Packaging 

FANUC Robotics Makes Snack Stacking Simple

FANUC has assisted a leading snacks manufacturer in increasing their output of packed crisp boxes with the installation of six M-410 robotic palletising systems. Palletising over 5,000 boxes of crisps per hour the robots have been integrated into all of the six packing lines within the company’s factory enabling them to bring a previously outsourced packing operation in-house. When it... Read More
Packaging 

Proseal reliability and service delivers peace of mind

The versatility and excellent performance of Proseal’s extensive range of tray sealers are meeting a variety of packing solutions for leading fresh prepared salad and vegetable producer Bryans Salads. The company is using the portable semi-automatic Proseal GTR for shorter run products and a fully automatic GT0 for specialist products such as Garlic and Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms packed into... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Third Terex Finlay Machine For Cheshire Demolition

Cheshire Demolition has boosted its fleet with the purchase of a new Terex Finlay J-1170 from Finlay Central. The machine is the third Terex Finlay machine brought by the Macclesfield-based business, which was founded in 1984 by brothers Stan and Phil Swindells. Cheshire Demolition is one of the largest reclamation yards in the North West, offering a broad range of... Read More
News 

New Unipack website adds to impressive customer experience

Unipack, one of the largest retail packaging companies in the UK, and established distributor for retail, food related, industrial and mailing packaging products, has just launched a brand new website. The website has been designed to make purchasing a wide range of bespoke and off the peg packaging even more convenient for the company’s loyal clientele and potential new customers.... Read More
News 

Woman lorry driver celebrates 25 years in the industry

One of the UK’s first female lorry drivers Rayner Bellamy, is celebrating 25 years in the industry at Clugston Distribution, one of the UK’s leading independent logistics companies and part of the Clugston Group of companies. There has been a lot of talk recently about women working in male dominated industries like logistics and engineering, with the overall feeling being... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Thorworld Yardramps Help Strawsons To Meet The Load Of Its Christmas Capacity

Thorworld Industries is advising companies on the benefits of renting mobile yardramps as a short-term option for meeting capacity during peak periods such as Christmas, pointing to the successful example of farming and vegetable packing business Strawsons Ltd in Newark. For companies such as Strawsons – and many others involved in food & drink, recycling & waste management or the... Read More
News 

JCB signals commitment to Germany with €25 million investment

JCB Germany has announced the biggest single investment ever in its business as the company prepares to celebrate 50 years of trading in the important market. The company is to build a brand new €25 million headquarters for JCB Germany on a site which is double the size of its existing facility in Cologne. Work on the new premises will begin... Read More