LaValley Industries alliance with CRC Evans signals new era in equipment service excellence 

LaValley Industries CEO Jason LaValley (left) stands with Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans Americas onshore business

LaValley Industries CEO Jason LaValley (left) stands with Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans Americas onshore business

Houston, TX – Jan. 17, 2023 – LaValley Industries, a trailblazer in developing advanced excavator attachments, announces the reacquisition of its DECKHAND® rental fleet from long-time industry associate CRC Evans, a leading provider of welding and coating services, and high-performance pipeline equipment. This positions LaValley Industries as the largest global rental provider of its robust material handling products.

LaValley Industries has built a name in innovative material handling attachments, transforming job sites worldwide for over a decade. Maneuvering pipe, poles, drill rod, I-beams, and road mats has never been easier or safer. With this acquisition, LaValley Industries reinforces its commitment to unparalleled precision, safety, and efficiency in job site operations.

“This isn’t just a transaction; it’s a transformation,” said Jason LaValley, CEO of LaValley Industries. “We’re bringing together the best of manufacturing excellence and rental service under one roof, ensuring our customers have access to equipment that sets new standards in site safety and operational control.”

The driving force of LaValley Industries product development, which includes the well-known DECKHAND® and TONGHAND® lines, is making infrastructure construction safer. “We design our equipment with the operator in mind – rugged, reliable, and ready to tackle any challenge,” said LaValley. “Now that we are the largest rental provider of our products, our customers can expect even more responsive service and support, enhancing both safety and productivity on the job.”

Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans Americas onshore business, said, “CRC Evans has long been a standby for contractors seeking reliability and expertise in the field and this partnership is a natural evolution of our shared values and commitment to excellence. CRC Evans is excited to play a key role in this new chapter for LaValley Industries, while we continue to deliver state-of-the-art services and equipment solutions to our valued customers.”

About LaValley Industries

LaValley Industries designs and builds innovative attachments for the energy sector, including pipeline, mining, and utility contractors. DECKHAND®, with its interchangeable arms, is the ideal choice for improving safety and efficiency on infrastructure job sites with a design that provides total control of material handling. TONGHAND® is a precision exit-side wrench for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) applications across the globe. Customers can rent attachments directly from the manufacturer or explore equipment rental packages offered by the LaValley Alliance Partner Network.

About CRC Evans

CRC Evans is a leading provider of welding and coating services and high-performance equipment solutions for the evolving global energy and wider infrastructure sectors. CRC Evans has been delivering project success for over 90 years, bringing safety, reliability, and expertise to customers’ energy and infrastructure projects.

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