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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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Let there be light! NEW counterbalance chandelier winch system lights up Manchester Cathedral

Let there be light! NEW counterbalance chandelier winch system lights up Manchester Cathedral

Two leading British manufacturers have united to complete a historical lighting project at Manchester Cathedral. Lighting manufacturer Great British Lighting and lighting winch specialists Penny Hydraulics Ltd partnered to install two bespoke candelabras and an accompanying counterbalance system which enables the luminaires to be lifted and lowered quickly and simply for regular maintenance. The chandelier counterbalance system supplied by Penny Hydraulics Ltd is the first of its kind to be designed and manufactured in the UK.

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MEET THE TEAM: Paul Marshall - Lorry Loader Installation & Training Co-ordinator

MEET THE TEAM: Paul Marshall - Lorry Loader Installation & Training Co-ordinator

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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Novel lifting: New CellarLift installed at the Novello Theatre

Novel lifting: New CellarLift installed at the Novello Theatre

The landmark Novello Theatre building in London’s West End was originally opened in 1905 as the Waldorf Theatre. Since then, the building was renamed multiple times, as the ‘Strand Theatre’ in 1909 and the ‘Whitney Theatre’ in 1911. It was only in¬¬ 2005 that the venue was given its current name - the theatre is named after the famous composer and actor Ivor Novello who lived in one of the flats above the theatre during his heyday.

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The Birmingham bin collection crisis – how can we keep pace with our society’s growing demands?

The Birmingham bin collection crisis – how can we keep pace with our society’s growing demands?

Redundancies, council leader walk-outs, and rats filmed gorging on rubbish: just some of the things most commonly associated with the recent bin collection crisis in Birmingham. The crisis cast a dark shadow of unfavourable publicity over Birmingham City Council, but is there perhaps more to the story than first meets the eye and are there things we can learn from the local authority on the back of the situation?

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Morrison Plant Services: Investing in employee safety with new innovative lifting equipment

Morrison Plant Services: Investing in employee safety with new innovative lifting equipment

Morrison Plant Services (Morrison), the UK’s leading utility service provider is the latest customer to see significant improvements in productivity and employee safety thanks to the installation of a range of vehicle mounted cranes on their fleet of commercial vehicles, along with the introduction of a heavy-duty goods lift in their workshop – equipment designed, manufactured and installed by Penny Hydraulics Ltd.

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The sweetest goods lift in town! Innovative lifting at Pump Street Bakery

The sweetest goods lift in town! Innovative lifting at Pump Street Bakery

The Penny Hydraulics engineers always thought that working in a chocolate production facility was a thing of their dreams…until now! When award-winning Pump Street Bakery decided to expand their operation by developing a new facility to produce high-quality chocolate, they called upon Penny Hydraulics to specify a goods lift to support their venture. Installed at the start of July 2017, the lift is set to streamline work at the bakery - helping the team work productively, safely and efficiently.

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