Colson Caster Welcomes Don Laux As New President


Appointment Follows Chuck Bub Retirement

Jonesboro, Arkansas, January 12, 2009 - Colson Caster Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has announced that it will begin the year under the leadership of new President, Don Laux. Laux takes over immediately for Colson's Chuck Bub who announced in November that he would be retiring after more than 5 years as President with the company.

"I am looking forward to starting the new year off with the Colson team," said Laux. "As we all know, 2009 will have its challenges, but we are already busy designing and managing projects to help further Colson's legacy of product and program innovation."

With more than 20 years of manufacturing and distribution experience, Laux also brings 12 years of caster industry expertise to his new role at Colson. In addition to several executive positions with manufacturing firms including Elkhart Products, and Hickory Hardware Caster and Floor Products, Laux served as President of Faultless Caster, where he was responsible for global manufacturing facilities in Germany, Malaysia, Canada, and the U.S, and warehouse facilities in the U.S., Spain, Britain, France, and Canada.

About Colson Caster Corporation

For more than a century, Colson Caster Corporation has been providing the world with the highest quality and largest selection of premier caster and wheel products. Headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas for the last 50 years, and with more than 150,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing space, Colson designs and produces the industry's largest selection of casters and wheel products, caster options, and accessories. The company is the leader in caster innovation and builds exclusive caster products for all of the world's markets. For more information, visit www.colsoncaster.com.

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