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BBB Accredited Business since

Ellis Systems Corp.

Phone: (800) 253-5547 Fax: (847) 371-0202 View Additional Phone Numbers 28457 Ballard Dr., Lake Forest, IL 60045 View Additional Web Addresses

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shelving, mobile shelving, vertical Lift Modules, Vertical Carousels, Storage Systems,Lockers

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Ellis Systems Corp. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Ellis Systems Corp. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Ellis Systems Corp.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: March 14, 2007 Business started: 09/12/1962 in WI Business started locally: 09/01/1963 Business incorporated 05/15/1962 in WI
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Tom Hynes, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Tom Hynes, President
Business Category

Wholesalers & Distributors Storage Units - Household & Commercial Filing Equipment, Systems & Supplies Shelving Lessors of Miniwarehouses and Self-Storage Units (NAICS: 531130)

Products & Services

Ellis Systems Corp. sells the following brand(s): Hanel Vertical Storage, Aurora Mobile Shelving, Aurora Shelving, Hamilton Sorter, Hollowell Lockers

Method(s) of Payment
checks or credit cards
Refund and Exchange Policy
Full refund if not satisfied on standard product.
Alternate Business Names
Ellis Systems, a division of Wisconsin Lift Truck

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.