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Hawker leading edge technology takes the biscuit

United Biscuits has specified EnerSys's Hawker Motive Power brand of batteries and chargers for the lift truck fleet at its Midlands Distribution Centre (DC) in Ashby de la Zouch. The battery installation, which includes a smart 'call-forward' battery management system and a special battery handling arrangement, is crucial in sustaining …

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Boots distribution on a roll

High street giant Boots is replacing* the metal roll cages traditionally used to deliver bulky goods in to its stores with a bespoke version of LINPAC Materials Handling's versatile Maxi-Pac fold-down transit system. The system, which is being used to move large and bulky products such as nappies, drinks bottles …

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Toyota forklift branch into timber

A service and support package from leading TOYOTA forklift distributor, M&W TOYOTA Handling, has enabled one of the UK's largest timber manufacturers to increase productivity and reduce maintenance costs. Pontrilas Timber, a manufacturer of timber products including oak beams, oak fencing and decking boards, has selected M&W TOYOTA Handling to …

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RAF Wittering get the SSI Treatment

SSI Schaefer have just finished a major project at RAF Wittering, near Ipswich, to design, supply and install a raised storage platform and a goods lift. RAF Wittering, advised by the Materials Handling Trials Unit, required aircraft parts to be stored on the base rather than in Scotland by Rolls …

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Meachers rolls out it

Newport based Brace's Bakery, has turned to Meachers Transport to support its new contract with Asda. Southampton based, Meachers is operating as a depot for Brace's products and will undertake daily deliveries to Asda stores located along the South Coast from Weymouth to Portsmouth. Meachers closed the deal with Brace's …

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Instant racking solution for Honda

To free up prime space close to the production line at its No 2 plant, Swindon, Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) required an instant storage solution for its mezzanine deck. Using the LeanTek system, supplied by the Tube & Bracket Company Limited, HUM associates built two mobile racks ready …

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At the forefront of Liquid waste disposal technology

Waste management company Yorwaste is offering a vital service to businesses that now have to find alternative methods of disposing of liquid waste. The company has responded positively to the Landfill Directive, which prevents liquid wastes such as sludge and oil/water mixes from being disposed of in landfill, by investing …

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