Machinery Moving Specialists for the Machine Tool Sector – How Merritts can help!

As heavy machinery moving experts, Merritts are a preferred moving partner to many of the world’s leading manufacturers of machine tools. Most see us as an extension of their brand, and trust that their customers’ investment is being handled by professionals.

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One of our core philosophies is to continually invest in the latest specialist lifting equipment technology. This helps to ensure Merritts remain at the forefront of the machinery moving industry and enables us to provide a turnkey heavy machinery moving service across all industrial sectors.

Below is a summary of some of the projects we have carried out for machine tool manufacturers throughout the UK.

  • Working on behalf of a leading international manufacturer of aerospace finished components, Merritts were instructed to relocate CNC machinery as part of a production restructure.
  • Merritts were tasked with carrying out the transport, offloading, movement and installation of a Hankook Vertical Turning Centre for customer Ward CNC. The 3 main sections of the machine consisted of: 32Te base, 22Te column, and a15Te cross rail section.
  • Liaising with the machine manufacturer and the UK distributor, Merritts arranged the collection of a Nakamura Super NTX Turning Centre Lathe machine from UK docks and transported it to our storage facility for unpacking and inspection, before onward delivery and installation at the customer’s site.

As well as providing heavy lifting, transportation, installation, storage, and engineering services, we can also offer customers the following services to ensure the smooth completion of projects:

  • Professional heavy machinery packaging options to ensure the protection of valuable and sensitive machine tool equipment whilst machinery is being moved/transported
  • Provision of industrial storage facilities at our Midlands based headquarters
  • Comprehensive health and safety documentation
  • Out of hours and/or weekend working
  • Increasing the size of doorways
  • Removal of walls
  • Provision of scaffolding or staging
  • Steel plates for floor protection
  • Mobile elevated work platforms

If you are looking for a long-term partner to help you with industrial machinery removals, transportation or storage facilities, Merritts is here to help.

July 4, 2021 by James Merritt

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