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Whitbread PLC invest in safe and productive delivery handling at Beefeater sites

Whitbread PLC invest in safe and productive delivery handling at Beefeater sites

Whitbread PLC, the UK's largest hospitality company, is the latest high-profile customer to invest in specialist goods lifts from Penny Hydraulics Ltd to aid food and drinks deliveries. To date, the company has had lifts installed at nine of their Beefeater sites across the UK to encourage safer and more productive delivery handling. Further Beefeater premises are set to benefit from a ‘CellarLift’ installation from Penny’s over the course of 2018 as the project is rolled out.

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We're exhibiting at the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre, Sheffield Hallam University!

We're exhibiting at the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre, Sheffield Hallam University!

Design Engineer James Fisher has been up to great things since graduating from Sheffield Hallam in 2015. James achieved a 1st Class Hons Degree in Product Design and took up a full-time post with us straight from Uni. An exhibition of his work will be showed in the Sheaf Exhibition Space in the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre, between 22.03.18 and 11.04.18

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Bott & Penny Hydraulics: 25-years of turn-key fleet solutions

Bott & Penny Hydraulics: 25-years of turn-key fleet solutions

Award winning lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics Ltd and Bott Ltd, the leading commercial vehicle conversion company in the UK celebrate 25 years of partnership this year. Penny Hydraulics are a Bott ‘expert partner’, supplying bespoke cranes and hydraulic loading platforms for some of the UK’s largest commercial fleets, including Severn Trent Water and Scottish Water.

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Loader Cranes for Trailers: A Growing Trend

Loader Cranes for Trailers: A Growing Trend

Who doesn’t need a trailer? Whether for domestic or commercial use, trailers can be incredibly handy pieces of kit when you need move items from A to B. It’s not then surprising that more of us that ever before are investing in trailers to help to move our goods quickly and safely. Business is thriving for UK trailer manufacturers - Brian James now offer the largest range of plant and equipment trailers available across the European market. In addition, it was recently announced that top trailer firm Ifor Williams were set to open a new £5m factory in Flintshire to support their existing manufacturing activities in Corwen, Ruthin and Deeside.

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Thinking outside the box: Bespoke goods lift solves handling dilemma for Rigid Containers

Thinking outside the box: Bespoke goods lift solves handling dilemma for Rigid Containers

​In 1907, a 24-year-old Howard Burditt founded a business fabricating wicker and wooden boxes, which were used to transport products on the railway. Starting out in two rented rooms in his former employer’s premises, Mr Burditt founded the business after saving 50 shillings and using £100 borrowed from family. Since then Rigid Containers has come a long way – success which is somewhat remarkable considering Mr Burditt and many of his staff served in both World Wars.

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Powering the fleet: PH180 hydraulic crane assists Powertec’s manned response team

Powering the fleet: PH180 hydraulic crane assists Powertec’s manned response team

​Operating from their headquarters in the UK, Powertec specialise in the supply, maintenance, service and re-manufacture of rotating equipment including pumps, motors, valves, generators and diesel engines. Customers span a wide range of industry sectors, including; fire protection, heating, cooling, flood protection, raw water, sewerage, water treatment, and petro-chemical.

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MEET THE TEAM: Steve Brackstone, Area Sales Manager - Lorry Loaders

MEET THE TEAM: Steve Brackstone, Area Sales Manager - Lorry Loaders

What does a job role in engineering and manufacturing involve today? Sadly, there are still a number of myths and misconceptions surrounding our industry, with the most common being; manufacturing and engineering jobs are just for men, jobs within our industry are low paid, manufacturing work is repetitive and manual, prospects for graduates aren’t so good as in other sectors, manufacturing doesn’t have a future in the digital age.

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Autosmart: Investing in smarter handling processes

Autosmart: Investing in smarter handling processes

Leading commercial vehicle bodybuilder in Ireland Drumack Coachworks and award-winning lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics Ltd, have partnered on a bespoke loader crane project for Autosmart franchisees to enable them to handle drums of cleaning products safely and efficiently on and off their vehicles.

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