Crane Operator Services:

Equipment Handling  |  Performing Moves  |  Team Collaboration

Framing Contractors: Lifting floor trusses and roof trusses
Structural Steel Erectors & Heating Companies: Setting rooftop units
Pit Slat Setting & Panel Setting or any other crane needs!

Competitive rates for all project sizes.

Ensuring the safety of your project and assets through experience.

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About MCF Crane Services & Mid-Central Framing

MCF Crane Service operators are NCCCO certified and have been working in the framing and construction field for 30 years. Knowing how things are put together makes your lifting and setting time more efficient. Using MCF Crane Service for setting house trusses or pole barn trusses saves time and in the long run makes your jobs safer and more efficient. MCF Crane Service can lift your HVAC to roof tops, perform grain bin auger replacement and bin lifting, complete pit slat setting, and perform truss setting.

Whatever you plan on lifting, just call MCF Crane Service for more info.

Crane Services available and convenient to St. Cloud, Hutchinson, Willmar, Brainerd, Baxter, Albertville, Monticello, Northern Twin Cities metro area, and nearby and surrounding areas in Central Minnesota.

Framing contractor Duane Ludwig, the owner of Mid-Central Framing, LLC, has been managing framing projects and building homes in the St. Cloud and metro area for 30 years. He has worked very hard to build a company that can offer the workmanship that it takes to make jobs go smoothly. Duane takes personal pride in each and every job that he and his team complete.

Truss setting by crane service for 60'x100' pole barn


Our Work

We believe our work speaks for itself. Browse our most recent projects below.

House Truss Setting
Steer Barn Beam Set
SIP Panel Set: Whitefish Chain House
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Beam Setting, Drum Building, St. Croix WI
INTUNE Marine Truss Setting
Pole Barn Truss Setting Richmond MN, INTUNE Marine
Crane Service Pole Barn Trusses
Crane Service for Setting Hog Slats
Crane Service: Truss Setting
Crane Service: Truss Setting
Crane Service: House Truss Setting
Crane Service: Truss Setting Pre-built Apartment Trusses
Crane Service: Setting Pole Barn Trusses
Truss Setting: Roof Trusses 4
Truss Setting: Roof Trusses 3
Truss Setting: Roof Trusses 2
Truss Setting: Roof Trusses 1
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Our Service

We bring experience and expertise to every project, every day.

Framing Projects

We are ready to estimate your framing project in Minnesota for apartment buildings, assisted living facilities, senior housing, hotels, churches and more!

On Schedule

We understand the importance of meeting your deadlines, so we are prepared and able to work closely with other contractors, respecting timelines and space needed on the job.

Working Together

We have been in business since 2003 serving the St Cloud and Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Our clear communication and respect for your needs will allow us to work well together.