With potentially explosive atmospheres present throughout the chemical supply chain, Mark Nailer, industry manager for HYSTER EUROPE, discusses the 360-degree Hyster solutions that support compliant and efficient handling.

Working for a major online retailer, HART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has installed seven of its successful Speedor Storm doors at a high-volume distribution facility.

With lifting capacities of up to 3,000 kg, the Optima MX and MXT range of scissor lifts from Hymo are suitable for a broad spectrum of applications. The Optima MX has a lifting capacity up to 2,000 kg with a stroke of 800 mm. It features a rectangular platform and with the option for ramp loading. It can be placed directly on the floor or in a shallow pit.

RENOVOTEC, a fast growing UK rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain users is to run an on-stand ‘buy or rent’, discount-driven promotion for Zebra’s latest Android products at Multimodal 2019, Stand 3056 (NEC 18-20 June) Renovotec announced today.

EMPTEEZY says with a focus on quality customer experience from start to finish, it recognised the need for a delivery partner of esteemed reputation which it found in Dyce Carriers.

Working for a haulage company specialising in waste disposal, HART DOOR SYSTEMS has announced it has completed the installation of two Speedor Storms at a Midlands facility.

A large rail depot in Wimbledon has demonstrated the investment necessary for the integration of the rail with city life providing essential maintenance to keep the network moving.

After 34 years of operation a HART Speedor Super high-speed door, is being replaced by Hart’s latest version, a Speedor Storm.

SICK says it has set Automated Guided Vehicles free from the need for reflectors or other physical markers with the all-in-one NAV-LOC localisation solution, enabling them to navigate more reliably and efficiently around shop floor and warehouse environments.

When considering a new investment in hoist technology, a full comparison between pneumatic and electric hoists can pay real dividends. In short, pneumatic hoists from J D NEUHAUS (JDN) offer numerous advantages over their electric counterparts. The company says in areas such as duty cycle, variable speed control, weatherproofing, installation and operation, maintenance, robustness, investment costs, lifetime costs and of course safety, a JDN pneumatic hoist really makes a difference.

Working for an international food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services business, HART is installing a number of its Speedor high speed door range at a major UK production facility.

The increasing pressure on the retail industry that’s created by the rise of internet shopping means efficiencies have to be driven into every stage of the operational supply chain. Alan Ryder of loading bay specialists sara LBS believes that well designed loading bays will make goods handling more productive and help maintain the quality and appearance of the retail items.

The latest addition to the Hymo range of mast-driven lifts (MDLs) for industrial applications provides safe, vibration-free and high-capacity lifting up to 9m.

High performance industrial door specialist HART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has teamed up with Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver a range of doors as part of a £4 million new build warehouse and distribution centre. The new facility is for a Yorkshire-based independent tea and coffee company.

HART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has supplied eight fire shutters to form a specialist baggage handling system as part of Malta International Airport’s €12m terminal reconfiguration project.

SICK reports it has developed the Safe AGV Forklift, an innovative, PLd/SIL2-certified safety solution that enables a driverless forklift to continue to operate productively in an automated factory or logistics environment, even when the forks are in the load carrying position.

HART says the eight Speedor Storm doors pictured are part of a mixed installation on a Scottish Energy from Waste (EfW) plant which, as well as the Speedors also includes 15 Hart Firebrand fire and security shutters.

HART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has recently begun work on its first order from Oman for four highly specialist ‘ATEX’ shutters for compliance with regulations relating to environments with a risk of explosion. John Loftus, manager of International Estimations at Hart, commented: “ATEX doors are designed to eliminate all sources of ignition when in operation, allowing safe use in hazardous environments. These hazards can include dust, waste products such as wood shavings, gas and vapour.”

The 8 Speedor ‘Storms’ pictured are part of a mixed installation on a Scottish Energy from Waste plant constructed by Interserve which not only includes HART DOOR SYSTEMS’ Speedor high-speed doors but also 15 fire and security steel roller shutters.

TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING EUROPE says when it announced the winners of its design and engineering competition earlier this year, it was great to see that the winning team was from the UK.

LINDE MATERIAL HANDLING, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has launched the Linde C-MATIC; a new automated guided cart (AGC) designed to improve production logistics.

