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Carlos Arguello

Carlos Arguello: Our Service Tech in Florida!

Carlos Arguello

Carlos Arguello is our ARI-HETRA certified professional in your area for keeping your Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new.

The amazing Carlos is “passionate about self-development and self-improvement.” His educational and professional journey confirms that statement. In New York, Carlos acquired an associate’s degree in business administration from Hostos Community College, he traveled to London to conquer the IT and Microcomputer System Installation program at Greenhill College (now Harrow College) and earn a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Westminster, and finally returned the U.S. to claim the title of “Certified Truck and Diesel Technician” from the New York Automotive and Diesel Institute. He worked as a computer engineer at IBM, a diesel mechanic and CSR at Penske, a computer operator at IGT, and is now a valued member of our top-notch service team.

I’m always looking to challenge myself and learn new things, that is the reason why I chose to work for ARI-HETRA. I’ve learned important communication skills, listening skills, and problem-solving skills that help me in my day-to-day.

In his free time, Carlos enjoys spending time with his family, playing with his Jack Russell Terrier (Thunder), catching an episode of Seinfeld, working on projects around the house, watching and playing soccer, as well as listening to jazz, classic 80s songs, and Spanish music.

The performance of our Customer’s heavy-duty equipment is important to us. We support every lift we’ve ever made in the last 30 years with factory certified service and parts to facilitate safe operation. Feel free to call our Ohio office at 877-573-3755 or fill out an online service request form for help. #GoWithGreen

Henry Owens Service

Henry Owens: Our Service Tech in the Midwest!

Henry Owens Service

Henry Owens is our ARI-HETRA certified professional in the Midwestern United States for keeping your Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new.

Henry attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky and studied electronics before serving in the U.S. Army for over two decades. Mr. Owens began his military career working on BGM-71 TOW and the M47 Dragon anti-tank missile systems and then became a Brigade Motor Sergeant, overseeing all vehicle maintenance needs. He was stationed all over the world: Fort Knox in Kentucky, Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, Germany, Korea, and Iraq. Henry is now a valued member of the ARI service team who always goes above and beyond the call of duty for his customers. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and fishing, listening to music by Elvis Presley, and either watching Star Trek episodes or Star Wars films.

The performance of our Customer’s heavy-duty equipment is important to us. We support every lift we’ve ever made in the last 30 years with factory certified service and parts to facilitate safe operation. Feel free to call our Ohio office at 877-573-3755 or fill out an online service request form for help. #GoWithGreen

David Applegarth Service

David Applegarth: Our Service Tech in Northern CA & NV!

David Applegarth Service

David Applegarth is our ARI-HETRA certified service professional in Northern California and Nevada for keeping your heavy-duty Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new. 

David began is career in the U.S. Air Force as a Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” Crew Chief, he provided Civil Service Depot-level maintenance on an awesome array of aircraft (A-10, A-7, F-15, F-111, T-37, T-38, C-130, KC-135), worked in a Clinton closed base for numerous years, was a Crew Chief at the Bonneville Salt Flats for record speed runs, and is currently a valued member of the ARI service team. He enjoys hiking, biking, listening to music (Led Zeppelin, Rush, Nazareth), watching NHRA Drag racing, scuba diving, camping, as well as working on vehicles and home projects. We are beyond thankful to have David and his deep well of knowledge as part of our family. 

The performance of our Customer’s heavy-duty equipment is important to us. We support every lift we’ve ever made in the last 30 years with factory certified service and parts to facilitate safe operation. Feel free to call our Ohio office at 877-573-3755 or fill out an online service request form for help. #GoWithGreen

Bill Horner Service

Bill Horner: Our Service Tech in AZ, NM, NV, UT, & CO!

Bill Horner Service

Bill Horner is our ARI-HETRA certified professional in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado for keeping your Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new. 

He began his career by working in the State of Maryland’s maintenance department before acquiring his AA degree in electronics and serving in the U.S. Air Force. Bill then spread his wings and flew to new heights as a fleet mechanic (cross trained as an aircraft electrician), a school bus mechanic for the Sahuarita Unified School District, and a Ryko Manufacturing car wash tech. He is currently soaring as an awesome, highly respected member of the ARI service team. In his free time, Bill loves playing guitar/singing in rock, country, and metal bands, listening to Led Zeppelin, hiking, lifting weights, and rooting for his hometown baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles. We are thankful for the deep well of knowledge and experience that Bill brings to the ARI team.

The performance of our Customer’s heavy-duty equipment is important to us. We support every lift we’ve ever made in the last 30 years with factory certified service and parts to facilitate safe operation. Feel free to call our Ohio office at 877-573-3755 or fill out an online service request form for help. #GoWithGreen

Ronnie-Service

Ronnie Sipps: Our Service Tech in TX & LA!

Ronnie-Service

Ronnie Sipps is your ARI-HETRA certified professional in Texas and Louisiana for maintaining and keeping your heavy-duty lifts, exhaust systems, and wheel service products in perfect operational and safety order. Make sure to schedule annual Safety Certification and Preventive Maintenance for your ARI heavy-duty mobile lifts.

He was a copier tech for 8 years and then worked in the oil field for about a year before coming to ARI to join our team. Ronnie is all about his family, his bulldog, and cars. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and building custom cars and trucks. A real down to Earth dude with a great attitude.

