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Who We Are

L.R. Willson & Sons, Incorporated is a family owned and operated business that began as a one man welding shop in Annapolis, Maryland. Leonard R. Willson, the family patriarch, founded Willson’s Welding in 1951. Under the direction of Leonard’s daughter and two sons, the business was incorporated in 1971 and L.R. Willson & Sons was born. Since its humble beginnings, L.R. Willson & Sons has become a leading structural steel, precast, and tilt up erector serving the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan construction markets.

L.R. Willson & Sons staff pose for picture in construction uniforms

A Family Owned and Operated Business

To this day, L.R. Willson & Sons continues to be family owned and operated. They have a large and experienced staff. Over 250 men and women are currently employed. Three safety professionals are on staff to ensure a safe workplace. An extensive inventory of equipment is available to take on virtually any construction project on the East Coast. L.R. Willson & Sons is certified as an AISC Advance Steel Erector and PCI Certified Precast Erector. They are an active member of many industry associations which allow them to stay current with the most innovative technologies and work practices. L.R. Willson & Sons participates in the Structural Iron Working Apprenticeship Program, sponsored by the Metro-Washington Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors.

Why Choose Us

NCCCO Certified Operators

Our operators are certified by the NCCCO National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.

Knowledgeable Staff

Our knowledgeable staff can help you determine the correct crane for your job.

Mid-Atlantic Coverage

Covering the Mid-Atlantic area, we know that L.R. Willson & Sons, Inc. will become your first choice for crane rentals.

Various Crane Sizes

With cranes ranging in size from 23 to 300 tons, we can help you determine the right crane for your job.

Safe & Efficient

Safety and efficiency and customer satisfaction are our highest priorities. We employ operators Certified by the NCCCO National Commission.

In Business Since 1971

L.R. Willson & Sons, Inc. has a proven track record and has been servicing the mid-Atlantic region since 1971!

Our Reputation

L.R. Willson & Sons, Inc. is accustomed to working on high profile projects with aggressive and demanding schedules. They are proud of their reputation for quality work as “The Mid Atlantic’s Most Versatile Steel and Precast Erector”.

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