Mohawk Lifts

Amsterdam, NY 12010


About Mohawk Lifts


PO Box 110
65 Vrooman Ave.
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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Mohawk, the leader in lift technology, offers environmentally safe above ground lifts ranging from 6,000-lb to 240,000-lb capacities and many lift accessories. Mohawk lifts are designed, welded, and manufactured in the U.S.A. 


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Shop Equipment

ML-220 Two-Post Heavy Duty Vehicle Lift

Feb. 19, 2020
The ML-220 Two-Post Heavy Duty Vehicle Lift from Mohawk Lifts is designed for lifting points of medium duty work trucks or retracting to service short wheelbase vehicles. The ...
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Mohawk Lifts announces the Vertical Rise Lift

Dec. 10, 2019
The Vertical Rise Lifts range in capacity from 33,000 to 99,000 lbs.
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Shop Equipment

Wing Plow Adapter

Feb. 18, 2019
Servicing winged snow plow trucks can be a “different” challenge for shops with mobile column lifts. When a snow plow truck is equipped with a wing plow, the plow prevents the...
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Turf Kit with Dual Trough Accessory

Jan. 19, 2017
Mohawk Lifts' Turf Kit with Dual Trough Accessory offers versatility to shops and facilities that need to surface cars, trucks and turf equipment without dedicating a service ...
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Shop Equipment

Swing Arm Head Guard

Nov. 30, 2016
The Mohawk Lifts Swing Arm Head Guard decreases workplace injuries and increases worker safety. The guard prevents technicians from hurting or cutting their heads on hard, steel...

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Cooperative procurement: strength in numbers

April 28, 2022
For government fleets, cooperative procurement of commercial vehicles and shop equipment can save valuable time and taxpayer money. Here's how it works.
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Shop Management

Designing your shop

May 27, 2021
Considerations and technology to account for when creating an efficient maintenance shop.
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Several lift manufacturers offer longer forks to accommodate dual rear tires.
Shop Equipment

Considerations before buying a mobile lift

July 16, 2020
Mobile lifts are productive pieces of shop equipment designed to make a shop more efficient.
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Pay attention to the warning decal on your lift. This decal is supplied on two-post lifts as a visual reminder to not exceed maximum capacity per swing arm.
Shop Equipment

How to choose the right lift for your shop

Aug. 6, 2019
When choosing a lift consider your customer, keep safety top-of-mind, and don’t forget to factor in features to reap the greatest ROI.
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Some manufacturers, including Mohawk, offer 22” lifting forks which raise both dual tires on a dually truck.
Shop Equipment

Important considerations for vehicle lifting safety

April 5, 2019
Tips to help fleets choose the right heavy duty lift, use it correctly and maintain it properly.
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Two-post lifts range in capacities from 6,000 to 30,000 lbs. It is important to note that while the full weight of the vehicle may fit these parameters, it is critical to determine if the weight is distributed evenly. For instance, the bulk of a work truck load may be at the rear of the vehicle while the lift is raised.
Shop Equipment

Important considerations when buying a two-post lift

June 12, 2018
There are a number of factors to consider when selecting the appropriate two-post lift for your shop.

Videos & Resources

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Shop Management

VIDEO: Mohawk Lifts Ecdesign software demonstration

May 12, 2021
Ecdesign software is used by lift companies, lubrication companies, exhaust evacuation companies, toolbox manufacturers, and more, to design a shop facility.
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Shop Equipment

VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 73 - Vehicle Lift Safety

Feb. 17, 2015
Steve Perlstein, sales manager for Mohawk Lifts, discusses vehicle lift safety standards, sources of information on lift safety and common sense lift safety ideas.


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President, Mohawk Lifts

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With Hurricane Dorian currently bearing down on Florida and working its way up the East Coast, automotive shop owners are scrambling to prepare their businesses for the storm.
Shop Equipment

Is your shop storm-proof?

Sept. 4, 2019
When the flood waters rise, vehicle lifts can be used to protect your investments.
Be sure to pay attention to all the details offered by all lift manufacturers and the stated maximum PSI load rating of all tires on the trucks you're lifting

Guest Blog: Mobile lifts: Raising trucks with dual rear tires

May 1, 2019
The 22" long mobile column lifting forks are a safe way to raise dual rear end vehicles.
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The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) is the organization setting the standard for lift safety.

Vehicle lifts, shop safety and the dreaded OSHA visit

Jan. 7, 2019
Prepare yourself by taking proactive measures.
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Higher quality lifts typically use heavy welded steel channels (lower) whereas less expensive lifts are made of lighter sheet metal (upper).

Vehicle lifts: Price vs. cost

Jan. 7, 2019
The vehicle lift market offers a range of prices in the most common 10,000- to 16,000-lb lifts.
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Parallelogram lifts

Aug. 24, 2016
Mohawk parallelogram lifts offer capacity ranges from 36,000 lbs to 100,000 lbs, track lengths from 26′ to 48′ long and are available in either surface-mounted or flush-mounted...
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Mobile column lifts

Aug. 15, 2016
Mohawk’s mobile column lifts are available in two-, four-, six-, or eight-column sets and are capable of lifting from 32,000 lbs to 240,000 lbs. Easily positioned by one person...
Steve Perlstein, sales manager, Mohawk Lifts
Shop Equipment

Ask the Expert: How can a vehicle lift increase shop productivity?

Sept. 15, 2015
In focusing on the most common type of lift found in the shops of PTEN readers, two post lifts, there are accessories available to increase shop productivity.
Steve Perlstein, sales manager, Mohawk Lifts
Shop Equipment

Ask the Expert: How can a lift act as a vehicle diagnostic and increase shop revenue?

Sept. 15, 2015
The use of a weight gauge acting as a scale on the lift can help diagnose vehicle problems and raise revenue per vehicle to upsell parts.