Nu-Star Material Handling has recently supplied two of their unique Power Pusher tug units to Caterpillar (Stockton) for moving their jib components during the manufacturing process.
According to Caterpillar, the Power Pusher has provided them with a safe and reliable method of moving the jibs which reduces the manual handling risks on the production line and has helped increase productivity.
Caterpillar now has an inexpensive and durable solution to this particular problem, it is simple to operate.
The Power Pusher is one of a growing range of innovative, pedestrian operated, load moving solutions that are designed and manufactured in the UK by Nu-Star Material Handling.
Typically used to help increase productivity and as a health and safety aid (by reducing the likelihood of workplace injury), the Power Pusher is a pedestrian operated, battery powered, tug unit designed for pushing, pulling and manoeuvring rolling loads up to 40,000Kg in weight e.g. trolleys, carts, bogies, chassis, railcars, dolleys etc.
Measuring just 1.4m long and 670mm wide, the Power Pusher is completely self-contained, has its own on-board battery charging system and being pedestrian operated; there is not any requirement for operators to have a driving licence.
Power Pusher is available from Urethane & Machinery Supplies.