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.