Chris Jones: New President/Chief Operating Officer of ARI-HETRA


ARI Phoenix, Inc. appoints Christopher Jones as its President/Chief Operating Officer

Seasoned Sales Executive takes the helm to drive next level growth.

Sharonville, Ohio (May 10, 2024) – ARI Phoenix, Inc. (“ARI”) ( is pleased to announce that Christopher Jones of Liberty Township Ohio joins the company as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Jones most recently served as the President of GF Machining Solutions, the US operation of a Swiss leader in machining and automation. His 30-year career has been marked by excellence in sales development and general corporate leadership.

Mr. Jones remarked “I’m thrilled to bring my skills to bear at such a great local company.”

ARI is an industry leader in shop equipment for the heavy-duty truck maintenance industry across North America. The company’s flagship product is the ARI-HETRA mobile column lift (MCL) which is sold in ARI’s trademarked “safety green.” The MCL is the preferred solution to safely lift trucks weighing as much as 150,000 lbs with any wheelbase or width. As the name implies, mobile column lifts are easily moved between service bays and are purchased at a fraction of comparable fixed solutions.

Gary Hudson, Chairman and CEO of ARI-HETRA notes “We are so excited to join forces with Chris and are confident that he will take us to the next level!”


ARI-HETRA WS-35026-FE Tire Inflation Cage for Large Tires


ARI-HETRA Highlights the WS-35026-FE Tire Inflation Cage for Large Tires

[Sharonville, OH] – ARI-HETRA, a leader in heavy-duty vehicle maintenance equipment, is spotlighting the WS-35026-FE Tire Inflation Cage, designed for oversized tires, including 3-piece, military, mining, and forestry wheels.

The WS-35026-FE features a robust steel cage that prevents wheel fragments from escaping in the event of an explosion, protecting operators from injury. It supports a maximum tire diameter of 85 inches and width of 38 inches. With a pressure gauge and regulator system, the cage offers programmable overinflation and purge cycles, ensuring precise inflation up to 232 PSI. Its fully powered cage lift adds convenience, making tire maintenance safer and more efficient.

“Safety is our top priority at ARI-HETRA, and the WS-35026-FE Tire Inflation Cage exemplifies our commitment to protecting our customers while providing state-of-the-art equipment,” said Bill Gibson, VP Business Development of ARI-HETRA.

For more information about the WS-35026-FE Tire Inflation Cage, visit ARI-HETRA or contact our sales team at 800-562-3250.

About us:

ARI-HETRA is the premier provider of innovative workshop solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and equipment and has been since 1988 (over 35 years). With a focus on safety, reliability, and efficiency, ARI-HETRA‘s wide range of lifts, wheel service equipment, and exhaust extraction systems are designed to meet the needs of any heavy-duty workshop.

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For Further Information:

11163 Woodward Lane
Sharonville, OH 45241
Phone: 800-562-3250
Email: [email protected]