Maxim Crane Works is adding 19 Manitowoc cranes to its fleet. The company has purchased 19 new cranes that come from the Grove rough-terrain and truck-mounted ranges, as well as the National Crane boom truck line. The Wilder, Ky.-based based Maxim is a longtime Manitowoc customer and particularly used the company’s cranes in large construction and petrochemical applications.

“A lifting company can only be as good as the tools it uses to complete the job,” said Frank Bardonaro, Maxim’s chief operating officer. “For years we have relied on Manitowoc, Grove and National Crane to deliver us cranes that offer superior quality and return on investment. We’re especially enthusiastic about the Grove GRT8100 and NBT55L models. It’s clear that these cranes are designed and built to not only be tougher than their predecessors, but also reflect the needs of the current lifting market.”

Along with eight Grove GRT8100s, Maxim Crane Works will also take delivery of three Grove TMS9000-2 truck-mounted cranes and eight National Crane NBT55Ls. The GRT8100 features a 100 U.S. ton capacity and 154.3-foot boom. The TMS9000-2 has a 115-U.S. ton capacity and 169-foot boom. The NBT55L offers a 55-U.S. ton capacity and 151-foot boom. All three crane models were developed using the principles of The Manitowoc Way, incorporating customer feedback into the design. All three machines debuted during the past year and a half.

Maxim Crane Works also took delivery of a Manitowoc MLC650 and a MLC300 earlier in the year. The company will soon receive an additional MLC650 and MLC300 as well as a Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane before the end of the year.

“Any day that you bring home new cranes is an exciting one, and we’re thrilled today to add so many new Manitowoc units to our fleet,” said Bryan Carlisle, CEO of Maxim Crane Works. “We know that these cranes come not only with great designs that have been built to the highest standards of quality, but that Manitowoc is going to provide us excellent service and support throughout their lifecycles.”

Maxim Crane Works is No. 5 on the RER 100.