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Since 1952

Crane Rentals, Specialized Rigging, Steel Erection, & More in Sarasota, Florida

About us

Superior Rigging & Erecting Co. was founded in 1952 in Atlanta, GA. We offer nationwide services including crane rental, specialized rigging and steel erection. We make the tough look easy for customers by being the most creative, solutions minded company and providing world-class customer service, safety-first mindset and perseverant work ethic. After over 70 years of experience, we have built a reputation as the subcontractor known for providing excellent and precise results.

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Sarasota, Florida, USA downtown skyline on the bay.

Superior Rigging and Erecting in Sarasota

The city of Sarasota is home to Siesta Key beach and is known for its vibrant arts scene and beautiful beaches. It’s filled with museums, art murals and beachfront rooftops. The city is known as Florida’s cultural coast. Sarasota has seen a surge in construction projects and is in a period of growth and development that is reshaping its skyline. It’s no surprise, as the city appeals to young professionals, families, and retirees. New construction, maintenance, renovations, and art installations in Sarasota are always on the rise. 


Whether it’s crane rentals, specialized rigging, steel fabrication, or erection, we have the knowledge, skills, and equipment to tackle any challenge. When it comes to selecting a company for these services, businesses confidently rely on Superior Rigging and Erecting Co. With a remarkable track record spanning over 70 years in delivering outstanding outcomes throughout Central Florida, we have established trust among Sarasota’s business community. At Superior Rigging and Erecting Co., we make the tough look easy, ensuring your project’s success and exceeding your expectations.

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We are armed with one of the largest equipment fleets in the Southeast. Our fleet includes hydraulic truck cranes, boom lifts, lattice boom crawlers, forklifts, heavy haul trucks and more. We ensure quick availability, a comprehensive preventative maintenance program and a commitment to a zero-accident environment.



Support and celebrate our teammates' success as much as our own.


Consistently set, share and revisit expectations, allowing for clear and precise results with no surprises. 


Have pride in what we accomplish as a team while also acting with humility in all interactions.


Always look for creative solutions with a can-do, anything-is-possible mindset and treat challenges as opportunities.


Act with an owner’s mindset, own our roles, and be accountable to our teammates with every decision we make.


Specialized Rigging

Over the years, SRE has established a reputation for our delicate touch in rigging services and our commitment to exhaustive lift planning before we even set foot on the job site helps set us apart. We have successfully navigated even the most challenging projects, precisely moving invaluable equipment or installations.

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Crane Rentals

Looking for Tampa crane rentals? We've got you covered. We have an extensive fleet of rental crane options, including carry deck cranes, hydraulic truck cranes, lattice boom crawlers, boom trucks, and all-terrain cranes. Regardless of the size of your project, we have the right crane and experienced, certified operators to ensure your project is completed safely and efficiently.

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Steel Erection

Since 1952, SRE has consistently delivered no excuses, timely solutions on wide range of unique, complex steel erection projects throughout the Southeast. We do not compromise on deadlines, which is why we carefully plan every step of the process before the project begins. We are proud recipients of safety awards, including the AISC Advanced Certified Steel Erector recognition.

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Heavy Transport

With load capacities up to 50 tons and over six decades of experience, you can rely on our heavy transport services to ensure your heavy load reaches its destination safely and on time. We manage all aspects of the move, including insurance, permits, licensing, as well as loading, escorting, and unloading.

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Machinery Moving

Relocating machinery and equipment may seem intimidating, but with Superior Rigging and Erecting Co., it becomes an easy process. From large machinery to intricate moves, our team leverages its expertise to deliver superior results even in challenging situations. Our careful and thoughtful project planning is key to our success.

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Our millwrights and riggers are known for their acute attention to detail and reliability. Pair this with our specialized machinery, we can dismantle, transport, reassemble, install, align, and level a wide array of equipment. We have delivered superior results across numerous industries, including food & beverage, automotive, mission critical, and many more!

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Architectural Precast

With happy clients like Facebook and Universal Studios, you can trust our certified riggers and specialized equipment for your architectural precast concrete installation. As with all our services, our emphasis on detail and safety is evident, and we are eager to collaborate with you to meet your unique requirements and goals.

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Ride System Install

Every ride installation is unique, which is why we work closely with our clients to guarantee safe, efficient, and punctual installation of each ride. Whether it's steel erection for a sky-touching roller coaster or the assembly of an exciting water slide, SRE brings the necessary knowledge and expertise to ensure the ride becomes a memorable experience for all.

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If you require a clean, dry space for storing equipment or installations during or post-move, we have covered and uncovered storage in Tampa at your disposal. You can have peace of mind knowing that our warehousing facility is secure and well-maintained.

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Aerospace +


Bridges +

Food +

General Manufacturing


Mission Critical


Sports and Entertainment


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Industries We Serve

From Food & Beverage to Data Centers & Mission Critical, we are proud to offer our services to wide variety of industries. Our crane rental, rigging, steel erection, and the rest of our services can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your project. If you don’t see your industry above, don’t worry. We are happy to discuss how we can work together to reach your goals.

our projects

Construction of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
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Embry Riddle
Embry Riddle Student Union – Daytona Beach, FL
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Camping World Stadium – Orlando, FL
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Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL
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JetBlue Park at Fenway South – Fort Myers, FL
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Miami Marlins Stadium – Miami, FL
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Florida Can Manufacturing – Winter Haven, FL
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Our Service Area

We offer our services to the majority of the Florida, including major cities like Orlando, Daytona, Miami, Jacksonville, Fort Myers, Tampa, Bradenton and, of course, Sarasota. Find out today why so many customers across Florida have trusted us with their crane rentals, steel erection, heavy transport, specialized rigging, and more. Request a quote and let’s build a plan together to meet the unique needs of your project.

Sarasota, FL

(407) 730-8886

800 242 2509