Raising the
Standard
Since 1932

A HISTORY OF RELIABILITY

Celebrating 90 years of manufacturing electric wire rope hoists that are engineered and manufactured to be rugged and reliable. Since 1932, Electrolift has been manufacturing durable and well-built hoists from its NY/NJ-based operation in the USA. Our consistent company values of quality, reliability, and customer service ensure you get superior products every time.

Founded during the Great Depression on grit, determination and a commitment to quality.

In 1932, Electrolift offices were located at 30 Church Street in NYC with manufacturing in New Jersey - first in Bloomfield, then Garfield and finally our current location in Clifton NJ, starting in 1954.

1932

WW2 Electrolift stopped production to make plastics for the military. September 2, 1945, Japan surrendered and the Second World War came to an end.

1940s

Curtiss-Wright has been choosing Electrolift since the late 1940s for their pioneering efforts in the aviation industry. Curtiss-Wright was formed by the merger of companies founded by Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation, and the Wright brothers, renowned for history’s first flight.

1950s

Railroad uses overhead rail system. Penn Central boosting output of wheel and axle sets by conveying big loads on drawn monorail carriers with Electrolift twin hook electric hoists.

1960s

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