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July

Best Responses to the Car Lift Owner’s Survey

We recently released a survey to several thousand car lift owners in order to get a better understanding of what matters to them when they purchase a lift. Some of the results were predicable, while others made us realize there’s still some work to do when it comes to ensuring folks understand the relationship between […]

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Find the Best Sale or Holiday Deal on a Car Lift?

Whether you’re reading this article at the time of publication or months or years down the line, you’ll notice that it came just in time for the 4th of July 4th. This is the time of year when the auto industry goes bonkers over clearance sales and special financing opportunities. Likewise, we start to get […]

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June

What is Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Communication and Does it Work?

Let’s begin with the classic technique of throwing out a bunch of scary statistics to build importance and establish credibility. (Just to get it out of the way before getting into V2V communication and why it matters.) There are… 1.3 million worldwide deaths, per year, from police-reported car crashes (3,287 per day). 37,000 – 40,000+ […]

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May

BendPak Launches New Website

BendPak is jumping head-first into the future with a gorgeous new website design. The BendPak Marketing team has been hard at work on one of the company’s most important updates in its long and storied history: launching a new, modern-looking website that will better serve customers for many years to come. Literally thousands of hours have […]

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BendPak Expands Customer Service 2018

We’re excited to announce big news coming from BendPak! Within the next few months, BendPak expects to complete one of its most important projects in recent memory. And that’s a big deal considering the past couple of years have marked a time of exponential growth in terms of sales, new employment and the construction of […]

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Two-Post Safety: Lift Carriages and Arm Restraints

A reoccurring theme for many two-post accidents typically involves user error in one way or another. We see it over and over again, unfortunately, even from trained and experienced mechanics. Now, we know most people do things the right way, but one seemingly small mistake can lead to a lot of trouble. With everyone’s safety […]

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April

New Series: Sticker Shock on Discovery Channel

04/25/18 Update: New air date is Monday, April 30, 10 PM EST. Variety just got the scoop on a brand new series. It’s a car show, so naturally, we have to tell you about it. Sticker Shock will be premiering on Discovery Channel, Monday, April 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. We’re already excited that the […]

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How to Get on Truck Night in America

5/1/18 Update: APPLY TO BE ON SEASON TWO NOW!!! (Sorry for shouting.) Last month we announced that a new History Channel production, Truck Night in America, would be airing on prime-time television. We were excited about the idea of big ol’ trucks being built to spec, getting ruined by mud and abuse, and then brought back […]

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March

New Show: Truck Night in America

5/1/18 Update: APPLY TO BE ON SEASON TWO NOW!!! (Sorry for shouting.) Also see this: How to Get on Truck Night in America Love cars? Love trucks? Love mud? Then you must love a good time. And you must be getting excited about Truck Night in America, premiering on Thursday, March 8, 10PM ET/PT. If you’re […]

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February

Why a Car Lift Needs Big Wire Rope Sheaves

When it comes to working under an elevated vehicle for hours, days and weeks at a time, it might be comforting to know just how precisely that lift was engineered and constructed. Like a well-oiled machine, there are literally dozens of parts and components that must work in perfect harmony to keep you and your […]

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