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Sandpiper helps Abingdon and Alliance Flooring

Abingdon Flooring started trading on 31st October 2003 as a result of the management buyout of Carpets International. As part of the acquisition the company's IBM AS/400 based computer system including the warehouse management functionality and handheld scanners was adopted at the Crumlin site. The handheld computers and wireless infrastructure …

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UPM Shotton chooses SALVO

UPM Shotton, the UK’s largest manufacturer of recycled newsprint, has chosen to protect warehouse staff at its Flintshire site with Salvo, the drive-away prevention system from Castell. The company originally considered a vehicle restraint system but was concerned that variations in trailer axle heights might affect the security of dock …

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ASG Services go for launch

Through 2006 ASG Services conducted a marketing study to determine the reaction and adoption potential of selling warehouse identification products via the internet. The results have created something a little special. In August 06 ASG commenced the design and build of a new facility specially designed for ease of use …

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Racking good scheme for British Gypsum

Workspace installation specialist, Welconstruct has completed a heavy duty pallet storage scheme at British Gypsum's Sherburn-in-Elmet factory near Leeds, the site of the company's new state-of the art plasterboard manufacturing facility. Welconstruct's business development manager, Graham Butler, says, “Pallet storage is the most widely used system in the warehouse because …

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New Materials Handling Survey

Results reveal one out of every five stored components takes longer than 10 minutes to retrieve The latest Materials Handling Survey results conducted by automated storage and retrieval specialist, Kardex reveals that 20 percent of all components stored in warehouses nationwide take longer than ten minutes to retrieve. The survey …

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WELCONSTRUCT AND SEELEY JOIN FORCES TO CREATE A WIN, WIN SITUATION FOR CHOICES UK When Welconstruct Customer Solutions was given the contract to turn an old factory into a modern 9,000 square metre distribution centre for ChoicesUK, it not only needed to ensure that the distribution centre would work efficiently …

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