1979 LEWIS HERRERA MOVED TO CASPER WYOMING WITH HIS WITH WIFE AND SON WHERE HE SPENT THE NEXT 20 YEARS DRIVING OILFIELD WINCH TRUCKS MOVING DRILLING RIGS DUE TO THE FACT THAT HE WAS ALWAYS GONE HIS TWO SONS LEW JR AND JOE WENT WITH HIM EVERYWHERE DURING THE SUMMER LEARING THE TRICKS OF THE TRADE WITH HEAVY HAUL TRUCKS AND CRANES EVERYWHERE MATTER OF FACT DURING THE 80’S THERE WAS 1 CRANE IN THE ENTIRE STATE OF WYOMING AND LEWIS AND HIS SONS WAS WORKING WITH IT OFTEN HAVING ALWAYS BEEN AROUND TRUCKS AND CRANES LITTERALLY FROM THE TIME THEY WAS IN DIAPERS TO PRESENT DAY YOU TEND TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE IN VAST AMOUNTS. IN 1994 LEWIS SR WENT TO WORK FOR LUFKIN IND THE WORLDS LEADER IN OILFIELD PUMPING UNITS FROM 1994-2001 LEWIS SR ALOG LEW JR (1998) WORKED AND BUILT A NAME FOR THEMSELVES IN THE PUMPING UNIT WORLD

18 YEARS AGO JOE GOT DENIED A JOB WORKING WITH HIS OLDER BROTHER(LEW JR.) AND DAD(LEWIS SR.) SO HE STARTED HIS OWN COMPANY AT AGE 19 BORROWING LEW JRS PICKUP AND LEW SRS TOOLS WORKING WITH A 60 DOLLAR TAX RETURN HE MANAGED TO GENERATE ENOUGH WORK TO HIRE A SECOND THEN SOON THIRD PERSON WITH CONTRACTS WITH MAJOR OIL COMPANYS SERVICING AND INSTECTING THERE PUMPING UNITS AND PROVIDING TRUCKING TO ALL.

IN OCTOBER 2001 LEWIS SR LEW JR COUGAR BOYCE AND ENTIRE FIELD CREW QUIT LUFKIN. LEWIS SR ENDED UP BUYING JOES COMPANY OUT EARLY 2002 WHERE FROM THAT POINT IT HAS GROWN INTO WHAT IT IS NOW. STARTING OUT WITH 1 THEN 2 AND 3 CRANES TO A TOTAL OF 9 CRANES OWNED AT ONE POINT IN TIME THEY WORKED AS A TEAM TO TAKE THE INDUSTY BY THE HORN.

PRSENT DAY WITH A FLEET OF 15 LATE MODEL TRUCS FROM OVER THE ROAD TO HEAVY HAUL AND WINCH TRUCS AND TRILERS WITH COMABINATION AXLES TO HANDLE LOADS OVER 85TON AND A FLEET OF CRANES RANGING FROM 28TON ALL THE WAY UP TO THE PRIDE AND JOY OF JL THERE 2014 LINKBELT ATC 3210 WHICH HAS PROVIDED CRANE SUPPORT IN NUMEROUS MAJOR PROJECTS IN NORTHERN COLORADO.

ALSO NOTED ARE THE SISTER LINKBELT HTC 86100 WHERE JAMES CAMPELL CAN PUT PUMPING UNITS TOGETHER WHILE JOE SPENDS HIS TIME BUILDING FACITLITES PADS WITHIN THE FIELD. WITH THE KNOWLEDE THAT LEWIS SR AND HIS SONS HAVE THERE ISNT MUCH THEY HAVENT DONE WHILE BOTH LEWIS’S MANAGED AND RUN ALL OF WYOMING JOE IS STATIONED IN THE SATALITE OFFICE IN NORTHERN COLORADO WHERE HE IS IN THE TAXI CRANE MARKET FOR THE GREATER DENVER AREA LIFTING EVERYTHING FROM TRUSSES TO A/C UNITS AND DIPPING INTO THE WIND ENERGY MARKET WHILE THE CREWS AT JL PUMPING UNIT AND CRANE CAN HANDLE WITH EASE PROUDLY DOING BUSINESS FOR 17YEAR INCIDENT FREE 0 NEAR MISS REPROTS 0 ACCIDENTS O COMLAINTS WHICH MAKES JL PUMPING UNIT AND CRANE LEADER IN THE INDUSTRY SINCE 2001.

JL CRANES

JL CRANES WAS STARTED ALMOST A YEAR AGO WHEN JOE AND LEWIS SR AQUIRED AN ENTIRE LOT OF CRANE MODELS AT AN AUCTION WHILE DOING RESERCH ON ALL THE MODELS JOE GREW FOND OF THEM AND THAT’S WHEN THE ADDICTION STARTED SICNE THEN JOE HAS BOUGHT SOLD EVERY SINGLE MODEL CRANE OUT THERE WITH CONNECTIONS IN EUOPE ALL THE WAY INTO ASIA THERE IS NOT MANY MODELS THAT JOE CANT FIND HIS MOTTO TO THIS DAY IS “ I MAY NOT BE THE CHEAPEST BUT I SURE TRY TO GET CLOSE BUT ONE THING YOU CAN COUNT ON ME FOR IS MY EXCETIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE” JOE IS A FULL TIME CRANE OPERATOR MANAGING THE GREATER DENVER BASIN IN COLORADO CRANES ARE HIS PASSION WITH THE KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITDE THAT JOE HAS HE IS SURE TO MAKE SURE YOU THE CUSTOMER GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

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