Moving Minnesota Forward

Olsen is Supporting the $275B Infrastructure Project, Making Minneapolis/St. Paul a 5G City.

The equipment, towers, and technology needed to support a fully-functional 5G network take a skilled and dedicated team to install and support. Olsen Chain & Cable is proud to be part of moving Minnesota’s telecommunications infrastructure forward and has the equipment your teams need to get the job done. 

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We Stand by Our Good Name

Since Olsen Chain and Cable started its operation in 1950, we have been the premier supplier of overhead lifting equipment. Our customers have come to trust the reliable products and broad industry expertise they find with us.

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The Latest from the Blog

Choosing the Right Straps

Tow vs. Recovery Straps The safety of your operation is directly tied to the equipment you use and the training you provide to the people using it. Read more

Personal Fall Arrest Systems from Olsen Chain & Cable

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we are committed to safety at every level of your operation; to providing you with the right equipment for the job. Read more

Fire Prevention and Safety

At Olsen Chain & Cable, all of the work we do is directly or indirectly related to safety. Whether we’re building or distributing the equipment for safely securing loads or... Read more

Wire Mesh Slings from Olsen Chain & Cable

Your people and your operation have to be uniquely equipped for the job in front of them. Since the wrong equipment is the wrong choice every time, it means something... Read more

Rigging, Load Securement, and the Training & Equipment to Make it Work

The demand for safety with your equipment and operation isn’t contained to a job site or a shop floor. The need to ensure that people are safe and equipment protected... Read more

Breaking the Barriers for Heavy Lifting

Heavy lifting is a necessary part of your operation, while it also poses many challenges. Equipment. Personnel. Training. Weather, wear, and tear. The list goes on. You may not be... Read more

Synthetic Round Slings from Olsen Chain & Cable

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we’re partnering with companies across the country to provide them with the lifting and safety equipment, product training, and maintenance services that helps keep their... Read more

Rigging Equipment that Performs and Protects

Construction season is here, and so is Olsen with all the rigging equipment and support you need. As your operation continues to ramp up with the start of summer, we... Read more

Fall Safety from Olsen Chain & Cable

As we put a long winter behind us and kick off construction season around the country, it’s essential that we address issues related safety on the job. Construction projects that... Read more

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Avoid downtime and safety hazards with our lifting equipment inspection services. 

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Get equipment fixed right the first time with our hoist and hydraulic pump refurbish services.

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Balance budgets and regulations with our OSHA compliance consulting.

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“Your work on this project has been a continued example of your dedication to customer focus.... I look forward to working with you in the future.”


“(I) appreciate the diligence you spent researching and finding what I believe is the best-qualified organization in the Twin Cities...Olsen Chain and Cable. Their presentation demonstrated their organization’s commitment to safety, service, and proper lifting device selection”