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Why Team Combi is a Material Handling Legend

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We visited Combi’s new factory in Monaghan, Ireland last week and were hugely impressed by the state of art manufacturing facilities (see photo above). Here is our take on the Combilift phenomenon. Why they are so successful Two people had a great idea based on detailed industry knowledge. The idea was to become experts in omni-directional handling equipment, to stay debt …

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Richard Bruton Visiting CombiLift’s Official Factory Opening

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Richard Bruton is seen here at the Press day at CombiLift in Ireland welcoming the opening of their new state of the art materials handling manufacturing base head quarters in Monaghan. He is the Minister of Education and Skills, having previously served as Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation from 2011 to 2016, when CombiLift were planning the new factory. Richard Burton launched …

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These Workbenches Make World’s Most Comfortable Workspace

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Between stress and injury the UK writes off over 16 million working days per year. Add to this the loss of productivity through poorly set out workspace and doing your job becomes extra tricky and stressful. Well, not anymore! Just as with popular ‘One size fits all’ hot desks the new ‘one fit sizes all’ height adjustable workbenches provide 3 critical …

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One Thing You Can Change to Improve Your Warehouse

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…And surprisingly it is climate. Stock can get affected if the humidity level isn’t right, employees get tired and lose productivity if the temperature is too hot. And so climate control comes into play. Storage of different products requires different temperature, humidity and light levels. People, too, need a comfortable space to work in. Here are the things you need to …

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5 Golden Rules of a Warehouse Manager

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The role of a warehouse manager encompasses a varied set of skills and challenges. Every day the warehouse manager role requires organisation, efficiency, leadership and commitment, with safety and productivity as the ultimate goals. The individual in this position has a lot to think about and it’s only human to make mistakes. Here are a few great but simple ways …