Peabody, Massachusetts. TÜV SÜD America Inc. is pleased to announce that it has tested and certified a new vehicle lift for Vehicle Service Group (VSG), the largest lift manufacturer in the United States. Through the combined efforts of TÜV SÜD America, TÜV SÜD Canada and TÜV SÜD China, VSG attained certification under the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Lift Certification Program for its Forward Lift 11,000 lb. capacity ML11 scissor lift.
ALI Certification grants VSG the authority to display the ALI "Gold Label" on all Forward Lift model ML11 scissor lifts to indicate their compliance with the ANSI/ALI ALCTV 2011 "American National Standard for Automotive Lifts -- Safety Requirements for Construction, Testing and Validation."
Additionally, the Forward Lift ML11 scissor lift was certified through TÜV SÜD America to be compliant with UL 201 & CSA 22.2-68.
Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) & buyers of automotive lifts depend on third-party certification as a key feature in evaluating the safety of an individual lift.
ALI, of Cortland, New York, is a Nationally Accredited Standards Developing Organization and a Nationally Accredited Product Certification Body, both credentialed by ANSI. ALI sponsors a certification program for vehicle lifts. More than 98 percent of all certified lifts are certified under this program.
TÜV SÜD America provides both domestic and international manufacturers of automotive lifts ALI certification to demonstrate their products are safe.