old-locationWaupaca Elevator Company began producing elevators and dumbwaiters in a small factory in Waupaca, Wisconsin back in 1957. The company’s office and manufacturing facilities now reside in nearby Appleton, Wisconsin.

Since the early days, Waupaca Elevator has pioneered many of the features and technologies that today set high standards for safety and reliability.

Below are a few of our historical and technical milestones:

YearProduct NameFunctionWeight Capacities
1962Paca-WaiterScrew Drive Dumbwaiter200 lbs., 300 lbs. & 500 lbs.
1962Mini-WaiterScrew Drive Dumbwaiter50 lbs. & 100 lbs.
1975Paca-LiftScrew Drive Elevator500 lbs.
1979Custom-Lift®Winding Drum Elevator500 lbs.
1983Paca-Waiter®Winding Drum Dumbwaiter200 lbs., 300 lbs. & 500 lbs.
1985Cable-Waiter™Dumbwaiter50 lbs. & 100 lbs.
1993Excelevator™Hydraulic Elevator750 lbs. & 950 lbs.
2002Custom-Lift®Winding Drum Elevator1,000 lbs.
2005Paca-GlideMRL Winding Drum Elevator1,000 lbs.
2006Paca-LiftWinding Drum Elevator1,000 lbs.
2007Paca-RydeHydraulic Elevator1,000 lbs.
2009Excelevator RMRWinding Drum Elevator1,000 lbs.
2010Excelevator-MRLMRL Winding Drum Elevator1,000 lbs
2011Paca-WaiterWinding Drum Commercial Dumbwaiter300 – 500 lbs.