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Pack Stack Rack and Roll

Thorworld ramp has clear benefits for glass importer

A glass importer and wholesaler has halved the time it takes to unload incoming containers with a ramp supplied by Thorworld Industries Ltd. Fitted with a dock leveller, it has transformed unloading into a one-man job and led to a major improvement in working conditions. Concorde Glass Plc specialises in …

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The virtue of Atlet at Paragon

Paragon Labels has maximised the utilisation of space at its new centralised finished goods warehouse by selecting a fleet of Atlet warehouse trucks including three Ergo stand-on pallet stackers and two OPC man-rising order pickers. The trucks support a busy round-the-clock operation supplying self adhesive labels to predominantly food suppliers …

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OPTO sensor

Inherent features of a new retro-reflective opto-sensor that include – interference proof, brightVision technology and Ultralock™ will appeal particularly to installers of automated conveying, handling and storage solutions. In addition to allowing much faster alignment, the new PRK 46B sensor from Leuze Mayser is far easier and quicker to connect …

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A European star for Palletways

Stargate Logistics, a unique stockholding consignment facility launched by Lichfield-based Palletways in 2002 to enable customers to place orders for express deliveries later in the day than ever before, is to be rolled out across Europe. The company has appointed Bob Richards as Divisional General Manager of Stargate Logistics to …

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Wood is good, It

Timber products have been given the thumbs up by the World Wide Fund for Nature after the international environmental group issued a report urging specifiers and consumers to choose wood rather than plastic. Leading pallet management company Whirlowdale Trading Company has been involved with the supply of new and reconditioned …

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New belt conveyors from Fastrack

Two new belt conveyors plus a range of associated 'extras' are being launched by Fastrack Unit Conveyors, enabling system integrators to easily and quickly buy via the internet at the company's web site – www.ftuc.co.uk – to configure a handling solution. Fastrack has branded the new conveyors the Premierbelt Series …

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Library sortation system speeds book returns

This month (June 2005) Malmö Högoskola Bibliotek IT will take delivery of a DistriSort sortation system and Codeco 'book return machines' enabling it to significantly improve the efficiency for returning books into its library. It will dramatically reduce the time traditionally taken to replace returned books into their appropriate racks, …

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