A PRONOMIC 125P lifting trolley became a manual handling solution for a leading chocolate confectionery brand who wanted to improve a handling process which presented safety issues. The new solution resolved this and also improved the cleaning and switch over time, creating a more efficient and safe process.
- Precision movements
- Modifications to fit purpose
- Reduced risk of injury
- Improved production time
CHALLENGE: Manual handling issue lifting 36kg - 36 nozzle depositor plate.
The operators were reaching into the machine to remove the depositor plate which had manual handling and safety risks. The other issue was the time involved in removing the depositor plate. An instrumental tool in their production process the plate needed to be handled with care and also remove the risk of injury. The machine manufacturers were looking for a solution which would fit their application rather than a standard product.
SOLUTION: PRONOMIC 125P with bespoke attachment
The PRONOMIC P model was recommended by the client’s machine manufacturers after initial online research. The client commented ‘Advanced Handling was approached to resolve the solution as they seemed more professional and was ideally situated for site visits.’
The PRONOMIC P model was agreed as a solution after a Site Visit. Further modifications were required to the lifting attachment forks to make the unit fit for the specific application. The portable electric lifting trolley was chosen due to its ease of use. The client found it was easy to get into position with a precise movement.
After installation a few minor modifications were required which the client commented ‘Advanced Handling was more than accommodating to help with these to an extremely satisfactory result.’
THE OUTCOME OF THE SOLUTION:
With the implementation of the PRONOMIC unit the client reduced the risk of injury to zero. Another further benefit experienced by the client was a reduction in the transportation time of the depositor plate from the machine to the wash station, and this resulted in a reduced switch over time.
CLIENT’S PROJECT EXPERIENCE WITH ADVANCED HANDLING:
“Upon the first visit to Advanced Handling to the very end, the people at Advanced Handling were welcoming and extremely professional; the time spent with us both at their site and ours was greatly appreciated as it made sure we got the best possible equipment we required. I would recommend Advanced Handling and if needed would happily return to them.” Hotel Chocolat.
This application used the 125P model with a besoke attachment. We are not able to share images of the installed unit or application as we respect the sensitivity of our clients production processes. However to find our more about how the PRONOMIC range of lifting trolleys can support your handling requirements please contact the team.
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