Caster Concepts acquires Canadian caster manufacturer
Canadian company was original creator of torsion-powered balance casters.
in the NewsState of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit California’s ports may face new political pressures during “Peak Season” CEMA forecasts 7.5% growth in conveyor industry for 2017 Schneider National officially rolls out IPO U.S.-NAFTA freight up again in January, reports BTS More News
Caster Concepts, Inc. of Albion, MI, manufacturer of heavy duty industrial casters and wheels has acquired Larcaster/Owl Welding of Selkirk, Manitoba, torsion caster manufacturer.
President William H. Dobbins stated, “This is an exciting opportunity for Caster Concepts. Larcaster pioneered torsion casters and we will carry on the manufacturing of their excellent products and superior customer service. Their products fit in well with our existing product lines and manufacturing processes.”
Larcaster, an ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturer of innovative torsion and custom casters similar to Caster Concepts, created the original torsion-powered balance caster.
Al Larson, former owner of Larcaster, and Karen Hynes, Operations Manager, will remain on as consultants for a designated period to assure a smooth transition and that all customer needs are being met. Caster Concepts has moved all Larcaster operations to its Albion, MI location and has begun manufacturing Larcaster products.
Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!
Lawson Products: Automation that fits Lawson’s multi-purpose distribution center View More From this Issue