Welcome to Bragg Companies

WHY BRAGG

1946
Founded in 1946 with just one crane
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Who We Are

Founded in 1946 with just one crane

When Jim Bragg bought his first crane in 1946, he could not have imagined where his company would be today. Still a family-run business, Bragg Companies has grown into one of the largest integrated service crane companies in the construction industry.

Our Mission & Core Values

At Bragg Companies, our mission and core values will be to remain leaders in the crane, heavy construction, equipment, and transportation industries by exceeding expectations and upholding the highest standards of business conduct. We will out-service our competition by providing competent personnel and superior equipment to reliably complete every project safely, timely and cost-effectively. Our steadfast commitment to safety, quality, and service will guarantee that we are our customers' first choice.
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Safety

We always value the safety and health of our employees, customers, and work-sites before profit or expediency
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Integrity

We consistently do what we say we are going to do with the utmost ethical behavior
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Quality

We take pride in our promise of service with the highest standards of performance and results
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Superior Service

We have the experience, talent and capability to deliver superior service with unsurpassed value

We are one of the country’s leading Rigging, Heavy Haul, and Crane companies, but when it comes down to it, our work is about people. Our success as a business hinges on the hard-work and commitment of our employees and the rich relationships we have built with our customers. Since our founding, this has been our focus and it has brought us to incredible places. We look forward to seeing where this focus will lead us to next.

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We've always said:
it's about people.

Timeline

Our History

2018
2018
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Expansion East to Florida

Due to an increase in work at amusement parks and space facilities, Bragg Crane and Rigging opened an office in Merritt Island, Florida.

2021
2021
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Bragg Companies Celebrates Our 75th Anniversary!

In 2021, Bragg Companies celebrates the achievement of 75 years in business! What started as one crane in the Signal Hill oil fields has grown into a national company boasting expertise across industries!

1946
1946
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Founded in 1946 with Just One Crane

Jim Bragg started Bragg Crane Service with just one crane in the Signal Hill oil fields.

1955
1955
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Move to Long Beach

Through an acquisition, Bragg Heavy Transport was established and Bragg Companies was moved from the original Signal Hill location to Long Beach.

1967
1967
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Bragg Crane & Rigging

Bragg’s third core division was established: Bragg Crane & Rigging.

1990
1990
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Bay Area Expansion

Bragg Crane Service acquires Bay Cities Crane & Rigging and expands north to their Richmond, CA location in the San Francisco Bay Area.

1992
1992
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Current Headquarters Established

Bragg moved directly across Paramount Boulevard and formally established the Bragg Companies Headquarters we still use today. The former location is home to our Coastline Equipment headquarters and Long Beach dealership.

2012
2012
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Growth in the Central Valley

The acquisition of Triple R Heavy Haul leads to the establishment of our Stockton Branch, including moving our BCS Sacramento branch to be under the same roof.

Leadership

We work together for a common goal: Superior Service

M. Scott Bragg

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President | CEO

Ian Johnson

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Vice President | COO

Dennis Ferguson

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Assistant Secretary | Treasurer | CFO

Jim Puerner

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CTO

Mike Roy

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Executive Vice President

Leonard Crespo

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Vice President Safety and Human Resources

Marilynn Bragg

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Vice President
Executive Portrait Placeholder: Kathleen Pool-Ferrin

Kathleen Pool-Ferrin

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Secretary

Jessica Frigo

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Vice President

Bill Green

Crane Service
Vice President

Richard Gill

Crane & Rigging
Vice President

Eric Peterson

Heavy Transport
General Manager
Affiliations Background
Who We Work With

Our Affiliations

Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association

American Clean Power

California Trucking Association

Crane Owners Association

Mobile Crane Operators Group

Southern California Contractors Association

American Institute of Steel Construction

Smartway - Transport Partnership

Railway Industry Clearance Association

Northwest Crane Owners Association

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