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Key Points

Twin loading and unloading solution.
Improved safety.
Increased productivity.

Mezzanine Lifts & Goods Lifts

Who is Schoeller Allibert?

Schoeller Allibert is a green and innovative company committed to reducing their clients’ logistics and packaging costs and improving their supply chains. Besides a range of innovative plastic packaging solutions including returnable packaging, they provide a 360-degree full service approach to take care of all steps in the logistic process.

The Challenge

The presenting challenge for our client was to improve a production process which involved lowering goods to a ground floor from a mezzanine floor where a phase of the process took place. This process involved safely transferring up to 400 pallets per day from a mezzanine level to ground level without the use of Fork Lift Trucks. The client approached Advanced Handling because we already had a solution which met with their requirements and also met the relevant regulatory standards.

The Solution

During an onsite visit and discussions with the client at their facility, a decision was made to install two goods lift adjacent to each other which would allow one for loading and one for unloading. Two mezzanine goods lifts with the following features were designed and manufactured by Advanced Handling.

A steel mast design braced to the existing mezzanine structure with a 500kg capacity. The travel height for this lift was 4,000mm with the overall mesh enclosure reaching 6200mm. The platform incorporated handrails on all sides with a single outwards opening gate. Both enclosure gates were electrically-mechanically interlocked to prevent access when the platform is not in position, with latching controls fitted at both levels. A ramp was supplied with this goods lift suitable for the client’s pallet truck for loading and unloading.

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The Benefits

Advanced Handling successfully installed the two mezzanine lifts required to lower goods to the ground floor from the mezzanine. This was all completed by the deadline and without disruption to the production facility as requested. The install helped improve Schoeller Allibert’s efficiency and provided peace of mind that they are compliant with health and safety regulations.

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If you’re facing a similar challenge in your workplace, contact us on 01778 345 365 or email [email protected] & we’ll be happy to help.

The install went well and any issues that arose were swiftly overcome by good team work between both companies and the elevators successfully commissioned.

Pat McNally - Engineering Improvement Manager

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