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Rotacaster wins Hunter Safety Award!

On Friday March 18 Rotacaster received the first ever Hunter Safety Award in the category Most Innovative WHS idea (SME) for their Rotatrucks. 

Rotatrucks, four-wheeled self-supporting hand trucks increase health and safety around the workplace when manual handling material. They reduce user effort up to 59%, require less bending and lifting and performs up to 29% more time efficient then standard two wheel hand trucks.
The Hunter Safety Award, initiated to acknowledge Hunter businesses and their WHS efforts rewards innovative approaches and ideas to improve workplace health and safety.

Read the Hunter Safety Award media release here.


Rotatrucks awarded for Hunter Safety Awards

Rotacaster and its ergonomic materials handling solution, the Rotatruck are announced to be one of the finalists for the inaugural Hunter Safety awards 2016.
Companies demonstrating innovative approaches when it comes to workplace health and safety will be acknowledged with this award, chosen by a panel of industry experts and sponsor representatives. Read the Hunter Safety Award media release here.


Growing Robotic Markets

In the July edition of Industry Update, Rotacasters' Managing Director, Mr Peter McKinnon talks about how the industrial and service robotics markets are set to grow exponentially, and the role mobility will play in providing better productivity and cost-effectiveness for business as a whole. Read more...


Rotatruck wins the last 100 yards

May 2014 - According to AMR research, up to 80 percent of supply chain costs are incurred in the last 100 yards - the distance from the delivery truck to the storeroom or online customer's front door. Read more...


Gas cylinder handling problem solved

May 2014 - Solution to "last 100 yards" problem - "pallet to floor". Read more...


Magline adopts Rotacaster technology

May 2014 - Australian-based Rotacaster has reached an agreement to license the use of its technology to Magline, its long time supplier and leading modular aluminium hand-truck and materials handling specialist. Read more... 



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Press Releases

Rotacaster presents its latest robot wheels on RoboUniverse in New York

May 2015 - Multi-­directional Wheels... The Mover In The Next Wave Of Robotic Mobility
Industrial robots are moving out of the cage, and service robots into our homes and workplaces, working side by side with people.
Their ability to undertake even the most complex of tasks is becoming both enticing and commercially viable for both consumer and business.

Holonomic Robot Wheels from Rotacaster Rated Best

June 2012 - The Rotacaster omni wheel is well-suited to robotics because it is tougher, has an optimum durability and offers the ultimate in maneuverability and the ride quality of an industrial floor wheel."  Read more...

Rotacaster Hand Truck Industry Standard for Moving Companies

June 2012 - Rotacaster omni-directional wheels have been widely receiving praise  because of the superior load stability, as well as the robust, durable and corrosion resistant construction. Read more...

Refrigerated Material Handling Situations Operate Best with Rotacaster Omni Wheels

June 2012 - ExQuisine has have been using the Rotacaster for five years now in special material handling temperatures and report the omni-wheels have proved durable and easy to use. Read more...

Aging Workforce in Hospitality Turns to Rotatruck for Improved Safety

June 2012 - Increasingly hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality firms are finding the need to improve safety for an aging workforce. Rotacaster facilitates movement in any direction without the need of a traditional swivel mount. Read more...

Rotacaster Wheels Revolutionises Trolley System

June 2012 - A trolley that holds medialifTV media enclosures in an upright and freestanding position and can easily move from location to location thanks to Rotacaster wheels working in unison for no-hassle maneuvering, even on inclines. Read more...

Rotacaster 48mm Assembly Table Drives Dramatic Savings

June 2012 - The decision to go with Rotacaster on an 48mm Assembly Table saved a company more than $20,000. Read More...

Rotacaster Praised by Variety of Companies for Productivity Improvements

June 2012 - Rotacaster multi-directional wheels fitted to upright trolleys, dollies and bin trolleys improve companies' manual handling health and safety record. Read more...

Built-to-Order Rotacaster Stair Climbers Allow Customization

July 2012 - Stair Climber Assemblies from Rotacaster are easy on your back and kind on surfaces. Read more...

Rotacaster Managing Director Talks Robot Predictions for 2013

July 2012 - Rotacaster's Managing Director Peter McKinnon recently predicted the top robotic trend for 2013. Read more...


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