New Online Power Pusher® Application Videos Demonstrate Broad Range of Product Solutions


Shakopee, MN—August 6, 2008—Power Pusher®, a division of Nu-Star Inc., announces that a new selection of videos demonstrating Power Pusher’s wide array of material handling solutions are now available on DVD and accessible online at The videos reveal how the Power Pusher, Extra Duty Power Pusher, MFC-100™, Super Power Pusher™, Super Tug™ and Transporter units can be used alone or paired with a number of rugged, multi-purposed attachments for simple, safe maneuvering of challenging wheeled or semi-wheeled loads. In addition, stainless steel and Class I Div. 1 models are available for material handling applications in washdown or hazardous areas.

“Power Pusher is easy to use and conveniently sized, specially manufactured maneuvering heavy or difficult loads across the plant floor,” said John Adams, Vice-President of Sales at Power Pusher. “Their simple, safe operation results in increased productivity, reduced time and manpower and decreased risk of on-the-job stress-related injuries. By featuring our broad product line and numerous attachments available, these videos illustrate how Power Pusher can be employed to relocate heavy barrels, carts with four swivel casters, and other challenging loads.”

The attachments and units demonstrated include the following:

  • Pintle hitch, a fifth wheel attachment that acts as a quick-connect and disconnect for loads up to 1,000 lbs.
  • MFC-100, featuring a hydraulic lift attachment and used for relocating heavy barrels
  • Auto latch, a fifth wheel attachment featuring a locking mechanism in front that automatically latches onto carts
  • Channel lift, a fifth wheel attachment set as a three-inch throw to maneuver numerous carts with the same framework and distance from the ground
  • Power Pusher PT, pairing the Power Pusher body and 50,000-pound load capacity with the Power Tug handle for easy maneuverability in confined areas
  • Power Tug, capable of pushing or pulling carts with swivel casters weighing up to 6,000 lbs. and featuring a front leg attachment with a lift capacity of up to 2,000 lbs.
  • Power Tug with an electric actuator, used in place of the hydraulic lift and often combined with a caster trap attachment for easily lifting difficult loads
  • Stainless steel versions of the Extra Duty Power Pusher, Super Power Pusher and Power Tug units for pharmaceutical, cleanroom and washdown applications
  • Super Power Pusher, used to push or pull loads weighing up to 150,000 lbs., such as mobile or modular homes, and often paired with a push pad attachment
  • Class I Div. 1 Super Pusher, an intrinsically safe unit designed to handle loads up to 25,000 lbs. in hazardous Class I Div. 1 areas.
  • Super Tug, capable of pushing or pulling loads up to 10,000 lbs. and offering two front leg casters for extra stability, as well as a lift capacity of 2,000 lbs.
  • Transporter, a power-driven flat bed unit that easily carries loads up to 3,000 lbs. with standard and custom bed sizes available

Power Pusher is a division of Nu-Star Inc., which operates out of Shakopee, Minn. Nu-Star specializes in the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of pedestrian-operated, battery-powered units for pushing, pulling and generally maneuvering an incredible range of wheeled and semi-wheeled loads. For more information, contact: Nu-Star Inc., 1425 Stagecoach Road, Shakopee, MN 55340. Phone: 800-800-9274, Fax: 952-445-0231, or Web:

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