The Smart Way To Lift Glass

Easily lift & position straight or curved pieces of industrial and commercial grade glass sheets, windows, and doors with these intelligent glass lifting machines from SmartLift®. Let SmartLift® do the heavy lifting for your team, while saving time and helping to create a safer, worker-friendly environment on the jobsite.

  • Industrial-Grade Materials
  • Lift Straight or Curved Surfaces
  • Glass Panes, Windows, & More
  • Rental Models Available
  • Indoor and Outdoor Models
  • Numerous Accessories
  • Self-Driven with Remote Control
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Go Where Other Cranes Can't

Elevate your projects to new heights with our complete line of mini cranes from Spydercrane. Compact yet surprisingly powerful, these mini crawler cranes are small enough to fit through doorways during transport and unfold to hoist heavy, bulky objects in some of the most hard-to-reach places.

  • Lifts Up To 13,500 LBS
  • Radio Remote Controlled
  • Compact Design
  • Rental Models Available
  • Versatile Outrigger Configurations
  • Excellent Working Radius
  • Turn-Over-Protection System
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Great Lakes Lifting

Authorized Spydercrane, SmartLift®, & Wood's Powr-Grip® Dealer

Welcome to Great Lakes Lifting Solutions, your authorized Illinois Spydercrane & Wood's Powr-Grip ® dealer and exclusive Midwest SmartLift® distributor*. We offer sales, rentals and service on both new and used mini crawler cranes & glass lifting machines. Over the years our clients have built some amazing things with our innovative machines - What can we help you build?

*Exclusive SmartLift® distributor in the following states:


Get the exact machine you need for the job every time when you rent a Spydercrane, SmartLift® or Wood's Powr-Grip® from Great Lakes. We offer long-term and short-term rentals throughout the United States, ranging from one day to over a year. With Free Nationwide Delivery* available for many rentals of over 6 months, that’s just one more reason to choose Great Lakes.


Make sure the machine you need is always at your fingertips by purchasing your own Spydercrane, SmartLift® or Wood's Powr-Grip®. New and used machines are available for sale and often we run deals and specials on all our machines throughout the year. Contact us today to help you get started on the right path to becoming an owner of your own mini crawler crane or glass manipulator.

Same-Day Financing

No one likes to wait for an answer. That’s why we offer available same-day financing options on all of our Spydercrane, SmartLift® and Wood's Powr-Grip® machines. Our friendly, knowledgeable team will help find out what you qualify for and go over your options to discover the financing plan that will work best for your business. Learn More

Sales, Service, Rentals