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Chicopee Industrial Contractors

Chicopee Industrial Contractors, Inc. (CIC) is a well-established industrial contracting firm located at the crossroads of Central Massachusetts. We specialize in all types of rigging, heavy lifting, machinery moving, machine installation, millwrighting, machine repair, heavy hauling, plant relocations, concrete pads, foundations and structural steel installations.

CIC prides itself on the superior technical expertise of its team. Our reputation is built on our quality of service and our ability to quickly respond to our customer’s needs in the safest, most cost-effective manner. CIC’s goal is to offer our local and national clients precise solutions that increase their efficiencies and capabilities, when you need it, where you need it.

We provide a one-stop solution for all of your rigging, relocation and storage needs. Whether you need a temporary solution or a long-term alternative, we have the storage space you’ll need. We offer indoor or outdoor storage facilities that will accommodate storage for one machine, a complete plant or building relocation.

CIC is a Woman Owned Business certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and WBENC, serving industry since 1992.

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CIC devotes substantial resources to continuously improving our knowledge and skills so that we can provide a service that exceeds your expectations. CIC crews are experienced, cross-trained, and safety qualified. Our team attends mandatory safety workshops in addition to seminars on customer satisfaction, service excellence, and communication.

Meet Our Team

Capabilities

CIC specializes in all types of rigging, machinery moving and installation, plant relocation, millwrighting, maintenance, heavy hauling, concrete pads/foundations and fabrication. Located at the crossroad of western Massachusetts, our reach is as far as our customers need us to travel whether it be local, national or international.

Here’s a quick video of our team offloading machinery weighing over 53,000 pounds. Watch Now

Rigging and Machinery Installation

Dismantling, Machinery Relocation, and Installation

Millwrighting

Disassembly, Assembly, Maintenance, Repair

Transportation

Import/Export, Oversize, Custom

Industrial Construction

Foundations, Machine Pads

shrink-wrapped

Warehousing

Corrosion protection, Shrinkwrap, Crating

Temporary Plant Help

Set-up, Maintenance, Operators

25
Years
1789000
Moved per Year

I have worked with the CIC guys for over 25 years and consider them part of my team. They have been a large part of the success of Algonquin Power in Windsor Locks, CT.

Donna MitchellAlgonquin Windsor Locks, LLC, Windsor Locks, CT

"Super job. Didn't require any of our resources, very pleased."

Bob CrookerMayhew Steel

As usual the professionalism and expertise your team brought here is always top shelf; they dealt with several challenges and "on the fly" changes with absolute focus, always keeping safety as a priority.

Len CossetteSr. Manager of Manufacturing, LENOX Industrial Products & Services Newell Rubbermaid

The crew was very professional, on time and did a great job rigging that unit into place. Thank you, the crew and your company for a great job. Well done.

Bob GuerinHVAC Supervisor, Mount Holyoke College

Sometimes it's not just about business it's about the people that you work with and that too is a huge credit to your staff and how they were taught to service their customers.

George W. BoersigJen Coat/Prolamina

The crew is experienced and very professional. They take their responsibilities seriously. It was a pleasure to work with Bill Tyburski and the crew.

Darin LeFaveProduction Manager, The Wall Street Journal, Chicopee, MA

I've had nothing but perfect experiences with CIC and look forward to many more!

Joe DesantisEngineering Leader, Lenox, Newell Rubbermaid, East Longmeadow, MA

Outstanding! Professional and reliable. Every good leader surrounds themselves with people they can trust. I never have to watch over any crew from CIC when they are working in my building. I know who I can trust to help me when I need it.

Rob LetourneauMaintenance Supervisor, Smithfield Foods/Carando, Springfield, MA

Meet Our Team

Carol F. Campbell

President/CEO

Carol holds a degree from UMASS/Amherst in Organizational Leadership, has a background in marketing, sales and human resource management, and is an experienced Project Manager. Carol and her team have developed a corporate culture in which all employees are stakeholders in the organization. In addition to her work at Chicopee Industrial Contractors, Carol is very active in the local and state business community. Carol was named ``Woman of the Year 2014`` by the Professional Women's Chamber of Western Massachusetts.

