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MWM Construction,  Rigging & Transportation

Since our founding, MWM Construction, Rigging & Transportation has built a reputation of quality service, professionalism, and integrity. With 75-years of combined experience in the Industrial/Commercial Construction and Maintenance Industry, the services provided by the MWM leadership and management team is top-notch. We complete successful projects and build strong relationships with clients from locally-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. We have a robust work ethic demonstrated by the quality of our work and our employees and clients’ loyalty.


Optical & Precision Alignment

Equipment alignment is a critical component for a streamlined manufacturing process. MWM is the only company in Western North Carolina to offer laser precision alignment services on all new and existing industrial equipment, from big pumps to paper machines, through the use of both digital and analog optical alignment technology by our seasoned professionals. We use the highest quality Swiss optical instruments, including Wild Heerbrugg’s analog T2 and Leica digital Total Station. Our alignment tools and methods used during machine installations get equipment set up and running more quickly and ensure infield quality control for machinery setting.

MWM surpasses industry standards by using advanced state-of-the-art digital optical alignment methods in multiple industries. Regardless of project complexity, we combine our seasoned
experience with the latest optical alignment technology. Our technicians have over 20 years of professional experience. They can align almost anything with precision accuracy from an array of optical alignment inspections for machinery installations, rebuilds and preventive maintenance to new construction layouts to ensure accurate setup of industrial machinery and equipment.

Upon completion of alignment services, MWM will provide the client with a professional alignment report of findings, corrections, and future reference. Our number one goal is to guarantee that all of your equipment is optimized for long life and efficient energy usage.

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Rigging & Machine Moving

MWM is your full-service rigging and machine moving experts! Our highly-efficient team of
experienced riggers specialize in turn-key installations and relocations of your industrial machinery, complex lifting, and all types of heavy equipment. We provide all the necessary riggers, machine movers, millwrights, and skilled-craft professionals to successfully complete your project.  We are proud to own and operate an extendable counterweight 35/45 lift.  Our “Little Beast” lift gives us the ability to move equipment in tight spaces that standard lifts cannot operate.

MWM Construction & Rigging’s primary focus is to complete the job without disrupting production. Whether the project requires moving one or multiple machines within your plant, our riggers oversee the job from start to finish, handling all the logistics of preparing, dismantling, and transporting machinery with the utmost care. Our services are designed to meet or exceed OSHA safety requirements.

Regardless of the size, weight, or location, make sure you have the right rigger for the job, one who provides safe, strategic methods for the most proficient lifting and rigging solutions on-time for all of your project needs.

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General Contractor

MWM is a licensed Unlimited General Contractor. Our professionals have decades of experience working with some of the area’s largest industrial entities, plus we perform select commercial construction projects, as well. Whether your project requires MWM to act as the lead contractor, or as a subcontractor for specialized service, we have the experience from the onset of construction to bring a high level of focus to maximize quality and promote timely, cost-effective project delivery.

Our company’s pre-construction activities help to establish clear goals and parameters that keep costs down and projects on schedule. Design management, scheduling, estimating, logistical planning and value engineering are among the special pre-construction services that are overseen by members of our skilled managers.

MWM also supports clients with complete Project Management needs. PM services include Partnerships with some of Western NC’s top Architects, Engineering Firms, Electrical Contractors, plus we have the hands on ability to handle welding, steel erection, process piping, millwright, industrial concrete foundations and pits, and optical alignment.

Let us be your “One Stop Shop” for all of your project needs!

Licenses and Certifications

  • NC General Contractor license number 81069 Unlimited
  • NC Mechanical and Plumbing License number 12963
  • Heating Group 1 – Class 1
  • Heating Group 2
  • Heating Group 3 – Class 1
  • Plumbing Class 1
  • ASME and AWS Certified Welders
  • All Employees have completed OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour training.

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Steel Erection & PEMB

MWM provides services that are necessary for the erection of steel and concrete buildings of all sizes. We specialize in steel erection and PEMB installation and setup. We have worked with companies large and small and on all sizes of projects. With decades of experience, MWM has a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and quality.

