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About AIMCO Manufacturing


AIMCO Manufacturing began operations in 1993 with the procurement of designs for an industrial manipulator and an ArtJIB crane previously manufactured for direct sale to the automotive industry. AIMCO re-designed and expanded this equipment and began marketing through material handling distributors to industrial markets as a whole.


 AIMCO has continued to grow through the development of new products and the addition of new distributors and markets. Today AIMCO products are helping the production processes of a vast array of goods and services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and China.


In the transportation industry, AIMCO lift assist products handle components for most major manufacturers of automobiles, trucks, fork lifts, tractors, aircraft, trains, boats, snowmobiles and motorcycles. Building products such as garage doors, furniture, insulation, windows, kitchen and bath appliances are handled by AIMCO lift assist equipment. The medical equipment and food processing equipment industries utilize AIMCO lift assist equipment. AIMCO equipment can be found in a number of communication and entertainment industries handling computers, copy machines and televisions. AIMCO products are helping reduce injuries in steel producing, metal forming, machining and foundry operations nationwide.


Grants Available for Ergonomic Improvements

Different states offer various incentives for taking steps to improve the health and safety of your employees. Listed below are some grants available in various states. Please check back often for updates.

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End Users

Here is a list of some of our current AIMCO customers benefiting from AIMCO lift assists.

3M Company

AAR Mobility Systems

ACO Polymer Products

Amana Corporation

Ambrose Packaging

Amcast Corporation

American Fabricators & Engineers

Ariens Corporation

Armstrong Air Conditioning

Arvin Meritor

Berkel Equipment Company

Boeing Corporation

Buckhorn Plastics

Bucyrus BladesCorporation

Cameo Countertops


Chinet Company


Chrysler Corporation

Clopay Corporation


Cummins Engine

Delphi Chassis

Erachem Comilog

F & P America

Ford Motor Company


GM Powertrain

General Electric Aircraft

General Electric Locomotive

General Electric Medical

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Guardian Industries

Honda Motorcycle

Ingersoll-Rand Company


Ingersoll-Rand Company

Inland Steel

J.J. Case Tractor Company

John Deere Corporation

K-Tech Manufacturing

Kysor Westran

Lee Engineering

Lever Brothers


Mayflower Vehicle Systems

Mercury Marine

Newton Instruments

Nissan Forklift

Norplas Industries

Numatics Inc.

Owens Corning

Owens-Illinois Plastics Division


Phelps-Dodge Corporation

Pratt & Whitney

Pullman Industries


Sauder Woodworking

Strongwell Company

Stroupe Mirror

Subaru/Isuzu Automotive

TRW Corporation

Titan Wheel

Toledo Metal Spinning

Turbo Products

Webb-Stiles Company

Webster Industries

Westinghouse Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation

Tech Shows

AIMCO has successfully completed Gorbel G-force integration training and is now a recommended end tool integrator for Gorbel lifting devices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are just a few of the questions asked by our customers and distributors when they are first purchasing and using AIMCO products.

How do I purchase AIMCO products?

AIMCO products are sold exclusively through our network of distributors.  Call us at 419-478-4851 to find an AIMCO distributor in your area.


What are the benefits of lift assist systems?

AIMCO lift assist systems offer many benefits including:

  •  Increased Productivity
  •  Ease of Movement & Positioning
  •  Enhanced Operator Safety
  •  Reduced Operator Fatigue
  •  Improved Work Force Utilization
  •  Protection of Delicate Payloads
  •  Reduced Labor Costs & Increased Profits


Do your products meet specific government or industry standards?

AIMCO products meet several government & industry standards where applicable including:

  •  American Welding Society AWS-D14.1 & D1.1
  •  National Electric Code ANSI/NFPA 70
  •  American Institute of Steel Construction
  •  Crane Manufacturers Association of America, Specifications no. 70 & 74


How do I order replacement parts?

Contact your local distributor and provide your serial number.  If you are unable to contact your distributor then call 419-478-4851 and an AIMCO representative will assist you.


Where is the serial number located?

The serial number will be listed on the silver name plate typically located on the control handle of your system.


How do I find the right piece of equipment for my lifting needs?

Our website has a great tool – AIMCO Concept Generator - to get you started.  Otherwise, give us a call and we will move forward with solution.


What are your standard lead times?

Standard lead times vary, depending on the complexity and size of the project, from 4 to 12 weeks after signed approval.


What is your sales area?

We ship globally, although our main sales/service presence is in the U.S.


Can you integrate my equipment with your products?

Yes, we often integrate with supplied lifting mechanisms such as air hoists & air balancers, as well as bridge crane systems.  We have the ability to integrate with all types of material handling equipment, as long as CAD drawings are supplied.


How can I feel confident that my lifting system will work as intended?

Fabrication, finishing and assembly are done in house, followed by a final product review with the distributor and or end user; this gives the customer an opportunity to operate the equipment prior to shipping.  If an in-person product review (run off) is not feasible, a detailed approval video will be submitted.


Is the information I submit to you via your website secure?

Security is a top priority for Aimco Manufacturing and our website is stored on an SSL Secured server.


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