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Colson and Downum’s Waste Services Clean Up / Success Stories

It’s a Dirty Job – But Somebody’s Got to Do It The folks at Downum’s Waste Services in Northeast Arkansas know that what they do is tough and dirty work. Yet, they also know if the job is done correctly no one should have to get their hands dirty, unless the wheels crush and fail…

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Colson Caster supports Special Olympics / Press Releases

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has made a $3,000 donation to help support its regional Special Olympics Team. This is the 6th year that the company has contributed to and assisted its local chapter of the international organization. “This is one of our favorite…

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Sometimes Reinventing the Wheel Pays Off / Success Stories

When Holliston, Massachusetts-based Lista International was designing a new series of heavy duty technician toolboxes, engineers determined that they needed to equip the toolbox with extremely robust wheels that could carry weights as high as 7,200 pounds. The new Technician Series Toolboxes are larger and heavier than traditional toolboxes. Offered in single, double, and triple…

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Colson Caster receives new ISO quality certifications / Press Releases

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has been granted a new certificate of quality assurance from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The organization monitors manufacturers for adherence to the ISO 9000 family of standards for certification. The certification then represents a consensus of superior…

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Colson offers customers ‘spy’ testing review / Press Releases

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has offered its customers the opportunity to ‘spy’ on the testing procedures performed on their products. The company’s innovative new program provides its customers, and potential customers, with video of custom wheels and caster products taken during Colson’s actual…

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Colson Caster launches new hand truck ball bearing / New Products

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, today announced the availability of a new wheel bearing for use in quiet and clean environments. The new Hand Truck Bearing is designed to integrate easily with Colson’s own Performa Hand Truck wheels selection. “This new bearing is a…

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Colson Caster celebrates two years No Lost Time injuries / Press Releases

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, ended 2010 with another celebration of safety efforts. The manufacturing company has completed more than 389,388 hours of operation without logging any work-related lost-time injuries. All employees at the global manufacturing company were gifted with team jackets during the…

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Partner Perspective: Team Effort Saves the Day / Success Stories

The following was contributed by Ryan Patterson of Linco: About a year and a half ago, one of our biggest customers called in a panic. A caster that they were buying from one of our competitors was failing. They needed a solution within weeks because this caster was (and still is) their biggest seller. Our…

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