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News Archive 2009
When second biggest car seller in the UK, Vauxhall, was looking to showcase their cars to an 18-24 year old audience, an important element was to feature the cars as an integral part of the set rather than in an exhibition-type setting. Looking for parallels with 'driving excitement' and connotations of four wheels, they hit upon a skating theme, converting a Tigra into a giant rotating mirror ball with the help of a car revolve from Movetech UK.
A Movetech UK display turntable has been chosen by the Royal Armouries to draw attention to a parade armet worn by Henry VIII. One of the most important features in the ‘Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill’ exhibition at the Tower of London, the horned helmet was a gift from Maximilian I to Henry VIII in 1524 and is all that remains of what was probably the finest armour ever seen in England.
A carousel turntable from Movetech UK was at the centre of the Skillsmart Retail awards at the recent In Store Show, (Olympia, London) when Devon womenswear retailers, mARmaLaDe took the SkillVM silver award in the professional category for their innovative window display, ‘Window to your World’. Demonstrating the impact of the media on the evolution of fashion in the 20th century, the display featured a revolving mannequin dressed in red and covered in newsprint for maximum impact.
Motorised turntable units from Movetech UK (the new name for British Turntable) became an integral part of a highly successful series of in-store POS display units for Hitachi following extensive collaboration between m4 Design, Routec GB Ltd (manufacturers) and Movetech UK.
Movetech UK (the new name for British Turntable) exhibits at the In Store Show for the very first time, demonstrating its distinctive position as one of the UK’s leaders in PoP and rotary display movement.
Movetech UK (the new name for British Turntable) has added a dramatic turn to the new display hall at the Tank Museum in Bovington by supplying a revolve to rotate ‘Little Willie’, the world’s first ever tank and the museum’s most important artefact.
Movetech UK (the new name for British Turntable) has been successful in helping the BBC www.topgear.com site solve their perennial problem of photographing 300 cars to a tight deadline by providing a complete turnkey package involving a 6 metre diameter revolving stage.
Movetech UK has been accredited to the new ISO 9001:2008 quality standard, less than a month after it was introduced, and is therefore one of the first companies in the UK to make the grade.
British Turntable has announced a change of name to Movetech UK, a name that better reflects the company’s solutions-focused, technology-based approach to solving modern-day load moving challenges. Whilst turntables for heavy industrial through to light display use still form the core of Movetech UK’s business, a range of additions to the portfolio, including Hovair air film technology and Jung lifting equipment, has provided the company with the means to provide the optimum solution to any industrial or commercial movement problem.
As British Turntable – a name well known and respected throughout the TV and film production industry – celebrates its 50th anniversary, it has announced a change of name to Movetech UK to reflect the wider range of movement options and solutions now available from this dynamic and innovative company.