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Crane Company


At Sims Crane, good service begins with a defined system of values and expectations.  We provide operated crane rental services built upon a culture driven by five core principles: safety, professionalism, expertise, availability and reliability.  Our turn-key crane and rigging service extends beyond crane rental, and includes end-to-end industrial moving solutions to match the scope of the project.  Our Sims Crane lifting solution specialists and crane operators will give your project the attention it deserves; whether you are a frequent client or new to the Sims Crane culture of service excellence, we want you to know your crane, rigging or heavy haul project is important to us.

Our Equipment

Sims Crane - The Top Florida Crane Company

Sims Crane & Equipment is the Florida crane company to trust when you need to find Linkbelt cranes for rent or any other heavy equipment. To better serve our customers, we have 13 locations throughout the state with the best selection of Linkbelt cranes for rent. Sims Crane & Equipment is the crane co in Florida with the largest fleet of mobile rental cranes from well-respected manufacturers in the industry, including Tadano, Kobelco, Shuttlelift, Liebherr and more.

Sims Crane & Equipment is a full service crane company that has been providing companies with all of the vertical access equipment and services they need since 1959. Consistently, we are listed as one of the top 20 crane owning companies on the annual ACT Top 100 List along with one of the top 45 equipment providers on the Rental Equipment Register‘s RER Top 100 List. We are the family owned and operated company you can rely on for the comprehensive crane rentals and service.

We also have more NCCCO crane operators than any other crane company in the United States. Our operators are certified for crane operation, basic rigging and signaling. All of our operators, riggers and other employees are held personally accountable for safety. Our renowned Safety Management System includes crane selection, equipment inspection, lift planning, personnel training and performance monitoring. We produce exceptional crane operation safety education videos, which are available on our YouTube channel.

A Culture of Crane Safety

Florida’s construction, industrial maintenance and utility contractors trust Sims Crane as a leader in the crane rental industry for best crane safety and training practices.  Need licensed crane operators?  Sims Crane has proudly supported the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) since it was founded in 1995.  Our crane safety team actively engages with other construction trades through on-site training sessions, webinar events, seminars and public speaking engagements.  Sims Crane rental application specialists perform routine job-site safety audits to ensure our motto of Deliver Perfect Safety in the field and protecting your people and assets.  Through our community efforts, education and client partnerships, Sims Crane has actively spread the message of responsible crane safety and project planning.

Want to learn more about Sims Crane safety?  Click here to view our Sims Crane Minute safety videos on YouTube!

Professional Approach with Transparency

Every client matters at Sims Crane and every crane and rigging project matters too.  Our crane service experts approach each project with professionalism, dedication and the attention to detail necessary to complete a safe and efficient crane lift.  We value your satisfaction and realize the importance of courteous and friendly service built on integrity and accountability.

There are no gimmicks or hidden fees when you choose Sims Crane; honest business builds better relationships.  Our goal is to provide all the necessary information to make a well informed buying decision and complete your next crane lift smoothly.  We demonstrate our worth as partners for success by sharing our crane and rigging knowledge throughout the lift planning process. 

Ask a crane rental application specialist for copies of our EMR, FDOT logs and OSHA 300 log safety records and compare them to other crane service providers.  We report all crane safety data as Sims Crane & Equipment Co.*  There are no shell companies or hidden entities so you can feel secure knowing we stand by our record.

*Data for Sims HD, Inc. reported separately for rigging and heavy hauling and also available upon request.

Operational Trade-craft Expertise

With thousands of years of combined experience, help at Sims Crane is just a phone call away.  Our sales support team includes specialists with expert knowledge in the areas of crane operations, specialty rigging, machinery moving and heavy hauling.  The Sims Crane project support team assists your designated crane application specialist to find creative and cost effective solutions specific to the unique requirements of every project.  Here are just a few additional ways we add value and make the project run smoothly:

  • 3D Lift Planning
  • In-house Engineering
  • Movement of Traffic
  • Crane Safety Training
  • Free Site Consultations

Always Available, Anywhere…Anytime

Sims Crane offers the largest fleet of modern crane and rigging equipment in Florida with crane service available from 13 convenient locations with 24/7/365 scheduling and emergency crane services.  With 500 employees and over 1000 crane and equipment assets from Tallahassee to Miami and everywhere between, Sims Crane has you covered with the right tools and the right people.  We reinvest your money back into the company every year to expand and modernize our fleet so we always have resources available to meet your project schedule.  If for some reason the specific crane or lifting equipment you need is unavailable, our team will help find one for you, because your project comes first!

Some of the equipment we offer includes:

  • All terrainrough terrain and mobile cranes
  • Conventional and telescopic crawler cranes
  • Off-road forklifts and aerial work platform boomlifts
  • Personnel and material hoist temporary elevators
  • Electric tower cranes
  • Heavy haul transportation and modular transports
  • Versalift high capacity industrial forklifts
  • and a wide range of specialized industrial rigging and machinery moving solutions!

Reputation for Reliability

Our reputation at Sims Crane has been built on repeating outstanding results in our crane services each day.  Doing a good job is nice, but we want to do every job well with pride and excellence!   While some crane rental fleets in the market may operate cranes as long as 15, 20 and even 30 years beyond the depreciated life of the equipment, at Sims Crane our rental fleet boasts an average of less than 4 years.  As a result, you can expect less down-time and more productivity from a Sims Crane.  By maintaining the most modern fleet available in the crane rental industry, we ensure you will feel the same pride when you choose Sims Crane for your heavy lifting needs.

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