Home / Latest Email Newsletter
MHW job link

Latest Email Newsletter

 

Materials Handling World Magazine December 2016

Welcome to the latest

email newsletter from

Materials Handling World

www.mhwmagazine.co.uk
December Visitors 384,337
Hits 1,574,969 and Page Views 954,489
20.815K TWITTER FOLLOWERS @MHWMAGAZINE
WEBSITE NOW EVEN FASTER OVER 70% QUICKER

ADD YOUR COMPANY DETAILS TO OUR RECENTLY IMPROVED ON-LINE DIRECTORY
http://mhwmagazine.co.uk/directory

Latest News

Yorkshire based catering butcher invests in Riverside Waste Machinery baler

Yorkshire based catering butcher invests in Riverside Waste Machinery baler

Family-run catering butcher Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has strengthened its recycling strategy by investing in a compact waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery. The vertical Riverside Waste Machinery RWM75 machine is being used to bale mostly cardboard waste which is generated from boxed meat delivered to the Bedale factory from other local farms. However, the baler also handles plastic farm …

Read more.

Buffaload Logistics grows again as Davis Haulage comes on board

Buffaload Logistics grows again as Davis Haulage comes on board

Buffaload Logistics, the independent high-volume temperature controlled operator, has further strengthened its leading position in the UK distribution and storage sector with the acquisition of Crewe-based chilled and ambient logistics specialist, Davis Haulage. On December 23rd Buffaload concluded negotiations to secure the ongoing business, employee contracts and assets of Davis Haulage in what Managing Director Julie Feltwell describes as a …

Read more.

Dr Markus Roser joins BS&B Europe as Head of Application Industrial Explosion Protection

Dr Markus Roser joins BS&B Europe as Head of Application Industrial Explosion Protection

BS&B Safety Systems Europe welcomes Dr. Markus Roser as its new in-house, technical advisor in industrial explosion protection. Already proving to be a valued member of the team, Markus’ focus is providing expert advice on explosion protection specifications to BS&B’s European cross-sector customers. Through his technical expertise, he will help to bring clarity to specifiers end-users about the intricate considerations …

Read more.

TGW Stingray Shuttle System a key growth component for Würth Elektronik eiSos Group

TGW Stingray Shuttle System a key growth component for Würth Elektronik eiSos Group

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has completed a major two-year warehousing project for Würth Elektronik eiSos, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components. The TGW project forms part of a multi million Euro investment by Würth, which has added market-leading automation and 5,000 square metres of additional warehousing space plus a number of new offices …

Read more.

LiuGong largest material handling machine rolls off production line

LiuGong largest material handling machine rolls off production line

LiuGong ’s new 45-tonnage reach stacker, CLG2450, rolled off the production line at LiuGong International Industry Park in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China. As LiuGong’s first large scale machine specifically built for usage in ports for container loading and unloading, it marks an important milestone in the development of LiuGong ’s material handling business. The CLG2450 is designed for container transshipment in …

Read more.

Timber specialist GE Robinson strengthens its sideways force with Baumann

Timber specialist GE Robinson strengthens its sideways force with Baumann

For one of the UK’s leading timber importers, choosing the right long-term materials handling partner was a big decision. Fortunately, GE Robinson & Co Ltd, who rely on the most efficient machinery to run their busy operation, made a good choice a number of years ago. Established over 100 years ago, GE Robinson has boosted efficiency once again with the …

Read more.

RTITB Are UK lorry drivers lacking essential safety skills

RTITB – Are UK lorry drivers lacking essential safety skills?

Statistics from RTITB, the UK’s leading Driver CPC Consortium, suggest that many LGV drivers may be lacking crucial first aid and road traffic incident management skills. According to data from the Master Driver CPC Consortium, since September 2015 only 2 per cent of Driver CPC Periodic Training courses delivered included first aid and/or road traffic scene management. By contrast, 33 …

Read more.

Cooper Specialised Handling supplies world's largest hydraulic crane heads to ABP Port of Garston

Cooper Specialised Handling supplies world’s largest hydraulic crane

The Port of Garston in Liverpool, UK, is set to become home to the world’s largest hydraulic crane when the machine completes its journey from Finland later this month supplied by Cooper Specialised Handling. A Mantsinen 200M – the largest machine of its type and the first to come to the UK – is being supplied to ABP by Cooper …

Read more.

Kubota enhances 8 tonne excavator

Kubota enhances 8 tonne excavator

Kubota the world’s leading manufacturer of mini excavators up to 8 tonne, has launched an enhanced version of its popular KX080-4 machine. Already the cleanest emission excavator in the 8 tonne class, the new KX080-4a (Alpha) utilises the latest technological advancements to ensure the machines performance and productivity far exceed that of its competitors. The new KX080-4a features a rugged …

Read more.

New UKWA Board will shape logistics industry’s technology strategy

New UKWA Board will shape logistics industry’s technology strategy

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has announced the launch of a Technology Advisory Board that will develop and deliver advice and best practice guidance on how the logistics industry can implement technology to improve processes and operational efficiency. UKWA’s CEO, Peter Ward, pictured, comments: “With solutions ranging from general IT systems and automated packing solutions through to eCommerce and …

Read more.

