Pinnacle Cranes Cooks Up Lunch for Parker Rigging Company Inc

Wed May 28, 2014 - Southeast Edition
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(L-R): Brandon McMillan, John Knapp, Kevin Burgess, Briggs Badurski and Jonathan Bowen, all of Parker Rigging, are served lunch by Jenny Pratt of Pinnacle Cranes.
(L-R): Brandon McMillan, John Knapp, Kevin Burgess, Briggs Badurski and Jonathan Bowen, all of Parker Rigging, are served lunch by Jenny Pratt of Pinnacle Cranes.
(L-R): Brandon McMillan, John Knapp, Kevin Burgess, Briggs Badurski and Jonathan Bowen, all of Parker Rigging, are served lunch by Jenny Pratt of Pinnacle Cranes. (L-R): Bryon Miller, Tommy Douglas, Jared McDowell and Matt O’Quinn get ready for lunch. (L-R): Patrick Leatherwood, Joey Evans and Joe Crawford, all of Pinnacle Cranes, grill the lunch items to perfection. Parker Rigging Company was grateful to the Pinnacle Cranes staff for preparing lunch. (L-R): Ed and Dana Parker; Patrick Leatherwood and Jim Mackinson, both of Pinnacle Cranes, talk about previous sales, including this Manitex 2892C boom truck.

Pinnacle Cranes a division of Carolina Tractor has been visiting its customers across the Carolinas and cooking them a hearty lunch. Patrick Leatherwood, Joey Evans and Joe Crawford usually man the grill and prepare burgers, hot dogs, sausages and few other items all in an effort to thank customers for their business. On May 16, the Pinnacle Cranes team cooked for Parker Rigging Company Inc.

Parker Rigging Company Inc. was started on February 12, 1982 as a crane rental, rigging and steel erection company serving the low country of South Carolina. The company was founded by Edward E. Parker Jr., who at that time had more than 35 years of experience in the crane, rigging and steel erection industries.

In 1990, the company decided to expand its fleet of cranes to better service customers. Today, Parker Rigging Company Inc. has a fabrication shop, fleet of six cranes and two boom trucks to serve its customers along with approximately 40 employees. The company’s cranes are independently certified to OSHA, ANSI and Maritime standards and operators are certified by NCCER.