Commercial Group Expands with the Acquisition of Hessville Cable & Sling

Commercial Group Lifting Products headquartered in Taylor, MI has completed its acquisition of Hessville Cable & Sling located in Gary, IN.

Hessville, founded in 1960, is a full service fabricator of rigging and lifting products including welded chain slings and custom lifting devices. The acquisition of Hessville will allow Commercial Group to expand its geographic reach to better serve customers throughout the Midwest. The integration of the companies, which will take place over the next several months, is expected to produce greater efficiencies, enhanced quality and new opportunities for growth. Management intends to leverage the brand recognition of the company by continuing to operate under the Hessville name in the Chicago market.  “Hessville will make a great addition to Commercial Group Lifting Products and we’re excited to expand further into the Midwest,” added Gar Knight, Commercial Group’s President.  

Commercial Group, founded in 1951, is a privately held rigging and lifting company with facilities in Detroit MI, Flint MI, Cleveland OH, Cincinnati OH and Gary IN (Chicago).

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