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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When You Need It, We’ll Have It

Whether you’re in need of lifting equipment for a temporary project or have yours in our service department, Olsen Chain has a rental solution for you.

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Electric chain hoists from ½ ton to 8 tons in multiple voltage options
Manual chain hoists from ½ ton to 20 ton
Beam clamps
Beam trolleys
Electric wire rope winches
Magnetic drills
Pipe threading equipment
Hydraulic lift cylinder systems

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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

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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”