Bill Tyburski

Operations Manager

Bill has been a member of the CIC team since our inception in 1992. As a Team Leader, Bill is one of the most respected and talented Riggers in the New England area. Bringing over 30 years of hands-on technical experience, Bill currently serves as our General Manager and Chief Estimator. Bill believes in hard work, a strong work ethic and continuous training, which makes him a valuable asset to the CIC team.

Gina Hawk

Business Manager

Joining CIC in 2002, Gina has developed into a valuable member of the office staff. As Business Manager, her responsibilities include overseeing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash, storage and day to day office responsibilities. Gina also is responsible for the D.O.T. compliance and a member of the Safety Committee as well as being a certified forklift operator. Gin’s enthusiasm and hard work ethic are evident in everything that she does. Gina is also a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Peter A. Gaj, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Joining CIC in 2007, Peter has over 40 years of experience specializing in small to middle market companies in the construction sector. He graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has served as a member of the board of directors and/or volunteered for several non-profit organizations.

Deb Dart

Executive Assistant

Deb joined the CIC team in 1993 as a work-study student majoring in business and office management. Beyond her Executive Assistant duties, Deb has many roles at CIC, including benefits assistant and marketing assistant.

Thomas Canady

Team Leader, Master Rigger

Tom has been a member of the CIC team since 1999. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Mechanic, and Team Leader. He brings over 40 years’ experience in his fields.

Ron Cote

Team Leader, Master Rigger, Concrete Specialist

Ron has been a member of the CIC team since our inception in 1992. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Concrete Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He brings over 25 years' experience in his fields. Ron is a member of the Safety Committee. He is a US Army Veteran.

Tom Dart

Team Leader, Master Rigger

Tom has been a member of the CIC team since 2001. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 20 years’ experience in his fields. Tom is a member of the Safety Committee.

Dan Dow

Team Leader, Millwright Specialist

Dan has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He brings over 15 years’ experience in his fields.

Guy Lyons

Team Leader, Certified Welder

Guy has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator, Certified Welder and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 20 years’ experience in his fields.

Don Normandeau

Master Mechanic, Heavy Hauling Specialist

Don has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Heavy Hauling Specialist, and Master Mechanic. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 25 years’ experience in his fields.

Brad Sheehan

Team Leader, Transportation

Brad has been a member of the CIC team since 2013. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 14 years’ experience in his fields.
Carol F. Campbell

Carol F. Campbell

President/CEO

Carol holds a degree from UMASS/Amherst in Organizational Leadership, has a background in marketing, sales and human resource management, and is an experienced Project Manager. Carol and her team have developed a corporate culture in which all employees are stakeholders in the organization. In addition to her work at Chicopee Industrial Contractors, Carol is very active in the local and state business community. Carol was named ``Woman of the Year 2014`` by the Professional Women's Chamber of Western Massachusetts.

Bill Tyburski

Bill Tyburski

Operations Manager

Bill has been a member of the CIC team since our inception in 1992. As a Team Leader, Bill is one of the most respected and talented Riggers in the New England area. Bringing over 30 years of hands-on technical experience, Bill currently serves as our General Manager and Chief Estimator. Bill believes in hard work, a strong work ethic and continuous training, which makes him a valuable asset to the CIC team.

Gina Hawk

Gina Hawk

Business Manager

Joining CIC in 2002, Gina has developed into a valuable member of the office staff. As Business Manager, her responsibilities include overseeing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash, storage and day to day office responsibilities. Gina also is responsible for the D.O.T. compliance and a member of the Safety Committee as well as being a certified forklift operator. Gin’s enthusiasm and hard work ethic are evident in everything that she does. Gina is also a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Peter A. Gaj, CPA

Peter A. Gaj, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Joining CIC in 2007, Peter has over 40 years of experience specializing in small to middle market companies in the construction sector. He graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has served as a member of the board of directors and/or volunteered for several non-profit organizations.

