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Torklift releases 2017 fitments for StableLoad

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(April 11, 2017) -- Fitments of the 2017 trucks for the StableLoad include: all Ford F150 trucks, Ford F250 regular cab, super cab, extended cab and super cab trucks. The Ford F350 regular cab, super crew and super cab extended. The Ford F450 regular cab, super crew and super cab extended. Read More »

Torklift founder Jon Kay passes at age 76

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(Feb. 14, 2017) -- He regularly worked side-by-side with his employees, underneath a truck installing parts and troubleshooting issues. Even in his later years he actively worked at Torklift inventing new products, working with employees and working on robotic and machinery ideas. Read More »

Torklift 2017 Tie Down fits now available

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(Jan. 10, 2017) — “When using these tie downs, there is a dramatic improvement with vehicle handling and stability,” said Taylor. “It’s the safest way to haul a truck camper by preventing movement in all directions which will also eliminate bed damage and torn camper anchor points.” Read More »

Torklift pricing policy proving effective

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(Dec. 11, 2015) -- Torklift implemented the policy for all of its products. Dealers have reported margins increased 1,741 percent for FastGuns turnbuckles, 306 percent for Torklift Tie Downs and 265 percent for StableLoad suspension stabilizer. Read More »

PODCAST: RVIA’s Hugelmeyer and Ashurst, plus Torklift’s Jay Taylor

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(Oct. 1, 2015) -- The first guests this week are Frank Hugelmeyer, the incoming president of the RV Industry Association, and James Ashurst, the vice president of advertising and public relations for RVIA. Hugelmeyer has been on a listening tour by traveling around the country talking to manufacturers and suppliers. The former president of the Outdoor Industry Association, he describes the similarities between both organizations and how his experience will help him in the RV industry. Ashurst talks about the success of the Go RVing campaign and it's new approach to experiential marketing. The next guest is Jay Taylor, the general manager of Torklift International. The company has a growing international footprint in the RV and caravan markets. He offers some history about the company, but also describes some of Torklift's best selling products, and how dealers and manufacturers can benefit by selling and using them. Read More »

Torklift president to ascend Mt. Ranier

Torklift International President Jack Kay intends to summit Mt. Rainier to announce a new product

(Aug. 19, 2015) -- Today marks 40 days until Torklift International President Jack Kay intends to summit Mt. Rainier in celebration of the company’s upcoming 40th anniversary and to announce a new product to be named after the venture. Read More »

Congressman tours Torklift facility

Torklift International President Jack Kay (left) leads a tour of the company with Congressman Denny Heck (right).

(June 16, 2015) -- Torklift International President Jack Kay led the factory tour with Congressman Denny Heck and his representatives. The congressman viewed the company’s new powder coat facility, learned about new products and company culture. Read More »

Torklift imposes new retail pricing policy

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(April 8, 2015) -- Torklift International reminds dealers the resale pricing policy (RPP) goes into effect April 15. Once the policy goes into effect on April 15, dealers who choose to sell the Torklift products below the MRP could be put on the “do not sell” list. Read More »

Torklift kicks off national training roadshow

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(April 1, 2015) -- “It was a great turnout for the first one and all these dealerships learned about our new products, took the StableLoad Challenge and became an official Torklift certified dealer,” said Taylor. “They even got a sneak peak at some new products that have not yet been released yet.” Read More »