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JCB celebrates triple Queens Award success

JCB was today celebrating a triple Queen’s Award success after three of its business units were honoured for export achievement. Receiving awards were JCB’s Loadall business unit, based at the company’s World Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, JCB Compact Products, of Cheadle, Staffordshire, and Wrexham-based International Transmissions Ltd, the sales business …

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Invitation to visit Truckprotects stand 3539

WHERE FULL RANGE OF FUEL AND VEHICLE SECURITY PRODUCTS ARE ON DISPLAY. On behalf of TruckProtect Ltd we would like to invite you to their stand (3539) at this year's Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show – NEC, Birmingham 24 to 26 April where you will be able to see a working …

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FTA names new board

The Freight Transport Association announces details of its National Executive Board (NEB) for 2007/8. The NEB is the board of directors of FTA. Five new members join the NEB this year – Roger Burnley, Eddie Fitzsimons, Stewart Oades, Alastair Parker and Perry Watts. The full list of members is: Andy …

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Haines is new FTA President

Andy Haines, Head of Logistics at Tate & Lyle Sugars Europe, is the new President of the Freight Transport Association, succeeding John Russell of John G Russell (Transport) Ltd of Glasgow. Haines has been a Vice President of FTA for the last twelve months. Andy Haines joined Tate & Lyle …

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CMP Batteries Launches Product Grading Scheme at IMHX 2007

CMP Batteries, part of the Exide Technologies Group, unveiled its product rating classification system at IMHX. 'Concern for the environment' was the main theme of the stand and the new grading scheme is the result of extensive, cutting-edge work by the company's engineers and designers. There is no current system …

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HMV CO UK Automates it

A new sortation system designed and installed by systems integrator SDI Greenstone for HMV's e-fulfilment distribution centre (DC) in Guernsey is automatically dispatching 40,000 items daily, and this number is set to grow significantly in 2007. The packing and sortation system has been designed to deliver items bagged by postcode …

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FKI Logistex successfully delivers 6 million project

Completed materials handling solutions contract represents new fully automated distribution centre for Zappos.com Reflecting its increased focus on the rapidly growing e-commerce and home shopping sectors, FKI Logistex® has announced the successful completion of a £6 million project for the Internet shoe and apparel retailer – Zappos.com®. This contract called …

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Clever Palletisation of paper sacks

Represented in the United Kingdom by Aetna UK, Euroimpianti can now add a well-known Turkish producer of starch and its derivatives, to their ever-expanding base of satisfied customers. The Turkish company has historically chosen highly technical solutions for its production and was looking to invest in a system which would …

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Speed record breaker hopes to beat own record

The current World Electric Water Speed Record holder was on the Exide Technologies stand at IMHX 2007 with her new boat that hopes to smash the existing record. 25 year old Helen Loney will attempt to beat her own record of 68mph by over 30mph. With the help of CMP …

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