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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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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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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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Colson and Meese celebrate / Success Stories

Colson Caster enters 125th year with Customer Partner of 40 years Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has started its 125th year in business with an order from one of its oldest and most valued customers, Meese, Inc. headquarted in Madison, Indiana. Colson supplies casters…

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Colson Caster Heals Hospital Carts / Success Stories

A Case Study of Customer Collaboration, Product Engineering, Testing, Delivery, and Service When hundreds of caster applications on expensive medical carts in several Midwestern hospitals began to fail, the hospitals approached the cart manufacturer for answers. Immediately the cart manufacturer turned to its own caster source for an explanation and a quick solution. What they…

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