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 machinery in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.

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 moves that are 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.

Our turnkey 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
  • Machinery disposal services

Plastics and rubber machinery movers, Midlands

Merritts machinery movers have 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

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.

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.


As part of our commitment to our customers, it 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
  • Engel
  • Netstal
  • Kraus Maffei

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