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Don't take risks when times get busy: How retail and logistics companies can minimise risk when using roll cages

Published : 02/12/2019

As Christmas and the New Year sales period approaches, retail and logistics companies face pressure to keep shelves stocked and customers happy. Roll cages (otherwise known as roll containers or roll pallets) are commonly used to efficiently transport goods between warehouses and shops, or within a shop from storage...

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Engineering innovation offers a flexible and scalable way to move the energy industry’s largest wind turbine blades

Published : 26/11/2019

As wind turbines get bigger, manufacturers face a problem when it comes to moving large-scale blades. Here’s how our most powerful multi-link electric tug to date is keeping the renewable energy industry turning… There is a noticeable trend in wind turbine manufacturing. Structures are getting bigger, with larger...

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Tennessee tyre plant reduces delays and improves safety

Published : 25/11/2019

Successful production lines depend on reliable materials handling equipment in order to keep moving and meet demand in a timely manner. For the tyre industry, maintaining pace with a rapidly expanding global automotive and commercial vehicle sector means that any delay can result in lack of competitiveness and...

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Easing the aches and pains of life as a hospital porter

Published : 25/11/2019

Sore backs and shoulders, strains and sprains are sometimes seen as an inevitable part of life as a hospital porter. Moving heavy laundry cages, waste bins and medical equipment can take its toll, resulting in time spent off sick and creating a knock-on effect throughout a service that’s vital to keep healthcare...

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Fire engine manufacturer reduces risk to staff with an All-Terrain electric tug

Published : 25/11/2019

When it comes to manufacturing commercial vehicles, making sure the production line runs as smoothly and safely as possible is key to maximising profitability while still meeting demand. For one of Europe’s best-known producers of fire engines and equipment, the need to reduce risk to employees made MasterMover’s...

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The sky’s the limit for MasterMover

Published : 25/11/2019

With annual passenger numbers of nearly 66 million, it is vital that the airport at Guangzhou in China can rely on a maintenance, overhaul and repair (MRO) infrastructure that runs smoothly and efficiently. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in south China is the third busiest in the country for cargo traffic...

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Staff safety and well-being is transformed at French refrigerated transport specialists

Published : 22/11/2019

Moving heavy roll cages laden with frozen food, delivering goods on time to waiting customers and negotiating congested pedestrianised areas can put staff under pressure and at risk of injury. NJS Faramia, one of France’s largest refrigerated transport specialists, wanted to improve safety for employees involved in...

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Detergent manufacturer chooses a cost-effective electric tug from MasterMover

Published : 22/11/2019

Two MasterMover SM100+ electric tugs have played a key role in helping a well-known detergent manufacturer to introduce a new bin system to their manufacturing plant. The 300-litre bins are made of stainless steel, for use in clean room environments. The manufacturer wanted a safe and efficient way to move the...

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Japanese lorry manufacturer improves speed and control when moving 11-tonne trailers

Published : 22/11/2019

Manufacturers in the commercial vehicle industry face a real challenge when making sure that operations run as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Toho Vehicle Co, one of the largest trailer and lorry manufacturers in Japan, was looking to reduce its reliance on forklift trucks in what is a busy and...

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MasterTug is critical to manufacturer’s production line

Published : 22/11/2019

Moving six tonnes of steel with a forklift truck is no easy feat. Difficult balance and a limited turning circle mean that production processes can often take longer than necessary. For Hubbard Products, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of commercial cooling equipment, safely and efficiently transporting...

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