Celebration as Street Crane Opens New £3 Million Hoist Factory
Distributors from 48 countries join Street Crane at the opening of new £3 million hoist production unit.
“We currently have the strongest order book in our history,” explained managing director, Andrew Pimblett. “We have worked hard to build an international network of nearly 90 overseas distributors in 48 countries. To support our global network we have continually invested in the business, creating products such as our ZX hoist range to meet mainstream lifting needs up to 80 tonnes. This is a product specifically developed for world markets and is designed to conform to multiple international standards and be adaptable to demanding end user requirements.”
Though Street Crane operates in a world market dominated by major international competitors, the company’s policy of not building cranes overseas but supplying high technology hoists and electro-mechanical components to other independent crane makers, has really paid off. “This trade is mutually beneficial, because our overseas partners are no longer reliant on the same major multinationals for hoists and components who are also their competitors. In addition they can offer their customers a more unique crane. Increases in hoist production volume that we achieve by exporting gives us scale economies in our home market and supports the research and development that is so essential to stay ahead,” Andrew noted.
The new hoist factory will give the company capacity to increase wire rope hoist production from a current level of 2500 hoists to 3200 hoists per year. The company anticipates that, based on current growth, a second shift will be needed by 2016 to double production – bringing further jobs.
Over ten per cent of Street Crane’s 200 strong staff work in research and development. This involves the development and refinement of cranes and hoists and also bespoke software for crane design and costing which Street supply to their overseas partners as part of their support package.
High resolution images are on the web at http://www.ainsmag.co.uk/st165/5302st1a-new-factory.htm
Street Crane Company is the UK's largest manufacturer of electric overhead travelling cranes (EOTCs) and a major exporter of hoists, components and controls to crane makers in overseas markets. Cranes and hoists are available up to 200 tonnes safe working load. Single and double girder gantry, semi Goliath and Goliath cranes are produced. Special cranes and automated crane controls can be engineered to cope with unusual site conditions or load handling and lifting requirements.
Tel. +44 (0)1298 812456 Fax. +44 (0)1298 814 945
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.streetcrane.co.uk
Street Crane Company, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, SK23 0PH, UK
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Celebration as Street Crane Opens New £3 Million Hoist Factory here
News-ID: 295158 • Views: 5419
More Releases from Street Crane Company
Four Street Overhead Travelling Cranes for Steel Distribution Centre
A V Dawson, the North East based, multi-modal transport and logistics contractor, has installed four overhead cranes, from Street Crane Company, the UK’s largest industrial crane and hoist builder. The company’s new facility will hold buffer stocks of steel for regional automotive and construction plant manufacturers. Here the 30 tonnes capacity cranes will receive and despatch up to 290,000 tonnes of steel coil each year. The building configuration and intense workload
Fast and Lean Steel Delivery Assisted by Radical New Crane System from Street
Improved order turnaround is promised by Tata at their Redcar Steel Service Centre following an investment over £1.5 million in special cranes from Street Crane Company. Four overhead travelling cranes of 12 tonnes capacity – and a radically different design – will streamline material processing to speed of delivery of cut and finished steel for engineering and structural fabrication to Teeside customers. Street Crane’s sales director, Chris Lindley-Smith, explained, “Given the
UK Built Street Hoists Play Pivotal Role in Bridge Reconstruction in Massachuset …
Hoists from Street Crane Company are frequently used in construction projects in the UK and are now playing a major role in the reconstruction of the Longfellow Bridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The hoists are installed on a bespoke crane built by Street’s local distributor Capco Crane and Hoist Company. The crane will be used in the renovation of the 107 year old bridge that spans 1.5 miles over the Charles
UK Industrial Crane and Hoist Maker in Peruvian Technical Partnership
Andrew Pimblett, managing director of Street Crane Company and Gustavo Delgado Pilares, CEO of Peru’s largest crane maker, Movitecnica, have good cause for celebration. Following the signing of a trading partnership agreement, both companies are poised to take a much bigger share of the fast growing market for industrial cranes and hoists in Peru. Movitecnica is Peru’s largest and most rapidly expanding industrial crane supplier. Under the technical partnership, Street, the
More Releases for Distributors
Design Registrations for Distributors by GD Rectifiers
Discover the benefits of design registrations and how they are issued Distributors play a key role in helping customers launch new OEM systems and component manufacturers are increasingly looking for their distributors to help support the promotion and performance of their products. To help support component manufacturers, distributors usually have field application engineers (FAE’s) who will work with OEMs designers and will suggest which parts are the best fit for their
Distributors of Stainless Steel and Aluminium Products
Euro Steel is a South African Company that has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of stainless steel and aluminium products. Operating as a part of the AFMETCO group, the company strictly adheres to their guidelines in all their manufacturing processes. The Company operates not only throughout South Africa, but it also actively in Namibia, Zambia and Mozambique. Through its services and supply of high-quality steel and aluminium
Distributors Help Start-ups by GD Rectifiers
Start-up companies and small independents are increasingly turning to distributors, not just for components for prototype builds, but for design, supply chain and manufacturing expertise needed to help bring their products to market. Start-ups are relying on distributors to provide the technical expertise and experience to help them select the right components and suppliers for design and help manage the supply chain. We have seen an increase in the maker movement recently
Energy Efficiency For Food & Beverage Distributors
Unlocking Energy Savings for Daytona Florida Beer Distributor Abstract In 1873 there were approximately 4,131 beer breweries in operation in the United States, and that number declined to almost zero during the prohibition area of 1919-1933. In 1980 only 44 breweries supplied beer to all of America and that steadily grew to 5,301 breweries in 2017 according to the Brewer Association. It’s estimated that the total U.S. economic impact from the beer
Nanosonics announces first authorised European distributors
Hamburg, Germany, November 17: Nanosonics (ASX:NAN; FSE:OQS) has formally appointed its first exclusive distributors in Europe located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France and Scandinavia. According to Nanosonics’ Director and CEO David Radford, this represents the achievement of another key milestone in the commercialisation of the company’s launch product, the Trophon EPR, scheduled for March 2009. The Trophon EPR is an environmentally friendly device specifically designed to disinfect intracavity and
Wanted: International sales agents, distributors, representatives
There are hundreds of thousand of ads or classifieds circulating through the media with a similar wording from individuals or companies trying to find partners of all kinds for their companies or products. Of course: The Internet is basically a perfect place for this and it is perfectly qualified to supply such connections. However, it is unfortunately often overlooked that also 'adventurers' of all kinds use this as a contact. Until the