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Designing Wheeled Equipment: Purchasing Considerations to Achieve Long-Term Ergonomic and Economic Success
By Wayne Hodgins | Caster Problems, Caster Technology, Workplace Ergonomics | February 14th, 2017 | Comments (0)For organizations that rely heavily on wheeled equipment in their day-to-day operations, the purchasing department is tasked with making purchasing decisions that impact the design and handling of equipment. The purchasing department’s main goal is to minimize purchasing costs. This goal can be in direct opposition of other departmental goals. It’s important to remember that a solution that has a low up-front cost is not going to give the long-term, maintenance-free performance and ergonomic benefits of a higher quality, better engineered and therefore more expensive product.
By Maureen Thorne | Caster Industry News & Events, Workplace Ergonomics | October 31st, 2016 | Comments (0)The 2016 National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo is right around the corner. The ErgoExpo is being held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. As much as the Darcor team is looking forward to the bright lights and excitement of Vegas, we are even more excited about the speakers and sessions scheduled at the ErgoExpo this year. So, what looks new and exciting at the 2016 ErgoExpo? Here are a few things the Darcor team has identified as “don’t miss” this year: