SixAxis News & Updates

Read about the latest SixAxis company news, upcoming events and recent press releases. 

July 6, 2022

SafeRack Podcast – Railcar BOLOs with Kenny and Ray

A podcast about truck spotting and why it’s important. In this episode of SafeRack Podcast, hosts Kenny Rogers and Ray Evans discuss the significance of proper truck spotting including topics such as loading arms and hoses, open and closed loading, ISOtainers,...

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July 6, 2022

SafeRack Podcast – Soft Tissue Injuries with Kenny and Ray

A podcast about truck spotting and why it’s important. In this episode of SafeRack Podcast, hosts Kenny Rogers and Ray Evans discuss the significance of proper truck spotting including topics such as loading arms and hoses, open and closed loading, ISOtainers,...

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July 6, 2022

SafeRack Podcast – Design-Build Services with Kenny and Ray

A podcast about truck spotting and why it’s important. In this episode of SafeRack Podcast, hosts Kenny Rogers and Ray Evans discuss the significance of proper truck spotting including topics such as loading arms and hoses, open and closed loading, ISOtainers,...

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June 29, 2022

SafeRack, a SixAxis Company Celebrates OSHA SHARP Designation

ANDREWS, SOUTH CAROLINA June 22, 2022 —Joining an elite group of businesses in the state of South Carolina, SafeRack, a SixAxis company and the global leader in industrial safety equipment and access systems, has been recognized as a model for...

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April 13, 2022

SafeRack Podcast – Truck spotting with Kenny and Ray

A podcast about truck spotting and why it’s important. In this episode of SafeRack Podcast, hosts Kenny Rogers and Ray Evans discuss the significance of proper truck spotting including topics such as loading arms and hoses, open and closed loading, ISOtainers,...

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March 23, 2022

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

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...

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March 22, 2022

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

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...

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March 15, 2022

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

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...

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December 20, 2021

Banish unsafe stairs and equipment to the Land of Misfit Platforms and Steps.

Despite the craziness of the past year, we can be grateful that so many employers are improving their focus on workplace safety. In the spirit of the season, aspiring safety manager Herbie the Elf spreads the message of safety, making the...

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October 26, 2021

Co-Founder & CEO of SixAxis Manufacturing to Step Down at the End of 2021, President Named Successor

Rob Honeycutt, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, plans to step down from his current role as CEO at the end of 2021. The Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Reichert to succeed Honeycutt as Chief Executive Officer on January 1,...

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August 9, 2021

SafeRack Receives Safety Award of Merit from FMA

SAFERACK RECEIVES SAFETY AWARD OF MERIT FROM FABRICATORS & MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION Andrews, SC., August 9, 2021 – Download Press Release SafeRack was recently chosen to receive a 2021 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA)....

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June 2, 2021

Press Release – Upside Innovations Acquisition Expands Product Range

Falfurrias Capital Partners’ SixAxis manufacturing to expand safety and access product solutions with the acquisition of Upside Innovations Deal combines complementary firms in modular, mass-customized manufacturing of ramps, stairs, platforms and handrails   CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2, 2021) –...

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March 31, 2021

Press Release – SixAxis launches Liquid Transfer Group

SixAxis launches Liquid Transfer Group, welcoming Joe Natale as Senior Business Development & Operations Specialist Andrews, South Carolina— March 31, 2021 SixAxis announced the launch of Liquid Transfer Group, a consulting group that specializes in terminal loading projects. The appointment...

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December 24, 2020

The turkeys are smoked!

In 2020 we felt it would be appropriate to take a different approach to our annual Christmas video and decided to make a difference....

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October 22, 2020

SafeRack’s GX Awarded Fall Protection/Prevention Product of the Year

GX Awarded 2020 Fall Protection/Prevention New Product of the Year by Occupational Health & Safety Andrews, South Carolina, October 5, 2020 — The Occupational and Health Safety New Product of the Year Awards were announced last month and SafeRack’s new...

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July 28, 2020

SafeRack & Newson Gale Host National Grounding Safety Month Promoting Static Electricity Awareness

ANDREWS, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SafeRack, the global leader in industrial loading safety equipment has teamed up with Newson Gale, the leader in static control to designate August as Grounding Safety Month. When loading petrochemical or other combustible materials, static electricity safety and...

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June 25, 2020

July is designated as Spill Prevention Month to promote awareness in industrial spill containment

Andrews, South Carolina, June 25, 2020 — SafeRack, the global leader in industrial loading safety equipment has teamed up with UltraTech International, the leading supplier of environmental compliance products to designate July as Spill Prevention Month. Experts from both companies...

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March 30, 2020

Press Release – GX Loading Gangway

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...

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update from SafeRack

Our hearts go out to all individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We sincerely hope the actions being taken across our country will stop the spread of the virus and help protect everyone affected directly by infection or indirectly by...

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December 3, 2019

Have you lost the true meaning of Christmas?

The new Christmas video is live. It’s our 10th year doing these, and we think it turned out great.  ...

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October 28, 2019

SixAxis Secures Utility & Design Patents on Ingenious ErectaStep Products

Andrews, South Carolina – October 29, 2019 — Adding to a growing list of over 24 innovative proprietary industrial designs, SixAxis, LLC secured U.S. patent 10,358,871 in July of this year on behalf of its ErectaStep brand. The product line...

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October 22, 2019

ErectaStep’s “The 8th Wonder of the World” saga continues

“The 8th Wonder of the World” saga continues as ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu chooses SixAxis’ ErectaStep to keep pyramid builders safe in an ingenious media campaign entitled, “The Mummy Returns.” Andrews, South Carolina – October 22, 2019 — Manufactured with...

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May 1, 2019

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

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...

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January 12, 2019

SixAxis Welcomes Jack Murphy as VP of Sales

SixAxis announced the appointment of Jack Murphy to the executive leadership team on January 7th, 2019. Murphy stepped into his role as Vice President of Sales on January 21st, 2019.  SixAxis’ innovative products have been giving businesses in all sectors...

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December 12, 2018

SixAxis Welcomes Peter White as CFO

SixAxis announced the appointment of Peter White to the executive leadership team on December 6th, 2018. White stepped into his role as Chief Financial Officer on December 10th, 2018.  SixAxis’ innovative products have been giving businesses in all sectors the...

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October 29, 2018

SixAxis’ ErectaStep touted as the “8th Wonder of the World” in an unprecedented national media campaign

Andrews, South Carolina—Already recognized as the world leader in manufacturing loading platforms and fall-protection products, SixAxis launched a clever and comedic national media campaign through their in-house creative marketing agency red7 last week promoting ErectaStep, their line of industrial modular...

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September 26, 2018

SafeRack Welcomes Jason Merschat as VP of Operations

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...

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September 10, 2018

SafeRack Welcomes Eric Grothaus as Director of Human Resources

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.                                                          ...

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August 7, 2018

Announcing MarinaStep, an innovative line of ship and marine gangways

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2018 CONTACT INFORMATION: Brian Dieffenderfer – Director, Business Development – MarinaStep 843-359-5679 / bdieffenderfer@marinastep.com 866-761-7225   SAFERACK PROUDLY INTRODUCES MARINASTEP, SAFE ACCESS RAMPS AND GANGWAYS FOR SHIP AND BARGE ACCESS. Andrews, South Carolina – SafeRack,...

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June 19, 2018

SafeRack Introduces AeroStep, Mobile Stair Units for Aviation and Aerospace

SafeRack, the leading manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platforms and safety equipment, is excited to announce AeroStep, a specialized line of rolling stairs and access platforms for aerospace and aviation industries. AeroStep’s mobile stairs have the stability of a...

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