MasterMover Global News

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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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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Boost To Speed And Control For Japanese Lorry Manufacturer

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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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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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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MasterMover Production Innovation - ATEX Material Handling Innovation

Published : 02/11/2019

Moving heavy and awkward loads safely and efficiently can be a challenge for many different industries, particularly when there is the additional factor of potential explosion. Here’s how MasterMover’s machines can still be used in environments where there are flammable vapours, dust and fine particles. For oil and...

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Leading cable manufacturer reduces wasted time and expense with all-in-one bespoke solution

Published : 02/11/2019

Moving heavy and awkward loads from an inside production area to outside containers ready for shipping was proving a challenge for a world-leading manufacturer of cables. Reliance on forklift trucks meant that valuable loads were not secure when being lifted and transported – putting staff at risk through lack of...

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Leading train manufacturer achieves greater safety and efficiency with bespoke remote-controlled pusher

Published : 20/09/2019

For train manufacturers working with heavy loads, there is an obvious risk when it comes to staff safety. Not only is there a danger of accidents - especially when moving bogies along a production line with rail carriages suspended above – but employee fatigue and an associated slow-down of efficiency means that...

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Slovakian train manufacturer reduces costly delays with upgrade to MasterMover

Published : 20/09/2019

For a Slovakian train manufacturer, moving five-tonne wheel sets on trolleys using a system of chains was proving problematic. When the chains broke, production came to a halt - leading to costly delays while repairs were carried out. So, when the business decided to upgrade its production line in order to meet...

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Hong Kong’s Avenue of Stars sees dramatic reduction in manual handling of heavy food trucks

Published : 20/09/2019

Moving stalls laden with food can be an arduous job, especially when the ground is uneven, the trucks weigh up to 1.2 tonnes and there are inclines to navigate. So, when it came to feeding hungry tourists at Hong Kong’s answer to Hollywood, a solution that could reduce the burden of this previously labour-intensive...

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