Category: Live Storage Racks

Eurofins Biomnis optimises reagent storage flow

The Eurofins Biomnis laboratory is optimising storage flow using Trilogiq LEAN modular solutions. Interview with Yannick Pochon, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) coordinator Eurofins Biomnis, European leader in specialised medical pathology, employs 1000 people on three main sites in France (Paris, Ivry sur Seine and Lyon). It became part of the Eurofins group in 2015 (a … 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

Zodiac reach for the stars with new automation systems

The Zodiac Aerospace group were founded in 1896. Today it is one of the top ten aeronautics manufactures with 100 sites worldwide. Supplying components in three sectors of aeronautics: cabins, aeroplane seats, aerosystems and services. At the Zodiac Besancon factory,  where work is carried out for the aerosystem sector, the group recently started a project … Continued

Always ‘Just in time’ the Kanban way

Implementing Kanban will help to eliminate overloading and increase productivity, whilst eliminating wasteful activities. Kanban is a material replenishment system for lean and just-in-time manufacturing, an effective tool to support running a production system as a whole, and an excellent way to promote process improvement. Kanban racks are filled with the exact materials or components … Continued

Save workspace, go vertical!

Vertical storage (toast racks) in manufacturing and distribution can be a valuable asset in creating ergonomic work-spaces. High volumes of inventory can be stored efficiently, particularly in sensitive environments where it is important to meet rigorous standards. For example in the pharmaceutical, health and beauty care sectors. Toast Racks are an innovative storage solution that … 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

Formula Student at Silverstone 2016

Jemma-Louise from the Tube and Bracket Marketing Team went to Silverstone on the 15th July to see University of Liverpool Motorsport in action, and to find out what the Formula Student competition is all about.  (Held this year from 15th-17th July) She found some of the team in the Pits on arrival, and introduced herself … Continued

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