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Materials Handling

15,000th Combilift unit delivered in the UK

Irish specialist forklift manufacturer Combilift has produced 50,000 of its customised handling solutions since the company was established 21 years ago. It recently delivered the 15,000th unit into the UK; an Aisle Master articulated truck supplied by Combilift dealer Briggs Equipment to its…

  • 14/11/2019

Adding Value with Air Casters

All companies look to differentiate their product in the marketplace. In the manufacturing sector, one simple way to do this is to add value to existing equipment with the addition of an embedded air bearing system. While the phrase, 'why recreate the wheel,' is catchy, air casters are proof…

  • 07/11/2019

Konecranes Demag UK partners with WES

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Limited, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing equal employment opportunities by entering into partnership with the WES. The move is consistent with the company’s objective of promoting the engineering sector to…

  • 10/06/2019

Air hoists make for safe and reliable lifting in tough operating environments

Wherever tough or hazardous operating conditions place excessive demands on lifting operations, Profi series air hoists from J D Neuhaus (JDN) rise to the challenge. The JDN Profi range is now deployed in applications that range from chemical (including pharmaceutical, paints and varnish)…

  • 16/01/2019

Last chance to attend Logistics Awards 2018 - don't miss out!

With just three weeks to go until the 2018 Logistics Awards, presented by comedian Dara Ó Briain, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging anyone wishing to attend to book their place fast to avoid missing an evening of top-class entertainment, exclusive networking opportunities and…

  • 21/11/2018

Former HSE inspector joins Merritts

Heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced the appointment of Lincoln Marks as health & safety manager. Marks, who is from Sheffield, joins Merritts having previously worked for Cold Harbour Marine. Prior to this, he sat on the other side of the fence, working for…

  • 15/11/2018

Yale appoints QuickLift as exclusive dealer for the Turkish market

Yale Europe Materials Handling has strengthened its presence in Turkey with the appointment of QuickLift Mak. San. ve Tic. A.S. as the exclusive dealer for Yale® solutions in the region. James Newman, area business director for the Middle East and Africa at Yale, said: “We’re very…

  • 14/11/2018

SICK TDC Gateway Brings Data Control to Your Fingertips

With the launch of its Telematic Data Collector (TDC) gateway system, SICK has unlocked the power of data collected by multiple sensors in automated production environments and delivered it to the fingertips of engineers for real-time monitoring, analysis and alarms. The SICK TDC is a…

  • 08/11/2018

Retran breathes new life into transparent packaging

Following the launch of Retran in January Bell are delighted to report that almost all of their customers have switched to this recycled form of clear packaging. Retran is produced using redundant PET bottles and up to 70 per cent of the content is made from used drinks containers. The raw material…

  • 07/11/2018

Yale showcase robotics solutions at exclusive event

At a special invitation-only event near Düsseldorf, Germany, visitors witnessed the latest innovative robotics solutions for materials handling in action. Designed to offer customers affordable automation for repetitive tasks, the recently-announced robotics portfolio from Yale Europe…

  • 11/10/2018