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Fish find peace in plastic pallets

Plastic pallets provide more than just a practical solution to the problem of storing and moving goods, they can also provide a safe haven for fish in areas where the over zealous feeding habits of cormorants are decimating stocks. The Environment Agency contacted Eastbourne-based company, goplasticpallets.com, when they discovered that …

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Lift Mates launch helps reduce manual handling injuries

Staff working in the warehousing and logistics sector can now reduce the threat of manual handling injuries in the workplace thanks to the launch of Lift Mates™. The launch of the lightweight and simple to use Solo Lift™ and Dual Lift™ products, means staff, who are repeatedly lifting and carrying …

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Cobalt IS unveils the key to reliable packing line identification

A new inline verification system which offers accurate and reliable product identification capabilities has been introduced by leading systems specialist Cobalt I.S. The system adds a variety of barcode audit and data acquisition functions to automated packing lines, and represents a highly practical and flexible packing line management tool which …

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Alpha Office demands hi-spec flooring

One of the UK's leading independent stationery and office products suppliers, Alpha Office Ltd recently consolidated operations by moving into a single, high-specification building. Of particular importance is the 3000m² warehouse that will improve handling of larger deliveries. Providing a seamless finish that is both simple to clean and maintain, …

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Safety with Total Access and Control

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks is introducing a completely new approach to controlling access to hazardous machinery and equipment. Having identified the need for an intelligent, modular access and control system for machinery guarding applications, Fortress has developed eGard. eGard is a compact and lightweight system that brings the functionality …

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Veteran Thorworld mobile yardramp retires

The very first mobile yardramp produced by Thorworld Industries Ltd has been ‘retired’ by Claymore Grass Machinery, after 15 years of continuing reliable service, It was two years old when it was purchased second hand in 1988 by the Bidford-on-Avon importers and distributors of outdoor power equipment to the garden …

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