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Fourth generation takes over at all-time STARCO customer

Fourth generation takes over at all-time STARCO customer

Ever since 1962, STARCO has delivered wheels and tyres to Swedish company Håkansson, which manufactures wheelbarrows, sack trucks and other equipment and machinery. Now, the family-run company is working on a generational handover to the fourth Håkansson generation –...
“Wheels are another way for us to differentiate”

“Wheels are another way for us to differentiate”

For nearly 25 years, STARCO has been supplying wheels, tyres and tubes to British manufacturer Walsall Wheelbarrows. A partnership that sees both companies growing and developing together.  Back in the 1940s, the Thacker family was the first to produce steel...
STARCO Flex lite® hits Las Vegas

STARCO Flex lite® hits Las Vegas

This week the American Kenda subsidiary Martin Wheel takes a STARCO bestseller to the US market at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. On top of a large interest in the 10 to 15-inch solutions amongst end-users, the companies look forward to getting feedback from...
Competing with China

Competing with China

In recent years, the manufacturing industry in Europe was characterised by a wave of outsourcing and relocation to low-cost countries. Today, the trend is somewhat turning and we are seeing factories returning to Europe. Low labour costs are replaced with automation,...