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Montracon – investing again

Montracon has this week lifted the wraps on its second major plant investment in two years. Its a £5m programme focused entirely on keeping pace with rising demands on its dedicated reefer factory at Market Weighton. The work, now nearing completion, will boost capacity by an initial 50%, with the …

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DIY retailer speeds up unloading with Thorworld dock leveller

A warehouse operated by DIY retailer In-Excess UK Ltd has been equipped with a Thorworld electro-hydraulic dock leveller to speed up the unloading of containers. In-Excess UK has four retail stores, plus a garden centre, in the Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire areas. The dock leveller has been fixed inside a …

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Enersys engergises handling for Culina

EnerSys has designed and installed the warehouse truck charge and change area for Culina's latest chilled distribution centre at Haverill. The materials handling package includes Hawker Perfect Plus batteries with LifeTech high frequency chargers, advanced computerised management systems to optimise battery utilisation and equipment to eliminate manual handling. “When we …

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Pick of the Pods

Dave Whyatt, Sales Director of Easilift Loading Systems Ltd, pioneers in the development of loading dock pods, explains how they can deliver substantial benefits, with increased productivity, to logistics operations. As companies strive to become even more efficient in all their business operations, including the vitally important loading and unloading …

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Energy and cost saving lighting control

from Ex-Or now available for warehouses and storage depots. Operators of high-ceilinged distribution and storage facilities can now take advantage of energy and cost-saving lighting control from Ex-Or, the Honeywell- owned lighting management specialist. Ex-Or is launching its HighBay LightSpot, a presence detection system specially designed to eliminate unnecessary use …

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