AZ Lifting Hardware Teams with Toal and Associates

AZ Lifting Hardware (AZLH) is proud to announce the sales team of Toal and Associates will represent them in the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Southern Illinois.

Toal and Associates was established in 1964 by Robert Toal to serve fastener and industrial distributors in the central Midwest markets. Mike Toal, who covers Kansas and Nebraska, joined the agency in 1986 opening a second office in Kansas City. In 1995 Steve Oelklaus, who covers Missouri and southern Illinois,came on board to expand coverage out of the St. Louis office. Toal represents several complimenting product lines which also sell only through distribution mirroring the AZLH philosophy.

“I met Mike Toal at the Fastener Show in Las Vegas this past year. After several conversations we recognized our goals were similar and the customer type Mike and Steve targeted would be a perfect fit for us.”Says Chuck Smith, president of AZLH. “We’re excited to have solid representation in this market; there is no doubt we will be do better job serving our customers with the Toal team on board.”

AZ Lifting Hardware is a wholesale distributor of globally produced industrial lifting and suspension hardware such as turnbuckles, eye bolts, shackles, hooks and related wire and chain hardware and a manufacturer of Clevises, Rod End and custom Eye Bolts through 1 ½” (36mm) diameter. They have served the fastener, rigging and industrial distribution markets since 2006.Contact Mike Toal 913-568-5808 or,and Steve Oelklaus 314-308-6262 or To request a catalog or more information visit the AZLH web site or contact them directly at: 7150 W. Roosevelt St. Ste C101, Phoenix, AZ 85043. Ph: 888-936-1466, Fax: 623-936-8909.