Machine Tools

Merritts core service is the lifting, transportation and installation of machine tools. We provide contract delivery and installation packages for the world’s leading machine tool manufacturers and machinery relocation services for product manufacturers.

The movement and installation of high-performance CNC machinery is our speciality. We operate across all industrial sectors, which means we have gained extensive knowledge of varied types of industrial manufacturing machinery.

Our specialist lifting equipment also allows us to move machinery in confined spaces. This is of great benefit in facilities where space is of a premium. Whether you require the installation of new machine tools, or the removal and relocation of existing machines, by choosing Merritts you will receive an unparalleled quality of service.

Our project managed service ensures clients stay on track with their demanding production schedules. Our scope of works 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

Machine tool movers

We have worked alongside many of the major machine tool manufacturers. Examples of the machinery that we have transported and installed include:

  • Machining centres
  • Lathes
  • Milling machines
  • Presses
  • Profilers
  • Punching machines
  • Grinders

Machine tool movers, Midlands

Underpinning our 97-year history of success and our ability to continually deliver a hassle-free service to our customers, is our policy of continuous investment in new vehicles, lifting equipment and tackle. All equipment undergoes regular maintenance, inspection and testing procedures.

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 tool moving industry.

When discussing your project, we take great care to understand the complexities of each movement to determine the most efficient moving method possible.

Skilled & experienced operatives

We understand that your brand is one of the most important aspects of your business and as such we take great pride in our motivated 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.

Companies we have moved and installed machine tools for, include:

  • Amada
  • Axe & Status
  • Bystronic
  • ETG Bridgport
  • DMG Mori
  • Doosan
  • Fanuc
  • Starrag

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