Plastics and Rubber

We provide contract delivery and installation packages for the world's leading manufacturers within the plastics and rubber sector. Our depth of experience ensures we move your plastics and rubber manufacturing machinery in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.

As plastics machinery movers, Merritts deliver a stress-free service for customers; providing a comprehensive transport and installation service for their high-performance machinery.

Original equipment manufacturers, distributors and plastics and rubber processing companies use Merritts because they trust us to uphold strict operating requirements, ensure the supply chain is protected, and work efficiently to ensure production schedules are met.

Merritts are able to operate out of standard working hours and can accommodate night and shift working as well as weekends for a machine move that is time and/or production sensitive.

Whether you require the installation of new machinery, or the removal and relocation of existing machinery, by choosing Merritts you will receive an unparalleled quality of service and has extensive knowledge in varied types of industrial sectors.

Our turnkey machinery moving installation service includes:

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

Plastics and rubber machinery movers, Midlands

As specialist machine movers, Merritts have gained extensive knowledge having worked alongside many of the major manufacturers within the plastics and rubber sector and can carry out complete recommissioning packages if required.

Examples of the machinery that we move and install on a regular basis includes:

  • Extrusion machinery
  • Injection moulding machinery
  • Blow moulding machinery
  • Polyurethane processing equipment
  • Rotational moulding machinery
  • Rubber processing machinery
  • Structural foam processing machinery
  • Thermoforming machinery

Plastics and Rubber Machinery Movers

Our people

All employees working on behalf of your project will arrive stylishly liveried in our corporate colours which extend to the operative’s uniforms, ensuring that the Merritts form an extension of your own brand. Our goal is to provide a professional and efficient service which ensures minimal downtime.

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.


A key part of our commitment to our customers, is our policy to continuously invest in new 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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Manufacturers that we work with include:

  • Sumitomo Demag
  • Negri Bossi
  • BMB Machinery
  • Netstal
  • Kraus Maffei

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