Colson Group News

The following press releases provide details on the latest company and product announcements. Check back regularly to keep up-to-date on Colson Group news.

February 8, 2023

Colson Group Acquires Finnish Caster Manufacturer Manner

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., February 8th, 2023— Colson Group, the global leader in caster and wheel product solutions, announces their acquisition of Manner, a Hanko-based caster manufacturer. “We are excited to be joining Colson Group, the largest manufacturer and distributor of caster and wheel products in the world,” said Tapio Manner, Chairman of the Board. “Since...
July 15, 2022

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April 5, 2022

Colson Group Makes All Employees an Owner with New Employee Ownership Program

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., April 5th, 2022—Colson Group, the global leader in caster and wheel products, has unveiled a new equity participation program which grants employees shares in the company and encourages employees to “act like owners.” Chief Executive Officer Rich Kobor announced that the organization will provide this opportunity to all Colson employees worldwide at...
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March 1, 2021

Colson Group Announces Strategic Acquisition by Blue Wolf Capital Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLSON GROUP ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ACQUISITION BY BLUE WOLF CAPITAL PARTNERS Aligned philosophies and vision for increasing customer value and accelerating global growth OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., March 1, 2021 — Colson Group, a global leader in caster and wheel product solutions, today announced its acquisition by Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC (“Blue Wolf”)....
January 19, 2021


OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL (January 19, 2021) — Colson Group, a global leader in manufacturing casters and wheels, has officially launched an advanced new series of wheels specially made for use on equipment that’s frequently exposed to high-temperature sterilization chambers and repeated cart wash applications. The new Sterilizer High-Temp Soft Wheels are antimicrobial, competitively priced, and...
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October 21, 2020

Colson Group Acquires Assets of Vulcan Industries, Inc.

Expands global product solutions and service capabilities. OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., October 21, 2020 — Colson Group, a leading global caster and wheel company, announced today that it has completed the asset acquisition of Vulcan Industries, Inc.. “With complementing products and customer bases, this acquisition was a natural fit to broaden and enhance the product solutions...
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May 8, 2020

Colson Group Appoints Bjorn Haldorsen as President of North America

New role will optimize growth initiatives and strengthen market position.   OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., May 8, 2020 — Colson Group, a global caster and wheel product company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bjorn Haldorsen as President of Colson North America. In this capacity, Bjorn will lead the company’s North American business operations, with...
May 4, 2020

Colson Group announces acquisition of AS Rollen GmbH

Expands global caster and wheel manufacturing capabilities. OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL., April 30, 2020 — Colson Group, a global caster and wheel product company, announced today the recent acquisition of AS Rollen, a Huckeswagen, Germany caster and wheel manufacturer. “AS Rollen has an excellent reputation for producing high quality, competitive caster and wheel solutions, specializing in...
March 30, 2020

Jonesboro Strong: EF-3 Tornado Hits Jonesboro, Arkansas

This past weekend an EF-3 tornado tore through Jonesboro, AR causing substantial damage to the community. Over 20 people were injured as this storm took a direct hit on Jonesboro and we all remain thankful that no fatalities were reported. Our local teams are all safe and our plant was left undamaged and remains operational....
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March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Operations & Essential Business Update

Dear Valued Customer, The safety and health of our employees and business partners continues to be our top priority as we maneuver through these unchartered times brought on by COVID-19. The US Department of Homeland Security recently issued new guidelines to state and local governments on which businesses are considered essential and have a special...
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