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Loading Bays & Doors

UK industrial and commercial doors market regains pre-recession level

The commercial and industrial doors market increased by an estimated three per cent in 2016, following four per cent growth in 2015, though there are indications that the growth rate is slowing in 2017. Key factors underpinning growth in the market have included the increase in private commercial…

  • 15/11/2017

Stertil loading pods boost productivity for Wells Farm Dairy

An installation of six loading pods designed by Stertil Dock Products has streamlined operations, shortened work cycles and increased productivity for Wells Farm Dairy. Each pod features dock houses, dock shelters, dock levellers and insulated sectional doors. The steel framed dock houses…

  • 19/10/2017

Hörmann helps John Lewis and Waitrose future proof their supply chains

Hörmann, one of the UK’s leading door manufacturers, has announced that it has successfully finished the installation of over 1,200 industrial loading bay products at two John Lewis Partnership sites in Magna Park 3, Milton Keynes. Developed by IDI Gazeley, the warehouse facilities have…

  • 19/09/2017

Efaflex at Interplas

Throughout the company's 40+-year heritage, Efaflex have been synonymous with designing and engineering class leading, high-speed doors for industrial and commercial applications. Many of the product’s key features such as its door opening speeds and integrated safety remain unrivalled even…

  • 27/06/2017

Thorworld engineers prove competence and capability by becoming first to achieve new NVQ

Leading loading bay apparatus manufacturer, Thorworld Industries, has proudly announced that five of its specialist engineers have been awarded with a new and highly sought-after Level 2 NVQ certification in Specialist Installation Occupations (Construction) - Loading Bay Equipment - Installation…

  • 18/08/2016

Directorship appointments expand Thorworld industries leadership team

Thorworld Industries has announced the appointment of three new directors to its board, extending and strengthening its already experienced team … Mark James will take on the role of Director of Administration, Safety and Quality; with Ian Langan being promoted to Director of Engineering and…

  • 01/03/2016

Industrial doors: what are the options?

When is a door not a door? The answer that pops into most people’s head comes from a Christmas cracker, but Louise Nurse, Sales Manager for sara LBS, is more likely to respond: ‘When it is a part of an industrial or logistics facility.’ … There is far more to industrial doors than…

  • 03/02/2016

Thorworld Industries helps Hexion improve yard safety with bespoke solutions

Thorworld Industries has assisted Hexion Chemicals UK in improving its yard safety with the installation of a new fixed loading bay. Hexion, a global provider of thermoset resins, has been successfully using a Thorworld mobile yardramp for over ten years at its site in Barry, South Wales. Richard…

  • 20/01/2016

Thorworld loading bay modified to accommodate Universal Silencer's expanding imports

Increased shipment size has prompted acoustic technology provider, Universal Silencer, to successfully modify its existing Thorworld Industries loading ramp and platform, after nearly six years of effective use … Hinckley based total-systems provider serves industries including power generation…

  • 11/01/2016

Door and loading bay maintenance

Loading bays are a key interface between a company’s main operations and the logistics and distribution functions that connect it to its customers. Therefore, an equipment failure in the loading bay is likely to have a direct and immediate impact on both customer relations and profitability.

  • 06/01/2016