News and Blog Posts
We are often asked if any job site laborer can be trained to operate the hoist and assume all the responsibilities related to the hoist operation...Read More
2018 Hurricane Preparation for Elevators
The 2018 hurricane season is here. A total of 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes are expected this season from June through November according to Colorado State University’s Tropical…Read More
Benefits of Rental Hoist
More plant safety departments, turnaround managers, and general contractors are requesting temporary personnel/material hoists...Read More
The View from Up Here
We really admire our crews and others who day after day climb and work far above our heads either installing, dismantling or maintaining rack and pinion elevators...Read More
Replacement Safety Devices
When it is time to replace the safety device on your rack & pinion elevator, you may want to explore your purchase options...Read More
OEM versus Aftermarket – Spare Parts for Elevators
If you are having your rack and pinion elevator maintained by the original manufacturer, chances are you will receive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts...Read More
Eliminate Reactive Maintenance to Increase Elevator Longevity
Maintenance can be the largest controllable operating cost for our customers...Read More
Built To Outlast Them All
We like to brag about the strength and durability of our elevators. McDonough Elevators are built to perform in extreme, intense working conditions...Read More
Do you know where your elevator was manufactured?
Many times we have been requested to provide the Country of Origin for our elevators...Read More
Replacement Elevator Parts Available for Immediate Shipment
McDonough Elevators has recently launched a new e-commerce quote cart to better service our clients’ immediate needs for spare elevator parts...Read More
Here Comes the Polar Vortex
Without a doubt, everyone has heard of the Polar Vortex. The Polar Vortex is not new but it has gained attention because of its great name and the idea that colder weather is moving further south...Read More
McDonough Elevators Buys Rack & Pinion Elevator Service, Inc.
McDonough Elevator Sales & Rentals announced recently that it has completed the asset purchase of Rack and Pinion Elevator Service, Inc. based in Denver, Colorado. McDonough Elevators will retain the company’s…Read More
Gil Prado, Midwest Sales Manager
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Gil Prado to the McDonough Elevator team as our Midwest Sales Manager. Prado, recently with Century Elevators, brings more than 20 years of rack and pinion experience.…Read More
Should I inventory Spare Parts for my Elevator?
Many customers request a capital and operating spare parts list when a new rack and pinion elevator is purchased...Read More
Hurricane Preparation for Elevators
The 2014 Hurricane Season is here. To prepare your industrial rack and pinion elevator for hurricane conditions, one should take into account several factors. Is the elevator located within the expected…Read More
Preventative maintenance programs
Reliability means everything. A key part of reliability is maintenance. Reliability of an industrial elevator is an important factor in determining the overall success...Read More
Can I install my elevator?
A common question while meeting with clients is, “Does the manufacturer or their representatives have to install the elevators or can it be installed by others?”...Read More
STROS Elevators for the United States
For Immediate Release: Houston, TX – February 20, 2014 McDonough Elevators the U.S. Source for Stros® Elevators HOUSTON, TX – McDonough Elevator Sales & Rentals announced today that it will be the…Read More
When should I choose a Rack and Pinion Elevator over Traction?
We are often asked why a rack and pinion elevator is a better lifting solution than a traction elevator in Industrial applications...Read More
How Safe is a Rack and Pinion Elevator?
Every school kid has heard the story of Elisha Otis, the inventor of safe travel on elevators...Read More
University of Texas Awards McDonough STEP Platinum Award
We did it again! We are extremely proud to receive our second STEP Award for Safety through Exemplary Performance. The University of Texas has awarded McDonough Elevators the STEP Platinum Award for…Read More
Who’s Working for You?
The years 2011 to 2013 saw a rash of injuries and lawsuits related to industrial elevators. Headlines such as “Worker falls 70+ feet…” and “$8.3 million verdict when worker falls…Read More
Starting a new project?
Temporary hoists are installed to increase worker safety and worker productivity.Read More
ASME Elevator Safety Expert Boosts Experience
Harrison Boosts Industry Expertise at McDonough Elevators Kevin Harrison, Manager of Operations, joined McDonough Elevators in May 2013 in conjunction with the acquisition of Hoist-Co, Inc. Harrison…Read More
Elevator Maintenance in Extreme Temperatures
WINTER IS COMING Preventive maintenance is always the cornerstone of continuous operation and a long life span of your elevator. Natural causes such as weather can have many adverse effects on safe operation. …Read More
Handling Unique Building Renovations
Houston, TX: As the commercial building market heats up, McDonough Elevators has noticed a trend in building renovations and expansions. The company recently completed a hospital expansion project…Read More
Los Angeles International Airport LAX Construction
Houston, TX, September 4, 2013, 2013: McDonough Elevator Sales and Rentals is proud to have been part of the multi-billion dollar development program for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The centerpiece…Read More
McDonough Participates in Los Angeles X-Games
McDonough Elevators was excited to a part of the Los Angeles X-Games recently held at the Irwindale Speedway. Our elevator was used to transport participants up to the top of the ramp for the Big Air…Read More
STEP Safety Award from University of Texas
We are the proud recipients of a Gold STEP award for Safety through Exemplary Performance. It was presented by The University of Texas for our elevator for Hensel Phelps Construction Company at the DKR…Read More
McDonough Elevators Buys Hoist-Co Inc.
Houston, TX, July 30, 2013: In a move to enhance its position in the industrial rack and pinion elevator market, McDonough Elevator Sales & Rentals announced today that it has completed the acquisition…Read More
Buck Hoists, Construction Hoists, & Industrial Elevators
McDonough Elevators is an industry leader in the rental and sale of industrial elevators. Along with selling, renting and servicing elevators, McDonough buys used industrial elevators and construction…Read More
McDonough Elevators moves to Anaheim, CA
McDonough is excited to announce that our team has moved into new office space in Anaheim, California. This relocation will allow us to better access and serve our West Coast clients. We have added tooling…Read More
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