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AO hit milestone with opening of 20th depot in Bracknell

Online electricals retailer, AO has opened its 20th depot in Bracknell as it continues to grow its vast logistics network. The new site at The Sterling Centre on Eastern Road will mean the retailer will be even closer to its customers across Berkshire. Opened last Friday, the 20,000 sq ft site is…

  • 14 hours ago

TÜV SÜD warns of new safety standard deadline

TÜV SÜD is warning manufacturers of ICT and AV Equipment that if they do not comply with a new safety standard (IEC 62368) within the next two months, they will no longer be able to sell their products in the EU. On 20th December, IEC 62368 will supersede two standards that the industry…

  • 2 days ago

Customised flange seals to the highest hygiene standards

Customised flange seal from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies for specific sealing grooves in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. To suit every individual application, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies can offer bespoke flange seals that meet the highest standards in hygiene.

  • 20/10/2020
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Jungheinrich UK announces plans for Northern Central Hub

Investment demonstrates continued strong growth and long-term commitment to the UK and Northern region, despite uncertain trading conditions … Jungheinrich UK has announced its plan to consolidate its business operations in North West England into one central hub, thereby centralising its…

  • 19/10/2020

Lloyd Ltd becomes Toyota Material Handling Dealer

Toyota Material Handling UK is delighted to announce Lloyd Ltd has been appointed as an Approved Dealer Partner. From its head office in Carlisle and across its branches in Alnwick, Bishop Auckland, Dumfries, Kelso, Newcastle and Penrith, Lloyd Ltd now sells the full range of industry-leading…

  • 15/10/2020

Midland Pallet Trucks says now is the time to put returns process in place

Midland Pallet Trucks, a materials handing retailer and pallet truck specialist, is urging retailers to act now to put returns processes in place ahead of the holiday season as surges in online shopping reach record levels. As a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, online shopping and the…

  • 14/10/2020

LAC Conveyors & Automation partners with Prime Robotics in the UK

LAC Conveyors & Automation, part of the LAC Group, have been awarded the exclusive rights to sell and promote a wide range of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) designed and manufactured by Prime Robotics . Prime Robotics are a leading edge technology company in the area of versatile and agile AMR…

  • 14/10/2020

With less than 100 days to go, Rhenus urges businesses to prepare for Brexit countdown

UK businesses need to act now to ensure they are operationally fit for the end of the Brexit ‘transition period’ on 31 December 2020, says the leading logistics provider. Challenges surrounding the coronavirus outbreak should not stop UK companies making plans to manage the new…

  • 14/10/2020

ULMA Packaging welcomes new biodegradable packaging standard

ULMA Packaging UK has welcomed the introduction of a new British standard for biodegradable plastic as a promising new step towards further developing sustainable packaging. Published by the British Standards Institution as PAS 9017, the new standard requires plastics claiming to be biodegradable…

  • 14/10/2020

Briggs Equipment acquires Gwynedd Forklifts

Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Gwynedd Forklifts, a leading independent materials handling equipment distributor across North Wales and Shropshire. This latest acquisition further strengthens Briggs Equipment’s position as one of the…

  • 13/10/2020