Designed & Manufactured in Britain

In 2016, we became the first materials handling company to be accepted into the Made in Britain campaign, an initiative created to support and promote British manufacturing. In fact, our solutions are both designed and manufactured by our team of experts at Advanced Handling HQ, a purpose-built, state-of-the-art building in Peterborough.
Our close working environment provides us with the flexibility to deliver our Bespoke service, ensuring our customers’ requirements are met whilst maintaining our high “Made in Britain” standards.
Why not contact us to arrange a tour of our impressive factory and offices and experience Made in Britain first-hand.
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Intelligent. Strong. Durable.

Intelligence, strength and durability are traits Advanced Handling share with our powerful, large-eared and caring friend.


Established in 1977, Advanced Handling has a wealth of experience providing, high-quality, robust and flexible materials lifting, handling and manoeuvring equipment to help you lift any application, whatever the weight, height or environment.

Our sales team have big-ears just like our elephant friends – they’re ready to listen to your lifting and handling challenges and to offer impartial advice and guidance about which solution is the right and best one for your application.

All our standard and bespoke solutions are designed and manufactured in-house by our team of expert technical designers and skilled engineers in our 40,000sqft purpose-built factory and adjacent offices.

This close working environment provides us with the flexibility to deliver our bespoke service ensuring our solutions tick all our customer’s boxes whilst maintaining our high “Made in Britain” accredited standards. For more information about our bespoke solutions, click here.

Investing in the right lifting and handling equipment reduces the risks associated with incorrect manual handling creating a happier, healthier and more efficient workforce.

All Advanced Handling equipment is CE marked, compliant with EN1570-1 regulations where applicable and delivered with a Declaration of Conformity. We also have SafeContractor accreditation to demonstrate our commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

Our dedicated after-sales team are on-hand to keep your lifting equipment up and running at its best offering repairs, maintenance and then servicing as well as the regulatory PUWER, LOLER and Thorough Examination inspections. Click for more information about our customer care.

If you have a lifting, handling and manoeuvring challenge, however niche, we’re ready to help. Contact us on 01778 381106 or email [email protected].

Advanced Handling is part of Amplex, a privately owned Swedish corporate group that acquires, owns and develops technology-based businesses in selected niches. Offering innovative solutions mainly in lifting technology and materials handling, workplace safety and lighting, the group companies contribute to increased efficiency and competitiveness for their customers. Together the companies have operations in some ten countries in Europe, Asia and North America. To learn more about Amplex, please visit

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Meet the leadership team

Meet our team at Advanced Handling, we are dedicated to creating the best manual handling solutions for the UK workplace.

Kevin Hawkins

Head of Operations Read bio

Jason Northern

Head of Manufacturing Read bio

Mark Rice

Head of Technical Read bio

Liz Middleton

Commercial Director Read bio

Mike Prince

Managing Director Read bio


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