Top 5 Reasons to Call Us for a Hoist (instead of a catalog warehouse)

Andrew T. Litecky9/ 1/21

Welcome to The Hoist Guy's Blog, where our resident Hoist Guy Andrew T. Litecky shares another of his #HoistGuyLists! When you need an industrial hoist, why not just call the nearest catalog warehouse chain? Read on for why you should call Shupper-Brickle Equipment for a real industrial hoist!

The Top Five Rules of Overhead Material Handling for Architects, Engineers & Planners

Andrew T. Litecky12/ 1/20

An overhead crane system is often one small piece of an A&E project, but don't underestimate it's ability to throw the job off schedule. Read our Top 5 Rules of hoists & cranes for Architects & Engineers for ensuring this part of the job runs smoothly.

The Hoist Guy's Top 5 Rules of Hoisting

Andrew T. Litecky10/ 1/20

What are the Top 5 Rules of Hoisting? Read this list for the top things to know about purchasing and maintaining a hoist.

Top Hoist Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

Andrew T. Litecky10/ 1/19

When it comes to buying a hoist, cutting corner to save a few bucks can come back to haunt you. Avoid these "penny wise, pound foolish" mistakes to get the best equipment for your money.

Top 5 Things to Know Before Buying a Jib Crane

Andrew T. Litecky8/ 1/19

What is a jib crane? Read our list of the Top 5 Things to Know Before Buying a Jib Crane.

Hoist Breakdown Prevention and Planning

Andrew T. Litecky1/ 1/19

Would you be prepared for a hoist breakdown in your production space? Read our post on strategies for prevention and planning for a hoist breakdown.

Top 5 Tips for Buying an Air Chain Hoist

Andrew T. Litecky4/ 1/18

Hoists for air-powered applications are in a distinct category from electric or manually powered hoists, and for the investment, buyers should take care to find the right model. When the appropriate equipment is selected, air-powered hoists can be relied on to stand up to heavy usage.

American Made Hoists Versus Imported Hoists

Andrew T. Litecky12/30/16

Understanding the differences between American-made hoists and foreign brands is key. Also, learn the Hoist Guy's favorite American-made wire rope hoists.