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LINPAC wins bid for Gist Warehouse

Servicing 300 stores and depots in the South of England, the Woolworths Group's new seasonal distribution centre is located in Marsh Leys, Bedford. Operated by Gist, the large facility has an impressive footprint of 445,000 sq ft and a staff level that rises to 250 in the run-up to Christmas. …

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Access and control system extended

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has introduced a range of key interlock modules for its eGard system. eGard is a fully modular system that can control access to hazardous machinery, via gate switch and trapped key technology, and can also include simple machine or access controls such as push buttons, …

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Aetna UK sales go through the roof

Bedfordshire based Aetna UK have announced that they have achieved record breaking sales for their ROBOPAC semi automatic pallet wrappers for the first 5 months of 2006. No less than 150 pallet stretch wrappers have been sold with the most popular machine, the Rotoplat 506PFS wracking up an outstanding 106 …

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Tesco shops fast with Easilift

When Tesco needed a method of loading and unloading its fleet of new high capacity double deck trailers, used to transfer goods between distribution depots, the solution came from Easilift Loading Systems. Working with a major UK lift supplier, they developed a modular loading system, incorporating a scissor lift housed …

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Sidetracker reaches out with new model range

NEW MULTI-PURPOSE REACH TRUCKS FROM SIDETRACKER. Sidetracker Engineering has expanded its model range with the launch of a series of compact multi-purpose multi-directional reach trucks designed for handling pallets and long-loads with maximum manoeuvrability. The new SBF model is available in electric or LPG versions with load capacities from 2.5 …

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Thorworld Truckloada shines in the garden

When expansion at Bridgemere Garden World meant a method was needed to lift trays of bedding plants over 4m from a greenhouse to its retail facility, the problem was solved with a tailor-made Truckloada mobile lifting platform from Thorworld Industries. Bridgemere Garden World of Nantwich, Cheshire, covers a 60-acre site …

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