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23 July 2018

Edwards Recycling has increased its productivity by 20% since the installation of a dock leveller from Thorworld Industries.

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03 July 2018

Preparing its premises to distribute high performance compact tractors and professional mowers, ISEKI UK has introduced a Thorworld Industries short ramp and additional dock board ramp, at its Ipswich site.

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17 January 2018

Wakefield-based yarn brand, Sirdar Holdings, has used the design and installation services of dock and loading bay manufacturer Thorworld Industries, as it continues to streamline loading at its UK hub.

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04 December 2017

Transdek UK has launched a new website to deliver an easy to navigate resource that highlights the total solutions approach the company provides. This spans both trailer and loading bay design to enhance both the efficiency and the synergy between the two.

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27 November 2017

When Easilift’s concept of a universal bridge plate lifting-table was presented to Ocado, the company immediately understood the benefits it would bring to its  core business of picking, packing and shipping goods. Nicknamed ‘Fandango’, it is now a key feature in Ocado’s logistical depots.

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24 November 2017

For many UK firms with distribution facilities and delivery expectations to meet, the onset of winter can mean loading bays are really put through their paces, as testing weather conditions, seasonal distribution surges, and the pressure to meet timescales combine. Thorworld Industries recommends undertaking essential checks to keep staff safe and loading bays performing efficiently throughout the coming weeks

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27 November 2017

Six loading pods designed by Stertil Dock Products have streamlined operations, shortened work cycles and increased productivity for Wells Farm Dairy in Staffordshire.

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29 September 2017

Both the Wickes and Travis Perkins brands sell products of different shapes and sizes from distribution centres which operate 24/7. These operations constantly need more space and with Wickes being more for the general public, e-commerce becomes a major part of the business.

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31 July 2017

UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, has upgraded the loading bay facility at its Bury-based mill using specialist apparatus, designed and installed by Thorworld Industries.

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02 June 2017

JSP has launched a road traffic separator called the Alphabloc Space Saver which is suitable for all road contractors thanks to its foldable design that allows increased quantities on a pallet. This saves both transport costs, reducing carbon footprint and the cost of storage space.

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31 March 2017

Turnkey solution contractor, RSR, has facilitated the installation of 22 Thorworld Industries' loading ramps within depots operated by a very successful internet retailer.

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27 March 2017

British independent lift company Stannah services and repairs more than 91,000 lift products, right across the UK. The latest addition to its range of services is a dedicated department providing specialist maintenance for loading systems, industrial doors and access products.

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30 November 2016

With the festive season almost upon us and with it the busiest time of the year for the loading bay and its operatives, Thorworld is advising businesses to assess their facilities now to ensure optimum functionality, efficiency and safety in the harsh weather conditions that the coming months may bring.

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30 November 2016

A leading tyre manufacturer has specified seven Stertil Combilok vehicle restraint systems to support warehousing operations at its production plant in Dundee.

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30 November 2016

Hart Door Systems is supplying  a wide range of sophisticated industrial doors ranging from large high-speed Speedors to sectional doors, roller shutters and insulated roller shutters across two waste to energy sites in Yorkshire.

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04 October 2016

Rent-to-own retail chain, BrightHouse, has improved safety and the carbon footprint of nine UK distribution centres by modifying its loading bays using mobile pedestrian ramps from Thorworld Industries.

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03 August 2016

Stertil Dock & Door Products has upgraded an installation of loading bays for AAH Pharmaceuticals.

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03 August 2016

Heinz has chosen to further improve the loading bay safety systems at its UK based manufacturing facility in Kitt Green, near Wigan, using a new dock leveller and platform designed and constructed by Thorworld Industries.

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23 May 2016

An installation of 99 loading bays has been completed by Stertil Dock Products to support a new DHL distribution hub at Manchester Airport City. 

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31 May 2016

Castell has launched a new version of its Salvo loading bay safety system for customers who have leased warehouses.

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FEATURES

24 January 2018

Energy costs have rocketed in recent years, so business owners and managers are keen to cut avoidable heat losses. Nick Cox, area sales manager for sara LBS (Loading Bay Specialists), explains how industrial doors are continuing to help save energy and boost productivity for warehouses and distribution centres 

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30 November 2016

As temperatures plummet, so too can the working environment in many warehouse situations, and heating costs can rocket. As businesses strive to not only improve energy efficiencies but safety, Efaflex explores whether investment in high-speed doors for loading bay areas are worthwhile

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30 October 2015

The two paramount concerns with regards to successful operation, specification and installation of loading bays are efficiency and worker safety. Here, Louise Nurse, sara LBS sales manager, explains why employing those who are experts in all facets of loading bays enables a complete service that offers peace of mind for end users

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28 October 2014

The opening and closing of external doors in warehouses allows warm air to escape and cold air to enter. As internal temperatures drop by as much as 10°C within moments of the doors opening, there is a clear need to stop energy escaping. Airbloc outlines a solution

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18 June 2014

Designing out risk is essential for the modern loading bay, as Alan Jenkins, sales director of Hörmann, explains

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04 March 2013

Whole life cost, operational efficiency and safety drive developments in loading bay technology and warehouse design. Hörmann and Prologis have been working together to meet the future needs of customers

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SPONSORED CONTENT

28 October 2016

At Chase we have some of the most experienced service engineers in the business and we understand fully how important it is to keep operations running smoothly and continuously.

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28 October 2016

Modular Loading Docks - A modular loading dock is a great way to convert a ground level warehouse operation or any building inside or outside with no loading dock facility turning it into a dedicated loading bay area suitable for pallet trucks, roll cage and forklift truck operations and incorporating cross dock facilitation.

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28 October 2016

Chase Equipment is a long established manufacturing company with almost 90 years` experience, who specialises in the design and build of bespoke goods lifts, scissor lifts and more recently disabled access lifts.

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