Old cars could mean new revenue.

When’s the last time you had a brand new vehicle roll into your shop for repairs? It’s probably not an everyday occurrence. In fact, it’s probably more rare than a ’69 Camaro ZL-1. After all, new cars typically go to dealership service departments for their first couple of years. 

Read More » 0 Comments

Rotary Lift Warranties: FAQs

Rotary builds the “world’s most trusted lift,” and that is a fact. Many of our lifts sold over 20 years ago are still in use today. We strive to build each lift to highest of manufacturing and quality standards, in order to provide you with a valued piece of equipment that your shop can depend on for years to come. However, for those times you might need it, another aspect of offering a world class lift is providing a world class warranty.

Read More » 1 Comments

NADA Turning 100

Think of what your 100th birthday would be like…Probably a large cake(capable of holding 100 candles), your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren huddled around singing happy birthday. We would all more than likely envision a pretty low key gathering to celebrate such a huge milestone. I doubt however, any of us see ourselves living it up in New Orleans while we ring in our entrance to the century club, but that’s just what NADA is doing.

Read More » 0 Comments

The complete lowdown on low-rise lifts

Does an inground or four-post lift give you the power and height you need for your big jobs? You bet. Do you always need that height and power? Of course not. And that’s where low-rise lifts come in. They’re perfect for quick service work like brakes, tires, body repairs and estimating.

Read More » 1 Comments

Designing your shop to increase profits without increasing square footage

When it comes to your shop, size matters. Bigger is better. And bigger often means the difference between your shop shutting its doors and your shop thriving well into the future. Just ask one of the 6,000 smaller shops that closed between 2008 and 2014. That’s right. Around 6,000 shops went out of business in less than six years. Here’s something even more mindboggling: During that same time, the number of bays in repair shops across the country grew by around 13,000.

Read More » 0 Comments

Lifts 101: The Basics of Low-rise Lifts

Inground or four-post auto lifts offer a lot of pick-up power and height, but sometimes a low or midrise lift is exactly what you need. These light-duty lifts are perfect for quick service work like brake and tire jobs, body repairs, or estimating, usually lifting vehicles two to four feet off the ground. Lifts in this category offer productivity benefits over jacks without the financial commitment of other lifts, and there’s a lot to love about them:

Read More » 0 Comments

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.

Read More » 0 Comments

Our latest scissor lift cuts through the competition.

Typically, we bring you good advice and tips for running your shop. Today is no different. It’s just that the best advice and biggest tip we can give you right now is to check out our new low-profile, double scissor lift with the industry’s most innovative equalization and locking systems—the Rotary Lift RLP77 Double Scissor Lift.

Read More » 0 Comments

90 Second Know Hows

How many times have you found yourself Googli ng, “how to change the element in your hot water heater”, or “easiest way to peel a boiled egg?” How great is it when a video pops up with a person to give you step-by-step instructions? Well we feel the same way. In fact, we have taken everyone’s love for how-to videos and made our own library. Rotary is continuing to build on our video series called “ 90 Second Know Hows.”
Read More » 0 Comments

Right-Size Your Two-Post Car Lifts

Safety is important in every industry, but for some the stakes are a little higher. Repair technicians face serious risks, and one of them comes from using the wrong lifts for the job. When your equipment suspends a car above your head, you want it to stand strong. Here’s how to choose a two-post car lift that will hold up under the tasks in your shop.

Read More » 0 Comments