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July 10, 2020

Opening Act at Lollapalooza in Grant Park

Imperial Crane was hired to assemble multiple stages, one being the stage that will be used for headliner appearances, along with production lifts needed throughout Grant Park. Using a 150 ton crane, Imperial hoisted 8,100 lb. poles to hold roof structures in place for the lighting and visuals used during the event. Imperial also hoisted the Lollapalooza signs viewed throughout the park along with the delay towers. Imperial Crane is proud to take part in Chicago’s largest musical festival.

Preparation for live performances are nothing new for Imperial Crane as they have been a part of Perry’s World which has gotten bigger and bigger each year using two 40 or 60 ton cranes along with the Bud Light stage used for various acts.

For over 45 years, Imperial Crane Services, Inc. has been committed to the manufacturing and heavy industries providing crane rentals on daily or long term lift projects with over 250 pieces of equipment. With their enormous fleet of cranes, Imperial has proudly completed thousands of projects with impeccable performance, while consistently delivering to their customers – the highest levels of safety in the industry.

Starting as a one crane operation, Imperial has grown their rental and sales divisions to create a worldwide organization. Imperial Crane is ranked as one of the top 25 crane rental companies according to ACT (American Crane & Transport) and was awarded the family business “Business in Excellence” award from the Daily Herald Business Ledger.