Force Behind the Lift - Shaun Runyon

Today we are talking to Shaun Runyon, Webmaster for Rotary Lift.

Have you ever “Googled?”  Of course you have.  Did you notice that the most relevant sites tend to come up first on your search page?  Well, that is no accident.  There is complicated set of rules that must be followed in order to have your site remain in those coveted spots.  At Rotary, that job along with many others, fall primarily on one man, Shaun Runyon.  Let’s meet the “Google Guy.”


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Why Battery-Powered Mobile Lifts are Greener

As a fleet maintenance manager, even seemingly small decisions have a big impact. When your choices affect the performance of your fleet – and entire company – everything is compounded. It’s important to keep this snowball effect in mind when it comes to going green. 

The choices you make at every level matter: from the materials you use to build your shop to how you power your lifts. Your shop’s carbon footprint is composed of a hundred different decisions you’ve made. Here’s one that can make your footprint a little smaller: choosing a mobile lift with DC battery power.

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Force Behind The Lift - Meet Melissa Jackson

Today we are speaking with Melissa Jackson, HR Coordinator for Rotary Lift. 

The human resources department is a new employee’s initial encounter with their employer, so a good first impression is important for the growth of a career.  At Rotary, that first impression, is Melissa Jackson and she makes for a great guide to start your journey. A 9 year veteran of Rotary she has helped countless employees not only start a great job, but grow a great career.

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Make Your Express Service Bays Even Faster

Remember that time you had to wait in the drive-through line for more than 10 minutes? That was pretty rough. Maybe you’re an exception, but most of us expect things a little faster these days. We can see our favorite shows on-demand, instantly find answers to almost any question with our smartphones and buy precooked bacon. Waiting is for the birds. Your customers think so too.

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Asymmetrical vs. Symmetrical Two Post Lifts

If you’ve done any research into the different types of lifts available, you’ve probably come across the terms asymmetrical and symmetrical. So what do they really mean? And which one do you need?

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10 Things We’ve Learned Through 100 Posts

Hold on to your party hats: We’ve passed 100 posts on the blog-ometer, and it’s time to celebrate! We’ve shared a lot and learned even more. So grab a beer and a fistful of confetti, then come along as we take a tour of 10 truths we’ve come to know over the course of 100 blogs:

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5 Ways to Reduce Auto Lift Downtime

When something is as low maintenance as an auto lift, you don’t really notice when it’s operating correctly. That’s just what it does. Until it doesn’t.

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A Refreshingly Quick Guide to Spotting Vehicles

Drive; stop; back up; drive. Oops. Back up again.

If you recongnize that beat, you might work in an auto repair shop – it’s a familiar dance for anyone who has spotted vehicles on an auto lift. Here’s some good news: You can change the stop-and-go rhythm. A laser spotting kit like Spotline can make the process of spotting cars quick and easy. Check out our 3-steps to faster spotting. (Spoiler alert: They’re all easy.) 

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Rust Resistors: Corrosion Prevention in Inground Lifts

Inground lifts are a huge benefit to shops. They can handle the biggest of the big lifting jobs and then go into hiding for a clean, uncluttered work area. Plus, the best ones are speedy and easy to use. And when you make an investment in an inground lift, you expect it to stand up to repeated use and be a part of your arsenal for years to come. Along with superior design and construction, the key to long-term durability is corrosion prevention – rust is a four-letter word for lifts.

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Our Top 4 Training Tips for Mobile Lifts

When someone first sees a mobile column lift, they usually think one of two things:

  • There’s no way I’m standing under that!
  • How hard can it be?

The truth is, both lines of thought are valid. Mobile lifts are easy to maneuver and set up, but safety should always be top of mind. And the key to safety is training (and reminding and retraining). Here are four tips for making sure your techs learn – and remember – how to use this handy piece of equipment correctly.

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