Category: SafeRack

SafeRack secures patent for the innovation GX loading gangway, the world’s most ergonomically advanced truck and railcar gangway.

March 23, 2022

ANDREWS, SOUTH CAROLINA March 22, 2022 —SixAxis, the global leader in industrial bulk loading safety equipment, has secured a patent on the GX, the most ergonomically advanced and #1 selling gangway in North America. The original G4 gangway was introduced in 2009 and was SafeRack’s flagship product, addressing safety issues presented by other truck and …

Lt. Governor Pamela Evette Visits SafeRack to Celebrate Women in Manufacturing

March 22, 2022

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette, South Carolina’s first female Republican Lt. Governor visited SafeRack headquarters in Andrews, SC at an International Women’s Day event co-hosted by our parent company SixAxis and Women in Manufacturing (WiM), the only national and global trade association dedicated to supporting women working in the manufacturing industry. Lt. Governor Evette spoke about …

SixAxis’ VP of Operations elected Vice-Chair on the Board of FMA

March 15, 2022

Congratulations to Jason Merschat, our VP of Operations at SafeRack, who has been elected as Vice-Chair on the Board of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA). We are excited about our two families coming together to talk about safety and productivity in the workplace! Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Int’l (FMA) advocates for the growth & sustainability of the North American …

Press Release – GX Loading Gangway

March 30, 2020

SafeRack introduces the GX loading gangway, the world’s most ergonomically advanced loading gangway for truck and railcar. Andrews, South Carolina, March 10, 2020 — SafeRack, the global leader in industrial bulk loading safety equipment just announced the production of their most ergonomically advanced gangway. The new GX Gangway is the next generation of North America’s …

A Major Safety Milestone Reached for SafeRack: 500 Days Injury Free

May 1, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30th SafeRack celebrated 500 days without any injuries in their manufacturing plant. SafeRack, the leading industrial manufacturer of safety access equipment and an OSHA and IBC compliant company is setting the trend of putting safety first for employees and companies locally and across America. As SafeRack’s influence grows across a number of …

SafeRack Welcomes Jason Merschat as VP of Operations

September 26, 2018

SafeRack, the world’s largest manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platforms and safety equipment, is proud to announce and welcome Jason Merschat as VP of Operations. Mr. Merschat will be responsible for expanding the growth rate while meeting and exceeding the needs of customers in terms of delivery and quality. SafeRack has experienced an increase …

SafeRack Welcomes Eric Grothaus as Director of Human Resources

September 10, 2018

SafeRack, the world’s largest manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platforms and safety equipment, welcomed Eric Grothaus as Director of Human Resources in July. Grothaus will be responsible for attracting and retaining the very best candidates for the company.                                                           Grothaus joins the SafeRack team after a lengthy career in Human resources working for Cincinnati …

Falfurrias Capital Announces Strategic Investment in SixAxis

September 21, 2017

Falfurrias Capital Announces Strategic Investment in SixAxis SixAxis is a leading manufacturer of safety equipment, including SafeRack, ErectaStep brands   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Falfurrias Capital Partners (“FCP”), a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market businesses, and SixAxis LLC (“SixAxis”), the leading manufacturer of advanced products that increase worker …

SixAxis Statement Regarding Hurricane Harvey

September 4, 2017

On behalf of the entire SixAxis family, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those impacted by this devastating storm. We know for certain that many of our employees, dealers, and customers in the area have sustained significant damage and hardship as a result of this historical disaster. SixAxis is contributing $5,000 to …

New ways of thinking lead to opportunity and growth

May 18, 2017

By Andrel S. Langely SafeRack co-founders Fred Harmon and Rob Honeycutt stand in front of the global company’s 225,000-square-foot facility in Andrews, S.C. Not seeing any virtue in simply doing things the way they’ve always been done has led to grand things for SafeRack co-founders Rob Honeycutt and Fred Harmon. SafeRack started in 2003 when …

About the buying experience

June 16, 2016

How one manufacturer streamlined quoting and grew 500 percent in six years. Metal fabricators have a history of growing through word-of-mouth. Many companies go for years, sometimes generations, without hiring a single salesperson. It’s just the nature of this manufacturing sector dominated by small, multigenerational family shops. Few say their company is “sales-driven.”

Tech Trends for 2016

February 16, 2016

As seen on IndustryWeek.com By Matt Lawell Drones, virtual reality, augmented reality and the Internet of Things (Industrial and otherwise) will top all sorts of buzzword lists this year. But what about the new manufacturing tech that has been glossed over a little? Here are some of the developments that could help you transform for …

SafeRack – Kevin Schenker

January 23, 2016

The SafeRack gangways are always high quality. SafeRack products are high quality and long lasting with minimal maintenance issues if any. Customer service, sales, engineering, and product quality are always excellent with SafeRack.

South Carolina’s SixAxis Invests $20 Million in Facility Expansion, Jobs

December 10, 2015

Partnership with State of South Carolina and Georgetown County Aids Manufacturer’s Expansion SixAxis and its division, SafeRack, a manufacturer of loading rack and safety access solutions, have announced expansion plans to support their immediate and long term growth initiatives. SafeRack, the State of South Carolina, and Georgetown County have aligned resources that culminated in a …

SafeRack – Ahish Moghe

September 26, 2015

Jon Verlander was supportive and very co-operative during our purchase process. We like the golden cage, which gives additional security to the operator. SafeRack products offer us value for our money, long life, space saving and flexible use almost anywhere.

SafeRack – Bill Sweeney

September 26, 2015

Very fast and responsive turn around, even when we had a few design changes and had to come back to the plant to measure and review our change request. The ease and smooth use of the hydraulic lifter and the added safety of the cage, brightness, safety message on ramp in closed position.

SafeRack – John Jackson

September 26, 2015

Spot on, responded to my email right away. Very fast delivery and good quality product.

SafeRack – Howard Wilkinson

September 26, 2015

Jeff Giard did an excellent job with the presentation of different models, giving us a good idea what we needed to purchase for our needs. The product meets the plant needs, easy stair access, easy to move from one spot to another, fall protection rails fits most all trucks.

SafeRack – Jack Holm

September 26, 2015

SafeRack product benefits are 1. Excellent appearance. 2. Easy to use. 3. Provides excellent protection for users.

SafeRack – Kyle Ammann

September 26, 2015

User friendly and SAFE! Well built and built to customers needs.The quote was received in a timely matter. The sales team was friendly and professional. The unit is built well and to our exact needs.

SafeRack – Rob Dickson,

September 26, 2015

A quality product that will be seen by many when installed! Benefits include stability, robustness, this product is going to make the existing catwalk look inferior!

SafeRack – Bong Soo

September 26, 2015

Adjustable height and moving direction for type of service. Compact size, light weight for moving by service people.

SafeRack – George

September 26, 2015

It was delivered as promised ASAP. Everyone I dealt with at SafeRack was very professional and thorough, going above and beyond to get this order to us. We found that our SafeRack is more important than we thought, once we were without it.

SafeRack – Blake

September 23, 2015

The return on investment far exceeds any expectations or goals. We used to take product samples from rail cars as well as open vent hatches for unloading. This can now be done at our unloading zone as opposed to hundreds of yards down the track where our stationary stand resides.