New owner steers Kimble Mixer, Crane Carrier to the future

Crane Carrier Co. has become an independent company comprised of Kimble Mixer Co., plus namesake trucks and vehicles, following the brands’ sale by Hines Corp. to Turnspire Capital Partners LLC and the management team. In conjunction with acquiring New Philadelphia, Ohio, headquarters and manufacturing operations, Turnspire and management cite a substantial investment in CCC and will continue to support the business with financial and strategic resources.

A 4700-mounted CyKlone Mixer was on duty throughout World of Concrete 2019 for the Western Star Challenge, staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center Bronze Lot. PHOTO: Concrete Products

Formerly the Hines Specialty Vehicle Group, CCC consists of CyKlone Mixers with Kimble Technology, Crane Carrier Co. (truck chassis) and Crane Carrier Engineered Chassis. “Demand for our products is growing as we continue to attract prominent customers and expand our aftermarket parts and customer service networks,” says CCC President Randy Rollins. “Uniting with Turnspire and their record of fostering operational excellence and growth initiatives will allow us to best position Crane Carrier for the future.”

“An iconic brand, Crane Carrier is an ideal fit for our strategy of investing in high-quality businesses in specialty markets,” adds Turnspire Capital Managing Partner Ilya Koffman. “We look forward to working with the talented, experienced and dedicated leadership team and valued employees of CCC to support the Company’s continued growth through their best-in-class products and superior customer service.”

From its headquarters south of Cleveland, he adds, CCC produces some of the most elite specialty trucks on the road today; its nameplates are longtime fixtures in private and municipal severe-duty fleets across the country.