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Bulk material handling giants come together in major acquisition

Bulk material handling giants Mitchells Group and Gutteridge come together in major acquisition

Bulk material handling company, Mitchells Group has acquired Lincolnshire-based Guttridge in deal which further cements the company’s global presence. Privately owned Mitchells is one of the world’s largest bulk material handling manufacturers, supplying specialist conveying solutions and handling equipment to agri-food companies worldwide. The deal will see the combined revenue …

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Plastic Pollution’s Silo solution

Latest Barton Matrials Handling Industry News Plastic Pollution Silo Solution

As part of initiatives to reduce plastic loss to the environment, Barton Fabrications has seen unprecedented demand for its aluminium silos for storage of plastic raw material. Users are increasingly moving from bag supply to bulk deliveries and silo storage. This avoids raw material losses which arise from moving bags, …

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Barton’s silo saves sack slitting

Barton silo saves

Barton Fabrications has installed a new silo at Bevex manufacturing plant in Coalville, Leicestershire. Part of the global L’ISOLANTE K-FLEX Group, Bevex manufactures tubing and pythons for the drinks dispense industry. Bevex is seeing increasing demand for its extruded tubing products, which traditionally use bags of LDPE plastic granules to …

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Barton Fabrications celebrates 35 years

Barton Fabrications celebrates 35 years

Barton Fabrications, the UK’s largest manufacturer of aluminium silos, has celebrated 35 years of manufacturing, installing and refurbishing silos for the food and plastics industries. Formed in 1982 by John Barton, the company has gone from strength to strength: alongside its UK market, vessels are exported globally to countries including …

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CAN THE CAN TEST advises ABTO

CAN THE CAN TEST advises ABTO

The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators  ABTO has called for a complete overhaul of the cargo sampling and liquefaction testing protocols for raw ores and less common cargoes, such as nickel ore, fine wet coal and bauxite. Professor Mike Bradley, pictured, a member of the advisory panel to the Association …

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Boxing clever at Barton Fabrications

Boxing clever at Barton Fabrications

Two 100 ton Barton Fabrications silos have been installed at the Really Useful Products Ltd’s new production facility in Castleford. The global company, which operates in thirteen countries, is experiencing increased demand for its plastic storage boxes manufactured in sizes ranging from 0.07 litres to 145 litres. The two silos …

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Barton Fabrications silo supports SCHÜTZ supply chain

Barton Fabrications silo supports SCHUTZ supply chain

SCHÜTZ Ireland Ltd., global manufacturer of IBCs and Drums, has protected its supply chain by installing an additional Barton Fabrications raw material silo. The 60 ton silo joins two existing silos and is used to store polyethylene feedstock for the company’s plastic moulding facility. Supply restrictions in 2015, where a …

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