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Trust Easilift To Deliver The Goods

As one of the foremost loading bay equipment suppliers, Easilift Loading Systems continues to win major contracts from some of Europe's leading companies. The Kirkburton, Huddersfield-based company, part of the Loading Systems International Group, provides everything necessary for the safe, efficient and profitable operation of loading bays. This includes dock …

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Spicy Work For Thorworld Mobile Loading Platforms

Two lightweight mobile platforms from Thorworld Industries Ltd have brought improved efficiency and safety to unloading operations at East End Foods Plc, one of the country's leading spice, lentil and rice importers. With a £100m turnover, the company produces, packs and distributes over 60,000 tonnes of foodstuffs each year from …

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Foster’s appoints Elettric 80 to provide LGV-based solution

5 July, 2007 – Elettric 80, a global provider of end-of-line automation solutions, has received an order from Foster's to provide Laser Guided Vehicle (LGV) Storage & Retrieval System for its wine facility in Karadoc, Victoria, Australia. The total order value for Elettric 80 is approximately 3 million Euro. In …

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Hawkers zero-maintenance batteries give 20% higher work rate

Co-operative Retail Logistics has specified EnerSys' Hawker Motive Power brand of batteries and chargers for the lift truck fleet at its new national distribution centre (NDC) in Coventry. Hawker's Evolution high-performance sealed-gel batteries, which are completely maintenance free, are combined with 'intelligent' high frequency (HF) chargers linked to an IT-driven …

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Space saving storage systems provide a powerful cost buffer

for the UK's rising industrial rent. Rising industrial floorspace rental costs can be offset by using systems that provide compact and efficient component storage and retrieval With industrial rent costs steadily increasing, businesses looking to expand their operations face increasing rents and rates along with big capital investments in space. …

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Excel Automation wins major handling Refurb contract for Scottish drinks company

In awarding a major refurbishment contract to Excel Automation for carrying out a significant upgrade to its Palletisation and Automatic Despatch facility in Dumbarton on the outskirts of Glasgow, Chivas Brothers knew they had placed their business in the capable hands of one of Britain's leading specialised materials handling organisations. …

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