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The Truth About Link Ramps

Reducing workplace injuries is not only the right thing to do, but it’s also smart business.  If your team moves large loads or bulky equipment, adding a van ramp can be a savvy move.  In this Brand Spotlight, we’ll check out the ramps from Link Manufacturing.  

It makes sense to know more about this company and its products.  What’s the quality of Link Manufacturing products? Is Link Manufacturing a good brand?  Learn all the details in this review.

Link Manufacturing Origins

Privately-owned Link Manufacturing’s first efforts began with the development of a truck cab suspension in 1980.  About a decade later, the Sioux Center, Iowa-based company, introduced its cargo management products. Link touts in 21st-century efforts to enhance its manufacturing efforts through advanced technology.

What Do Customers Think About Link Manufacturing?

While Link has been around for more than 40 years, there are not a lot of online reviews of the company.  This is primarily because its signature product, the Cabmate suspension system, is typically sold to truck manufacturers, not consumers.  Google reviews average 4.0 for the company, but that reflects comments from just nine people.  Link ramps have been on the market for decades, but similarly, there is not much public feedback. One review reflects a you-get-what-you-pay-for comment in praising Link ramp quality.

What’s The Word On Link Manufacturing Customer Service?

Link provides customer support by telephone (800-222-6283) and helpfully offers direct customer service contact information (including email addresses) on its website.  Product support materials, including ramp ordering guides and installation instructions, are available online.

What Is the Warranty On Link Ramps?

Link Manufacturing includes a one-year limited warranty on its mounted ramp products. As is typical with most upfit warranties, coverage is for defects with manufacturing or in materials. Link’s warranty is only valid for the original purchaser, who is responsible for correctly maintaining the ramp.  The company specifically excludes the warranty in cases where non-Link accessories may have caused the problem.

Popular Link Manufacturing Products

Upfit Supply customers seeking a ramp solution turn to Link products for quality, reliability, and simplicity.  The company offers different ramp options, such as the swivel-style or portable ramp, but it’s the mounted version that’s popular with our customers.

Link Manufacturing Mounted Ramps

All Link ramps are made of high-strength extruded aluminum for years of trouble-free and rust-free use.  Another standout feature (with mounted products) is baseplate installation.  Just four bolts are used to secure the ramp to the work van’s floor.  

Link LB10 Bi-Fold Side Door Mount Ramp

The LB10 ramp mounts in vans with a sidestep and tucks away in the unused area above the step.  Weight capacity: 1,000 pounds.

Link LB20 Bi-Fold Rear Door Mount Ramp

The LB20 ramp installs at the van’s rear doors and, similar to the LB10, stores in the “dead” space along the opening. A spring-loaded option makes for effortless opening and closing.  Weight capacity: 750–1,500 (depending on model).

Link Manufacturing Ramps and Upfit Supply

Prompt, personalized service from the experts at Upfit Supply is just a call or click away.  Contact us today to learn the advantages of a Link ramp for your business.

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