Chicago's full line construction equipment and contractor supply distributor since 1972

Bracing Systems stocks all major manufacturers of construction supplies and tools. Rebar, insulation, scaffolding, jobsite boxes, masonry supplies, safety products and compressors, just to name a few.

As the coronavirus Covid-19 out break continues to spread throughout our communities  where we live and work, we are trying to look for ways to help protect the health of our employees and customers.

As of March 17, Bracing Systems will be reducing our hours of operation from 6:30am to 4:00pm. Deliveries need to be called in to main number 630-665-2732 or your salesmen. Will call orders need to be prearranged by calling 630-665-2732 or you salesman. Sorry for this inconvenience, we will keep you updated with any other changes as conditions change. We appreciate your business and cooperation.

Your Source For Construction Equipment & Contractor Supplies

Whether you are a general contractor, masonry contractor, concrete contractor or a contractor in another specialized trade, Bracing Systems can supply your company with the products to get your job done right and under budget.

Whether you need concrete supplies, masonry supplies, construction equipment, safety equipment, scaffolding or supplies for your construction site, we stock it for customer pick up or can deliver it right to the job site.

Our service department has a huge inventory of parts in stock to repair your Lull, Mustang, JLG, Pettibone,or Manitou Forklift, Essick Mixer, Hydro-Mobile Scaffolding, Stihl Power Equipment, Multiquip Compactors or Troweling Machines or any other quality construction equipment.

We offer convenient customer pick up at our 2 suburban locations or excellent on time delivery to your jobsite.

Why Bracing Systems, Inc.

Full line construction equipment and contractor supply distributor
Serving the Chicagoland area since 1972
Stock all major manufacturers of construction equipment, contractor supplies and tools
Authorized repair center for most of the top selling name brands of construction equipment
Thousands of construction equipment parts on our shelves available immediately and with direct links with nationwide parts networks
Our ability to react to a customer's needs and the ability to provide knowledgeable service are our specialty

Hydro-Mobile Scaffolding

Hydro-Mobile Scaffolding provides secure mast-climbing work platforms for a hazard-free work environment. Hydro-Mobile Scaffolding offers increased safety, improved productivity and faster project completion – all of which help contain costs.


We rent, sell and service Hydro-Mobile mast climbing scaffolding for a broad range of projects. We can help you with short term, small projects all the way up to the largest commercial building.  If there is a complex site, we can engineer solutions to solve the hardest access challenge.  If you own Hydro Mobile systems we can assist you with parts, training, maintenance and repairs.

For over 50 years Manitou has been manufacturing equipment for the material handling industry. Their rough terrain forklifts operate daily in more than 100 countries. They proudly offer the Manitou telescopic handlers, masted forklift trucks, truck mounted forklifts, articulated loaders, aerial work platforms and more.


Pettibone Traverse, LLC has been building superior performance into its equipment since 1881. Pettibone developed the first-ever forward reaching handler for pipe and lumber applications, and its rough terrain equipment has never been successfully copied or equaled. Relying on, and designing around, user and operator feedback has led Pettibone to manufacture equipment that is better constructed, safer to use, and fully equipped to handle difficult conditions. Pettibone handlers have the heaviest capacities, longest reaches, and highest lifts in their class.

Manufacturer of Pettibone Equipment lines: Extendo, Traverse, Cary-Lift and Speed Swing.

JLG is a leading manufacturer of lift equipment, offering more than 50 models of boom lifts, scissor lifts, mast booms, and vertical mast lifts to fit all your personnel lifting requirements.

We are proud to represent one of the world’s leading manufacturers of mobile aerial work platforms and specialized materials handling equipment. 



Cutquik Saws are useful for a broad range of outdoor needs, offering superior performance. With improved handling and more precise cutting capabilities, STIHL Cutquik Saws increase efficiency and minimize errors.


CENTRAL: Monday – Friday: 6:30AM – 4:00PM    |    Saturday: Closed    |    Sunday: Closed

SOUTH: Monday – Friday: 6:30AM – 4:00PM    |    Saturday: Closed    |    Sunday: Closed


Bracing Systems stocks a full line of concrete and masonry supplies ready to pickup or order. We give you an advantage with our industry-approved, top of the line Concrete & Masonry items. Browse our brand and product offering below or give us a call at 630.665.2732 with a specific need.

We offer a complete line of coloring products and professional tools for the decorative treatment of new and existing concrete: integral color additives, shake-on color hardeners, concrete stains, stamping tools, release agents, form liners, cementitious overlay products and sealers. Our products are used to create attractive and durable concrete suitable for interior floors and exterior paving, horizontal or vertical applications. Training and continuing education are available. Contact Butterfield Color for all of your architectural concrete needs.

Bracing Systems, Inc. stocks the largest selection of Butterfield Color products.

Give us a call at 630.665.2732 

Parts and service center

When it comes to repairing or doing checkups on your car’s, all our team combined has almost a century of practical experience. We aim to make our service as reasonably priced as possible. That’s why we cut on all unessential business expenses.

Bracing Systems, Inc. is an Authorized Service and Parts Center for the following construction equipment:

Fully-Stocked Parts Warehouse:
Call us and schedule jobsite service and repair. Serving Northern Indiana, Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. We are waiting to get your job on track. Give us a call at 630.665.2732 We are waiting to get your job back on track.

RENTAL center

Bracing Systems, Inc. has construction rental equipment and contracting rental equipment available through our Chicago area locations. All the equipment is serviced and checked out by our staff before it is rented to the customer. If you need equipment not listed please check with us. We are constantly adding different types of construction and contracting equipment to our rental fleet.

All rates on most equipment are based on a 24 hour day, 7 day week, and 28 day month, except equipment with hour meters. Rates are based on a 10 hour day, 50 hour week, and 200 hour month. Anything over that will be prorated by the hour based on Day/Week/Monthly rates.

Delivery and Pick Ups are available on all our construction equipment at additional charges throughout Chicago and surrounding areas. All scaffold rentals are 1 (28 day) month minimum, after 1st month.

Monthly rates will be prorated on a daily basis if less than a full month. We offer prearranged rental/purchase programs.

Questions on avalability? Give us a call at 630.665.2732


4N350 Old Gary Ave
Hanover Park, IL 60133

Central Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30AM - 4:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


9660 W. 194th St.
Mokena, IL 60448

South Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30AM - 4:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Feel free to contact us if you have any questions on services, pricing, stock, etc.


    NOTE: FAILURE TO INCLUDE FAX NUMBERS FOR REFERENCES will result in application being returned without processing.

    Credit application processing could take up to 3 days or more according to how prompt your references respond. If product is in need sooner, you are welcome to make arrangements on your order to pay by credit card or mailing a check overnight.

    Please fill out the following credit application making sure to have the proper signatures on the following pages and fax back to 630-665-0838. If you are tax-exempt, please enclose a tax-exempt certificate, without the form your purchases will include tax until we receive the tax-exempt form.

    If you have any questions please call Bob Zarlenga at 630-665-2732.


    4N350 Old Gary Ave
    Hanover Park, IL 60133


    9660 W. 194th St.
    Mokena, IL 60448