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

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

My wife Patti and I constructed PowerLift’s unmatched reputation by maintaining an unfailing commitment to innovation, quality and customer support.

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

PowerLift door designs are recognized as the gold standard across the aviation, agriculture, commercial and architectural door industry. Shortly after we introduced them, interest developed in PowerLift doors from across North America, so we expanded our production facility.

We quickly realized it’s just not possible to provide personalized custom manufacturing, delivery, installation, and support around an entire continent from a single manufacturing location. This realization is what led to our unique business model with its consequent rapid expansion.

We started to partner with steel fabricators who share our customer-centered quality and service orientation. Today, in place of one lone production facility, PowerLift has 40+ manufacturing and service centers all over North America.

Our business model provides you, our PowerLift customer, single source accountability local fabrication, delivery, installation and support. You’ll appreciate our industry-exclusive all-welded designs and service excellence which are part of every new or retrofit PowerLift project.

Rick and Patti Peterson.

Owners of Rick's Welding: Rick and Patti Peterson
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