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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

Colson Puts Brakes on Messy Sites

Colson Caster Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has announced the immediate availability of its newest series of Top Lock industrial brakes. Colson’s 4 Series Stainless Steel Brake has been expressly designed for the most demanding and corrosive manufacturing environments and material handling challenges.

“Once again, we have been able to engineer a solution to meet the demands of our customers,” said Brian Crain, product manager for Colson. “This new Top Lock, stainless steel brake series will withstand the demands of today’s harshest applications.”

Tested at Colson’s own world-class engineering lab, the 4 Series Stainless Steel Top Lock Brake withstands corrosion, acidic, chemical and solvent solutions, steam, and salt-spray exposures. Where other models experience slippage, jamming, and rust, this new 4 Series brake remains secure, fluid, and washes clean. The polished stainless steel brakes can easily service even the toughest industrial applications including, food handling centers such as meat, fish, and poultry processing sites; dairies; hospitals, and all manner of wash down, and testing and laboratory venues.

The 4 Series Stainless Steel Top Lock brakes are shipping now and will continue to be supplied with additional options such as bearings and seal selections per customer demands. The brakes are easily field installable and available to fit 4, 5, 6 and 8” sizes of the 4 Series Stainless Steel Swivel Fork models.

For pricing and more information on the new brakes contact Colson at 800/643-5515 or visit

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