Superior Rigging & Erection Aided Atlanta Falcons With Immense Falcon Statue, Adorning New Stadium

Superior Rigging & Erection Co. Inserted Immense, 73,000 Pound, Sculpture at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Superior Rigging & Erection Co., with locations in Atlanta and Orlando, aided the NFL's Atlanta Falcons to insert an immense falcon statue at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, opening in August. The statue was erected on the main plaza, facing the Atlanta skyline.

Designed and constructed by the artist Gábor Miklós Szőke, of Budapest, the statue is the largest, freestanding bird sculpture in the world with a wingspan of more than 64 feet and a height of 41.5 feet, according to the stadium's website. Weighing 73,000 pounds and consisting of more than 1,000 pieces of stainless steel, the statue placement was a monumental project.

Superior Rigging & Erection provides solutions for projects requiring heavy steel, erecting and rigging needs. With more than 65 years of operation, the company employs multiple generations of families and is proud to have retained team members for more than 40 years. Superior Rigging & Erection has the experience, and industry-wide reputation, for mobilizing the most complicated heavy steel projects.

The company undertakes the most complex projects and is available for operation nationally from coast to coast. Boasting an expansive equipment fleet, a comprehensive preventative maintenance program and an active safety staff with complete, ongoing training, they are masters of the trade. Superior Rigging & Erection offers services including steel erection, rigging and millwrighting, heavy transport, steel fabrication, special projects, art and sculpture installation, amusement park ride installation, equipment rental and more.

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Superior Rigging & Erection, with locations in Atlanta and Orlando, was founded in 1952. Since then, the company has developed a reputation for completing complicated projects with ease. Services offered include steel erection, specialized rigging, millwrighting, turnkey mechanical and electrical, heavy transport, equipment rental, warehousing, art/sculpture installation and more. With wide-ranging services and more than 65 years of operation, Superior Rigging & Erection offers seamless solutions to the most complex projects. Superior Rigging & Erection: making the tough jobs look easy since 1952.

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