MHW Magazine jobs page

Featured Articles

Exporta Global Anti Slip Extra Grip Pallet Dimples

Exporta Global Anti Slip Extra Grip Pallet Dimples

One of the UK’s leading plastic pallet specialists Exporta Global has launched two new anti-slip pallets specifically designed to maximise the grip of loaded products. Part of Exporta’s range of robust rackable pallets, extra grip is achieved by special dimples built into the surface of the pallet which help prevent loaded products from moving. These new anti-slip dimples have been …

Read more.

TGW Stingray Shuttle System a key growth component for Würth Elektronik eiSos Group

TGW Stingray Shuttle System a key growth component for Würth Elektronik eiSos Group

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has completed a major two-year warehousing project for Würth Elektronik eiSos, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of electronic and electromechanical components. The TGW project forms part of a multi million Euro investment by Würth, which has added market-leading automation and 5,000 square metres of additional warehousing space plus a number of new offices …

Read more.

RUD VRBG Load Ring on Plate for Bolting can be loaded at 90 degrees to the vertical with a full working load limit

RUD VRBG Load Ring on Plate for Bolting can be loaded at 90° to the vertical with a full working load limit

RUD Chains offers over 500 different tested and certified lifting and lashing points which cover a working load capacity range of 0.6 to 250 tonne. RUD’s lifting equipment is used across a wide range of working environments from Heavy Lifting, Engineering, Materials Handling, Offshore, Construction, Rail, MOD and many more. The VRBG load ring on plate for bolting offers a …

Read more.

PPS grow turnover to 6m GBP with help of 1.8m GBP investment

PPS grow turnover to £6m with help of £1.8m investment

Returnable transit packaging company PPS have turned a £1.8 million investment in technology and equipment to boost its turnover to £6 million over the course of last year. The acquisition of plastic container supplier Alison Handling can be attributed to some of the company’s impressive growth. PPS, based in Marchington, East Staffordshire, provides returnable transit packaging solutions for the automotive, …

Read more.

Holding Firm by Andrew Woodward is Head of Materials Handling at Investec Asset Finance

Holding Firm by Andrew Woodward Head of Materials Handling at Investec Asset Finance

Investec Asset Finance – For most, 2016 will be remembered as a year of disruption. Political shocks and market dislocations will be the abiding memories for many of us as we look back. We sympathise with those who have seen their business activities disrupted by the year’s events, but for us at least, 2016 has been a bumper year – …

Read more.

Exertherm in drawer MCC 24 7 Thermal Monitoring solution

Exertherm ‘in-drawer’ MCC 24×7 Thermal Monitoring solution

The Exertherm ‘in-drawer’ MCC 24×7 Thermal Monitoring solution provides increased uptime & reduced maintenance downtime for critical conveyor motors Exertherm the world’s no1 provider of 24×7 Thermal Monitoring systems for mission critical electrical infrastructure, now enables continuous hotspot detection of critical power connections in each MCC drawer. As a result, annual /periodic inspections requiring downtime can be eliminated. E-commerce continues …

Read more.

Get your vehicles winter ready with RUD Snow Chains

Get your vehicles winter ready with RUD Snow Chains

RUD Snow Chains – With the met office warning temperatures to plummet and snow & ice to hit in the coming months it is important to make sure your vehicles are winter ready. RUD Chains manufacture and supply a wide range of snow chains suitable for passenger cars, 4x4’s, SUV’s, vans, trucks, buses, working machines, commercial and emergency services vehicles. …

Read more.

TouchPath extends its TouchWMS system with Power Picking Control Centre

TouchPath extends its TouchWMS system with Power Picking Control Centre

First-customer testing TouchPath reveals pick productivity increases of 50% Powerful management tool assigns picks and pickers Does away with pick notes: assigned picks presented to users on-screen Tracks pick status in real-time Measures picker performance, by individual and by team International supply chain solutions provider TouchPath – www.touchpath.com – is extending its ‘TouchWMS’ warehouse management system with the addition of …

Read more.

Look closer at efficient fleet management

Look closer at efficient fleet management

Taking a closer look at the breadth of fleet management responsibilities can be daunting. The role requires understanding the business strategy and knowing how a vehicle fleet can best contribute to meeting objectives, in the long, medium and short terms. It demands expertise across a spectrum that can range from automotive mechanics to health and safety legislation. Vehicles have to …

Read more.

Responsible computer disposal boosts environment and employment at Ucan Recycling

Responsible computer disposal boosts environment and employment at Ucan Recycling

Yorkshire-based Ucan Recycling hasn’t just turned its passion for 100% IT reuse into a successful and growing business. With a deep-rooted social strategy at the heart of this Community Interest Company (CiC), Ucan is changing lives too. In this exclusive insight, Materials Handling World finds out how… It started out in 2010 as a one man band, operating from a …

Read more.

Stertil rewards successful apprentice with permanent position

Stertil rewards successful apprentice with permanent position

Following two years gaining experience with Stertil Dock & Door Products, Calun Carlin has been appointed on a permanent basis following completion of his apprenticeship. Whilst working through his Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration, Calun gained vital experience in a number of activities including contract negotiation, installation co-ordination and project management. Alongside these duties, Calun successfully completed a schedule of …

Read more.

MHW Job Link