STEVENSVILLE, MD, January 5, 2021 – Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today 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 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.”
Stertil-Koni - proud to be a Buy America company - is the market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts, notably bus lifts and truck lifts, and proudly serves municipalities, state agencies, school bus fleets, major corporations, the U.S. Military and more. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes portable lifts such as Mobile Column Lifts, 2-post, 4-post, inground piston lifts, platform lifts, and its axle-engaging, inground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. The company’s innovative, inground telescopic piston DIAMONDLIFT is now available with an optional Continuous Recess system, ideal for low clearance vehicles. Stertil-Koni USA is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland with production facilities in Europe, The Netherlands, and Streator, IL.
Contact: Paul Feldman, Paul.Feldman@Stertil-Koni.com, 410-643-9001
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