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Windsor acquires Geolift Ltd


Windsor Materials Handling is pleased to announce the business is expanding into the South coast area of the UK following the acquisition of Southampton-based material handling equipment supplier, Geolift. The move marks the opening of Windsor’s 13th branch across the UK.

Windsor acquires Geolift Ltd2018-08-23T15:13:10+00:00

When Things Go Wrong


From Imran Khan to £700,000 fines - how the law has transformed the way we work at height & why cutting corners makes injuries inevitable.

When Things Go Wrong2018-03-22T11:31:06+00:00

Damage Control


Some businesses believe their products are destined to be damaged during the materials handling process.

Damage Control2018-03-22T11:38:56+00:00

The Five ‘Rights’ to Cutting MHE Costs


If you are currently using a particular fuel type, changing to an alternative could save you more than you think. Electric forklift trucks are much more environmentally friendly compared to diesel and LPG.

The Five ‘Rights’ to Cutting MHE Costs2018-03-22T11:36:42+00:00

Keep on trucking


For service engineer Brian Lockwood at Windsor Wakefield, maintaining working vehicles isn’t just a job – it’s a way of life.

Keep on trucking2017-10-19T09:55:52+00:00

Introducing the essential range…


Our partners in heavy lifting, Kalmar, have launched a completely new range of forklifts that deliver the build quality, high availability and excellent safety that Kalmar forklifts are known for at a highly competitive price.

Introducing the essential range…2019-07-09T12:38:52+00:00

10th year way up high


Believe it or not, we’ve been delivering materials handling solutions for over 40 years,  and this year we’re also celebrating our tenth year way up high!

10th year way up high2017-06-30T13:11:30+00:00

Taking you higher…


With the EPM 100 and the EPH 125, UniCarriers is launching two more models from its completely revised picking range into the market.

Taking you higher…2017-06-30T12:45:31+00:00

The heat is on in Hull


Siemens’ £160m wind turbine factory in Hull has brought significant investment in the wind energy sector to the region. Does it signal the beginning of the end for fossil fuels? And what does it mean for the logistics industry?

The heat is on in Hull2017-06-30T11:33:49+00:00

Nothing ventured, nothing gained…


It’s now been a year since Windsor opened a dedicated forklift training centre, and our east coast counterparts have seen significant take up of the wide range of courses on offer at the Immingham-based facility. Here at the Sleaford branch of Windsor, we think training undertaken on customer sites has a variety of benefits…

Nothing ventured, nothing gained…2017-06-30T12:44:58+00:00

Komatsu BX Series Honoured


After almost nine years since the original model was launched on the market, a Komatsu forklift is still being recognised by leading industry awards in the heavy equipment sector.

Komatsu BX Series Honoured2017-06-20T12:04:01+00:00

Happy Campers


Using ladders to access bulky items, Magnum approached Windsor Materials Handling for advice on the best form of equipment to serve their busy wholesaler-style shop

Happy Campers2017-06-20T12:05:56+00:00

All Aboard at Coldstar


Sales manager by day and volunteer lifesaver by night, Windsor Materials Handling’s Steve Austin found a customer on one of the busiest lifeboat stations on the east coast

All Aboard at Coldstar2017-06-20T12:17:35+00:00
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