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Aug 04, 2014, 14:56 ET

Rotary highlights local solutions to hunger in Chicago

As part of his cross-country ride to raise awareness of community-based strategies to fight hunger in America, Seattle Rotary member Benjamin...

Jul 30, 2014, 13:05 ET
Government fleet operators can see firsthand how a Rotary Lift Mach(TM) series mobile column lift provides unobstructed access to the underside of a vehicle in the Rotary Lift booth (#531) at the APWA 2014 International Public Works Congress & Exposition, Aug. 17-20 in Toronto. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

See How Rotary Lift Mach™ Series Mobile Column Lifts Increase Vehicle Access and Productivity at APWA Expo

See for yourself how easy it is to work on a vehicle using Rotary Lift Mach™ series mobile column lifts. Stop by the Rotary Lift booth (#531)...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:17 ET
Rotary Lift's patent-pending Shockwave(TM) technology, which drives the world's fastest two-post and inground lifts, is now available for the first time on four-post lifts. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

World's Fastest Car Lift Technology Now Available on Rotary Lift Four-Post Models

 Rotary Lift is expanding its Shockwave™-equipped line of vehicle lifts to include four-post models, providing substantial time savings...

Jul 21, 2014, 12:41 ET
Rotary Lift's new MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift offers best-in-class lifting capacity and clear bay space, patent-pending pendant-only controls, lower installation costs, and a number of exclusive features to improve shop productivity and lift durability. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

New Rotary Lift MOD35 Modular Heavy-Duty Inground Lift Offers Higher Capacity, Exclusive Pendant Controls and Lower Installation Costs

 Rotary Lift introduces the next generation of the industry's best-selling modular, environmentally friendly, heavy-duty inground lift: the...

Jun 30, 2014, 15:24 ET
Rotary Lift's new Raised in Madison campaign features some of the hundreds of employees that build and support the company’s vehicle lifts in Madison, Ind. Watch and read their stories at www.rotarylift.com/raised-in-madison/ (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Highlights Its American Workers with New 'Raised in Madison' Campaign

 Vehicle lift manufacturer Rotary Lift this week launches Raised in Madison, a campaign that tells the "behind-the-lift" stories of the people...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:58 ET
Doug Spiller, heavy-duty product manager for Rotary Lift, will lead the free "The Old Way vs. The New Way: Increasing Productivity in Your Shop with the Right Equipment" webcast July 22. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Learn How to Boost Truck Shop Productivity with the Right Vehicle Lift During Free Rotary Lift Webcast

 The "old way" of working on heavy-duty trucks, which involves squatting, crawling, kneeling and stretching while the vehicles sit on the...

Jun 16, 2014, 17:55 ET

Team gears up to 'Bike Against Hunger' from Washington State to Washington, DC

The following is being announced by Rotary International: WHO:  Benjamin Rasmus, RFH program director, and Heather Hoffman, community...

Jun 09, 2014, 14:52 ET
Rotary Lift has partnered with School Transportation News to present a free webcast about the latest school fleet vehicle lifting practices. The webcast will be held June 24 and led by Doug Spiller, heavy-duty product manager for Rotary Lift. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Free Rotary Lift Webcast to Provide Latest Lifting Information for School Bus Fleets

 Rotary Lift and School Transportation News have teamed up to provide school fleet managers and technicians with the latest information about...

Jun 03, 2014, 13:10 ET
The new Rotary Lift HDC series of heavy-duty four-post lifts combines speed with user-friendly features. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Introduces Fast and Friendly Heavy-Duty Four-Post Lifts

Rotary Lift introduces new heavy-duty four-post vehicle lifts that are both user friendly and fast. The new HDC series four-post lifts are...

Jun 02, 2014, 14:34 ET
Rotary Lift has taken a leadership role in supporting the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program and has more Certified Lift Inspectors in its distribution channel than any other manufacturer. More than 50 distributors and installers have achieved certification over the past nine months, providing additional resources for those needing required annual vehicle lift inspections. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Distributors and Installers Lead ALI Certified Lift Inspector Charge

 More than 50 members of Rotary Lift's extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector...

