CasterDepot is proud to announce our selection as a 2019 winner of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Places to Work contest. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that
provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work.
This award is based on information gathered from employee surveys, company reporting, and an independent evaluation. CasterDepot prides its self on promoting a positive, fulfilling work environment and strives to consistently deliver on the promise of customer service excellence.
Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.
In the world of casters, there are no right or wrong answers. Just solutions. For a lot of our clients, the more traditional standard mount (roll-y side down) suits their needs the best. But there are exceptions to the general rule. For example, Albion’s Conveyor Caster, among others, is reverse mounted (roll-y side up) for best operation.
Regardless of how you roll, CasterDepot likes to see how people use our casters creatively. Take a look at what our customer did with some Shepherd casters. Continue reading Wheels UP! A Look at Glass-handling Casters
In the past month, many people with an interest in casters have heard about Colson’s warehouse roof collapse in Jonesboro, AR. Freak accidents happen (nobody really anticipates a basketball-sized portion of the roof to collapse from a heavy storm) — and Colson has mobilized with the continued support of their suppliers despite some hurdles at their Arkansas facility. Continue reading CasterDepot Answers the Call for High-Demand Colson Products
When FootMaster created the now industry-standard GD leveling caster, its main uses were for applications where casters either wouldn’t typically be a feasible option, or where casters were used with independent levelers. Part of their original engineering process aimed to simplify top plate options.
So when creating a top plate option for their GD series casters, they used a square bolt pattern that set the leveling pad in the center of its faceplate.
Continue reading Footmaster Leveling Casters: Top Plate Adaptability
CasterDepot is growing!
With its recent acquisition of Bastian Solutions’ caster and wheel Division, CasterDepot has a new Indianapolis stocking sales center. Continue reading CasterDepot Acquires Bastian Solutions’ Caster and Wheel Division
As a trusted source of CasterDepot’s casters and wheels, all of the Colson Group brands that we carry have American roots. Since 1885, the world’s largest manufacturer of casters and wheels has taken pride in quality and innovation.
With brands covering most categories and applications, here are a few caster and wheel products that our customers love from two Colson Group brands — Albion and Shepherd. Continue reading Colson Group Brand Roundup: Featuring Albion and Shepherd Casters
For marching bands and casters, mobility and performance are key. Every element of a marching band’s performance is dependant upon coordination, execution, and hours of practice. And when it comes to behind-the-scenes mobility, only a good caster can get the job done.
Continue reading Marching Band Mobility: A Caster Success Story
When Henry Ford first used the assembly line for car production in 1913, he couldn’t have guessed that automotive production would ever roll this smoothly.
Continue reading Heavy Duty Casters: Sweeping the Competition
Are you having trouble finding certain domestic forged steel casters and wheels? If you’ve noticed some scarcity — here’s the short version: a big forge in Michigan suddenly shut down — leaving many manufacturers scrambling to find replacement part suppliers in the US. Continue reading Will There be a 2019 U.S. – Forged Caster Shortage?
The in-between land of casters and wheels can be difficult to navigate. Variables like cost, capability, materials, and configuration create gaps in product offerings. Hamilton recognized an opportunity to expand their caster offerings in the space between their Heavy Service Series and Standard Duty 52 Series.
In this case, Hamilton created the Workhorse Series to provide both heavy-duty weight capacity and construction from the Heavy Service caster and the 4×5” mounting plate and 3×3.5” bolt pattern from the Standard Duty line.
Continue reading A Look at Hamilton’s Workhorse Series