Deb Dart

Deb Dart

Executive Assistant

Deb joined the CIC team in 1993 as a work-study student majoring in business and office management. Beyond her Executive Assistant duties, Deb has many roles at CIC, including benefits assistant and marketing assistant.

Thomas Canady

Thomas Canady

Team Leader, Master Rigger

Tom has been a member of the CIC team since 1999. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Mechanic, and Team Leader. He brings over 40 years’ experience in his fields.

Ron Cote

Ron Cote

Team Leader, Master Rigger, Concrete Specialist

Ron has been a member of the CIC team since our inception in 1992. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Concrete Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He brings over 25 years' experience in his fields. Ron is a member of the Safety Committee. He is a US Army Veteran.

Tom Dart

Tom Dart

Team Leader, Master Rigger

Tom has been a member of the CIC team since 2001. He is a Master Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 20 years’ experience in his fields. Tom is a member of the Safety Committee.

Dan Dow

Dan Dow

Team Leader, Millwright Specialist

Dan has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He brings over 15 years’ experience in his fields.

Guy Lyons

Guy Lyons

Team Leader, Certified Welder

Guy has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Millwright Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator, Certified Welder and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 20 years’ experience in his fields.

Don Normandeau

Don Normandeau

Master Mechanic, Heavy Hauling Specialist

Don has been a member of the CIC team since 2016. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Heavy Hauling Specialist, and Master Mechanic. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 25 years’ experience in his fields.

Brad Sheehan

Brad Sheehan

Team Leader, Transportation

Brad has been a member of the CIC team since 2013. He is a Journeyman Rigger, Heavy Equipment Operator and Team Leader. He holds a Class A-CDL Massachusetts Driver’s License. He brings over 14 years’ experience in his fields.

Safety is a priority on every rigging project, dismantling or heavy lifting services, as well as quality control and adherence to all specifications and budgetary goals. This commitment is supported with an in-depth training program that includes classroom, hands-on and online training.

Your project is too important to leave to chance, at CIC we value our employees and customers’ safety by providing the best resources for a safe work environment. We continually achieve an outstanding level of success while protecting the interests of our valued customers.

Career Opportunities

People … our most important resource!

If you have experience in the field of rigging, millwrighting, heavy hauling, plant relocation or industrial construction, and want to work for a leading company that values its employees and provides excellent opportunities for growth, join our team of experts today. Apply at CIC.

In addition to an enjoyable and supportive teamwork environment, we put an emphasis on communication, employee involvement, safety and respect for each individual.

As a member of our team you will enjoy a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package. Interested candidates should submit an application by fax 413-532-1553 or mail to 107 N. Chicopee Street, Chicopee, MA 01020.

Our Equipment

Tri-Lifter mobile crane, forklift, and gantry – three lifting devices in one – is specifically designed to move heavy loads in confined spaces.  It is perfect for moving heavy industrial machinery and equipment, and tilting and setting presses. Whatever the TriLifter picks up, it can carry.

  • Crane boom extends horizontally and raises the load vertically requiring only minimum headroom for crane operator
  • Big wheels spread the load more evenly on the floor
  • 18 foot (5.5 meter) turning radius offers great maneuverability
  • 75 ton crane capability at 36″ load center
  • 100 ton gantry (lifting on top of the boom) capacity
  • 50 ton forklift capacity at 24″ load center
  • Load Management system keeps the boom level at all times
  • Digital Display panel keeps the operator well informed of the load weight, boom, and counter-weight positions.
  • Automatic Overload Shutoff System does not permit overloading condition
  • Oscillating rear-end keeps all the wheels on the ground when the floor is uneven
  • PosiDrive, when engaged, gives power to all the drive wheels for best traction
  • Inching Clutch permits precise travel control
Maximum Lifting Capacity 75 tons
Lift Height 9′ 10″ to 24’9″
Weight without counterweight 20 tons
Weight with counterweight 35 tons
Transmission Hydrostatic drives mounted on front wheel
Boom Extensions 10 feet
Boom Controls Hydro-electric
Engine Ford V-6 4.2 liter (dual fuel: gas and propane)
Overall Length 15’9″
Length with Counterweight 20’9″
Width 7’7″
Maximum travel speed 320’/per minute

