartered in Mishawaka, Indiana, providing a full line of cranes, hoists and crane support devices. NAI, LLC has a long history of providing highly engineered cranes, machined and fabricated parts and crane kits.

This transaction expands Dearborn Overhead Crane's capacity to extend into the global market and creates a product line that ranges from light duty jib and gantry cranes to highly engineered overhead systems.

It serves a wide expanse of industries including:

Aerospace Municipal

Bridge/Highway/Construction Nuclear

Explosion Proof Precast Concrete

Hazardous Environments Shipbuilding

Injection Molding Steel Fabrication

Marble/Granite Steel Service

Military WWTP/WTP

Ms. Joan Joshi, Vice President and General Manager commented, “Dearborn continues to expand and we are very pleased to welcome the great history and capability of NAI to our family. This acquisition of assets gives us expanded engineering expertise which will be undaunted by any challenges our customers may have. Our newly renovated and expanded facility of over 50,000 SF in Mishawaka, Indiana will continue to be the Company's headquarters and manufacturing facility. The Company will maintain a satellite office in Woburn, Massachusetts. We provide overhead lifting solutions for customers throughout the United States, as well as internationally. With 116 years of combined company crane industry experience, our employees have a reputation for building long-term relationships. We look forward to providing current and future customers with exceptional material handling concepts, outstanding service and a great buying experience.”

Source: Dearborn Crane and Engineering Co.

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