Merritts specialise in the movement of machinery within the automotive sector. Our client base consists of leading international vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and production machinery manufacturers.

We regularly complete projects for automotive vehicle and parts manufacturing companies that require their machinery to be installed, relocated or disposed of.

Our service aims to ensure that your machinery moving project is completed within the agreed time frame and with the least possible interruption to your business. This can also include operating out of standard working hours, evening or night and shift working, as well as weekends for moves that are time and/or production sensitive.

We adopt a continuous programme of investment in our transportation and lifting equipment. This includes lorry mounted cranes, Versa-Lifts, hydraulic lifting gantries, HGV’s and trailers including low loaders, flats, and curtain sided options offering numerous versatile solutions for transporting and installing automotive machinery.

If you are embarking on a factory expansion, re-location or de-commissioning project involving automotive vehicles or parts assembly lines and need machinery removed and transported, we can help.

Our turnkey automotive machinery moving service includes:

  • Lifting and loading/offloading
  • Transport
  • De-crating and de-stuffing
  • Installation package including mechanical and electrical services
  • Positioning
  • Core drilling and bolting down
  • Aligning and levelling
  • Commissioning assistance for manufacturers
  • Storage services
  • Packaging services

Automotive machinery movers, Midlands

Merritts machinery movers have worked alongside many of the major manufacturers of automotive machinery and are able to undertake complete recommissioning packages if required.

Examples of the machinery that we have transported and installed include:

  • Robot assembly lines
  • Conveyor systems
  • CNC machines
  • Injection moulders
  • Extrusion machinery
  • Power presses
  • Testing equipment
  • Metalworking machinery
  • Paint systems and spray booths
  • Hot forming presses

Our people

We understand that your brand is one of the most important aspects of your business and as such we take great pride in our team who are always striving to achieve complete customer satisfaction.

All employees working on behalf of your project will arrive stylishly liveried in our corporate colours which extend to the operatives uniforms ensuring that the Merritts brand becomes an extension of your own.

Our experienced site team consists of SSSTS trained foremen, riggers, drivers, crane operators and electrical & mechanical engineering specialists. All operatives undertake an on-going training and development program to promote multi-skilling and safe working practices.


As part of our commitment to deliver a hassle-free service to our customers, it is our policy to continuously invest in vehicles, lifting equipment and tackle. The Merritts fleet incorporates an extensive range of modern vehicles; most of which have been custom built to our own specification to fulfil the requirements of the machine transport industry.

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Automotive manufacturers that we have worked with, include:

  • Seyi
  • Fanuc
  • Engel
  • ABB
  • Kuka
  • Haas
  • Chiron
  • Starrag
  • DMG Mori

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