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Advance SmartLine conveyor solution upscales efficiencies at ZyroFisher

As one of the leading distributors of parts, accessories and clothing to the UK and Irish cycling markets, Darlington-based ZyroFisher, looked to increase warehouse productivity by improving the efficiency of their daily order fulfilment process. With high levels of manual handling dominating their…

  • 21/02/2018

Conveyor Systems just the tonic for accurate NHS order picking

CSL (Conveyor Systems Ltd) carried out an inter-floor conveying solution several years ago for the NHS, in Scotland, at its flagship Distribution Centre in Larkhall, South of Glasgow. The system included a spiral elevator, lowerator, with a powered roller conveyor system providing a controlled feed…

  • 31/08/2017

Heron Foods installs Presona baler and conveyor system

Rapidly expanding discount supermarket chain, Heron Foods, has chosen a new LP 50 EH2 prepress baler for its main distribution centre in North Ferriby in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Heron Foods, which has just become part of the B&M group, has also installed a new Presona PUK Conveyor to feed…

  • 21/08/2017

No more losses

The Vecoplan range includes VecoBelt belt conveyors, which are suitable for transporting all types of bulk material. The closed design of these conveyors protects the environment from the materials being transported. The conveyors can dependably cope with horizontal and vertical bends and also with…

  • 02/08/2017

CSL celebrates success and 20-year milestone

The month of May 2017 was a milestone month for Conveyor Systems Ltd (CSL), reaching 20 years of successful trading and also its largest ever single order in excess of £1.7 million. Founded from home in 1997 by conveyor automation expert and current MD, Steve Graham, CSL has experienced…

  • 26/07/2017

Combustible silicon powder for Li-ion batteries conveyed pneumatically, safely

The future of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries found in laptops, phones, hybrid cars and other applications may be taking shape at a UK startup. Nexeon Ltd. has built a plant at its headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, to produce a silicon anode it developed that significantly improves the energy…

  • 06/10/2016

Free Troubleshooter Guide for transmission and conveyor chain

Renold Chain has produced a free troubleshooter guide to help engineers easily identify the causes of premature failure of conveyor and transmission chain across a wide range of applications and industry sectors. The handy, pocket-sized guide contains over 50 pages of information covering all the…

  • 02/12/2015

UPM Conveyors: celebrates 40 years

The idea came from a humble bedroom back in the 1970s and 40 years later UPM Conveyors, specialists in manufacturing and producing conveying equipment, now occupy a 10,000sq ft. factory in the heart of Berkshire. As the company continues to grow Roy Fowler, founding member of UPM Conveyors explains…

  • 16/09/2015

Vince Cable visits conveyor factory in Brecon as an example of british manufacturing

The Secretary of State for business, innovation and skills, Vince Cable, recently visited the factory of the Brecon-based conveyor manufacturer, Nerak Wiese, in a bid to help dispel that myth that Britain does not make anything anymore. The Liberal Democrat MP was accompanied by the local MP and…

  • 03/09/2014

Smart pick-and-place conveyor system

Energy chain expert igus UK’s pikchain is a continually revolving chain with integrated cable and hose supply to drive and control actuators individually. In the woodworking industry pikchain is advantageous, enabling concurrent running tasks such as drilling, stacking, milling, de-stacking…

  • 24/09/2013