The UK’s leading pallet trucks retailer has just expanded its range with a premium quality collection of high capacity lift tables. Available in a variety of sizes, weight aptitudes and price brackets, Midland Pallet Trucks has ensured there’s a heavy duty lift table for every customer.
With the UK economy now firmly on the road to recovery the demand for construction and manufacturing has skyrocketed. These high-growth, high-value sectors are set to enjoy much needed growth, however the latest research from the CBI/Pearson Education and Skills survey has warned that this will go hand in hand with a skills shortage. The survey drew on data from 310 companies employing over one million people. A huge 68% of businesses anticipated the need to expand their skilled staff base in the next few years, yet 55% were concerned they may not be able to source qualified workers. Economically critical sectors will be under the most pressure to recruit skilled workers capable of carrying out tasks safely and professionally, with 73% of construction industry respondents and 69% of manufacturing businesses foreseeing growth.
The skills shortage is set to continue for the coming few years which means construction and manufacturing businesses must do everything they can to ease the deficiency. Midland Pallet Trucks is helping equipment managers do just this with its expanded range of lift tables designed to boost efficiency, augment safety and get jobs done faster. With a focus on high capacity machines capable of lifting loads in excess of 2500kg, the expansion is part of the company’s commitment to fostering long term growth and prosperity within the UK’s construction and manufacturing sectors.
For businesses in search of a lift table that delivers on grunt the HTFG0.5 Static Scissor Lift Platform is just the ticket. Capable of handling loads of up to 500kg on a 1015x610mm platform, the static electric machine is a simple solution to piece work, production line and assembly applications. Operators enjoy a huge level of height fluctuation thanks to the table which can be lowered to 80mm and elevated up 760mm. The three phase platform uses a high pressure cylinder and features dual safety functions, three metre long control cable and emergency cut-off switch for the ultimate in operational protection.
When it comes to transporting, raising and relocating heavy loads the ELF10A-24X48 Stationary Scissor Lift Platform is a must have companion. The 1000kg stationary machine features a 1220x610mm platform which is more than capable of supporting high mass cargo. The sturdy static lift table raises and lowers materials with ease, powered by a brawny 0.75kw motor. A maximum lift height of 990mm offers impressive elevation while the hard chrome plated piston rods foster durability and performance. The compact hydraulic design complies with all EN1570 safety requirements, with features such as the dual safety function high pressure cylinder, emergency off switch and three metre long control cable augmenting operational safety.
Equipment managers wanting to up the ante on operational power won’t be able to refuse the 1500kg capacity of the ELF15A-36X48 Stationary Scissor Lift Platform. The ultra-sturdy construction, compact hydraulic design and spacious 1220x915mm platform make it ideal for workplaces handling heavyweight loads.