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New Rotary Lift MOD35 Flex Heavy-Duty Inground Lift Features Wireless Remote Control for Easier Lift Operation

Industry’s only remote-controlled inground lift increases productivity

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift, part of Vehicle Service Group and Dover (NYSE: DOV), has added another remote-controlled heavy-duty lift to its lineup with the new MOD35 Flex powered by RedFire™, the industry’s only remote-controlled inground vehicle lift. The new model adds the convenience of wireless remote-control technology to the industry’s best-selling modular inground lift. 

MOD35 Flex’s wireless remote control allows technicians to operate the heavy-duty lift from anywhere in the bay without cords getting in the way. The interface works the same as Rotary’s MOD35 pendant-only control, so no new training is required. 

Existing Rotary Lift MOD30 and MOD35 inground lifts can be upgraded with Flex wireless remote technology.

The MOD35 Flex’s electrical console can be wall-mounted away from the lift. As a result, facilities gain about 5 square feet of additional floor space vs. inground lifts that require floor-mounted consoles, providing technicians with more room to work.

Canandaigua City Schools in upstate New York is an all-Rotary shop, using four MOD35 lifts to service its fleet of 60 student transportation vehicles. It was one of the first customers to try the MOD35 Flex. Michael Dauphinee, the district’s Fleet Manager, said using the wireless remote is especially convenient and efficient when completing mandatory, time-consuming Department of Transportation vehicle inspections. “It’s helpful not to have a cord laying around getting tangled on equipment and in the way of people walking around the bay,” Dauphinee said. “The wireless remote allows me to cut hours and be more efficient because I don’t need two technicians per job – one to control the lift and one to keep track of the cord. The extra employee is freed up to service another vehicle, which increases our productivity.”

The modular design of the MOD35 Flex inground lift enables it to be customized for any application and location. It is available with two or three multi-stage hydraulic cylinders to provide lifting capacity of 70,000 to 105,000 lbs. 

To protect both the environment and the lift, the MOD35 Flex is totally contained in a 6-foot-deep steel enclosure that has been sealed inside and out with Rotary Lift’s exclusive EnviroGuard coating. The enclosure is warranted against corrosion and electrolysis for 10 years. This containment forms a barrier between the lift components and the ground to trap oil and shop fluids while at the same time locking out groundwater. The MOD35 Flex containment unit also allows for easy access to all lift components and reduces installation costs. 

MOD35 Flex is compatible with Rotary Lift’s patented universal saddle that is optimized for most vehicles in municipal, school bus, heavy truck or transit/low-profile applications. The widest range of standard adapters and optional saddles are also available to meet any heavy-duty vehicle lifting need.

The Rotary Lift MOD35 Flex powered by RedFire inground lift is third-party tested and ALI certified to meet industry safety and performance standards. Like all Rotary Lift products, MOD35 Flex is backed by the industry’s largest factory-trained distributor network providing unmatched local service and support.

To learn more about the Rotary Lift MOD35 Flex heavy-duty inground lift, visit For more information about the lifts, contact a local Rotary distributor or call (800) 640-5438. Rotary Lift is also on Facebook, and Twitter,

About Rotary:
Rotary is the leading brand of vehicle lifts and wheel service equipment in North America. Rotary was founded in 1925 by the inventor of the first automotive hydraulic lift and now offers the broadest line of lifts and wheel service equipment for use in professional automotive service, commercial truck and transit applications. Its products include two-post, four-post, inground, scissor, mobile column, parallelogram, and platform lifts, as well as alignment lifts and instrumentation, tire changers, and wheel balancers.

Rotary is a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand. VSG is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. It comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service and collision repair brands: Rotary, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Revolution®, Hanmecson®, Ravaglioli, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio. With its American headquarters in Madison, Indiana, VSG has operations worldwide, including ISO 9001-certified manufacturing centers in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

About Dover: 
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through three operating segments: Engineered Systems, Fluids and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at

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MOD35 Flex’s wireless remote control allows technicians to operate the heavy-duty lift from anywhere in the bay with greater visibility and without cords getting in the way.

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The MOD35 Flex’s electrical console can be wall-mounted away from the lift, which frees up about 5 square feet of additional working room for technicians vs. inground lifts that require floor-mounted consoles.