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The Right Lift: How lifts contribute to shop productivity

By Steve Perlstein The type of lift chosen for a Two-post lifts are the most shop can dramatically impact the facility’s productivity level. For example, of the different types of mobile lifts, the faster raising and lowering hydraulic lifts—as opposed to the slower operating electromechanical lifts—can add 54 man-hours of productive repair time per year […]

 
Mohawk Awarded NASPO ValuePoint Contract for Lifts & Garage Associated Equipment

Amsterdam, NY (February 21, 2017) – Mohawk Resources Ltd. has been awarded with NASPO ValuePoint contract #05316 for vehicle lifts and garage associated equipment. In addition to the ability to purchase two post, four post, mobile column and parallelogram lifts off the contract, government agencies can also purchase Hunter’s wheel service equipment under Mohawk’s contract. […]

 
Mohawk Can Help you Visualize Your Maintenance Facility in 3D

Using Ecdesign software, Mohawk can assist you with planning a new shop layout, or help you to optimize your current space. Based upon your requirements, a 3D layout can be created to help you visualize your facility. In addition to lifts for service bays, the layout can include work benches, exhaust reels as well as […]

 
Mohawk Announces Turf Kit with Dual Trough Accessory

Amsterdam, NY (September 14, 2016) – Mohawk  Lifts announces the release of a new accessory to service cars, trucks, zero turn mowers, turf equipment and four wheelers. The turf kit with dual trough has a 6,000 lb. capacity and can be used on Mohawk 10,000 through 18,000 pound two post lifts, including those lift models […]

 
Mohawk at SEMA 2016

Mohawk Lifts will be showcasing a two post lift in booth #10154 (North Hall) at the SEMA show in Las Vegas November 1-November 4, 2016. According to the show’s website, the SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one […]

 
Mohawk Announces Responsive Website

Mohawk Lifts has launched a newly designed website with a responsive design at www.mohawklifts.com. The new site displays content depending on the device of the user. This provides users with the ability to view product information and photos more easily.

 
NJPA Awards 4 Year Contract to Mohawk Lifts

The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) recently re-awarded Mohawk Lifts a nationwide 5 year contract to supply government agencies across the U.S. with Mohawk vehicle lifts.

 
Increase service department productivity While cutting expenses

As a Service Manager and Service Director in new car dealerships for many years, I can remember, on occasion, looking forward to a profitable month in the Service Department and then being disappointed because a major shop expense changed everything.

By Kenny Smith

 
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6 Principles for Safe Lifting
2 Post Vehicle Lift Safety

You’d never drive a vehicle that hadn’t had the brakes inspected in years. You would never use a jack without also using a jack stand. These basic and common sense principles apply to vehicle lifts in your maintenance facility and daily inspections are part of your job.

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