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Rick & Patti for PLift site #2 May 22 resized for website

A warm welcome from Rick & Patti Peterson, founders and owners.

My wife Patti and I built PowerLift’s sterling reputation with an untiring commitment to innovation, quality and customer service.

I started my welding shop in Lake Benton, Minnesota in 1988, introducing North America’s first production line of hydraulic doors in 1992.

PowerLift designs are the undisputed gold standard across the aviation, agriculture, commercial and architectural door industry. In just a few years PowerLift door interest began to develop across North America, and we built a much larger production facility.

Not long after, we realized that it’s just not possible to provide personalized custom manufacturing, delivery, installation, and support across an entire continent from a single manufacturing location. This realization created our unique business model with its consequent expansion.

We began to partner with steel fabricators who share our customer-centered quality and service ideals. Today, instead of a lone production facility, PowerLift has 40+ manufacturing and service centers across North America.

Our business model supports our customer desire for single source accountability thanks to local custom fabrication, delivery, installation and service. You will appreciate our industry-exclusive all-welded designs and continuing support that are part of every new or retrofit PowerLift project.

Rick and Patti Peterson.

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