By completing hundreds of projects across a multitude of varied industrial sectors, Merritts have firmly established themselves as the market leading metalwork and metalworking machinery movers. Our exceptional experience ensures we move your industrial machinery in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

As part of our comprehensive service, each client is assigned a senior level contact who is available seven days a week to answer any queries. This contact will be your dedicated account manager and will oversee all pricing, operational arrangements and will ensure that all projects are completed as planned.

When it comes to the installation, Merritts 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 or more lucrative service work.

Our turnkey metalwork 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
  • Machinery disposal
  • Factory relocation services

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Metalwork machinery movers, Midlands

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

Examples of the high-level machine tool machinery that we have transported and installed include:

  • Machining centres
  • Milling machines
  • Lathes
  • Presses
  • Profiling machines
  • Guillotines
  • Punching machines
  • Bending machines
  • Drilling machines
  • Grinding machines
  • Stamping machines
  • Pressbrakes

Skilled & experienced operatives

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 goal is to work as efficiently as possible to ensure minimum downtime is achieved.

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.


Merritts fleet incorporates an extensive range of modern plant and vehicles; most of which have been custom built to our own specification to fulfil the requirements of the machine transport industry.

Merritts has been in business for over 100 years

In 2022, were proud to celebrate our 100th year as a company. Since 1922, it has been our goal to provide market leading services to our customers. Our policy of continuous investment in new vehicles, heavy lifting systems, specialist trailers and lifting tackle, as well as the ongoing training and development of our personnel ensures we remain at the forefront of the specialist lifting industry.


Manufacturers that we work with:

  • AIDA
  • Asquith Butler
  • Axe & Status
  • Bruderer
  • Bystronic
  • Press & Shear
  • Romi
  • Soraluce
  • Tornos Technologies
  • WFL Millturn

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