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Heavy Duty, Compact, Versatile Lifting Solution

Conway, AR – May 16, 2019 – Offering 12,000 pounds of heavy-duty lifting capacity in a compact package, the new John Bean® 12K 4-Post Alignment Lift System provides shops with premium performance lifting options.

“The new John Bean 12K 4-Post Alignment Lift System eliminates the need for shops to use multiple lifts,” said Neil Davis, product manager for John Bean. “This versatile John Bean lift offers premium features without taking up much space in the bay. From micro cars to heavy-duty pickups, the 12K 4-Post Alignment Lift has exceptional four-wheel alignment capabilities that cover a full range of vehicle requirements.”

Some of the key innovative features of the new John Bean 12K 4-Post Alignment Lift System include:

  • 20.5-inch wide “Pro-Style” runways that help save time when loading vehicles of narrow to wide track widths
  • Closed front design maintains a steady and ridged lift for precise alignment measurements
  • Ultra-low profile design allows easy-on approach angle for low ride height vehicles
  • 81.6-inch long-rear slip plates means no need for repositioning of the front turn plates to accommodate longer or shorter vehicles
  • Full-floating, flush-mounted, rear-slip plates use a Delrin ball-style bearing assembly to ensure ease of vehicle movement, durability and reduced maintenance
  • Precision formed columns and ridged design ensure alignment accuracy
  • Positive locking system on all columns ensures safety and reliability

Customers can find out more about the new John Bean 12K 4-Post Alignment Lift System and other wheel service and collision repair products by calling 877-482-4866.

About John Bean

John Bean is a world leading source for automotive undercar service equipment solutions and is one of the many brands that Snap-on offers repair shop owners and managers. Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products are sold through the company's franchisee, company-direct, distributor and Internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on Incorporated is a $3.7 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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