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

My wife Patti and I built PowerLift’s sterling reputation by an unflagging 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 widely recognized as the gold standard for aviation, agriculture, commercial and architectural doors. In a few short years PowerLift door interest began to develop across North America, so we built a much larger production facility.

We quickly realized that it’s impossible to offer personalized service including custom manufacturing, delivery, installation, and support over an entire continent from just one manufacturing location. This realization led to a new business model and consequent expansion.

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

Our unique business model provides single source accountability with custom fabrication, delivery, installation and support centered locally. You will appreciate our industry-exclusive integration and professional designs that are part of every new or retrofit PowerLift project.

Rick and Patti Peterson

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