William H. Glancy & Sons  and Glancy Crane Rental



Quality rigging, hauling, and storing services convenient to Boston.

The Glancy Companies offers full turnkey service to meet all of your heavy-lift and heavy-haul needs.  With a wide range of cranes and specialized rigging and lifting equipment at our disposal, we can handle the most technical projects and solve your most difficult challenges. Using our own equipment and personnel allows us to better control scheduling, costs and the quality of our work.

Our team’s knowledge, expertise, and experience give us the ability and flexibility to customize your project parameters, while always maintaining the highest levels of quality and safety standards.

We provide quality rigging in Boston, Eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire that include:

Industrial Equipment Relocation and Installation

Glancy moves and installs equipment ranging from HVAC, industrial, commercial and process equipment, to highly sensitive equipment for the life sciences and medical industries.

We have performed numerous complex and technical equipment dismantling, unpacking, assembling and installation projects with minimal disruption of daily operations or production schedules!

Plant Relocation/Installation

The Glancy Companies delivers safe and practical solutions to all of your machinery and heavy equipment moving requirements. We have a proven ability to deliver relocation projects on time and within budget, while ensuring the shortest possible production and processing down-times. Our plant relocation services include:

  • Planning and Contract Management
  • Utility disconnections
  • Decommissioning
  • Complete plant maintenance support at shutdowns
  • Rigging, Crating and Loading
  • Fabrication
  • Heavy and oversized hauling
  • Off-loading and Uncrating
  • Equipment assembly
  • Alignment and leveling
  • Utility hook-ups
  • Plant and Machinery start-up


Specialty Rigging and Machinery Moving

Glancy provides crating and skidding of equipment for local moves as well as for shipping across the U.S. and Canada. Specialty rigging trucks and trailers assure safe transport of all equipment with many different types of trailers for all types of jobs. With access to the biggest cranes, helicopters, lifting platforms, boom trucks, hydraulic cranes and forklifts, our lifting capabilities have no limits.

For additional protection and reduced tarping costs we offer heatable shrink wrapping services.

Additional Services

  • Millwright services including erection of machinery such as setting, leveling and aligning
  • Precision alignment of new equipment and existing equipment
  • Fabrication including lifting platforms, rails, racks with misc. metals of steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, structural steel, and aluminum