Building Our Critical Infrastructure

Olsen Chain & Cable has supplied tools and rigging for bridge construction across the Midwest for years.

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Moving Minnesota Forward

Olsen is supporting the $275B infrastructure project, making Minneapolis/St. Paul a 5G city.

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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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Flat Slings, Inspections, & Support from Olsen Chain & Cable

At Olsen Chain & Cable, our goal is that the companies, operations, and people who use our equipment are safer and more effective at their jobs because of our work... Read more

Hoist Inspections from Olsen Chain & Cable

The only way to be certain that the equipment you’re relying on will continue to perform for you is with regular inspection schedules. As a company, you need to keep... Read more

Equipment, Safety, & Training

Two Questions about Your Operation 1. What if you spend money on training and certification for your people and they leave? 2. What if you don’t spend money to train and certify... Read more

Personal Fall Arrest & Safety Procedures

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we’re committed to helping people safely and successfully do their jobs. From the lifting equipment needed to effectively maneuver heavy materials to the safety equipment... Read more

Fire Safety Tips for Your Job Site

The month of October is Fire Safety Month. While we want to be in the habit of fire safety all year long, this is a time that we intentionally focus... Read more

Performance and Partnerships to Protect Your Operation

When it comes to lifting equipment, Olsen Chain & Cable is committed to your operation in ways you need us to be. We're all in this together, and we take... Read more

Building by Standards that Last

For nearly three-quarters of a century, Olsen Chain & Cable has been supplying the rigging, tools, and safety equipment needed for the critical infrastructure that surrounds us. Read more

Safety and Performance with J Hooks from M&W

Safety and performance: There is no choice between the two. Without one, there's no other. They must both be firmly, consistently in place as your operation moves ahead.  Read more

Tie Downs, Load Securement, and Safety with Olsen Chain & Cable

As you manage your operation and maintain standards for workplace safety, it’s important that you’re properly using tie downs, ratchets, and all systems and equipment essential for safe, Read more

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

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Refurbish

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.”

—ADAM, WESTROCK

“(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”

—BERNIE, ENTEGRIS