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Constant Caster Replacement Costing Automotive Manufacturer Thousands Monthly

July 14, 2020

Constant Caster Replacement Costing Automotive Manufacturer Thousands Monthly

THE PROBLEM:

  • Hard plastic wheels needed to be replaced every 3 months
  • Wheels were wearing quickly due to...

What are Flanged Casters and Why Should You Consider Installing Them?

July 10, 2020

What are Flanged Casters and Why Should You Consider Installing Them?

In almost every industry, the safe and efficient movement of goods or parts across a production area is critical. As such, there are numerous solutions out there designed to solve even the toughest mobility and material handling issues. Flanged casters are just one of these solutions, and they offer a wide variety of benefits in […]

How Aluminum Shock Absorbing Casters Overcome Environmental Challenges

July 3, 2020

How Aluminum Shock Absorbing Casters Overcome Environmental Challenges

Heavy-duty casters come in a wide variety of styles and materials, including everything from cast iron to steel. Aluminum is another popular material for casters as it is lightweight, durable, and rust-resistant but can still support a great deal of weight. Aluminum shock absorbing casters have become increasingly popular in numerous industries for their ability […]

Heavy Duty Industrial Casters: 5 Tips for Preventing Failure, Injury, and Downtime

July 2, 2020

Heavy Duty Industrial Casters: 5 Tips for Preventing Failure, Injury, and Downtime

Your heavy duty industrial casters play several particularly important roles. They are responsible for carrying incredibly large loads from one location to another, and their ability to operate as intended is critical to your employees’ safety and your company’s productivity. Below, you can find five tips for preventing industrial caster failure, which can result in […]

All Systems Go with Quick Turnaround of Extra Heavy Duty Casters, Saving Aerospace Company $2 Million

June 23, 2020

All Systems Go with Quick Turnaround of Extra Heavy Duty Casters, Saving Aerospace Company $2 Million

The Problem: Delay of parts needed to finish building rocket

  • – Tooling needed casters to finish rocket, construction was delayed
  • R...

3 Considerations When Using Heavy Duty Industrial Casters Outdoors

June 12, 2020

3 Considerations When Using Heavy Duty Industrial Casters Outdoors

Although Industrial casters are generally designed for indoor use, many casters can be used in outdoor applications when the need arises. When choosing casters for use outdoors, corrosion, deterioration, and ground conditions are some of the factors that will influence your purchase decision. Here are a few things to consider: Moisture Damage and Ultraviolet Light  Water, […]

Large equipment manufacturer saves $230,000 a year in caster replacement costs with ErgoMaxx™.

May 22, 2020

Large equipment manufacturer saves $230,000 a year in caster replacement costs with ErgoMaxx™.

Problem:

  •  Import rigs were being replaced monthly on more than 30 carts

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Automotive company saves over $400,000 through less injuries and maintenance, increased productivity

May 18, 2020

Automotive company saves over $400,000 through less injuries and maintenance, increased productivity

Problem:

  • Non-standardization of casters increased maintenance costs

  • <...

Making the cut: Truck manufacturing plant realizes a potential savings of $90,000 by reducing operating costs and worker injuries.

May 12, 2020

Making the cut: Truck manufacturing plant realizes a potential savings of $90,000 by reducing operating costs and worker injuries.

The Problem: Operating costs at an all-time high Worker injuries were increasing comp claims Productivity was down from injured workers and load weights requiring more transportation and handling An assembly plant for a large American automotive manufacturer makes full-size pickups. The plant uses dollies for material handling to transport materials between the assembly plant and […]

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Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

May 5, 2020

Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

A leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment contacted Caster Concepts to inquire about building them a motorized ladder cart to help retrieve parts in their facility. Operators were having trouble pushing a manual cart around when it was fully loaded, which came in at 1,200 lbs. Modifying a regular ladder cart already utilized in […]

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