How We Know We've Succeeded

Safety, Reliability, and Service in the Lifting Industry

For 70 years, Olsen Chain & Cable has been the premier supplier of overhead lifting equipment for operations across the country. With equipment and services that protect companies and give them their people the tools, training, and team that they need to perform in a high-demand environment, Olsen is a household name in lifting equipment.

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Olsen Chain & Cable - 70 Years of Protecting Your People

The right equipment makes it possible to do the job right. And…the wrong equipment makes it likely to do the job wrong. When it comes to the lifting equipment that Olsen Chain & Cable provides to operations around the country, it’s about buying the right equipment for the job you have in front of you. Making sure that you’ve done everything necessary to protect your people, your operation, and the items you’re moving is about understanding and managing the equipment you’re using.

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Safety and Lifting Equipment Inspection

Inspection Services from Olsen Chain & Cable

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we do more than sell strong, reliable lifting equipment. We also support our customers as they install that equipment, use it, inspect it, and keep it operational. It’s part of our commitment at Olsen to make sure that the work we do …
OSHA compliance and occupational safety

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The Olsen Chain & Cable Online Store: Expertise You Rely On

Just a few months ago, we launched our online store. You can check it out here. Basically, the store means that much of what's been available in our catalog that you’ve purchased from Olsen Chain and Cable can now be purchased through our online platform. The launch of this new feature and customer experience is helping us maintain the values of safety, reliability, and service that we’ve had since the day we opened our doors nearly 70 years ago.

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Olsen Chain and Cable: 70 Years. Strong.

In 1949, Gene Olsen started splicing wire rope slings in his garage for Twin Cities-based contractors and construction companies. He saw that people needed reliable materials for their demanding work and he was innovative and hardworking enough to give them a solution that would work for them.

Seventy years later, Olsen Chain & Cable is a premier provider of lifting equipment for construction companies and contractors across the country. With a full catalog of lifting equipment that’s been manufactured with meticulous standards for safety, dependability, and design, and with multiple distribution locations, our lifting equipment is supporting some of the toughest jobs in the country.

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Safety, Reliability, and Service…and also Convenience

Convenience from Olsen Chain & Cable

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we are constantly working to make our products and our processes more convenient for our customers without ever compromising our standards of safety, reliability, and service. With that standard in place, we are committed to making sure our customers get exactly what they need for the exact job they’re doing. It means that we engineer our equipment to be versatile, to stand up to a wide-range of demands. It means that we equip our sales and technical team to be the experts that our customers need them to be, to help them find the right equipment for the job in front of them.

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Olsen Chain & Cable: Strength has Always Been Our Story

Strong, Reliable Lifting Equipment

Gene Olsen was an iron worker in the Twin Cities when he started splicing wire rope slings in his garage. He knew firsthand the need that workers had for reliable, strong lifting equipment that could stand up to high demands day-after-day. The work he started in 1950 was a reflection of the needs he saw in his industry every day.

And that work continues today.

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Olsen Chain & Cable: A Guarantee of Quality and Performance

The Olsen Name is a Guarantee

Reliability and expertise aren’t just words we talk about at Olsen Chain and Cable. Reliability and expertise are part of who we are. Since Gene Olsen started our operation nearly 70 years ago out of his garage, customers have relied on our expertise to deliver rigging equipment that can be trusted to do the job…every time…without fail.

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We Stand By Your Good Name

Olsen Chain & Cable - Safety, Reliability, and Service Working for You

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we are dedicated to safety, reliability, and service in everything we do. In every product we manufacture and every service we offer, Olsen’s standards have kept us moving forward for 70 years. They have also directly impacted our customers and the work they are doing.

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We Stand by Our Good Name

Since opening our doors nearly 70 years ago, the Olsen name has been known for strength, dependability, and service. Our founder, Gene Olsen, was an ironworker from the Twin Cities who started splicing wire rope slings in his garage and sold them to local contractors and construction companies.

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Inspect

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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Consult

Balance budgets and regulations with our OSHA compliance consulting.

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