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Stertil-Koni Production Facility in Illinois, on Track to Produce 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021

| January 6, 2021

Buy America Vehicle Lift Leader Poised to Achieve New Manufacturing and Sales Milestone

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announced that its U.S. production facility — Stertil ALM, located in Streator, Illinois – is well on track to produce its 15,000th Mobile Column Lift in 2021.

The significance of the milestone is important.  While Stertil-Koni is widely recognized as offering the broadest range of ALI (Automotive Lift Institute) certified heavy duty vehicle lifts, the company’s Mobile Column Lifts represent its most popular lifting systems in North America – with growth on an impressive trajectory.

These lifts, with capacities ranging from 14,000 lbs. to 40,000 lbs. per column, are indeed mobile –permitting users to safely lift a wide range of heavy duty vehicles quickly and efficiently.

“From delivery vans and pumper trucks to school buses and fire engines, from agricultural vehicles and airport tugs to class 8 tractor trailers and utility trucks, Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Lifts can easily raise them all,” explained Stertil-Koni President, Dr. Jean DellAmore.

Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Lifts, which utilize dependable hydraulic technology, are available in wireless, cabled and EARTHLIFT models.  All feature rapid lifting and lowering, maximum strength high tensile DOMEX steel, full-color touch-screen controls, super safe mechanical locking systems as well as overload protection and synchronization.

Continued DellAmore, “With such a feature-rich product, a keen focus on manufacturing excellence and product innovation is key to our collective success. We salute the efforts of Stertil ALM, its president, Allan Pavlick and the entire team – enabling us to proudly offer the very best in Buy America-compliant lifting systems.”

The forthcoming production milestone of Mobile Column Lifts follows a multi-year plant expansion at Stertil ALM in which the company purchased a 4.5 acre parcel adjacent to its long-standing facility and completed a 36,000 foot expansion designed to deliver enhanced flow and efficiencies in production.

What’s more, the growth at Stertil ALM, a major employer in the Streator area, is part of a long-term strategic initiative to boost its in-sourcing capabilities.  Previously, Stertil ALM  added 14,000 square feet of production space, which included the purchase of state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment as well as the construction of a modern, hands-on training center.

Concluded Dr. DellAmore, “Our sincerest congratulations to everyone at Stertil ALM on this momentous achievement – the production and delivery of world-class heavy duty vehicle lifting systems that consistently set new industry standards in performance.”

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