Hogan Mfg., Inc. (originally California Blowpipe and Steel Company) was founded in 1944 by Walter F. Hogan, Sr. and four partners as a sheet metal shop. The original name was changed to the present name, Hogan Mfg., Inc., in the early 1970’s with management remaining in the Hogan family since inception. The company has grown from its first 5 employees and $150 thousand annual sales to the level of approximately 160 employees and sales in excess of $50 million.

It’s LIFT-U® division has over 40,000 lifts manufactured and installed in more than 500 cities throughout the United States and Canada. LIFT-U® has established a reputation as the most reliable heavy-duty transit lift in the industry. In February of 2004, LIFT-U® expanded its product line to include Vertical Platform Lifts for ADA accessibility needs in Courtrooms, Schools, Auditoriums, Worship Centers, Hotels, Theater’s, Performing Arts Centers, and other commercial applications. Our Vertical Platform Lifts offer extensive space saving efficiency and high reliability providing independent access for people with accessibility needs.

Office and Plant Addresses


P.O. Box 398
19527 S. McHenry Ave.
Escalon Ca. 95320
Telephone : (209) 838-7323
Fax: (209) 838-1551
Website: www.hoganmfg.com

LIFT-U® DIVISION – Division of Hogan Mfg., Inc.

P.O. Box 398
Escalon Ca. 95320-0398
Telephone : (209) 838-2400
Fax: (209) 838-8648
Website: www.lift-u.com

Company Officials

  • President: Mark Hogan
  • Production Manager: Zach Hogan


Average Employee Base

  • Office Staff: 40
  • Engineering & Drafting: 10
  • Production: 100


Principal Products

  • General Plate Weldments
  • Alloy Specialties
  • Shop Tanks
  • Compaction Wheels for Landfills
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Ductwork
  • Cylindrical Plate Work
  • Wheelchair Lifts for Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings and Municipal Buses
  • Accessibility Equipment
  • Wheelchair Lifts for the Heavy Duty Transportation Industry
  • Vertical Platform lifts for commercial applications


Since its inception in 1944, Hogan Mfg., Inc. has been investing in the future. With state of the art equipment, H.M.I. continues its dedication to quality.

  • Welding robots
  • CNC Machining Centers
  • Laser Cutting Centers
  • CNC Forming Equipment
  • Powder Coating Facilities
  • Wet Paint Facilities