Category: Flow-Racks

Road testing the production line of the future

If you are planning a move to new premises, why not take the opportunity to improve, refine and adjust your processes?   When production and design have been managed at the same factory over a number of years, available workspace can be pushed to critical limits and updating processes can be hampered, as old factory … Continued

Easing the pain of an increased workload

As manufacturers re-evaluate their production and supply chain with increasing workloads,  logistics providers must react with value propositions and new business models.  Off-site kitting and sequencing, advanced ‘just-in-time’ inventory management and delivery, improved automated picking systems and innovative visual management are becoming standard practice not the exception. Well planned and implemented logistics guarantee the material … Continued

Essential technology for Kaizen continuous improvement

To sustain continuous improvement, systems need to facilitate the rapid build, implementation and frequent reconfiguration of applications for materials-handling and storage. This technology is essential for companies applying a Kaizen continuous improvement process. The Tube and Bracket Company have developed the modular technology to provide bespoke solutions including racks, Kanban/FIFO live storage, carts and trolleys … Continued

New Trilogiq CEO Reintroduces Steel Range

In February 2017 Nick Tyler took over as CEO of TRILOGIQ, bringing over 30 years’ of experience in Lean Manufacturing solutions to the Group.  “My first priority as CEO is to make sure our product range, and the way we deliver solutions, matches the needs of our customers. We have been highly innovative over the last … Continued

Process improvement with virtually uninterrupted production

Making necessary changes to keep up with ever increasing customer demand and evolving industry practices can feel like a costly risk. Ideally you want your production processes improved without disrupting workflow. Could Turn-key solutions be the answer? Graphit and Leantek solutions can be designed, constructed, delivered to our customers and installed as a completed application. … Continued

Leantek Classic the Traditional Steel Range

A major consideration in the creation of industrial ergonomic working environments is to promote workspace efficiency and productivity.   Modular handling and storage systems allow users to create ergonomic installations that require fewer and shorter movements to access, retrieve and replace a component or assembly than traditional working environments. These small savings contribute to improved … Continued

Improve performance and increase efficiency

Lean manufacturing offers significant potential for manufacturers to improve performance, increase efficiency and optimize processes. Optimising storage areas and reducing the distance production staff need to move can have a major impact on productivity. Using gravity fed live storage will ensure optimum use of space. Components delivered direct to assembly operatives in the right position … Continued

Reduce staff injuries with process driven conveyor solutions

A flexible and reliable gravity conveyor system can make all the difference when moving heavy or difficult loads. Gravity conveyors include those with rollers, wheels or chutes where objects move by gravity or momentum, typically mounted at a slightly declined angle, therefore using gravity to assist product movement. Staff no longer need to continuously pick … Continued

Are you interested in an immediate improvement in your workflow?

  Are growing production demands putting increased pressure on your production line? If you need to provide more parts to the lineside you are probably considering the safety issues and logistics of handling heavier, more frequent loads. Kanban Racking solutions provide the extremely precise delivery of first in first out (FiFO) line-side supplies when and where … Continued

Royal Mail takes a step forward in ergonomics and efficiency

Royal Mail has recently made improvements to ergonomics and efficiency within their plant, saving workspace and reducing staff injury. Custom Royal Mail application demonstrated.   Interview with Ken House from Royal Mail Logistics Ken talks to Joe at Tube and Bracket UK about the new process and how it has made an impact at Royal … Continued

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