About

Nu-Star is a global manufacturer of engineered solutions for any material handling needs with manufacturing facilities located in the USA and the UK.

We specialize in the design, manufacture, marketing and sale of pedestrian-operated, battery-powered pushing, and tug units for pushing and maneuvering an incredible range of wheeled and semi-wheeled loads. Whatever industrial sector you're in, we're the cost-effective solution to meet your needs. Our current product range consists of three main tug units. Each is designed for different industrial situations and moves differently.

  • The Power Pusher® is designed to push, pull and maneuver loads in harsh industrial situations. It can move loads up to 4,000 lbs.
  • The Super Power Pusher™ is designed for extremely heavy or high rolling resistance loads and handles loads up to 150,000 lbs.
  • The Super Power Pusher Dual Motor™ is designed for extremely heavy or high rolling resistance loads and can handle loads up to 250,000 lbs.
  • The Power Tug™ is designed to overcome the steering and Health and Safety issues related to moving loads from 0 - 5,000 lbs, especially if they have multiple swivel castors.
  • MFC-100™ is designed to push and pull up to 15,000 lbs. The lifting capacity is based by the attachment used.

To see the machines being used in a variety of applications, visit our Products section.

Solving your problem

With over 26,000 units sold since 1964, we are ready to handle any type of material handling needs you happen to have. Often we can simply provide an "off the shelf" solution for your specific application. Or we can work with you to develop a solution using industrial 3-D CAD modeling software. Once the design is agreed upon, we manufacture to order.

After-Sales Support

Most components are held in stock at our manufacturing site in the Shakopee, MN in the USA. Standard parts are available on a next-day basis, anywhere in the world. All products are supplied with:

  • Full 1 year parts warranty
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual including relevant certification, exploded parts and wiring diagrams.

Nu-Star, Inc.

Nu-Star, Inc.
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