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Service GSA: Hamilton Caster Awarded GSA - Will supply with Federal Agencies

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HAMILTON, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co. is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 51 contract and are now certified to provide goods & services directly to the Federal government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the General Services Administration (GSA), Hamilton Caster has placed their extensive line of casters, wheels and trucks on the government's electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.

"This schedule award will provide us with increased opportunities to service government accounts and open up significantly more markets throughout the country," stated Steven J. Lippert, Executive Vice President at Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co. He continues, "With our GSA schedule, we can now offer our entire industrial caster selection as well as our full-line of warehouse trucks to state and municipal agencies at fixed government pricing."

Hamilton Caster is a US based manufacturer of casters and wheels. Their heavy-duty casters feature a premium forged steel swivel design with guaranteed-for-life integral forged kingpins, CNC-machined raceways, and precision tapered secondary load bearings.  Hamilton Caster has been the perennial choice for premium quality long lasting non-powered material handling equipment.  The company recently re-introduced its highly popular model PB1108 2000-lb class platform truck. A Hamilton design team successfully implemented DFMA principles to its heavy duty design and a second Hamilton team implemented lean manufacturing process improvements to its methods and processes used to manufacture the cart in the USA. The company also manufactures in-plant trailer systems with capacities up to 100,000 lbs. per trailer.

About Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.:
Established in 1907 and headquartered in Hamilton, OH; Hamilton's fourth-generation, family owned and managed enterprise is well balanced to leverage its long history of designing and manufacturing casters, wheels, and floor trucks. Today's generation of Hamilton leaders are committed to staying focused, nimble, and current as they pursue the next 100 years. Visit www.hamiltoncaster.com for more information.

CONTACTS:
For Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.: Steven J. Lippert, Executive Vice President at 513.863.3300

SOURCE Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.



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