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Reduce Work Stoppages & Downtime with These Five Tips

“Time is money” is the unspoken motto of businesses everywhere, but framed incorrectly, it can also be the antithesis of productivity and profit. When analyzing ways to boost manufacturing productivity, reducing work stoppages and downtime is the first place to look. Oftentimes, many hours are being wasted on tasks that should take much less time, […]

Colson Casters: Made in the USA and Made For You

Shopping for casters can be tricky. Customers typically think they know exactly what they need, but with so many brands and configurations available, that confidence can waver pretty quickly. Evaluating with an expert what size and style suit your environment, weight-capacity needs, and product type is the obvious next step, but taking a closer look […]

Choosing The Right Lifting Tools & Equipment

Like in every industry, certain factors can greatly change the needs of your staff. While the purpose of a warehouse is fairly evergreen, the look, layout, requirements, and environment can be different in each unique location. Does your location require some type of lifting equipment; including hand trucks, hand winch, pallet jacks, pallet positioners, and […]

You’ve Made Your Caster Order, What Accessories Should You Consider?

You just finished your caster order. You did all your research, and knew exactly what type of bearings, caster, and style you needed for your particular application. Congratulations. Now what? Now it’s time to look into the accessories that are available to compliment your caster order to help make your workplace more efficient and safer. […]

What Types of Caster Locks Are Available?

For whatever purpose you plan to use your caster, it’s likely important to you that it moves. This could be that it moves freely or can make a sharp turn or that it has a wide degree of rotation.  However, depending on your industry or caster needs, as important as mobility might be; the ability […]

How the Environment Might Affect Your Caster Order

Think about all the different types of car tires. Snow tires to get you through harsh winters safely; all-season tires; donut spare tires, etc. They all serve different purposes. Industrial casters are no different. You’d be surprised at how many different types of casters there are – and the various purposes they serve. That’s why […]

How Ball Bearings Work

For many products, a crucial point of importance is whether or not it moves, how it moves, what brings it to move, and what it takes to stop the movement. When you think about the movement or mobility of something, you likely first think “Does it have wheels?” and visualize a car. But cars, for […]

Five Everyday Items That You Forgot Need Casters

What’s the similarity between a medical cart, a trash container, the chair you’re sitting on, and countless other items you encounter every day? Casters. Casters are often forgotten when it comes to these pieces of furniture and equipment. However, none of them could function properly without their respective casters and wheels. America may run on […]