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HILO partners Angleton in warehouse fit-out for plumbing trade supplies

Hi-Lo Storage Systems, pallet racking and long span shelving have formed an integral part of the fitting out of PTS Plumbing Trade Supplies new distribution centre at Birmingham. Undertaken as a partnership with its distributor, Angleton, Hi-Lo's FEM compliant, Premierack standard aisle racking and Shelfplan, long span shelving have provided …

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Cummins Engines is the latest company to entrust the well-being of its warehouse staff to Salvo, the innovative drive-away prevention system from Castell. All three loading bays at Cummins' Daventry distribution centre, in Northamptonshire, have been fitted with Salvo, after management identified the need for a reliable method of safeguarding …

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Explosion Proof Switch

Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has introduced an ATEX Certified explosion proof safety gate switch. Designed to control access to machinery and process lines operating in potentially explosive environments, it is also ingress protected to IP67. The switch is suitable for use in zone 1 and 2 environments such as …

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Toyota showcases new forklift at GLEE

Specialist brick forks, a speed controller and on-board weighing system are just three features of the new Builders' Merchants Special being exhibited by TOYOTA Industrial Equipment at GLEE. Specially tailored to meet the needs of builder's merchants, the TOYOTA forklift is the first machine specially developed for the sector. This …

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Zero mainenance, zero emission batteries for Link

Link Logistics has installed EnerSys's Hawker Evolution batteries, with high frequency (HF) chargers, for the lift truck fleet at the distribution warehouse operated on behalf of the frozen produce retailer Farmfoods. Hawker has also supplied Link Logistics with a Battery Management System to ensure that all batteries are correctly charged …

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Sorter helps fashion house get goods onto shop floor faster

The combined operation of two identical DistriSort ESF split tray sorters is enabling Spain's leading fashion retailer to improve significantly the output from its centralised distribution warehouse, shipping more than 300,000 items during an eight-hour working day. They have enabled the fashion retailer, with over 350 stores in 26 countries, …

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