Our service rates are competitive, our response time is the best in the industry and we can repair any make or model of crane, hoist or industrial door, either in our shop or at your facility.

In-shop hoist repairs

Zelus's dedicated in-shop repair team is trained specifically for in-shop repair and testing of smaller hoists and material handling equipment. We're experienced in all makes and models of lever hoists/pullers, hand chain hoists/chain falls, entertainment hoists, plate clamps, electric chain and wire rope hoists. Our turnaround time is second to none!

What we do

Specialized hoist testing equipment to ensure repairs are complete and safe as per CSA and OHSA regulations

  • Static and live load testing
  • Unit bodies are reconditioned to as-new in our paint booth
  • Chain tumbling service is available on request for polishing and cleaning chain to promote longer chain and sprocket life

Master distributor with on-site parts inventory of major hoists brands, providing best price and delivery, OEM information and technical support.


Hoists may be shipped or dropped off to our primary repair facility in Oakville, Ontario.

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    Upon arrival, your equipment is entered into our system. Then we test it, completely disassemble it and inspect all internal components. If a unit requires replacement of worn or damaged parts, we prepare a detailed estimate for your approval.

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    Once we have approval to perform the work, each unit is repaired and reassembled, load tested to manufacturer’s specifications and painted.

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    If no repairs are required, the unit is cleaned, reassembled, tested and certified.  

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    We can provide load testing as a standalone service for new and used units. Additional charges apply.

24/7 on-site crane repairs

Our mobile repair team will arrive at your site without delay with a fully outfitted truck to get your equipment working as soon as possible. Our technicians are quick, reliable, courteous, experienced and have completed regular training so they can service all classes and types of cranes.

What we do

Our mobile technicians are supported by shop personnel; together, they will perform mechanical, electrical or structural repairs as needed. We can provide parts for our own or any manufacturer’s equipment. We have good working relationships with suppliers, with special discounts to keep costs down. We can design, engineer and manufacture custom parts, including reverse engineering obsolete components to OEM specs.

We maintain an online history of all service we've completed on your equipment, so we can provide a complete summary of work and costs over time.

Contact us for


    Particularly when you need critical equipment online fast


    To improve performance or prevent future problems


    Following an inspection so your crane can be certified


    To improve longevity

For a fast reliable response, call Zelus at 1.866.94.ZELUS to speak directly with our dispatcher, who will send technicians to your site promptly, any time of day or night.

Crane Repair
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We repair

  • Hoists of all sizes

  • Runway structures

  • Under hook attachments

  • Motors

  • Gearing and drives

  • Brakes

  • Couplings

  • Electrical components

  • Variable frequency drives

  • Radio and pendant controls

  • Conductor systems

  • Wire ropes

  • Industrial doors

  • Docks and levelers

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