About

The foundation for our success has been innovation. Over 100 years of it, in fact.

The Michigan Ladder Company has been in the business of making ladders since 1901. We are the oldest full line ladder manufacturer and distributor in the United States. Established in Ypsilanti, Michigan on December 4, 1901 as a Michigan corporation, we still occupy the same location which is now a historical landmark. We continue to use the original building which as had more than 25 additions over the years of our successful growth.

We are proud to be an American owned family business still manufacturing here in the United States. All of our products that are either manufactured or distributed by Michigan Ladder meet or exceed the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American National Standards Institute(ANSI).

Our ladders have many distinct differences from those manufactured by other companies. The differences are evident in every ladder that is purchased – they start with larger rivets in the fiberglass ladders to the exclusive “Silk Finish” that is put on all of the wood ladders to additional rodding and steel truss blocks in our extension ladders.

Because of our unique size and family atmosphere, we are able to produce any special custom type of ladder for which you may have a need.

Our ladders are used by New York Firefighters to the US Army, to homeowners and contractors all across North America. From wood, to fiberglass, to aluminum, and especially with ClimbPro, our catalog of ladders will certainly have what you are looking for!

We are the ladder experts. The Michigan Ladder Company.