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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The Latest from the Blog

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

Safety and Performance with Flat Poly Web Slings

At Olsen, we’re maintaining standards for safety while making sure your operation is equipped with tools and training to make it productive. Read more

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

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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.”


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