CEI Offers Skilled Labor for Plant Maintenance, Shutdowns, and Demolition

If you need skilled labor for plant maintenance, plant shutdowns, plant demolitions or relocations, you can trust CEI Crane & Rigging to get the job done safely, efficiently – and on time and within budget.

Skilled labor can be hard to find, but CEI has both the experienced, certified teams and the cranes, forklifts and other equipment needed to handle even your toughest jobs. We’re trusted to do work for large Fortune 500 companies and plants of all sizes.

CEI is fully-staffed with operators, millwrights, ironworkers and welders. Our specialty crews currently serve the steel and rubber industry, forging and casting industry and any general plant maintenance assistance needed for shutdown work. Whether it’s a demolition project, install or upgrade, we have the equipment and labor to support your needs.


CEI can provide skilled labor, a dependable crew and the right machinery for:

  • Preventative maintenance shutdowns or routine maintenance
  • Plant outages and shutdowns
  • Machine repairs
  • Machine rebuilds
  • Plant relocation
  • Machine replacement
  • Plant upgrades
  • Machinery installation and removal


CEI has a team of laborers who specialize in the rubber industry, with the background to handle machinery related to rubber product production. The foreman on this special CEI team has more than 30 years of experience with every single piece of equipment found in a rubber plant.

We can handle routine preventative maintenance work or shutdowns on any of the following:

  • Calenders
  • Gear boxes
  • Mixer installs or mixer repairs
  • Barrel extruders (single barrel through five-barrel extruders)
  • Presses
  • Builders


Collectively, our team’s tenure, knowledge and longevity provide communication and familiarity, which offer project time savings and cost-efficiency for you. Our teams will problem solve and look for ways to prevent problems before they happen.


CEI holds the highest safety standards. We adhere to all OSHA guidelines and rules. All our crane operators hold a Certified Crane Operators card from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), which demonstrates their knowledge and skills for safe crane operations.

All forklift operators are trained and certified under the latest Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, and all CEI riggers have completed full rigger safety training in their apprenticeship.

We are committed to best practices and maintain all licenses, permits and insurance.


CEI has a fully-owned fleet of equipment. We have a wide range of crane equipment, with everything from small, industrial deck cranes for small spaces to rough terrain cranes, boom trucks and pick-and-lift equipment. Our ready access to a wide range of equipment means we can get your job done efficiently and effectively.

CEI even has unique lifting equipment proven to save days on a project, thereby creating more profit for you. We perform constant safety evaluations, field safety inspections and regular equipment inspections.


If you have skilled labor needs for any of these services, you need a dependable crew with the right machinery. CEI brings a team with decades of experience and safety certifications. We can perform jobs safely, and we will get the job done within your timetable and budget. Contact us for more information.