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San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Orders 21 Rotary Lift MOD30 Inground Lifts

Monday, March 25, 2013

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Orders 21 Rotary Lift MOD30 Inground Lifts10:45 EDT Monday, March 25, 2013MADISON, Ind., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has awarded a contract to Peterson Hydraulics, Inc. for 21 Rotary Lift MOD30 environmentally friendly inground lifts and one Rotary Lift parallelogram lift to be used at its James M. Woods Motor Coach Facility. (Photo: the next 18 months, Peterson Hydraulics will install the MOD30 lifts in the maintenance garage and the parallelogram lift in the wash bay. The MOD30s will replace the facility's original lifts from 1974. They will be installed in stages, so as not to disrupt the busy maintenance operation at the Woods 24-hour facility."The MOD30 inground lift is perfect for a retrofit project because it consists of modular components and doesn't require a lot of concrete forming and pit replacement," said Daniel Peterson, president of Peterson Hydraulics. "In this case, there should be less than six weeks of downtime per lift, which helps keep things moving as smoothly as possible for SFMTA."SFMTA engineering staff members conducted an exhaustive study and weighed several options before choosing the Rotary Lift products. With a lifting capacity of 60,000 lbs., the MOD30 provides a vast improvement over the agency's old lifts, which had rated capacities of just 36,000 lbs. each.The Woods Motor Coach Facility handles the maintenance, storage, fueling and dispatching needs for 30- and 40-foot buses. Peterson Hydraulics, of Gardena, Calif., will act as the job's general contractor; Ferris Hoist & Repair of Hayward, Calif., will provide installation and supervisory staffing.To learn more about Rotary Lift's full line of heavy-duty lifts, contact your local Rotary Lift distributor, log on to or call (800) 640-5438. You can also find Rotary Lift on Facebook,; Twitter,; and YouTube, Rotary Lift Rotary Lift is the leading brand of vehicle lifts and equipment designed to increase technician productivity. Founded in 1925 by the inventor of the first automotive hydraulic lift, Rotary Lift offers the broadest line of lifts for use in professional automotive service, commercial truck and transit, and enthusiast/residential applications. Rotary Lift is a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand. Based in Madison, Ind., VSG has operations worldwide. VSG is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).SOURCE Rotary LiftFor further information: Kristen Simpson,, +1-216-991-4297