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Moving large loads with MasterMover electric tugs

Published: 07/11/2017

The world record for the heaviest object pulled over 100 feet belongs to a US reverend who pulled a 68-tonne lorry. This is an impressive achievement, but one that manufacturing plant engineers must regularly equal using specialist equipment — with various degrees of success. Here, Hugh Freer, a director of electric...
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The future of moving loads

Published: 12/10/2017

Now in its twentieth year, electric tug specialist, MasterMover, has added two new divisions to the business. The company, based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, now features an automated guided vehicles (AGV) division and a special projects division. The two new divisions, headed by special projects director James Jones,...
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Mirroring efficiency

Published: 05/10/2017

In Europe’s most efficient car production plant, 115 cars are created every hour. Through a mixture of robots, experienced staff and lean manufacturing principles, the process is highly efficient, leading to the high output. Here, Hugh Freer, a director of electric tug specialist MasterMover, explains how suppliers...
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Reducing costs in healthcare

Published: 25/09/2017

Electric tug specialist MasterMover will be showcasing its SmartMover range at the Healthcare Estates show in Manchester. The event takes place from October 10-11, 2017 at Manchester Central. MasterMover will be exhibiting on stand A11, where visitors can participate in product demonstrations and learn more about...
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Move trailers single-handedly

Published: 02/08/2017

Electric tug specialist MasterMover has launched its articulated trailer moving system, a pedestrian operated motorised electric tug that can move loads of up to 11,000kg. The product, named the TMS1650+, is ideal for use by maintenance staff in the automotive, logistics, rail and transport sectors. The TMS1650+...
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Improving efficiency in retail and logistics

Published: 19/07/2017

Despite tight health and safety regulations to limit the number of accidents in the workplace, over half a million people were reported to have sustained a non-fatal injury at work in 2016. Here, Andy Owen managing director of electric tug specialist MasterMover, explains how retail and logistics companies can avoid...
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Easing the load on the NHS

Published: 05/07/2017

Electric tug specialist MasterMover is urging hospital procurement officers to invest in its new SmartMover range of healthcare tugs for porters. The company believes that use of its SM100+ tug will assist in easing the pressure that is currently placed on the NHS, by improving porter efficiency and minimising the...
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The bread and butter of the food industry

Published: 28/06/2017

Recent years have seen a significant increase in farm-to-fork initiatives. Many food manufacturers are now investing heavily in traceability to follow the journey of products, yet this largely focuses on tracking technology rather than physical movement. Here, Andy Owen, managing director of electric tug specialist...
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Lean, mean, tugging machines

Published: 22/06/2017

Electric tug specialist MasterMover has extended its MasterTug series, a range of motorised industrial tugs for the construction, manufacturing and heavy goods handling sectors. The revamped range, which now includes the MT30/2000+ PAS tow tug, allows businesses to boost productivity and efficiency by allowing...
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Improving efficiency for porters

Published: 20/06/2017

For many, porters are the oil in the machine of many NHS hospitals, moving goods, equipment and patients around hospitals and proving a critical component in running clinical services smoothly. With the NHS expected to find £22 billion in efficiency savings by 2021, every part of the hospital machinery needs to be...
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