About Us

Building the Mid-Atlantic for Over 50 Years

United Crane & Rigging, an ML Crane Group company, has served the Baltimore, Washington, DC, and surrounding area for more than 50 years, specializing in both operated and bare rental crane services.

Established as United Rental Equipment Company in 1968, UCR has grown to one of the most respected crane companies in the Mid-Atlantic, expanding our portfolio of services to include tower crane and hoist rentals, rigging, heavy haul, warehousing, and alternative movement solutions.

At UCR, our knowledgeable team is what sets us apart. We are experts in providing our customers with safe, effective lifting solutions—always with the best-in-class customer service and support that have made us standouts in the industry.

#15 in the 2019 ACT 100

ML Crane Group, UCR’s parent company, has been on a path of steady growth and expansion for more than a decade. We are pleased to be recognized by American Cranes & Transport as the 15th-largest crane-owning company in North America, based on overall lifting capacity, in their prestigious 2019 ACT 100 list.

Up from #16 in 2018, ML Crane Group continues to expand strategically by adding new equipment, locations, and customer-focused services across the United States.


A job isn’t worth doing unless it’s done safely.

That’s one reason why United Crane & Rigging employs a full-time safety professional on staff.

We also belong to several safety networks and comply with all appropriate government safety regulations. Simply put, performing each and every job to the highest safety standards is of the utmost importance to our company.