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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.


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
  • ASME and AWS Certified Welders
  • All Employees have completed OSHA 10-hour or OSHA 30-hour training.


Optical & Precision Alignment

Optical alignment of equipment 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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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 plant 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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At MWM Construction & Rigging, we employ experienced workers who can safely and efficiently install overhead, jib, and woodyard cranes.  We can provide Certified Welders for crane installation and repair welds and also the rigging expertise required for maintenance activities such as changing hoist, gearboxes, and motors.  Whether the project is planned, or an emergency takes place, we take the utmost care with planning and execution to ensure that your budget and expenses are met with our effective and efficient installs.

We have the skills, equipment, and experience to complete the installation of your cranes and help maintain them. Whether your facility is local, cross-country, or international, we can help. We also provide all workers with the necessary safety training and equipment to protect them while installing and repairing 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.

If you need help determining the correct type and size of crane, we can recommend one of our trusted crane manufacturing partners that will work with you on design and specifications that meet your specific requirements and needs.

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Steel Erection & PEMB

From overhead crane installation to small steel erection projects to heavy conventional structural steel, the MWM team delivers the highest quality solutions to ensure your project is completed on time and on budget. Projects can include fabrication and modification to existing structures, in addition to small and large-scale steel erection projects. For structural welding, MWM employs certified, AWS D1.1 qualified welders. 

Our steel erection services include:

·         Structural steel (large and small)

·         Platforms, Mezzanines, Catwalks, etc

·         Grating and decking

·         Rigging and signaling

·         Equipment guarding

·         Bridge and jib cranes

·         Steel demolition

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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Process Piping

MWM management and process 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 the United States:

  • Equipment Transport – from location to location
  • Ability to pick–up at the Ports
  • Over Size Loads
  • Heavy Hauling
  • 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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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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