Werner laddersWerner, the trusted leader in the manufacturing of professional and consumer ladders, announces the introduction of Podium ladders with casters. The Podium is a new style of ladder that allows the user to work facing any direction and is now available with factory installed casters. With the addition of casters, the Podium ladder is easier to move around the jobsite to further improve productivity.

“With the successful launch of the new Podium style last year, Werner has expanded on the product line by adding functionality that matters most to our professional contractor audience,” said John Werner, Senior Product Manager at WernerCo. “Mobility is important in the construction industry as increased productivity creates efficiencies on large-scale projects and ensures timely completion.”

The factory installed casters are spring loaded to deactivate automatically when the ladder is in use. Casters are now available on the 375 lb Type IAA and the 300 lb Type lA ladders and are a great solution for stocking and warehouse applications.

In addition to the convenient mobility, these Podium ladders still offer all of the benefits of the original products with an extra-large platform for all day comfort requiring fewer trips down the ladder for repositioning. The 36” extended guardrail securely wraps around the work zone and the LOCKTOP™ secures an arsenal of tools where they are needed at the top of the ladder. It is also compatible with the Lock-in System, which expands the functionality when additional accessories are added. Furthermore, the Edge360™ bracing provides improved durability with an integrated rail shield and over-sized foot pad that provides expanded stability once the casters are deactivated.

The new Podium ladders with casters are available in a variety of reach heights from 9’ – 16’. For more information on the entire family of Podium ladders, visit www.wernerpodium.com.

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Werner, a WernerCo brand, is the world leader in ladders and has a complete line of climbing products designed for working at heights. The portfolio includes ladders, attic ladders, scaffolding, pump jacks, stages, planks, step stools, accessories and fall protection equipment including harnesses, lanyards, anchors and compliance kits. From ladders to fall protection, Werner provides a full line of climbing equipment that's engineered to give you maximum safety, durability and productivity at every height. All Werner products meet or exceed applicable international safety standards. For more information, visit  http://us.wernerco.com.

About WernerCo

WernerCo is a privately owned, fully-integrated, international manufacturer and distributor of climbing products, fall protection equipment and jobsite, truck and van storage equipment. WernerCo has manufacturing, warehousing, sales and distribution facilities in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. WernerCo’s international headquarters are in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and its US headquarters are in Greenville, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.wernerworldwide.com.