Ideal for lifting loads in tight quarters, the Versa-Lift can handle loads of 25,000 pounds with the base retracted or up to 35,000 pounds with the base extended. The Versa-Lift can get into congested areas that other machines can’t reach.

  • Engine 3 liter liquid propane
  • Drive Axle, a pair of heavy duty off-road planetary type wheel ends w/direct input from the hydraulic motors
  • Emergency brakes are built into the wheels and are spring applied and hydraulically released
  • Steer Axle; I-beam type structure with a single two rod hydraulic cylinder the low pressure hydraulic steering system has priority over other hydraulic functions
  • Frame Hydraulic telescoping type with heavy duty external plates on both sides of main frame
  • Counterweight; fabricated type with three 2,000# removable slabs
  • Electronic dashboard
  • Mast 2-stage direct lift with a 2 stage hydraulic lift cylinder. 92″ of lift, 95″ lowered height and 20″ free lift (w/boom off) Mast tilts 10 degrees forward and 5 degrees backward
  • Boom Attachment removable 3-section telescoping type. 1st stage hydraulically lifts 41″. Horizontal structure is adjustable to 60″ of each on 6″ increments. Swiveling lifting eye insert extends out another 36″ for extra reach
  • Forks; 3″x8″x96″ shaft mounted forks with 60″ taper
  • Boom stand; steel fabricated pallet for removing and storing the boom
  • Onboard scale; measures hydraulic pressure in the Lift circuit
Attachments
(Load Center)
Counterweight Extension
0″ 12″ 24″ 36″
Forks Only
(Distance from fork face)
24″
36″
48″
24,300
19,400
16,200
28,200
22,500
18,700
32,000
25,500
21,300
35,800
28,600
23,800
Boom Only
(Distance from boom face)
12″
60″
96″
23,500
11,700
8,500
27,400
13,600
9,900
31,200
15,500
11,300
35,100
17,400
12,700
Chassis 24,000 lbs
Removable Counterweight 6,000 lbs
Boom 3,000 lbs
Forks 1,500 lbs
Total Gross 34,500 lbs

40,000 / 60,000 lbs.

  • Inboard Load Calculator provides capacities for forks and boom for all counterweight slab variations and chassis extension position
  • Soft-touch hydraulic levers
  • Tilt-steering column
  • Spring-apply/hydraulic-release parking brake
  • Hydraulic weight scale
  • Quick-Change Fork System for quick connect/disconnect of attachments
  • Main and side thrust rollers are impact-resistant and designed to reduce friction
  • Safety valve built into base of lift cylinder securely holds load in event of hose failure
  • Tilt-lock counterbalance valve to prevent mast drift
  • Planetary drives rated for durability in high-capacity, high-torque applications
  • Double reduction gearing for increased torque
  • Precision ground, heat-treated gears
  • Highly maneuverable in tight areas
 Attachments  (load center) 36″  Counterweights Extension with ext (lbs) w/out ext (lbs)
forks only (distance from fork face) 0″

22,300

41,800

48″

31,500

60,500

Boom only (distance from boom face) 0″

20,700

39,900

48″

29,800

58,200

Chassis

31,787

Counterweights

16,240

Boom

5,500

Forks

3,100

Total Gross

56,627

In addition to our specialty equipment, CIC inventory of equipment range from a 1 ton to 75 ton, electric, propane and diesel powered, Bobcat, backhoe, scissorlift, material lifts, jacks, dollies, skates and our gantry system. We have what we need to complete your project, on time and on budget.

