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B&B Attachment’s new Blockmaster E40TCFi proves a winner with aggregate industries

B&B Attachments new BlockMaster E40TCFi block handling clamp is providing Aggregate Industries with optimum performance and maximum productivity at the company's plant at Ashington, Northumberland. The twin consolidating block clamp is a side shifting pivot arm clamp that has been specifically developed for yard work and loading. Supplied to Aggregate Industries via UK Hyster truck dealer, Barloworld Handling, it offers excellent durability, serviceability and performance.

One of seven BlockMaster E40TCFi clamps supplied to Barloworld for Aggregate Industries Masterblock sites in Newquay, Carnforth, Inverness, Aberdeen as well as Ashington, the clamps provide the drivers with outstanding visibility and outstanding performance when handling two block packs at a time. Rated at 4000kg capacity and with an inside height of 1125mm, the BlockMaster's rugged durable construction also incorporates hardened steel brushes at pivot points, high-density nylatron wear bushes and chrome cylinder.

“We are delighted to have B&B Attachments as our partners”, said Colin Pemberton, Barloworld's Account Manager for Aggregate Industries. “The new BlockMaster E40TCFi is excellent and it is backed by B&B Attachment's service which is second to none. The company is quick to respond and also supports us with information making our partnership a win, win combination”.

B&B Attachment's new BlockMaster E40TCF range of block handling clamps has taken the market by storm. Orders have also been received from all the main bluechip block producers including Hanson Building Products, Cemex, Tarmac Topbloc, Forticrete as well as Aggregate Industries Masterblock.

“Our blocks are manufactured in a wide range of sizes, strengths and finishes and are distributed throughout the UK”, said Lee Coyne, Yard Foreman at Aggregates Industries Ashington facility. “B&B Attachments BlockMaster E40TCF is spot on and as the clamp provides excellent visibility health and safety is increased”.

All clamps are supported by B&B Attachments' UK network of qualified service engineers and a large spare parts stockholding. From its sites in Newbury, Berkshire and Cramlington, Northumberland, the company operates the UK's largest fleet of service vehicles in the forklift attachment industry, handling site maintenance and repairs for a client base that includes OEMs, forklift truck dealerships and end users.

About Aggregate Industries Masterblock
Masterblock, an Aggregate Industries Ltd business, offers a range of concrete blocks, which can be specified for a variety of contracts from two-storey housing to multi-storey and commercial buildings. Its products, which consist primarily of dense, lightweight and paint grade blocks, are distributed to the main regions of the UK. Masterblock is extremely cost-effective – a major saving is achieved compared with brickwork, and top quality aggregates from its own quarries ensure that full specification requirements are met.

About Barloworld
Barloworld is the largest independent distributor of lift trucks in the world with operations covering the United Kingdom, Belgium, South Africa and South-east United States. As the UK's exclusive distributor of Hyster equipment since 1956 our knowledge and understanding of the materials handling industry is without equal. Today in the UK alone we maintain over 25,000 lift trucks of various makes for customers in all types of industry. Through its unique partnership with Hyster Barloworld provides a complete range of counterbalance and warehousing trucks.

B&B Attachments Ltd.
Guildgate House
Pelican Lane
Berkshire RG14 1NX
Tel: 01635 232000
Fax: 01635 237444
Web: www.bandbattachments.com

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