Lake Jackson, Texas
Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc. of Lake Jackson, Texas, was the national market leader in the sale, rental and servicing of industrial hoisting, rigging and tooling equipment, offering the largest rental fleet of hoists, winches and related rigging equipment available in the United States.
- Delta was comprised of a group of companies that merged together in January, 2008. Each former company was an established leader in the industrial marketplace for its specific products and services.
- This platform originated in December, 2004 when, together with management and independent equity sponsor Kevin P. Rodgers, Prospect Partners acquired Industrial Hoist, LP, of Brazoria, Texas, from its parent company NES Rental Holdings.
- Delta's product line included
pneumatic, electrical and mechanical powered chain hoists, winches and rigging equipment, wire ropes and slings, wire, nylon and synthetic slings, rigging hardware, hoists, winches and tuggers.
- Delta served a wide variety of niche industrial industries, including utility, power plant, mining, aerospace, shipyard and chemical, marine, petrochemical, construction, timber and transport.
- Typical applications included plant shutdowns and turnarounds, plant maintenance, inspection, testing and repairs.
- Delta's add-on acquisitions included:
- B&H Air Tools, LLC of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (June 2006)
- Port Rentals of Port Iberia, Louisiana (June 2006)
- Delta Wire Rope, Inc. of Lafayette, Louisiana (July 2006)
- American Sling Co. of Hurst, Texas (May 2007)
- Coastal Wire Rope & Supply of Houma, Louisiana (July 2008)
- Delta was recapitalized by management and a financial buyer in August, 2008.
- Mr. Kenter and Mr. Rodgers served the company's Board of Directors as Chairman and Director,
- SIC codes: 7353 (heavy construction equipment rental and leasing);
3536-04 (hoists - manufacturing); 5084-03 (lifts); 5084-12 (cranes);
5084-19 (hoists); 5084-37 (winches); 7353-01 (crane service);
7353-04 (crane renting); (7699-08) hoists - repairing; 999-05
(hoists and rigging services)