Case Studies

Our team of engineers combined with vast experience, allows us to design, manufacture and install every kind of equipment for the Material Handling Sector. What’s more, we can customise off the shelf systems, working directly with the manufacturer to match their specifications and
co-ordinate the whole project on your behalf, that’s what we do.

This is only a small selection of our projects, having over 50 years experience we don’t have the space to show them all!

image of erecting retractable building

CASE STUDY : Extending, tracked tent system for hi-spec welding on an exposed site

There were several welding bays required to take the 9 tonne blocks and the building could concertina up or retract to either end to give full overhead crawler cranes access for fast change round of work.
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CASE STUDY : Retractable Canopy Design & Installation

Retractable canopies designed and installed to securely fix over the all sorts of groundwork, to provide full weather protection.
Customised Workbenches

CASE STUDY : Bespoke laboratory benches & workbenches

Design & supply of a range of wooden and steel workbenches, laboratory workbenches complete with all services for a new building in a large university complex.
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CASE STUDY : Design of drive-in service shelter for auto-parts retailer

Design and installation for a drive-in service shelter for retail and autocentres, to provide a safe, comfortable working environment for staff to fit the items the customer had just purchased onto their vehicles (or bicycles).


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CASE STUDY : Low level gantry system for retractable building

Using our crane engineering transferrable skills, deployed to provide a low level gantry on to which a building could be re-erected involving jacking on to a new channel runway. 
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CASE STUDY : Undercover Packaging Protection

A low cost solution for a live HGV loading operation which provided undercover space for forklift truck operations to allow ‘hygienic’ all weather loading operations.
Bespoke Copper Top table

CASE STUDY : Bespoke Copper Top Work Tables

No screws all timber but with a copper top that would provide a perfect laboratory surface. We put a satin finish on the copper and varnished the beech timber. 

longspan shelving system for chiller

CASE STUDY : Storage space analysis

A major pharmaceutical company approached us for help with their ‘growing pains’, we provided them with several alternative layouts of existing plant and storage systems.
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CASE STUDY : Custom Built Ore Grabs for loading ships

Cape Town based Stevedores required replacement clamshell grabs to replace old stock at Saldanha Bay, Cape Town itself and Port Elizabeth. 
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CASE STUDY : Mezzanine floors & shelving systems

Handling world leading fashion brands, their service needed both accountability and easy, yet fast access, achieved with a low level shelving system split between two new floors across two premises. 
cropped warehouse aisle reduction created from improved mechanical hanndling equipment investment

CASE STUDY : Specification of handling equipment and storage systems

With three buildings on the same site, one of which was a production unit, the ebb and flow of raw materials, finished goods and expediting orders became the focus of a major re-organisation.
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CASE STUDY : Relocation of hydraulic engineering manufacturer

When a hydraulics engineer was faced with expansion challenges and running operations at the same time, they turned to ourselves for help.  
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CASE STUDY : Retracting building design & installation

Design of a retractable building which would allow overhead access for cranes to maintain and replace key plant items, providing undercover weatherproof facilities for maintenance crews.


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CASE STUDY : Design & installation of tent building to extend facility

A PVC clad building, constructed to fit the available space in the goods yard and protect it from contamination by providing a fixed building to house the waiting goods for distribution.

Displayed above are some specific examples of design, manufacture/construction, inspection and installation work, all part of our operational activities we provide as part of your team.

Other projects not mentioned here, include manufacturing and supplying cranes and lifting equipment, manufacturing warehousing and conveyor systems for bedding manufacturers, conveyor systems for manufacturing cells producing footwear, special workshop equipment for in line assemblies and the manufacturing of computer servers.

As well as loading bay conveyors for furniture manufacturers to improve both safety and damage reduction as well as speed of turnround on loading docks, lifting tables for manufacturing processes, goods lifts, high speed and conveyor system for a wool manufacturer as well as providing our own on-line store packed with great ideas and buy off the page solutions for simple every day operational tasks.


Engineering Expertise

Our team of highly qualified Engineers have years of experience within the Material Handling Industry and can offer you sound advice to guide you through the process saving you valuable time and money.


The Newest Technology

Knowlege is at the forefront of our business, we work with the latest innovations to keep your business ahead of your competition.


High Quality Construction Management

We pride ourselves of having one of the best teams in the business, we oversee a project from start to finish to ensure the best possible results.

No Project is Too Big Or Too Small

Whatever you require, from a one-off, hi-tech, electro magnetic, specialist workstation made from copper to a warehouse built on tracks that can move around the site, we can deliver.

We can deploy the latest technology in automated storage systems, design and build a multi story mezzanine structures to expand your workspace, or simply design, manufacture and build a whole warehouse or factory unit, our team of engineers have created all of this and more.

With such a wide range of skills and experience on offer, why not make us part of your Team, we can add real value to a project saving you time and money.



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We’ve Been in the Engineering Business for Over 50 years

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Some of the Companies we have worked with.

british airways client
hotel chocolat client
waitrose client
south yorkshire police client
bbc three client
ferrero client
london borough of tower hamlets client
british airways client