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Attracting the next generation of engineers: Caster Concepts invests in local talent.

July 25, 2019 By: Bill deMink

Attracting the next generation of engineers: Caster Concepts invests in local talent.

How do you attract the next generation of engineers? At Caster Concepts, it’s by investing in local talent. By providing mentorships, hands-on training, and financial support, Caster Concepts aims to help grow a new crop of engineers at a local level.  This training is giving kids an advantage by providing them with real-world experience after graduation. […]

Moving material from 5,000 to 250,000 lbs. requires good old American Muscle.

July 1, 2019 By: Bill deMink

Moving material from 5,000 to 250,000 lbs. requires good old American Muscle.

There are Heavy-Duty casters, and then there are American Muscle Industrial Heavy-Duty Casters. These heavyweights are Made in the USA and often seen moving materials from 5,000 to 250,000 lbs.  Each industrial caster is crafted using a specific manufacturing process to offer optimal performance for many different industrial applications. Keeping our production in the United States means […]

Why Would Someone Need Heavy Duty Industrial Casters?

June 6, 2019 By:

Why Would Someone Need Heavy Duty Industrial Casters?

Heavy-duty industrial caster wheels are common in a variety of situations and in numerous industries. A heavy-duty caster is one that can support a great deal of weight in a variety of temperatures and conditions. Below, you will discover some of the different applications that call for heavy-duty casters and learn whether these very popular […]

When it Comes to Manufacturing Heavy Duty Casters, QRM is a Winner

June 6, 2019 By:

When it Comes to Manufacturing Heavy Duty Casters, QRM is a Winner

Quick response manufacturing, or QRM, is a set of tools and protocols designed to eliminate waste in the manufacturing process, and it is a clear winner when it comes to the design and manufacture of heavy duty casters. In fact, there are three primary benefits associated with incorporating QRM into the manufacturing process, and each […]

What Exactly is Quick Response Manufacturing in the Industrial Caster Sector?

May 29, 2019 By:

What Exactly is Quick Response Manufacturing in the Industrial Caster Sector?

Quick response manufacturing, or QRM, is a set of standards and tools designed to help reduce waste and create a lean manufacturing environment. Learning more about QRM and how it applies to the industrial caster industry is important for understanding how Caster Concepts truly takes everything beyond standard. What Does QRM Accomplish? The time-based strategy […]

How Important is Quick Response Manufacturing in the Industrial Caster Sector?

May 21, 2019 By:

How Important is Quick Response Manufacturing in the Industrial Caster Sector?

Quick response manufacturing, more commonly referred to as QRM, is important in many different industries, sectors, and niches. In the industrial caster sector, it allows companies just like Caster Concepts to provide exceptional value to its customers and enjoy an exciting level of success. Below are some of the reasons why QRM is so very […]

What It Takes to Be a Good Leader.

May 20, 2019 By: Bill deMink

What It Takes to Be a Good Leader.

As the leader in heavy duty industrial caster and wheel solutions for virtually every industry, Caster Concepts has a long history of quality products, outstanding service and a never-ending desire for exceptional results. In 2018, Caster Concepts was recognized as one of the 2018 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch. This recognition wouldn’t have happened without […]

The Awesome Benefits of Our New Hercules Heavy Duty Caster.

May 12, 2019 By:

The Awesome Benefits of Our New Hercules Heavy Duty Caster.

When it comes to shopping for the best casters for your abusive application, it seems as if you have two options. You could choose a caster that is maintenance-free and ergonomic, or you could choose one that was designed to withstand the abuse of forklift side impacts and the effects of being rolled over potholes […]

What’s the Perfect Caster for High Heat Applications? Try One of These

May 11, 2019 By:

What’s the Perfect Caster for High Heat Applications? Try One of These

  If you regularly move loads in extremely hot temperatures – or even if you need to move loads in and out of ovens or furnaces – not just any caster will get the job done. In this case, you will need to be diligent when it comes to selecting materials and features that will […]

A Car Jack Like This Couldn’t Happen without the Right Caster Wheels

May 8, 2019 By:

A Car Jack Like This Couldn’t Happen without the Right Caster Wheels

  If you’ve ever had to change a tire on the side of the road, you likely used a scissor jack or bottle jack to lift the car just enough to get the job done. If you’ve ever done an oil change or any other mechanical work, you’ve likely used a hydraulic jack and jack […]

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