Safety-Unlimited.jpgSAFETY UNLIMITED, a critical storage specialist, says its new unrivalled and highly versatile Pushback System allows customers to stack pallets containing any permutation of drums or IBCs within the same ultra accessible, time and space saving unit. Drums are four per pallet and IBCs two at a time across a total of 24 pallets two deep, on two levels.

Hart_Door_Systems_shutter.jpgHART DOOR SYSTEMS says its shutter (pictured) delivers 60-minute fire resistance to match the requirements of a major London airport.

TCM.jpgBelfast-based Countrywide Freight Group, has up-dated its warehouse forklift fleet with new TCM forklifts supplied and supported by TCM’s Northern Ireland dealership W Hall.

Hart_Door_Systems.jpgHART DOOR SYSTEMS says its flagship Speedor Super high speed door (pictured), has been in continuous production since 1983 and many thousands of doors have been installed on challenging sites across the world.

Graham_Jones_-_TCM_Dealer_Director.jpgTCM the dealer-led forklift brand has announced two new dealerships to further strengthen its national sales, service and support network.

TCM_Dealer_Director.jpgA national survey of businesses operating forklift trucks suggests that there are wide inconsistencies in the way total cost of ownership (TCO) is understood and calculated. It suggests that some fleet managers may be wide of the mark when the true life-time cost finally emerges. It points at potential weaknesses in cost modelling which need to be more detailed and precise.

20160902_090340_final.jpgSTERTIL says following the successful use of three of its fast-action FlexiEdge doors for over ten years, Glatfelter Lydney has specified an additional five doors to help improve hygiene and working conditions within various areas of its manufacturing facility.

Hart_Door_Systems.pngFrom retaining heat in a typical warehouse to maintaining air quality in a cleanroom, HART DOOR SYSTEMS says its Speedor range of automatic, high speed, industrial doors continues to show its huge scope of use in industrial and warehouse applications. Hart is a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial doors systems with its high-speed door ‘Speedor’ now a globally recognised brand.

hart_Untitled.pngHART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has supplied GT Emissions Systems, Peterlee, with a Speedor Super that has been fitted behind a roller shutter in its warehouse area. GT Emissions is at the forefront of the design, validation and manufacture of exhaust gas control valves for on and off highway vehicles. Hart Door Systems says its Speedor was installed to retain heat within the warehouse and to prevent cold air and dust entering the building.

Untitled.pngSTAKRAK has announced it is now supplying Cantilever Racking which maximises storage capacity, accessibility and presentation of large items. The company says it is a flexible, bespoke solution that can provide high returns on investment through increasing productivity and easier stock management and from timber packs, to piping, to scrap vehicles, it has the right racking solution.

Lenze_Exhibition.jpgLENZE has announced it is bringing a boxful of big Ideas to IntraLogisteX 2018 (stand 130). The company says it will showcase a range of innovative drive and motion products, along with advanced software and service solutions designed to accelerate and simplify the specification, design and support of automated handling and storage systems.

Sick.jpgSICK reports it has developed the SureSense family of user-customisable photo-electric sensors - a concept that enables machine builders and plant engineers to specify from a wide-range of sensing options all within a standard technology, set-up, mounting and housing. The company says the durable SureSense sensors can reliably detect nearly any object in any environment in warehousing and logistics applications – ensuring machines and lines stay up and running at full capacity.

Lenze.jpgA new technical article from LENZE explains how to overcome the challenge of warehouse automation and achieve optimum performance. Today’s automation systems need to be faster, more agile and even more available than ever before. Lenze says in its new intralogistics technical article the challenges facing today’s warehouse automation machine builders are discussed and solutions given to choosing the right technology, supporting partners, ensuring the right development tools are used and Industry 4.0 readiness incorporated.

Konecranes.jpgKONECRANES reports it has simplified the overhead crane specification process with the introduction of its innovative on-line tool, Crane Advisor. The company says the menu driven application may be accessed via desktop computer, iPad, tablet and smart phone, allowing convenient use of the tool from any location. Crane Advisor has been introduced successfully in North America and has now been launched in the UK, Europe and selected regions worldwide.

