American Equipment Holdings Continues Rapid Consolidation of Overhead Crane Industry with Acquisition of Facilities Engineering

Transaction Expands American Equipment Field Services Footprint and New Equipment Capabilities Nationwide

SALT LAKE CITY –News Direct– Rotunda Capital Partners LLC

American equipment holdings (“American Equipment”), a Capital Rotonde Partnerholding company, acquired Plant engineering (“Facilities Engineering”), one of the industry’s most respected providers of overhead crane systems and field service solutions. For more than 50 years, Facilities Engineering has provided OSHA certified overhead crane systems and field maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services throughout the Southwest and wider United States. The acquisition of Facilities Engineering is the fifth acquisition made by American Equipment since its partnership with Rotunda in May 2021.

Based in Anaheim, Calif., Facilities Engineering will enable American Equipment to better serve its growing MRO customer base in the Southwestern United States and further strengthen American Equipment as a dominant supplier of overhead crane, hoist and parts nationwide. As part of the transaction, American Equipment also acquired FP Fabrication, a former Demag plant and one of the largest manufacturers of overhead crane systems in the western United States.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Facilities Engineering to the American Equipment family of companies,” said Adam Zimmerman, CEO of American Equipment. “The Facilities Engineering team, led by Cindy Floriani and Vincent Baroldi, will expand our MRO field service footprint and our quotation, engineering and new equipment capabilities for our regional and national customers. “

The owners of Facilities Engineering, Cindy Floriani and Vincent Baroldi, will lead the Facilities Engineering after the transaction.

“We are extremely pleased to bring our decades of experience to American Equipment and believe that our combined resources will allow us to better serve our long-standing customers, while creating new career and leadership opportunities for our employees,” said said Cindy Floriani, co-owner of facilities engineering. “The national presence, expertise and shared resources of American Equipment will allow us to accelerate our growth in both our overhead crane systems and our on-site MRO service offerings,” said Vincent Baroldi, co-owner of Facilities Engineering.

About American Equipment Holdings

American Equipment Holdings is home to a collection of leading overhead crane and hoist distributors and field service providers including American Equipment, Allied Crane, Eastern Crane and Hoist, Facilities Engineering, Pacific Crane & Hoist, and Washington Crane & Hoist. The consolidated entity is one of the largest independent providers of overhead crane and hoist solutions in the country, serving more than 4,000 customers in 20 strategic locations in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina, Utah, Washington. and Wyoming. Together, American Equipment Holdings provides comprehensive solutions for all aspects of customer crane and hoist needs, including OSHA mandated inspections, preventive maintenance and field repair services, parts, engineering, ISO certified manufacturing, new and replacement equipment, automated systems, systems modernization and training.

American Equipment Holdings represents leading industry manufacturers such as Detroit Hoist, Columbus McKinnon, ACCO, R&M, Demag, Gorbel, Spanco, IMS, Harrington, Conductix, Magnetek & PE, among others and customers rely on its service, design, engineering, fabrication and installation capabilities to meet their unique application needs. American Equipment Holdings serves local, regional and national customers in a variety of end markets including light and heavy industry, automotive, mining, utilities, military, aerospace and defense and energy, among others. To find out more, visit

American Equipment is actively seeking to acquire other providers of crane and material handling equipment and service solutions and is interested in acquisition opportunities presented by business owners, management or M&A intermediaries. . Please contact Harrison fur, Vice President of Business Development at Rotunda, regarding acquisition opportunities.

About plant engineering

Founded in 1968 by Donovan Floriani, Facilities Engineering has provided a full line of overhead crane and hoist solutions to the industry’s most demanding customers in the South West and nationwide for over 50 years. Facilities Engineering solutions include OSHA mandated inspections, preventive maintenance and field repair services, parts, engineering, new and replacement equipment, and systems upgrades. Facilities Engineering is headquartered in Anaheim, California.

About Rotunda Capital Partners

Rotunda Capital Partners is an operationally oriented private equity firm focused on transforming family businesses into dynamic, data-driven platforms capable of achieving and managing meaningful growth. Since its founding in 2009, Rotunda has partnered with management teams to create large companies in three main sectors: value-added distribution, light logistics, and industrial and commercial services. Rotunda strives to achieve repeatable results by implementing its Rotunda performance system to create strategic alignment, develop lean processes and create robust, data-driven infrastructures. For more information visit

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