Merritts are experienced print machine movers and have been specialists in moving Lithographic, Flexographic and Web printing presses along with their ancillary equipment for more than twenty years.
At Merritts, we understand that your brand is one of the most important aspects of your business. When a customer purchases your product, they want to see that their investment is being handled by experts who care about the machinery that they are installing. Merritts fleet of vehicles and plant are stylishly liveried in our corporate colours which extend to the operatives uniforms ensuring that the Merritts brand becomes an extension of your own. We can offer Low loaders with lorry mounted craneage (up to 26Te lift and carry capability), flat and covered transport, Versa-Lift high capacity compact lift trucks (pick and carry up to 27Te) for lifting of print heads/units and a large fleet of 7Te rated trucks for general moving.
When it comes to the installation, Merritts machine movers are able to offer everything from handling and transport services through to the provision of engineers to assist your commissioning engineers. This can be a significant cost saving on longer installations and also allows the OEM engineers to be free to concentrate on more lucrative service work. A schedule of rates is available for all services on request.
Our Services include :
- Import & export documentation and customs clearance procedures
- Loading of machinery at Merritts or from OEM facility
- Delivery to site
- Offloading of machinery
- Floor loading calculations
- Positioning and assembly of machinery
- Connection to services
- Machinery decommissioning and recommissioning
- Alignment/Levelling/Core drilling/Bolting down
- Movement of additional machinery on site if required
- CDM project management
- Storage and bonded warehousing where required
During 2008, Merritts expanded our services to provide Export Packing and Shipping services. We are now able to remove equipment from a customer site, transport to our warehouse facility and arrange for the equipment to be packed to any specification and shipped to any destination in the world.
OEM Customers can also expect a service that is second to none. Each client will receive a Director level contact who is available seven days a week to answer any queries.
Regarding flexibility, Merritts are able to operate out of standard working hours and can accommodate night and shift working as well as weekends for moves that are time and/or production sensitive.
When working with print machinery, Merritts have worked alongside many of the major manufacturers and are able to take on complete recommissioning packages if required.