SkookumMade in the U.S.A., Skookum’s rigging equipment, including their shackles are known for their reliability, dependability and rugged strength.


Since 1890, Skookum, a subsidiary of the Ulven Companies, has been a leader in the rigging industry, and has maintained a firm pledge to quality, strength and innovation for over 120 years. Skookum has been involved in a number of historical events including their participation in salvage operations at Pearl Harbor, the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, and building the BART in San Francisco.

When you rent Skookum, you rent strength, growth, and everything else that’s synonymous with the term, ‘shookum.’