Schnabel Equipment, the equipment division of Schnabel, plays a crucial role in the company’s success by providing the necessary specialty equipment for each project and ensuring the maintenance of every piece of equipment. Schnabel Equipment’s role within the company is of paramount importance, as it ensures that we are well-equipped for our projects and that our equipment operates reliably and effectively.

The Fleet of Specialized Equipment

Schnabel Equipment maintains a wide range of equipment selected to meet the unique demands of the company’s complex geostructural projects. This fleet of specialized equipment includes:

Drill Rigs – Drill rigs are used on most geostructural construction projects. Schnabel Equipment’s drill rigs are equipped with cutting-edge technology, ensuring precision and efficiency in creating boreholes for foundations and anchors. Some models that Schnabel Equipment has in their inventory include: Klemm and Hutte, hydraulic anchoring rigs, RTG piling rigs, Bauer foundation drilling rigs, Comacchio jet grouting rigs, and more.

Grout Plants – Geostructural projects utilize cement grout for anchoring and ground improvement. Schnabel Equipment’s grout plants are designed to deliver a consistent and reliable supply of cement grout for these projects. The plants are equipped with high-capacity mixers and automated controls, allowing for precise mixing and grout delivery. This accelerates the construction process and ensures the grout is properly batched to meet project requirements.

Pumps – Pumps are used for drilling, grouting, and dewatering activities on job sites. Schnabel Equipment provides pumps for concrete, grout, water, and drilling fluid. These pumps are designed for specific flow and pressure requirements to enable work to be performed efficiently.

Silos – Schnabel Equipment maintains a variety of silos to store and dispense bulk cement. The silos are equipped with advanced monitoring systems to track material levels and quality, providing real-time data to project managers and field superintendents.

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Hydraulic jacks – Schnabel Equipment maintains a large inventory of calibrated hydraulic center hole jacks. Schnabel uses these specialized jacks to perform load tests on anchors and foundation elements. The jack assemblies, including gauges and hoses, are routinely tested to ensure safe operation.

Support Equipment – In addition to the core machinery, Schnabel Equipment provides a wide range of support equipment. These include generators, compressors, excavators, and other specialized tools to cater to various project requirements.

Specialty Tooling – Geostructural projects require specialized tools for drilling, anchoring, and excavation. Schnabel Equipment’s specialty tooling is designed to meet these unique needs. From specialized augers to anchor drilling tools, Schnabel Equipment ensures that every aspect of a project is equipped with the right tools for the job.

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Investment in Productivity and Safety 

The key to Schnabel Equipment’s success lies in its commitment to ensuring the highest levels of productivity and worker safety. The company does this by continuously investing in equipment that meets the demands of specific projects and adheres to the highest safety standards. This approach ensures that every project is executed with precision, efficiency, and safety.

Equipment Inventory

Schnabel Equipment’s inventory includes several hundred pieces of specialty equipment. This extensive inventory ensures that Schnabel has the right tools to meet project demands, no matter how unusual they are.

The machinery is housed in three state-of-the-art equipment repair facilities, strategically located in Virginia, California, and Texas. These facilities are managed by highly trained mechanics and are equipped with cutting-edge repair tools, offering comprehensive coverage to meet equipment needs across the entire United States.

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Expert Team and Capabilities

Schnabel Equipment is made up of a team of highly trained mechanics who are responsible for servicing the equipment in state-of-the-art shops and on-site at job locations. Their expertise ensures that equipment is reliable and projects progress smoothly. Click here to join the Schnabel Equipment Team.

Schnabel Equipment also possesses extensive engineering, machining, and fabricating capabilities. This allows the company to design and build specialized equipment and tooling in-house, tailored to the specific needs of each project. This unique ability sets Schnabel apart from competitors.


Schnabel is the sector’s most operationally efficient geostuctural design & construction contractor. We optimize efficiencies by leveraging decades of experience and design/build expertise, to innovate processes and approaches that are consistently proven to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients.