CLEVELAND, OH – Mazzella Companies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Newell Davis Company of Wilmington, North Carolina. This acquisition further strengthens Mazzella’s footprint in the Atlantic region of the U.S. and along the eastern seaboard. It also reinforces Mazzella’s commitment to be a one-stop provider for rigging equipment and sling assemblies, engineered lifting solutions, training, and the inspection and repair of cranes, hoists, and rigging.
Newell Davis Company has been servicing and supplying the construction, government / military, and the ports industries in the Carolinas since 1976. It began as a small family-owned business by brothers Conrad and Chet Newell, along with Chet’s son-in-law, William Davis.
“I met Tony Mazzella while serving as an officer on the AWRF board and have had the greatest respect for him and his accomplishments through the years. When I decided to sell Newell Davis Company, Tony and Mazzella Companies was who I thought of first. Our location will fit strategically with their other existing locations and this acquisition will allow our business to flourish with no limitations on potential growth. Our customers are our top priority, and I know that they will be very well taken care of with better deliveries and access to expert services and premium products with Mazzella Newell Davis. I couldn’t be prouder,” said President of Newell Davis, Teresa McGee.
“Wilmington, North Carolina provides us the opportunity and access to support new customers in industries like construction, ports, railroad, and U.S. government and military. This strategic location will support and build off the success we’ve experienced in surrounding markets, including Virginia Beach and Charlotte. I’m excited about our business’ continued growth, and I’d like to offer a warm welcome to our newest team members from Newell Davis Company,” said Matt Mazzella, President of Mazzella.
Questions? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About This Change!
We’ve changed our name from Newell Davis to Mazzella. Aside from the new name and logo, our member experience is virtually unchanged. Here are some common questions and answers related to this change.
When did Newell Davis become a Mazzella Company?
In 2023, Newell Davis was acquired by Mazzella Companies to expand lifting and rigging products and services in the Atlantic region of the U.S. and along the eastern seaboard.
With our customers in mind, Mazzella Companies has decided to consolidate all of the rigging brands under one name, “Mazzella”.
Who is Mazzella Companies?
In 1954, James Mazzella founded Mazzella Wire Rope & Sling Co. in Cleveland, OH. For over 70 years, the company has grown organically by nurturing historic relationships, expanding its product offerings, and entering new markets through acquisition.
Today, Mazzella Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the lifting and rigging industries. Since our humble beginnings, we’ve grown to over 900 employees with over 30 locations across North America. Our product offerings have expanded from basic rigging products, to include:
Overhead crane fabrication
Crane and hoist service and repair
Engineered lifting devices
High-performance crane ropes
Lifting and rigging training
OSHA mandated inspections
Fall protection solutions
Sheet and coil for metal roof and wall systems
Metal rollforming machinery
One thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to a no-excuses, customer-first mentality that extends from the shop floor to the front office. Some of the major markets Mazzella serves are: Mining, Steel, Oil & Gas, Construction, Energy, Shipbuilding, Vehicle and Durable Goods. Mazzella’s diverse portfolio includes Sheffield Metals a manufacturer and distributor of coated bare metal products for engineered metal roof and wall systems. New Tech Machinery is a manufacturer of portable roof panel and gutter machines—recognized as the world’s finest portable rollformers.
What has changed?
Just the name. We want to be clear that our people, locations, products, and services have not changed. We will be moving to the Mazzella name for all rigging brands under the Mazzella Companies umbrella in order to create a better experience for our customers and employees.
How does this affect me as a customer?
With all the Mazzella rigging locations working as one team and under one name, your level of service and support will be improved exponentially. Nothing will change in terms of the local team you’re used to working with. The same people will still be here—the only thing that will be changing will be the name of the organization they work for. You now have more resources, inventory, and clearer lines of communication. Our goal is to improve your experience and instill confidence and comfort in every interaction.
Why did the name change?
Mazzella is experiencing rapid growth. With this growth, we can better serve our customers as one team under the Mazzella name, versus many companies operating independently. The only change you will experience will be better service and improved lines of communication between our people and yours.
Can I order the same products?
Yes. We will still offer all the same products and services. Mazzella will always be your one source for lifting and rigging products.
Will I still have the same level of service?
For sure! We hope to expand our service line across the entire United States. With over 30 locations, your level of service should only be improved and lines of communication more clear.
Do I have to do anything?
No. Aside from the name change, it is business as usual!
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