Our Equipment

Vehicle Number Capacity Attributes Height with cage Height without cage Width Length Weight Forks Max Lift
#301 2 Ton 7½’ 7′ 3′ 10″ 8′ 8,700# 4′ 15′ 8″
#302 4 Ton Pneumatic tire 7′ 4″ 7′ 1″ 4′ 2½” 9′ 6″ 12,000# 4′ 8″ 14′ 5″
#304 6 Ton High Mast 7′ 5″ 6’10” 4′ 8″ 9′ 3″ 18,000# 4′ 8″ 11′
#305 6 Ton Low Mast 7′ 4″ 6′ 4′ 6″ 9′ 3″ 18,000# 4’8″ 7′ 5″
#306 7.5 Ton 7′ 6″ 7′ 12′ 3″ 20,000# 4′ & 6′ 8′ 6″
#308 3 Ton Electric, Low Mast 12′ 7″ 12′ 7″ 4′ 1″ 6’10” 15,500# 4′ 21′
#309 1 Ton Electric 6′ 6″ 5′ 11″ 2′ 7½” 5′ 10″ 4,000# 3′ 8′ 4″
#310 3 Ton High Mast 9′ 8″ 9′ 8″ 4′ 1″ 7′ 10″ 4′ 21′
#311 15 Ton 10′ 3″ n/a 8′ 16′ 37,000# 8′ 12′ 5″
#315 2.5 Ton 6′ 11½” 6′ 11½” 3′ 7″ 11′ 1″ 7,050# 4′ 10′ 10″
#316 1.5 Ton Electric 6′ ½” 6′ ½” 3′ 4″ 10′ 2″ 4,752# 3′ 6″ 12′ 11½”
#318 2 Ton
#320 9 Ton 7′ 3½” 7′ 1.25″ 4′ 8″ 16′ 22,608# 12′
#321 3 Ton
#322 4 Ton Solid tire
#323 7 Ton 7′ 2″ 7′ 2″ 4′ 4″ 16′ 22,020# 6′
Other equipment
#401 Bobcat
#701 Scissorlift
Freightliner Peterbilt Kenworth Rollback Kenworth T800 Kenworth W900
Unit 203 202 204 206 207
No. Axles 3 3 3 3 3
Axle Spacing: 1st to 2nd 12’9″ 15’6″ 20″ 12’5″ 17’5″
Axle Spacing: 2nd to 3rd 4’4″ 4’4″ 4’6″ 4’4″ 4’4″
Actual Weight 16,000# 30,000# 16,500# 18,500# 18,170#
Gross Weight 80,000# 80,000# 60,000# 80,000# 80,000#
Deck Length 27
Deck Height 4’6″
1st Winch 80,000#
2nd Winch 20,000#
Overall Length 24′ 26′ 40′ 23′
Overall Width 8’6″
Overall Height 11’6″
Trail King
Hydraulic Sliding
Axle Trailer
Trail King
Hydraulic
Gooseneck Trailer
HT HYCube
Air-Ride
Box Trailer
Landoll
Sliding Axle
Trailer
Landoll
Sliding Axle
Trailer
Unit 503 506 507 508 508
Model TK70SA TK70HDG HT HyCube 440-50CA 455A-53
No. Axles 2 2 2 2 3
Axle Spacing: Last tractor to 1st 34″ 34″ 39′ 11 5/8″ 29′ 9″
Axle Spacing: 1st to 2nd 4’4″ 4′ 4’4″ 49″ 60″
Axle Spacing: 2nd to 3rd 60″
Actual Weight 18,780# 14,340# 20,000# 19,355# 24,485#
Gross Weight 88,720# 84,340# 80,000# 80,000# 110,000#
Overall Deck Width 102″ 102″ 102″ 102″
Upper Deck 9′ 10″
Loaded Deck Height 37½” 24″ 37½” 37½”
Deck Length 24′ 52’6″ 40″ 40″
Tires 235/75.5 16PR 255/70R 22.5 16PR 295/75R22.5 235/75R 17.5
double coin LRH