As heavy machinery moving specialists we are always keen to read about and publicise any government initiatives that will support manufacturers to invest. These initiatives generally help businesses improve efficiencies and profits and by doing so they create jobs which benefits the economy.
Merritts work across multiple sectors, regularly carrying out over 100 projects per month. Here is an overview of some of the heavy machinery removal, installation, and transportation projects we carried out during August.
The highs and lows of 2020, starting with Brexit and then the COVID-19 crisis have created the requirement for temporary secure industrial storage of manufacturing machinery and production equipment.
We reflect on the effect of coronavirus pandemic on manufacturing to highlight key sectors that may be consider factory relocations in the UK if the Government fail to support key sectors.
Carrying out successful machinery moving projects in the food and drink industry means having an acute awareness of the need to work to strict hygiene standards.
Merritts knowledge of heavy machinery used within pharmaceutical and healthcare facilities enables us to work with some of the biggest names in the industry.
In this article we are going to highlight some of the risks and hazards we will consider as part of our pre project site inspection. This process helps to ensure the project is completed safely and without incident. It also assists Merritts in providing an accurate quotation based on the equipment and resources needed for the project which means there are no surprise costs or unforeseen obstacles which may cause delays.
After 18 months in the job, Lincoln Marks provides his views on the differences between his past role as an HSE inspector and his current role as Health and Safety Manager.
A key benefit of partnering with Merritts when planning a heavy machinery removal or installation project is the fact that our Health and Safety team is headed by an ex HSE inspector, Lincoln Marks.
Merritts explain its response to COVID-19 and how we are implementing a number of measures in order to continue to safely carry out work for our customers throughout these difficult times.