Merritts provide a comprehensive and cost effective machinery moving and storage package for machinery manufacturers and product manufacturers within the textiles sector.

Through many years of experience, Merritts have developed a thorough understanding of operating in working environments where clothing, floor coverings and other textile products are being manufactured. We operate to the highest standards with health and safety regulatory compliance in mind at all times.

Our textiles machinery moving package delivers a comprehensive solution. Our service aims to ensure that your heavy machinery moving project happens on time and efficiently with the least possible interruption to your business.

To ensure production down time is kept to an absolute minimum, 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.

Our turnkey textile 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

Textile machinery movers, Midlands

Merritts machinery movers have worked alongside most of the major manufacturers of textile machines and equipment and are able to undertake complete recommissioning package if required.

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

  • Laminating machines
  • Polymerizing machines
  • Dying machines
  • Bleaching machines
  • Scouring machines
  • Mercerizing machines
  • Foil/smog transfer machines
  • Wrap crushing machines
  • Pleating machines

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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Manufacturers that we have worked with include:

  • Recticel
  • Toray Textiles
  • VF Northern Europe
  • Cygnet Texkimp
  • Belfield Furnishing

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