LEEA_Liftex.JPGOrganisers of LiftEx, a trade show and conference taking place at the Telford International Centre on November 29-30th dedicated to overhead lifting and work at height solutions, have announced details of the line-up of speakers

pyroban-service-support.jpgExplosion protection safety company PYROBAN reports it has responded to industry demand by providing technical support for any ATEX forklift truck, regardless of the brand of explosion protection system. “Not all explosion protection conversion companies have the infrastructure to offer the ongoing support and service needed in a typical hazardous area operation,” explains Darren Boiling, group after sales manager, “To maintain safety and avoid truck downtime, managers must be aware of where they can access the correct technical support.”

Enerpac_SL300_telescoping_hydraulic_gantry.jpgENERPAC has announced the SL300 hydraulic gantry, the latest innovation in the SL series telescoping hydraulic gantries, offering the highest lifting capacity on a 61cm track gauge in heavy lifting and rigging applications. The SL300 is equipped with two stage lifting cylinders for loads up to 3000 kN.

NewRackCage.jpgSECURITY CAGES DIRECT has announced its new innovation - the new RackCage-SCD, designed to hold full depth pallets, and says it can simply be placed into position inside any type of existing racking. The company says the RackCage is supplied flat-packed in panels for easy on site assembly, and is made up by: front double doors; 2 x side panels; 1 x back panel; top roof panel; set of 10 - Nyloc assembly bolts and set of 3 - 10mm floor anchor bolts. The company says the unique design means that there is no requirement to attach the cage to the existing frame which might affect the integrity of racking and it is simply secured by bolting to the floor through the base frame of the 2 side panels and back panel.

stan_Untitled.jpgThis year, STANNAH, a British, family-owned engineering company is celebrating its 150th anniversary and says throughout 2017 there will be a host of events, initiatives and online resources to encourage staff, customers and the public to celebrate this landmark in British engineering. Established in 1867 by Joseph Stannah, the company first made its name making hoists and cranes for London’s dockyards. During WW2, the Stannah factory was destroyed. Having to rebuild the business from scratch, using just their reputable family name, the Stannah generations that followed began to build the household name it is today.

Safety_Unlimited_-_Product_Montage.JPGSAFETY UNLIMITED says its product portfolio focuses on the storage, handling and containment of hazardous materials and flammable liquids across all sectors and says the company has a proud pedigree of over 40 years’ experience of manufacturing at its own Essex facility for guaranteed quality products to suit every possible requirement. The company says project design is central to its commitment to provide a quality product and therefore it works closely with its customers not only to meet but to exceed their expectations. Safety Unlimited says it always helps customers to protect their environment and their business.

Hart_Door_Systems.jpgHART DOOR SYSTEMS reports it has completed the installation of two Speedor ‘Storms’ at a recently opened packing and distribution facility. The company says the doors were installed to keep a stable working environment within the 310,000 sq ft fulfilment centre in Dunstable.

Beaverswood.jpgBEAVERSWOOD says the management of any warehouse/stores needs an effective labelling and identification system, stock needs to be identified and in its rightful place in order to maximise order picking and minimise costly errors.

Pyroban.jpgPYROBAN reports that the emissions regulations (EU 97/68/EC Directive) have been amended to support the special application of diesel engines, such as those in forklifts, used in potentially explosive atmospheres, where safety is paramount.

Hart_Door_Systems.jpgFaced with the escape of odours over neighbouring housing, an Essex-based company has opted for a solution provided by HART DOOR SYSTEMS.

Crown_Lift_Trucks.jpgCROWN showcased Advanced Material Handling Technologies on Stand 10J61 at IMHX 2016.

Efaflex_Armstrong_9518.jpgArmstrong World Industries, a global expert in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling system solutions has announced the AWI manufacturing facility in Stafford now operates from seven units on Telford Drive, each being upgraded to feature EFAFLEX’s ‘SST’ premium high - speed spiral design.

TCM_Forklifts.pngTCM forklifts reports it has raised the benchmark in corrosion protection with a new anti-corrosion assurance for its counterbalance truck range (FTB, FB and FHB).

jdneuhaus.jpgMaterials handling specialist J D NEUHAUS says it will be presenting its concept study of a stainless steel air hoist for the first time at the LogiMAT 2016 exhibition, taking place in Stuttgart from 8 – 10 March 2016.

goplasticboxes.JPGGOPLASTICBOXES.COM reports it has introduced a new height Euro stacking container to its popular range of plastic boxes, crates and trays – the GoEuro 64220S – which is certain to attract logistics professionals in the automotive and engineering industries.

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