We have the ability, financial capacity, and commitment to deliver a quality project. We build site-specific safety and crane plans, as well as realistic erection schedules to meet general contractor requirements.

In all projects, MWM adheres to AISC Advanced Certified Steel Erector standards, and all welders are certified in AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel.

Site Prep

MWM provides site prep for our construction clients, such as finalizing location details, gaining access to the site, drainage, and more. This process allows clients to identify site complications upfront and address them before construction begins. Our process is designed to set our clients and their project up for success. By doing this critical work upfront, we typically save our clients time and money.

Pre-Engineered Metal Building (PEMB)

MWM’s PEMBs span all industries, shapes, and sizes. Our team works hand-in-hand with business owners to create buildings that meet their unique needs and provide a high degree of cost-efficiency.

With lower costs and speedier construction times, one might think pre-engineered metal buildings all look alike. However, the team at MWM can help design, combine and select components to create unique framings, walls, roof, and other specialized design options to develop your structure with various colors, textures, and shapes. MWM can enable an aesthetically pleasing appearance consistent with conventional construction without compromising on speed and cost-efficiency.

In all projects, MWM adheres to AISC Advanced Certified Steel Erector standards, and all welders are certified in AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel.

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Plant Maintenance, Shutdowns & Relocations

At MWM Construction & Rigging, we employ a large pool of craftworkers who can perform any size of plant maintenance, shutdown, or relocation. Whether the project is planned or an unexpected emergency takes place, we strive for the utmost care and systematic execution to ensure that your short-term expenses are significantly offset by improved plant efficiency and operations.

From concept and planning to execution and reassembly, our team of project managers and
logistics experts provide seamless turn-key results for your plant relocation needs. Whether a one-way move is needed or a multi-site reorganization is required, we have the skills, equipment, and experience to complete the move successfully. Whether your move is local, cross-country, or international, we can help.

We also provide all workers with the necessary safety equipment to protect them while repairing and cleaning machinery in a fast-paced environment. Above all, we aim to get the job done quickly, efficiently, and with as little disruption to your company output as possible.

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Process Piping

MWM management and piping crews have worked with local and national engineering firms to deliver design/build and EPC projects. From customized cost estimates based on your own design and specifications through project completion, MWM is dedicated to providing a quality product with maximum performance.

Our highly skilled piping crews consist of AWS/ASME certified pipe welders and pipefitters. We perform welding to ASME B3.1 & B3.3 standards and certifications and maintain required welding records and documentation for all welders.

Services offered include:

  • Pipe Fabrication
  • Pipe Welding and Installation
  • Hydraulic Piping
  • Pipe Erection and Rigging
  • Process Piping
  • Pneumatic Piping
  • Mechanical Piping
  • Cooling Tower Piping and Construction
  • Hot Tap Capabilities

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Trucking Fleet

We specialize in the following trucking and transportation services in NC, SC, GA, TN, and VA:

  • Equipment Transport – from location to location
  • Ability to pick–up at the Ports
  • Over Size Loads
  • Facility relocation transport
  • Ability to haul heavy equipment, farm machinery, and industrial equipment and machinery
  • Capabilities Include:
      • 50 Ton Traveling Axle Trailer
      • 48’ Flat Bed Trailer
      • 50 Ton Detach Trailer
      • Step Deck Trailer


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Commercial & Industrial HVAC and Plumbing

As a mechanical contractor, MWM has the ability to help our client with their industrial plumbing, piping, ductwork, HVAC units, Chillers, Air Handlers, and other as specified by architects and engineers. We can provide the following per the customer provided specifications:

  • In-House Pipe Fabrication
  • Installation of piping and plumbing systems
  • Piping installation
  • Troubleshoots
  • Chiller Install and Replacement
  • Air handler install and replacement
  • Demo and removal of old or unused chiller and air handler systems
  • Installation of Duct work

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Our Customers

MWM Construction & Rigging focuses on the success of our customers by honoring our commitments and exceeding expectations. We distinguish ourselves by employing the most qualified and experienced individuals and working as a cohesive team to fulfill the desires of our customers.

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