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MEI Rigging & Crating Expands into Southeast with Acquisition of Adams Machinery Movers


MEI Rigging & Crating, LLC (“MEI”), a leading provider of machinery moving, millwrighting, installation, crating and export packing services, announced that it has acquired Adams Machinery Movers, Inc. (“Adams”). Adams is a provider of machinery moving and storage services based in Ellenwood, Georgia, near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Buddy and Tony Adams founded Adams in 1990 and have grown the business into one of Atlanta’s premier specialty rigging outfits. Adams serves customers in automotive, medical, aerospace, machine manufacturing and other industries.

The announcement was made by Dan Cappello, the CEO and President of MEI. “We at MEI are proud to announce our acquisition of Adams Machinery Movers. We are excited to partner with Buddy and Tony to provide their blue-chip customer base with safe, high-touch machinery moving service in the years to come. Growing MEI’s presence in the Southeast has been a high priority and having the great team at Adams on board is an ideal first step towards achieving that goal.”

Buddy and Tony will continue to lead Adams day-to-day under MEI’s ownership. “We are extremely happy to have found like-minded partners,” said Buddy. Tony added, “we look forward to growing alongside MEI and adding capabilities to better serve our customers.”