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Baldwin expands global platform with the acquisition of QuadTech, Inc.

Partnership creates vision and inspection print technology powerhouse Baldwin Technology Company Inc.—a world leader in providing process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging, textile and corrugated industries—has acquired QuadTech, Inc., from its parent company, Quad/Graphics. With this acquisition, Baldwin adds all of QuadTech’s highly regarded technology and strategic locations across the Americas, Europe, China, Japan and India.... Read More
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Body care specialist outsources to Walker

Boozi Body Care – manufacturer of a range of cocktail-inspired hand and body creams and washes – has outsourced its B2B and B2C supply chain processes to Berkshire-based Walker Logistics. Walker will provide picking, packing, kitting and fulfillment services for Boozi Body Care’s online sales and supply replenishment orders to the company’s growing list of UK-based retail partners. The contract... Read More
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Clugston Distribution appoints new director

Clugston Distribution, part of the privately owned Clugston Group, which also has interests in construction, facilities management and property development, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tim Doggett as distribution director. Mr Doggett joins Clugston Distribution from Rhenus Logistics, where he held the position of general manager and was responsible for the organisation’s sales and operations across the... Read More
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M-Series proves itself in Brazilian surface mining operations

Máquina Solo is the ALLU distributor for its Transformer and Processor ranges of equipment throughout Brazil.  The company, founded in 1998, has particularly found a ready market for the ALLU M-Series, with the enormous processing power of the equipment being put to good use in various surface mining applications.  Founded in 1998, Máquina Solo is a Brazilian company which specializes... Read More
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Vortex Wins MHEA Excellence Award: Supplier of the Year

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognised with the Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) Excellence Award for Supplier of the Year. The MHEA Excellence Award for Supplier of the Year is intended to recognise companies who have made significant impact on customer successes through outstanding customer service, robust product offerings, excellent product quality, or... Read More
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Abrasuion-resistant rotary batch mixer achieves uniformity in 1 to 3 minutes

A new model 700-THX-50-ARI Rotary Batch Mixer from Munson Machinery blends abrasive materials such as concrete, premix, mortar mix, glass/cullet, fibreglass, refractories, tungsten powder and ceramics, in one to three minutes with minimised abrasive wear or product degradation. The mixer features abrasion-resistant steel material contact surfaces, internal mixing flights with easy-to-replace wear plates and radial seals for dust-tight operation. It... Read More
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Bardyke Chemicals chooses Ajax Inclined Screw Feeder

Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied copper chemicals producer, Bardyke Chemicals, with a 4m long inclined screw feeder for its factory in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire. Bardyke Chemicals manufactures a range of copper-based chemicals including cuprous oxide and cuprous thiocyanate for applications from marine paints to pharmaceutical production. The production process requires the Ajax screw feeder to be inclined at... Read More
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Covers Timber and Builders Merchants looks to the future with Doosan electric trucks

Covers is a family owned timber and builders merchants operating a network of thirteen branch locations across the South of England. With a history that stretches back over 170 years the business has a long-established reputation for service, reliably supplying its customers with essential building materials, such as timber, paint, bricks and blocks, from an extensive range of over 25,000... Read More
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Cost-effective part feeding system sustains frequent part changes

In response to growing demand for a simple, competitively priced and flexible, automatic bulk parts feeding system, RARUK Automation has introduced, FlexiBowl®.  It allows entire families of parts to be fed reliably into the assembly process and is ideal for manufacturers whose production involves frequent product changeovers and reduced volumes. FlexiBowl is highly versatile and suitable for feeding a wide... Read More