Tadano Announces Bigge as Dealer for Southwest States

Thursday, November 16 2017 @ 01:56 PM CST

Contributed by: mikej

HOUSTON, TX—Bigge Crane & Rigging has been appointed the Tadano dealer for Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. Bigge, who celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2016, has been a Tadano partner for nearly three decades. With several locations in the area Bigge is a natural fit for this region and has made a significant inventory commitment to service the four states.

"For many years Tadano products have been central to Bigge's existing crane fleet, and this agreement expands our long-term relationship with the company," Weston Settlemier, president and CEO of Bigge, said. "Having a dealer relationship is consistent with our core business and will help us continue to grow our crane sales and rental operations."

Photo 1 (l-r) - Ingo Schiller, President and CEO (Tadano America), Weston Settlemier President and CEO (Bigge), Ron Dogotch, Sr. Vice President (Tadano America), Brian Noga, Vice President: Gulf Region (Bigge)

Ingo Schiller, president and COO of Tadano America, added "Like Tadano, Bigge is committed to offering the best in crane products and customer service, making for a great partnership. They have all the resources necessary to be successful with our products for their territory and we look forward to supporting their efforts."

Ron Dogotch, senior vice president of national accounts for Tadano America, said "The long relationship our two companies have enjoyed for nearly 30 years has created a strong foundation for continued growth and expansion of both the Bigge and Tadano brands."

About Bigge Crane and Rigging

For 100 years Bigge has been one of America's premier global crane sales, crane rental, and project service companies. Their innovative specialized project teams have also provided heavy lift, heavy rigging, specialized transportation equipment, and innovative engineering solutions for some of the most challenging projects across the US. Bigge currently owns and maintains the largest inventory of new and used cranes for sale in the country.

About Tadano America Corporation

Established in 1993 in Houston, Texas, TADANO America Corporation is the strategic base for sales of rough-terrain and all-terrain cranes in the North American market. Tadano America has dedicated customer service locations in Houston, Texas and Edmonton, Alberta providing direct-to-customer product support. Their corporate office in Houston has 46,000 square feet of warehouse space for parts and storage. Tadano field service staff work in key areas throughout North America continuing the company's core values of safety, quality and efficiency. Tadano products are available through a broad sales network. Tadano America Corporation is a subsidiary of TADANO, Ltd.