2012 - First Prototype is presented on the History Channel's Invention USA.

Human Hoist is chosen as the best new invention of 2012.

July 2014 - US Patent Number 8777237 is issued to Inventors Eric Brittingham and Kevin Ferguson, pictured above.

November 2014  - 3D CAD development and virtual testing of the production Human Hoist is completed.

January 2015 - Pre-Production Prototype development commences in Mayville, MI

August 2016 - Human Hoist is released for sale to the General Public

September 2016 - Mack Truck in Macungie, PA takes delivery of Human Hoist Serial Number 002

Eric Brittingham

Kevin Ferguson