JBMI Recycles with Carrylift
Forklift truck specialists Carrylift, part of the CorpAcq Group, have won a major contract to supply JBMI Group Ltd with a mixed fleet of high specification new Nissan forklift trucks, which have all been delivered to their site located in Hixon, Staffordshire.
Leading Innovator and Processor of Aluminium and Industrial Waste
Established in 1978, the JBMI Group is a family owned and operated business and through continued investment continues to remain at the forefront of a dynamic waste and recycling market. The group comprises of three complementary activities, Aluminium Waste Recycling, Powder Metallurgy and Alternative Raw Materials and has an established global reputation across a wide range of industrial markets including aluminium refining and engineering.
JBMI handles up to 100,000 tonnes of waste and recycled products per annum from their site at Hixon, Staffordshire and operates 24/7. Their site presents a tough challenge for forklift trucks as they require robust machines to cope with their heavy site conditions and operation along with a reliable service partner to provide optimum uptime.
The solution recommended by Kevin Gorman, Sales Director for Carrylift was to supply JBMI with a mixed fleet of high specification new Nissan diesel and electric counterbalance forklift trucks with 3.00 tonne and 4.00 tonne lifting capacities. Commenting on his recommendation Kevin said: “after carrying out a full site survey and working in partnership with JBMI it was clear that the new Nissan fleet was the ideal solution for their particular environment and operation.”
Delivering Sustainable Recycling Solutions
The Nissan GX, diesel 4.0 tonne, counterbalance forklift trucks, are designed to perform in demanding industries such as recycling making them an ideal choice for JBMI.
The GX forklift trucks have been fitted with special foundry specification Cascade rotator/fork clamps with additional motor and ring gear splash guards enabling the trucks to work inside the foundry loading the hoppers and also in the mill to rotate the bins in and out of bays. The GX forklift trucks also work outside in the yard transporting scrap metal waste and slag pans. In addition they have also been fitted with special Nissan anti dust packages providing a dust free and more efficient operation, high level air intakes with pre-filters also ensures smooth efficient engine performance in extreme conditions. The forklift trucks where also fitted with tyre and transmission protectors.
The Nissan DX, diesel, 3.0 tonne, counterbalance forklift trucks have been fitted with special 3F475C full free lift masts used for loading and off-loading containers stacking ingots to 4.75m improving front visibility reducing product and vehicle damage. Additional attachments include extra horns, upswept exhausts, high level air intakes with pre-filters, transmission interlock reduces damage to the transmission and prevents the wheels from spinning reducing tyre wear and replacement/maintenance costs. The ergonomic design of the DX forklift trucks makes them reliable and durable machines excellent for the working environment at JBMI.
The Nissan QX, electric, 3.0 tonne, counterbalance forklift truck, is a heavy duty high voltage machine designed for high overall performance during extended working hours, it is the ultimate forklift truck for day-in, day-out operation at their warehouse at JBMI. It has been fitted with a Cascade rotator/fork clamp with a splash guard, an extra horn, complete with a 40 cell extra heavy duty battery. Operator friendly ergonomics also provides comfort and safety for the operators at JBMI.
Miles Brough, Managing Director for JBMI said: “We are very happy with the recommendations made by Carrylift for our fleet requirements to date. They have provided JBMI with a robust fleet of trucks capable of working in our harsh environment and handling the abrasive materials we process on site. We have also had positive feedback regarding the new fleet from our operators. Carrylift have continued to provide us with excellent high levels of service and maintenance support from their local Stoke Depot ran by Service Manager, Mat Worrall and his team, this was a key contributing factor to Carrylift being awarded the contract for an extra 11 units.”
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12th January 2012, 16:31