Stertil-Koni Introduces New Version of ECOLIFT: Award-Winning, U.S. Patented, Shallow Pit Heavy Duty Scissors Lift

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Next generation of Stertil-Koni ECOLIFT setting new standards in heavy-duty vehicle lifting systems.

The Stertil-Koni ECOLIFT

The Stertil-Koni ECOLIFT

Stertil-Koni is dedicated to continually improving our products to deliver the very best and safest lifting systems.

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts -- notably bus lifts, truck lifts and U.S. Military vehicle lifts -- today announced that it has introduced a new generation of its U.S. patented, heavy duty scissor lift, ECOLIFT.

Recognized as the industry’s first ultra-shallow, full-rise, in-ground lifting system, ECOLIFT is available in a 2-scissor or 3-scissor configuration with total lifting capacity of 60,000 lbs. and 90,000 lbs. respectively. The most recent version of ECOLIFT now features fully flush-mounted aluminum pit covers for even greater convenience and safety.

In making today’s announcement, Stertil-Koni president, Dr. Jean DellAmore, stated: “As the industry leader in heavy-duty vehicle lifts, Stertil-Koni is dedicated to continually improving our products to deliver the very best and safest lifting systems. The next generation of ECOLIFT is a perfect example of how Stertil-Koni continues to take heavy duty lifting to even greater heights.”

ECOLIFT uniquely combines high pressure, low volume hydraulics, while requiring a mere 3.5 gallons of fluid per scissor. Added Matthias Lennemann, Stertil-Koni Sales Manager for In-ground Lifts, “ECOLIFT delivers an unparalleled combination of superior lifting matched with an environmentally-friendly design. What makes it particularly appealing to transportation agencies, architectural firms and engineers is its unique ability to deliver sizeable cost savings on construction and installation coupled with an engineering approach that enables it to be utilized in existing workshop pits and even at locations with high water tables.”

On September 3, 2013, ECOLIFT was awarded United States Patent 8,523,146 B2 for the advanced method by which the Stertil-Koni ECOLIFT utilizes a shallow pit scissor lift to raise vehicles. Further, on June 5, 2012, Stertil-Koni was awarded U.S. Patent 8,191,865, which first covered the ECOLIFT, including the combination of the scissor mechanism, carriage, cover, and other parts.

About Stertil-Koni USA, Inc.

Stertil-Koni is the global market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – bus lifts and truck lifts – and is the preferred supplier to the world’s leading companies in the truck and bus industries. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes mobile column lifts, two-post, four-post, in-ground piston lifts, half-scissors platform lifts, and its innovative axle-engaging, in-ground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. Stertil-Koni has also recently begun installing the DIAMOND LIFT, a full rise telescopic piston lift designed to set new standards in precision heavy duty lifting. Stertil-Koni also recently introduced its new 2-post lifts, FREEDOM LIFT, with lifting capacities ranging from 16,000 to 30,000 lbs. Stertil-Koni is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland, has production facilities in Europe and the U.S. and is proud to have the greatest total number of ALI/ETL certified heavy-duty lifting products in the industry.

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