May 13, 2014, 11:20 ET
Rotary Lift's new blog, "The Blueprint" will be updated weekly to communicate with customers about vehicle lift product and industry news, as well as tips on shop productivity, lift selection, lift maintenance and safety.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Get Latest on Auto Lifts and Truck Lifts from New Rotary Lift Blog

 Rotary Lift has added a blog to its recently redesigned website, www.rotarylift.com. "The Blueprint" will be updated weekly with product and...

May 07, 2014, 14:20 ET
Rotary Lift's assistPRO(TM) team is on pace to complete more vehicle repair facility planning jobs this year than ever before. assistPRO experts work with shop operators and their architects to provide custom CAD layouts free of charge. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift assistPRO™ Service Expands Digital Offerings to Meet Growing Demand

Rotary Lift's free assistPRO™ professional facility planning assistance service is being expanded to give customers additional options for...

May 06, 2014, 16:28 ET

Rotary Supports WHO's Recommendations on Recent Polio Transmission

Rotary supports the WHO Director-General's recommendations that describe polio as a public health emergency of international concern, including the...

Apr 24, 2014, 13:15 ET
Rotary Lift’s timesaving Mach(TM) series mobile column lift will be on display in the new Rotary Lift booth (#341) at WasteExpo 2014 in Atlanta. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

See What Makes Rotary Lift Mach™ Series Mobile Column Lifts Ideal for Refuse Fleets in New WasteExpo Booth

 WasteExpo 2014 attendees will find Rotary Lift in a new location with its own booth (#341) featuring a Mach™ series mobile column lift...

Apr 22, 2014, 14:42 ET
With 29 Shockwave-equipped service bays, Larry H. Miller Lexus Murray is on track to generate more than $1.7 million in incremental revenue every year thanks to Shockwave technology. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift )

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Get a Lift in Service Profits from Rotary Lift Shockwave™-Equipped SmartLift® Inground Lifts

 When you're in charge of fixed operations for one of the 10 largest dealership groups in the United States, you get pitched a lot of new...

Apr 14, 2014, 19:00 ET

Rotary Club of Tampa announces Rotary Project Lifesaver; To provide $100,000 worth of emergency heart defibrillators To Tampa Police Department for Rotary Club's 100th birthday

The Rotary Club of Tampa and the Tampa Police Department today announced a joint effort aimed at helping to save lives through Rotary Project...

Apr 10, 2014, 16:55 ET
Rotary Lift's redesigned website includes more visuals and product information than before, with a cleaner, more organized layout.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Redesigns Website to Be Cleaner, More Organized and More Visual

Rotary Lift has redesigned its website to showcase more videos, images and product information to improve the user experience. Photo -...

Mar 25, 2014, 13:34 ET
Rotary Lift has taken an active role in educating its Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) about the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program. In order to provide a nationwide resource for professional lift inspections, Rotary Lift is requiring each company in its RAI network to enroll at least one employee in the Lift Inspector Certification Program by the end of 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Installer Network Becoming Go-To Resource for Certified Lift Inspectors

 Rotary Lift customers know they can turn to Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) for superior vehicle lift installations, service and...

Mar 12, 2014, 18:55 ET
As the exclusive vehicle lift supplier of Tesla Motors, Rotary Lift two-post, four-post and Shockwave-equipped lifts are installed in Tesla service centers around the world.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Tesla Motors Chooses Fast, Battery-Powered Rotary Lift Shockwave™ Lifts to Service Its Fast, Battery-Powered Cars

 Rotary Lift, the exclusive vehicle lift supplier to Tesla Motors, has installed Shockwave-equipped two-post vehicle lifts in all of the Tesla...

Feb 27, 2014, 19:30 ET
Attendees at the Work Truck Show, TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition and Mid-America Trucking Show will have the opportunity to see how Rotary Lift Mach(TM) series mobile column lifts can increase shop productivity. Mach series mobile column lifts feature intuitive controls, automatic steering systems and fast rise times that allow technicians to lift a vehicle and start working on it more quickly than they can with other lifts. Mach series lifts are available with individual column capacities of 13,000 lbs. or 18,000 lbs. in sets of two, four, six or eight columns.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Truck Shows Offer Opportunities to See Timesaving Mach™ Series Mobile Column Lifts

 Over the next month, fleet operators from across the country will have plenty of opportunities to see how Rotary Lift's Mach™ series...