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Aerol Acquisition Update

January 21, 2021

Aerol Acquisition Update

          Dear Aerol Customers, I wanted to quickly update you on the progress following the acquisition of Aerol Company by Caster Concepts /Aerol LLC. As you will recall, the acquisition closed on November 13, 2020. Since that time, the following has occurred.    All inventory moved to Albion, Michigan, by November 15, […]

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Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

January 7, 2021

Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

As the AGV movement experts, Caster Concepts has a full line of casters designed for use with automated systems, offering better maneuverability, less resistance needed to turn, increased battery life, and maintenance-free options to increase the longevity of the casters. Better Maneuverability with TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-Wheel Designs TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-wheel designs have independently […]

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Same Great Swivel and a Significant Increase in Load Capacity. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

December 29, 2020

Same Great Swivel and a Significant Increase in Load Capacity. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

Our new 95HD fits a gap between our 91 Series and our 99 Series by offering a significant increase in load capacity: 25,000 lb. to be exact.  With a high-capacity swivel section, the caster reduces force load, making it easier to move and maneuver.  And an integrally forged kingpin, slotted adjusting nut, and continuously welded […]

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Polyurethane tread and industrial applications

December 9, 2020

Polyurethane tread and industrial applications

Every industrial application has instances where a particular wheel material is most beneficial, whether it’s rubber, steel, iron, or polyurethane. The big advantage of polyurethanes is that it can handle heavier loads than rubber because they are harder and yet are more flexible than plastics. Their flexibility accounts for their strength and remarkable ability to […]

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Caster Concepts Acquires Aerol Co., Expanding Its Services to Aerospace and Defense Contracting

November 17, 2020

ALBION, MI – Caster Concepts Inc. (CasterConcepts.com) is pleased to announce the acquisition of  Aerol Co. Inc. (Aerol.com), a leading design, engineering, and caster manufacturer for military, aerospace, and energy industries. The purchase adds Aerol’s aluminum casters and wheels specifically designed for the aerospace tooling industry to Caster Concepts’ diverse line of heavy-duty industrial casters, […]

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Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

November 2, 2020

Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

When the real effects of work-related injuries started to become clear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stepped up to focus on the problem for good reason.  According to the National Safety Council, 2018 saw 282,860 employees injured from lifting, pulling and pushing, carrying, and holding.   Time away from work from overexertion injuries […]

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American Muscle Casters: Powerful, Proven, and Perfect for Heavy Duty Applications

October 22, 2020

Need a little muscle to handle problems such as difficulty swiveling, protecting a payload, overall height constraints, extreme heat, rough floor conditions, or high maintenance costs? Then we have an industrial solution for you. It’s the heavy-duty line of American Muscle Casters by Caster Concepts – the only industrial caster manufacturer that builds its entire […]

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3 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Hercules (The Caster, that is).

October 14, 2020

3 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Hercules (The Caster, that is).

The Roman hero and god Hercules was known for his many feats of strength: the same type of qualities you’ll find in the durable and maintenance-free Hercules Caster. And while these casters weren’t ordered to perform 12 heroic labors to prove their worth (more on that here), there are some huge qualities about Hercules Casters […]

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Twergo® Casters Helps Company Recoup More Than $60,000 by Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs.

October 7, 2020

The Situation: Cart operators at a big three Powertrain Facility experienced push/pull injuries when moving 1000 lb. carts. These carts were using industry-standard balloon tread wheels, and it didn’t take long for these wheels to show signs of wear. The situation resulted in operators exerting greater muscle strength to move the already heavy carts, which […]

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