Rigging and Machinery Moving Specialists
Count on Reid Machinery Inc. in Lansing, Michigan for industry-leading rigging and machinery moving services. Let our team provide you with millwright, heavy hauling, and forging solutions.
1. Machine Moving
Reid Machinery in providing fully managed, professional, and cost-effective machinery moving solutions on a USA and global basis. We work for many of the world's leading machinery manufacturers as well as manufacturing companies that are expanding their facilities, relocating machines, altering production lines, or decommissioning plants in the USA and overseas.
The Complete Machinery Moving Solution
Using specialist equipment, our heavy machine moving services have been specifically developed to provide a comprehensive high-quality service, delivering the perfect solution for your heavy machinery moving needs.
From project start to completion, Reid machinery can provide all the necessary resources required to carry out the machine move safely and on schedule. Our comprehensive turnkey solution is delivered by a fully trained team who are highly skilled in operating the most advanced heavy machinery lifting equipment currently on the market.
As machine moving industry experts, our skilled team will ensure all aspects of health and safety are covered, including the provision of detailed risk assessments, method statements, lift plans and training. We plan everything to the finest detail to ensure your machine moving project is managed in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.
2. Factory Relocation
Changes in manufacturing demand often result in the need to relocate heavy machinery as part of a partial or complete factory relocation or closure. These circumstances often require a great deal of sensitivity as operations may need to be carried out confidentially under none disclosure agreements (NDAs).
Factory relocation services
Reid Machinery can carry out factory removal and factory closure projects throughout the Midwest as well as in most of the USA. We are able to overcome complex machinery dismantling and technical lifting challenges. This is due to the depth of experience of our personnel, the versatile heavy machinery lifting options we can provide, and a program of continuous investment in our fleet of transport vehicles and lifting equipment.
Our family owned business was founded in1985 consists of a team of people with over 150 years of combined experience we understand the unique challenges that any production line or assembly line changes, machine removals or plant relocations required as part of a factory relocation project can cause a major disruption to your manufacturing facility. Our project management team will plan accordingly to ensure your production downtime is minimized during the relocation process.
When it comes to factory relocation projects, we understand the risks involved and as part of our process our experienced team will start with an in-depth discussion to understand your factory relocation project. We will then arrange a site visit so that we can carry out a comprehensive risk assessment. This ensures every detail of the project is project managed, planned, and analyzed and plant relocations involving the removal of heavy machinery can be completed safely, in a cost-effective manner and on time, without any unforeseen circumstances.
Our team has extensive experience in factory moves and where required, we will operate out of hours and across weekends to ensure the deadline for each phase is met.
Reid Machinery can provide a turnkey solution for managing and executing the removal and relocation of heavy machinery from factories and plants in a cost-effective and efficient way.
3. New Machinery Installation
As well as transportation, Reid Machinery has extensive expertise in new machinery installation. We work on behalf of machinery manufacturers, distributors and agents who have included machine delivery as part of their contract of sale.
Unrivalled in machinery installations
Buying new machinery is a huge investment, so naturally, it does not make any sense to compromise on quality.
When arranging for the safe delivery and installation of any kind of industrial equipment within a production facility it is commercial sense to appoint a machinery installation and transportation specialist you can trust.
Our machinery installation services ensure we deliver a professional and efficient service. Whether it be as part of a factory relocation project or an outright new machinery purchase, we have an excellent track record of delivering successful machinery installations
4. Machinery Transportation
Reid Machinery offer numerous machinery transport options to ensure your heavy equipment gets to its destination safely. Whether this is transporting short distances as part of an internal factory production line machine move project or hundreds of miles to relocate machines to another factory, we can help.
Reid Machinery specializes in providing fully managed and professional machinery transportation solutions. We work for many of the leading machinery manufacturers as well as manufacturing companies that are expanding their facilities, relocating machines, altering production lines, or decommissioning plants.
What does our approach look like?
Our approach begins with a site inspection to ascertain the project requirements and to ensure the heavy machinery can be lifted and transported safely, and in accordance with all health and safety legislation. This includes an assessment of any abnormal loads that may require a police escort or traffic regulation order.
5. Machine Removal
Reid Machinery in providing a safe heavy machinery removal service, with experienced engineers who are able to decommission a machine and prepare it for transportation.
Whether it be the relocation of an entire factory of heavy equipment and machines, or just one single machine, we can support busy operations managers with production line changes by providing a cost effective and efficient machine removals service.
Our process starts with an in-depth discussion to understand your machinery relocation project.
All details of the project are meticulously planned to ensure machinery removals can be completed safely and on time, without any unforeseen circumstances.
Whether a machinery removal project is problematic, urgent, or oversized, Reid machinery will be there to support and help you meet the challenge and ensure the risk of damaged machinery is avoided.
6. Internal Machinery Moves
Reid Machinery works in partnership with our customers to minimize the impact of internal machine moves on production schedules. Where possible, we also offer technical advice to help streamline manufacturing line structures to optimize performance.
Streamline manufacturing line structures.
Reid Machinery understands that factory production line changes can be a major disruption. We will work with you to obtain a thorough understanding of your business and manufacturing process. This enables us to determine the most efficient method possible to carry out changes to your assembly lines.
On every machinery transport project, we employ optimized planning techniques to ensure resources are continually maximized. We can also arrange for machinery removals to take place out of hours if necessary. This ensures production down time is minimized. Our project management team will attend all production meetings that are required to plan machinery installations to the smallest detail.
7. Specialist Lift and Carry
Occasionally, the size, shape, or weight of the industrial equipment to be moved requires specialist knowledge, experience, and equipment.
Versatile heavy lifting equipment and transport options
From heavy machinery to modular housing units, Reid Machinery can provide a 24-hour service to ensure your heavy machinery lifting and specialist transport project is managed safely and in accordance with all regulatory requirements.
Our family-owned business was founded in1985 and consists of a team of people with over 150 years of combined experience. We can undertake and coordinate all types and sizes of specialist heavy machine lifting and haulage projects. Whether this requires removal due to factory relocation or production line changes, we can arrange everything that is involved with a specialist transport project. Our service includes complex notifications, road closures and European deliveries. Our cost-effective heavy lift service extends to covering all necessary paperwork for any deliveries.
Modern transport and equipment
Our company’s fleet low loaders, standard low loaders, and wafer deck low loaders capable of carrying loads of up to 100 Ton+, as well as crane trailers, flatbeds.
In addition to our low loader fleet, our team is highly skilled in load rigging and moving heavy machinery. We have in-house equipment and expertise in transporting and installing industrial equipment of all sizes weighing up to 250 Ton+, enabling us to provide you with lifting and heavy haulage solutions for all your load moving requirements.
Reid Machinery, experienced lift coordinators, will provide lift plans for both simple and complex lifts.
Call in the Forging Experts
We understand the unique challenges and requirements of working in a specialized field like the forging industry. Allow us to handle all your forging equipment needs, from installation and relocation to repair and maintenance.