ANSI ICWM: 2018 Performance Requirements-Casters & Wheels

April 12, 2019

The Institute of Caster and Wheel Manufacturers (ICWM), an Industry Group of the Material Handling Institute (MHI), has recently announced that ANSI has accepted the new updates to the ANSI ICWM-2018 standard named “Vocabulary, Performance and Testing Requirements for Casters and Wheels.” This is an important update to the industry, and this article will focus…


Casters, Carts and Tuggers Help Streamline How Materials Move

February 13, 2019

Barbara T. Nessinger, Chief Editor Casters, carts and tuggers are often regarded as materials handling basics; they rely on wheels and move product from one place to another. However, manufacturers of these warehouse workhorses continue to innovate. Manufacturing facilities are continuously looking to get leaner, while also meeting the increasing expectations for mass customization of…