The performance of our Customer’s heavy-duty equipment is important to us. We support every lift we’ve ever made in the last 30 years with factory certified service and parts to facilitate safe operation. Feel free to call our Ohio office at 877-573-3755 or fill out an online service request form for help. #GoWithGreen

Steve Abdelahad

Steven Abdelahad: New Regional Sales Manager in NV & Southern CA

Steve Abdelahad

We are excited to announce that the awesome Steven Abdelahad joined our ARI-HETRA sales team! Anyone located in Nevada and Southern California can contact Steven for all of their Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment needs.

He is passionate about building relationships and challenging himself with technical projects. Steven enjoys spending time with his family at the lake, cruising in his Jeep, working on motorcycles, and getting outside for some adrenaline-fueled off-road racing.

Steven focused on business management in college before running a business of his own in the powder coating industry. Steven then fine-tuned his sales skills in the motorcycle industry for five years. We are thankful that he is now part of the ARI family, helping us make lives easier in the heavy-duty world.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Steven on his direct line at 310-570-5808, fill out his online contact form, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755.

Kenny P Sales Team

Kenny Prince: New Regional Sales Manager in VA, MD, DE, DC, & WV

Kenny P Sales Team

We are excited to announce that Kenny Prince joined our top notch ARI-HETRA sales team! Anyone located in Northern and Central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, and Eastern West Virginia can contact Kenny for all of their Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment needs.

Kenny acquired his bachelor’s degree from The University of Maryland, worked in sales for a major consumer product manufacturer for 20 years, was part of the ARI-HETRA team for 10 years, and then helped with sales at MAHA USA. Mr. Prince is passionate about traveling, sports, and cooking. He enjoys spending time outdoors and rooting for the Washington Redskins football team.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Kenny on his direct line at 202-302-2352, fill out his online contact form, or give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755.

Daniel H Service Team

Daniel Henry: Our Service Tech in PA, NJ, and NY

Daniel H Service Team

Daniel Henry is our ARI-HETRA certified professional in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Buffalo, New York for keeping your Mobile Lifting SystemsExhaust Extraction Systems, and Wheel Service Equipment safe and running like new.

The high-speed U.S. Navy veteran is passionate about football (watches every Penn State game), enjoys spending time with his family, and learning to play guitar. Daniel likes listening to music by Luke Combs and Cody Johnson. His favorite movie is Forest, Forest Gump. We are over the moon about having Daniel in our tight-knit family.

Speaking of Forest Gump, our heavy-duty equipment is also like a box of chocolates. You ALWAYS know what you are going to get (spoiler alert: a quality product). If you do run into a problem, however, feel free to give our Ohio office a ring at 877-573-3755 or fill out our online service request form. #GoWithGreen

American Towman Show 2019 Booth

Raising the Bar & Truck at the 2019 American Towman Exposition

American Towman Show 2019 Booth

We are having an amazing time at the 2019 American Towman Exposition in Atlantic City, NJ! Stop by Booth # 1084 to find out how our maintenance equipment can help your superhero service team become even more powerful and efficient in the shop. 🚚 🛠️ 💪😃

Our mobile column lifts are seen here, with three of our awesome team members, holding up a heavy-duty Jerr-Dan tandem axle tow truck on a Peterbilt 389 chassis!

MAHA ARI-HETRA Partnership Press Release

MAHA USA and ARI-HETRA Join Forces In North America

MAHA ARI-HETRA Partnership Press Release

Two leading brands have partnered to design, manufacture, sell and service products throughout North America resulting in over 80% market share among ball screw driven mobile column lifts.

Las Vegas, NV (November 4, 2019) – After being competitors for over 20 years, ARI-HETRA (ari-hetra.com) and MAHA USA (maha-usa.com), now proudly announce their partnership to design, manufacture, sell and service heavy-duty truck maintenance shop equipment in North America. The flagship product for both companies is the mobile column lift (MCL). MCLs have become the preferred solution to 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 the cost of permanently installed drive-on lifts.

Juergen Werner, Managing Director of MAHA USA observed that “Together, our companies have tens of thousands of MCLs installed across the continent. Going forward we will be the dominant provider of ball screw-based MCLs in North America, all proudly made in the USA in MAHA’s world-class, ISO 9001:2015 manufacturing facility in Pinckard, AL. By combining our manufacturing operations, we expect improved efficiency and we look forward to greater innovation through combined product development efforts as well.”

The lifts will be sold under the ARI-HETRA brand whose bright “safety green” products are recognized throughout the US and Canada. The nation-wide ARI Sales and Service team will assume responsibility for ongoing support of all MAHA lifts in the market.

MAHA and ARI have more that unites them than divides them. The MCLs of both MAHA USA and ARI-HETRA utilize the world’s premier mechanism for linear motion – a recirculating ball screw. Gary Hudson, President of ARI-HETRA notes “The recirculating ball screw is truly one of the brilliant inventions of the late 19th century. Ball screw-based MCLs last for decades due to nearly zero friction as the lifting mechanism rolls smoothly on hundreds of ball bearings. With no torque or energy wasted on friction, the lifts are eco-friendly and maintenance consists primarily of bi-annual lubrication. This solution also avoids dangerous and costly leaks common to hydraulics.”

Hudson added, “In a way, history repeats itself here as the MCLs of MAHA and ARI both originate from the designs of the same Swiss-German entrepreneur over thirty years ago. Our coming back together was perhaps inevitable. We can think of this as ‘German engineering meets American ingenuity.’”

If you have any questions, feel free to fill out our online contact form, or call us directly at 877-573-3755.