About Us

Building the Mid-Atlantic for Over 50 Years

United Crane & Rigging has served Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and the 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.

In April 2020, United Crane & Rigging’s Upper Marlboro, MD location and Crane Rental Company’s Capitol Heights, MD location merged operations. Bringing these two sister-company locations together, better position us to serve our growing customer base in the Washington, D.C. area with additional resources, a larger equipment fleet, and more specialized services. The merged entity operates as Crane Rental Company in Capitol Heights and this does not affect UCR’s Baltimore location or any business we conduct throughout D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland.

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.


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.