LGH Adds New Rental Representatives

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently hired Jason Rios as a new Rental Representative for the New York Metro Area market and Jim Meyer for the Iowa market. Jason comes to LGH with over 15 years of sales experience, and was in the US Marines for 14 years. Jason has a great understanding of customer needs in the construction industry. Jason is eager to demonstrate who LGH is and how LGH can help you with your equipment needs. In turn, he is ready to help build and develop his territory. Continue reading

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LGH Release Troubleshooting Video for Electric Winches

Screen Shot 2014-03-24 at 9.45.04 PMLifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently launched a new product demonstration video. The video is now available on the LGH YouTube page, www.youtube.com/liftinggearhire. This video focuses on troubleshooting electric winches.

The troubleshooting video contains pertinent information regarding finding solutions to common problems with electric winches. The electric winch is considered to be one of the most reliable pieces of pulling equipment. To ensure proper execution of a pulling or lifting job, it is important to have the correct electric winch. LGH offers a variety of electric winches ranging in capacities from 750 to 3,000 lbs. To view the video and learn more about troubleshooting electric winches please visit http://www.youtube.com/liftinggearhire.

Lifting Gear Hire Helps BCMC and Operation Finally Home

LGHLifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently donated a Modular 24 Spreader Beam with top rigging to help the Building Community Making Connections (BCMC) and Operation Finally Home. LGH donated a Mod 24 spreader beam with rigging to help place the roof on a deserving soldier’s new home in San Antonio, Texas.

BCMC partnered with Operation Finally Home to build a home for a deserving United States Veteran. Specialist Cody Nusbaum’s unit was ambushed by Taliban fighters disguised as Afghan police officers on August 24, 2011. Since that day Cody has gone through over 65 surgeries. After a series of revolutionary procedures to repair his hip and leg, and five months of painful physical therapy, Cody recently took his first steps–fifteen months after the attack.  Continue reading

The Top 10 Heaviest Things Ever Lifted and The Lifting Gear They Used

Lifting Gear Hire took a look at the heaviest things ever lifted by humans.  Read on for their discoveries:

Here at LGH, we know a few things about lifting heavy objects.  We’ve had clients come to us with all kinds of requests we never would have imagined, so nothing surprises us anymore.  We love new challenges and are always up to the task of finding new and better ways to use what we’ve got. We recently decided to look into the heaviest things ever lifted by humans.  Though we weren’t there to assist at any of these mammoth, history-making lifts, we were surely there in spirit. Continue reading

LGH Adds a Layer of Management

LGHLifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently promoted four of our warehouse foreman to regional foreman. The four promoted were Tim Cogley, Mark Rundquist, David Crowley, Jr. and Chris Loper. These gentlemen will not only oversee their own warehouse, but three additional warehouses. LGH has added this layer of management to help ensure the quality and consistency of LGH standards.  Continue reading

Lifting Gear Hire Adds New Representative for North Dakota Market

bryenbirkholzLifting Gear Hire (LGH) recently hired Bryen Birkholz as a new Rental Representative for the North Dakota market.

Bryen comes to LGH with over 25 years of outside sales and direct marketing experience and has almost 5 years’ experience in the rental industry. Bryen has a proven track record of proficiency in customer relations and this made him the ideal candidate for our start-up venture in the North Dakota territory. Bryen is eager to demonstrate who LGH is and how LGH can help with equipment needs. In turn he is ready to help build and develop his territory.

LGH’s Nashville, TN Warehouse Relocates

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation’s (LGH) Nashville, TN warehouse has relocated to a new facility. The new warehouse, located at 1887 Elm Tree Drive, will help LGH provide faster equipment rental turn-around times for customers in and around the Nashville, TN area. In addition, the new warehouse will also provide an expansive selection of rental equipment, larger scale rental equipment choices and more dock space for convenient equipment loading and unloading.

LGH Helps Habitat for Humanity

LGH Helps Habitat for HumanityLifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) recently donated a Modular 24 Spreader Beam with top rigging to help the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH).  The Habitat for Humanity homes to be built come partially pre-constructed. LGH provided a Modular 24 Spreader Beam, at 20’ length, to help assist in the placement of the walls and roof.

NOAHH builds homes for families that are unable to qualify for traditional home loans but have stable jobs, good or no credit and are willing to contribute 350 hours to the building of Habitat homes. Continue reading

LGH’s St. Louis, MO Warehouse Relocates

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation’s (LGH) St. Louis, MO warehouse has relocated to a new facility. The new warehouse, located at 5700 Fee Fee Road in Hazelwood, will help LGH provide faster equipment rental turn-around times for customers in and around the St. Louis, MO area. In addition, the new warehouse will also provide an expansive selection of rental equipment, larger scale rental equipment choices and more dock space for convenient equipment loading and unloading. Continue reading

New LGH Warehouse Opens in North Carolina

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) announces the opening of a new warehouse in Charlotte, NC. This is the fourteenth warehouse LGH has opened in the U.S. The new warehouse, located at 3500-L Woodpark Blvd, will provide faster equipment rental turn-around times for customers in and around the Charlotte, NC area. In addition, the new warehouse will also provide an expansive selection of rental equipment, larger scale rental equipment choices and convenient equipment loading and unloading. Continue reading

Tangye Hydraulic Toe Jacks Added to LGH Product Line

Tangye Hydraulic Toe Jacks are now available for rent at Lifting Gear Hire Corporation. The Hydraulic Toe Jacks are composed of high strength aluminum alloys and have a ram capacity ranging from 5 to 60 tons. They have the ability to lift, lower, maneuver and position heavy loads with maximum safety. Continue reading

Lifting Gear Hire Interviewed on “Today in America”

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation was chosen to participate in an episode of the “Today in America” television show.  The television show portrays the era of changing economic times, while combining business news stories, lifestyle features and in-depth interviews across various industries. The episode is titled “Innovations in Material Handling to Meet Today’s Industry Challenges.” The filming took place at LGH’s corporate office and warehouse in Bridgeview, IL. Continue reading

Lifting Gear Hire Now Has 40 & 50 Ton Hand Chain Hoists

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (LGH) has 40 and 50 ton hand chain hoists available for immediate rental through LGH’s thirteen U.S. warehouse locations.

The availability of the 40 and 50 ton hand chain hoists will provide LGH’s current and prospective customer base with a more durable and rugged hand chain hoist for the tougher jobs. “Providing our customers with a variety and expansive selection of equipment is essential in helping them find the right piece of equipment for the job,” said Tony Fiscelli, President of Lifting Continue reading

Internal Growth at Lifting Gear Hire

We are proud to announce that Dan Pittman (Northeast Sales Manager) has been named LGH’s new Business Sales Manager. Dan will oversee the sales department in its entirety, and work to ensure that the highest quality of customer service and equipment will continue to be provided to all our customers. As a result of the move, Pittsburgh Rental Representative Tom Tutty has assumed the role of Northeast Regional Sales Manager.

Lifting Gear Hire Expands in the South East

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation (www.lgh-usa.com) will open its 12th facility in Lakeland, Florida on March 1st, 2010.

The new warehouse will enable LGH to better serve its growing customer base in the Southeastern U.S. The 20,000 square-foot building houses a variety of equipment; including air chain hoists in capacities up to 25 tons, modular spreader beams in capacities up to 170 tons, and thousands of other rigging and hoisting products. Continue reading