PFlow Industries, Inc.
Since 1977, PFlow has been solely devoted to the design and manufacturer of vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRC’s) material handling equipment, systems, and specials. As the VRC pioneer, PFlow has led the industry from the start.
6720 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, WI, 53209 USA


6720 North Teutonia Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53209
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6720 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53209


Industry Leader

Since 1977, PFlow has been solely devoted to the design and manufacturer of vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRC’s) material handling equipment, systems, and specials. As the VRC pioneer, PFlow has led the industry from the start.
About Us

Progressive Design

PFlow has designed VRCs to move materials that weigh only 10 lbs up to over 200,000 lbs, with carriages from
30″ x 30″ to 60′ x 60′, and vertical heights
from 4′ to over 200′.
Our Products

Quality Manufacturing

With 125,000 SF of on-site manufacturing, PFlow’s certified welders have fabricated numerous complex lifts, to their exact specification.

Over 40 Years of Experience

Only PFlow can offer the know-how and unmatched experience to identify a VRC that is unparalleled and suited for any application.


Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC) Being Loaded - PFlow

What is a Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC)?

VRCs transport materials of all shapes, sizes and weights between two or more levels. PFlow can design custom-engineered hydraulic, mechanical and fully automated lift systems.

Hydraulic Lift - Vertical Platform Lift - PFlow

Hydraulic Vertical Lifts

PFlow hydraulic lifts are the economical choice for two-level applications such as mezzanines and balconies.

Mechanical Lift - Painted Material Lift - PFlow

Mechanical Vertical Lifts

PFlow mechanical lifts provide the versatility and flexibility needed for high-speed, high-capacity and multi-level applications.

Package Handling Material Lift Elevator - PFlow

Package Handling Lifts

PFlow’s package handling lifts are specifically designed for automated systems that lift boxes, cartons, packages, totes, containers or cases.

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle and Material Lift - PFlow Lifting Equipment Case Studies


PFlow has designed lifts to move everything from wine and medical supplies to 110,000 lb. fuel cells and missiles.

PFlow Industries, Inc. Headquarters - Contact Us

Contact Us

Whether you have questions about purchasing a VRC or need service on your existing product, PFlow is here to help.

Welcome to PFlow

The legendary Bob Pfleger and PFlow founder once said, “Before we could build a business, we had to create an industry.” Bob defined the vertical conveyor market. Since PFlow’s inception, 18,000 lifts have been sold worldwide.


Single-source Responsibility

PFlow provides design, fabrication, installation services and customer support.

Superior Engineering

PFlow has the largest engineering staff in the vertical conveyor market.

Code Guarantee

No PFlow VRC has ever been shut down due to lack of elevator code compliance.


Service and Support

If a problem does arise, call PFlow to schedule a visit from one of our highly-trained technicians.

PFlow Vertical Lifting Equipment Team

At a Glance

ProMat 2019 Booths 1555 / 1655, McCormick Place, Chicago, April 8-11, 2019

NAEC 70th Annual Convention & Expo Booth Booth 421, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel & DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI, September 16-19, 2019

MODEX 2020, Georgia World Congress Center, March 9-12, 2020

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  1. 1 First to offer custom, safe, efficient VRCs.
  2. 2First manufacturer to sit on the ASME B20.1 Standards Committee.
  3. 3First to guarantee code approval in every state.
  4. 4First manufacturer with continuously active R&D and testing programs.
  5. 5First to offer mechanically driven unit employing lift chains.
  6. 6First to offer the four-post design for added capacity and size.
  7. 7First to offer automated VRC systems.
  8. 8First to introduce patented DeckLock safety System.
Vertical Material Lifts by PFlow in Distribution Center
Outdoor Vertical Lift/Elevator in Shipping Yard
Straddle Freight Lift from PFlow Lifting in a Library

PFlow Industries 6720 N. Teutonia Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53209