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Designer labels handled by SDI Greenstone

Systems integrator SDI Greenstone is developing an innovative new automated sortation system to handle ‘designer label’ fashion clothing at Hansen & Cawley’s international distribution centre (DC) in Fuenlabrada, near Madrid. The high-speed ‘bomb-bay’ sorter, which is governed by control software written by SDI group company RTI, will give Hansen & …

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Meachers wins new group contract from Polimeri

Meachers Group Holdings has been awarded a further three-year contract with Southampton based Polimeri Europa, a leading manufacturer of Olefins, Aromatics, Styrene, Phenol, Cumene, Di-methylcarbonates, synthetic rubbers and latex. The new contract is a continuation of a business agreement that began in 2001. “We are exceptionally pleased with the way …

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Braby empty

Braby the UK’s largest manufacturer of silos, vessels and tanks is now the exclusive distributor for the Oktomat big bag and Oktobox unloading system from Germany. The patented Oktobox range is unique to the UK and offers manufacturers an automated solution to completely empty storage containers. This latest move adds …

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Lowering the cost of automation

Companies wishing to automate without the costs associated with sophisticated, high-end palletising and handling equipment need look no further than the PAL and AXO range of palletisers from Kosme Packaging. These machines allow mid-volume package and container companies to take that first step on the road to automation, a criterion …

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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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