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608.781.2252

800.776.0759​

OPERATING HOURS

Mon–Fri // 7am–5pm

EMAIL US

office@moderncraneservice.com

WHO WE ARE

Modern Crane Sign

We feel it’s important to know about Modern Crane and our long history as a trusted partner in the crane industry.  Check out our history below and you will see you are working with the most capable personnel and modern, well-maintained equipment, we offer a wide variety of services. We continue to invest in our business to bring you the best service. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Let us help your business with three generations of experience!

01. Our Vision

To be a leader in the industry and community by providing quality jobs and services.

02. Our Mission

To meet the unique building and heavy moving needs of our customers with a safe, knowledgable workforce and modern equipment.

03. Our Safety Record

Safety is always a priority as our current .73 experience mod indicates.

03. Our Values

Professionalism. Provide the best possible service. Practice proper etiquette with co-workers, customers, and vendors.
Safety. Be proactive in identifying potential safety issues, and continually seek ways to improve safety performance.
Honesty. Maintain truth in all interactions.
Dependability. Follow through on commitments.
Teamwork. Share knowledge and experience to help others. Work collaboratively to achieve a common goal.

Company History

Modern Crane continues to grow, with Judi and Steve Swanson carrying the business into the fourth generation.

A lot has changed since the days of heavy moving with horses, and we take pride in staying current to meet our customers’ needs in the most efficient manner.

Original owners

1940’s

It all started with a family of heavy movers

cranes

1950’s

Brothers working and growing the heavy moving company

The early years

1960’s

Grampa Gene shows ‘em how to do it the hard way

Modern Crane Founded

1970’s

Terry joins brother Buz at Modern

1976 Modern Crane crew

1976

Steve, current owner, joined Modern

La Crosse Queen Modern Crane

1980’s

3 generations of Swansons

1989

Modern moved to Onalaska location

Steve and Judi Swanson

1998

Steve and Judi become owners

Ft Mc Coy

2016

Present Day

Modern Crane Service works hard to provide you with the best equipment for your construction needs.

Our Team

WE ARE PROUD OF THE MODERN CRANE TEAM!

 

Owners, office, drivers, operators and mechanics!  Our great crew!