Advance Lifts, Inc.

Dock Lift Line Expanded
Material Handling & Storage

Dock Lift Line Expanded

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce the expansion of their surface mounted dock lift line. They have added 25 new models to the 6000 series lifts. These new models include 8, 10, 12 and 15 thousand pound capacities in various platform sizes. These new lifts are designed with lower lowered heights so they have shorter ramps to ease loading and unloading. They also...

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Two New Dock Lift Activators
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Two New Dock Lift Activators

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois announces the release of two new dock lift bridge activators. These new methods of bridge activation are by hydraulic cylinder and by winch. Both of these new methods allow for longer steel bridges and an alternative to costly aluminum bridges. Hydraulic Bridge Activator This option requires no additional electrical lines to the base frame. The control...

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Material Handling Lifts handle up to 6,000 lb loads.
Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling Lifts handle up to 6,000 lb loads.

Designed to move large items or multiple pallets from floor to floor, Big Friggin Lift (BFL) series will travel from 8-18 ft and have platforms ranging from 6 x 8 ft up to 8 x 12 ft. Products built with tubular steel legs for optimal rigidity and equipped with Platform Centering Device. Additionally, lifts feature machine grade cylinders with return lines, oil reservoirs of mild steel, and double...

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Electric Lift features quiet, energy efficient operation.
Material Handling & Storage

Electric Lift features quiet, energy efficient operation.

Featuring open area under platform that facilitates straddle stacker access, EWS all-electric lift is suited for applications where air is not easily available and hydraulic fluids cannot be tolerated. It employs standard 115 V power units, and rear mounting increases accessibility when lift is in down position to aid maintenance. Lift is available with full compliment of options to suit needs of...

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New Instant Dock Lift
Material Handling & Storage

New Instant Dock Lift

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois announces the Instant Dock 6568 as the newest addition to the industries largest and most complete line of dock lifts. Advance Lifts is the industries largest manufacturer of dock lifts and uses all tubular legs for maximum rigidity. Advance Lifts also offers stainless steel, galvanized, FDA epoxy, and enamel finishes to fit your needs. For over 35...

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Cycle Enhancement Package for Production Tables
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Cycle Enhancement Package for Production Tables

This package increases the useful life of the lift. Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois has released a new Cycle Enhancement package available on their Production Series lift tables. This cycle enhancement package is designed to extend the useful life of the lift in higher cycle applications with out incurring the higher cost adder of the high cycle (1,000,000 cycle warranty) unit. The...

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New Line - "Big Friggen Lifts" (BFL) Series
Material Handling & Storage

New Line - "Big Friggen Lifts" (BFL) Series

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce their new line of lifts the Big Friggin Lift" or BFL series. This new line of lifts is designed to take over where their highly successful MSL line ends. The new BFL lifts are designed to move large items or multiple pallets from floor to floor. These new lifts will travel from 8 feet to 18 feet and have platforms ranging from 6 'x...

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Material Handling & Storage

Large Specials

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois engineering team specializes in large custom lifts. From small modifications to completely custom units requiring work from their research and development team. Advance Lifts solved one such need with this recent 9 ft. x 50 ft. lift with 10,000lbs of capacity, 8ft. of vertical travel, and a special cut out in the platform for the customer's fixture....

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Material Handling & Storage

New Line of Custom Boom Lifts

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois has a new line of custom boom lifts. The new lifts are designed to lift, lights, sirens, or public address equipment 22-27 feet in the air and can withstand winds up to 100 mph depending on the mounting system you choose. Each lift is custom built for your application and truck mount or trailer systems are available. Many options are available including...

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Material Handling & Storage

Pit Mounted Dock Lift - T-50608

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois has designed pit mounted dock lifts to be the most versatile additions you can make to your loading dock. With variable platform sizes and capacities make it the ideal fit for retail stores, schools, hospitals, and any location that must load or unload a wide variety of vehicles with varying truck bed heights. Advance Lifts offers value with 58 inches...

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New "Scissors Lift Application Guide" White Paper

Advance Lifts Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois is proud to announce the release of their new “Scissors Lift Application Guide” white paper. This new white paper is a guide that addresses the general information necessary to select an appropriate lift for an application. This guide will define each of the topics covered, provide a common vocabulary, and point out any special considerations to be...

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Work Access Lift Application Guide

Safety is the prime purpose of all work access lifts. They are designed to move production personnel, their tools and materials to ergonomically sound work positions to enhance both worker safety and efficiency. Production tasks are broadly varied and may include welding, painting, assembly, fabrication, inspection and maintenance. Because each application is unique to the task being performed...

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New Vice President of Sales

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce Michael Renken as our new Vice President of Sales. Michael started with Advance Lifts in 2004 as an Area Manger. As an Area Manager, he worked with distributors in 14 states to expand sales and deepen the salesman's product knowledge. In 2009 Michael became our sales manager and his role expanded to include working on key accounts,...

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Dock Lift Catalog & Application Guide

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois has announced their new Dock Lift line catalog and application guide. Included in the new catalog is an even greater selection of lifts with 23 new surface mounted and 8 new pit mounted units. There are also new options available such as hydraulic bridge activation. This new catalog is a complete listing of the industry's most comprehensive line of dock...

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Advance Lifts is Now ISO Certified & UL Listed

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce that they are now an ISO 9001 certified company. Advance Lifts is always striving to improve their processes, products, and service. Advance Lifts has also been a UL listed panel shop since 1998 and continues to make its products here in the USA. This tightly controlled manufacturing of a high quality product allows for industry...

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Dock Lift Line Expanded
Material Handling & Storage

Dock Lift Line Expanded

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce the expansion of their surface mounted dock lift line. They have added 25 new models to the 6000 series lifts. These new models include 8, 10, 12 and 15 thousand pound capacities in various platform sizes. These new lifts are designed with lower lowered heights so they have shorter ramps to ease loading and unloading. They also...

Read More »
Two New Dock Lift Activators
Chemicals & Gases

Two New Dock Lift Activators

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois announces the release of two new dock lift bridge activators. These new methods of bridge activation are by hydraulic cylinder and by winch. Both of these new methods allow for longer steel bridges and an alternative to costly aluminum bridges. Hydraulic Bridge Activator This option requires no additional electrical lines to the base frame. The control...

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Company News

Rider Mezzanine Lifts White Paper

How to get personnel and materials from ground level to mezzanine level quickly, safety and efficiently. Advance Lifts, Inc. of St Charles, Illinois is proud to announce their white paper on rider and non-rider mezzanine lifts. This paper is designed to address the many misconceptions regarding high travel lifts servicing mezzanines. Besides looking at the individual codes governing these lifts...

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Material Handling Lifts handle up to 6,000 lb loads.
Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling Lifts handle up to 6,000 lb loads.

Designed to move large items or multiple pallets from floor to floor, Big Friggin Lift (BFL) series will travel from 8-18 ft and have platforms ranging from 6 x 8 ft up to 8 x 12 ft. Products built with tubular steel legs for optimal rigidity and equipped with Platform Centering Device. Additionally, lifts feature machine grade cylinders with return lines, oil reservoirs of mild steel, and double...

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Electric Work Station (EWS) Series Lifts New Sales Literature

Advance Lifts, Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois Advance Lifts Inc. announces their new literature on the full line of Electric Work Stations (EWS) Series Lifts. Please call or email Advance for this literature and their full line catalog and application guides; Lift, Tilt, and Turn or Dock Lifts, Truck Levelers, and Rail Transfer Bridges. For over 35 years Advance Lifts has been providing more...

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