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A 4.5 metre diameter vehicle revolve from British Turntable has allowed Coyde Construction to create extra parking facilities for residents in a new block of town houses, apartments and commercial units at Harbour Yard, Salcombe, at the same time providing extra revenue for the building owners. The powered unit, which has a vehicle capacity of 2.5 tonnes, is operated remotely from a push button station near the turntable, allowing users to point their vehicles accurately to the car park exit or parking space as required.
Two Mini Carousel turntables hired from British Turntable helped Equinox Design create the ‘wow’ factor for Dunlop at the Autosport Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.
Mini Carousel turntables from British Turntable are helping fashion chain SOS move merchandise at their outlets in Luton and Liverpool airports. The turntables were supplied with a positional hesitation option, allowing shopfitters, Cheshire Contracts, to create an ever-changing display using four-sided face-on display totems.
When Pemberton Leisure Homes were upgrading their factory at Wigan in Lancashire and looking to improve the assembly line operation, they turned to British Turntable for a manually operated revolve that would speed up production and, at the same time, save space.
Rocker units from British Turntable's point-of-purchase movement range have helped Selfridges' flagship London store create an exciting and dynamic window display, complementing their Spring window scheme.
A 15 metre diameter HGV access revolve installed by British Turntable at the new Asda store in Bearsden, Glasgow, is not only speeding up delivery turnaround times but is also proving to offer other economic and operational benefits.
British Turntable has helped a North West theatre company add an extra dimension to their productions by designing, building and installing a 6 metre diameter revolving stage at the Theatre Royal in Ramsbottom. The stage, which was supplied with a timber deck and AC drive, was built to a standard design to meet the theatre’s needs in as cost-effective way as possible. The installation coincides with the design and installation of telescopic stage extensions for Bury Grammar School, demonstrating the company’s ability to provide practical solutions in areas as diverse as educational establishments, commercial and amateur theatres and the events, TV and film industries.
An attractive revolving glass-shelved display unit from BTC Displays is helping one of London’s newest heritage venues, the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, attract visitors into the museum. Installed near the entrance to the venue it reveals items that intrigue visitors as the products come into view, arousing their curiosity and encouraging them to take a closer look.
A 3 metre revolving stage hired from by British Turntable is making a significant contribution to a stunning exhibition stand designed by Hub Design for Perkins Industrial Engines and Caterpillar, following Hub’s success in using movement at Agratechnica, where the stand they designed for Perkins was a runner up in Event Magazine’s design awards.
British Turntable experienced the sweet smell of success at the Paris Cosmeeting show when stand designers, Active Exhibitions created a stunning exhibition stand for a large international perfume company using point-of-purchase turntables to launch a new brand of perfume.
British Turntable has helped a local grammar school celebrate the 100th anniversary of its hall by designing, manufacturing and installing a telescopic extension to the stage that will allow the school to extend it by just over four metres when required.
Small point-of-purchase revolves supplied by British Turntable have helped point-of-sale specialists, SP Group, create exciting and effective vertical spinning window promotions for the recent Levi Strauss’ ‘Win Your Dream’ competition.
An automotive revolve supplied by British Turntable is helping Ringways Ford ring the changes at their showrooms in Leeds by attracting customers’ attention to the latest models and new promotions.
British Turntable’s expertise in mechanical rotary and linear handling equipment, combined with the company’s acquisitions of Hovair Systems’ air film portfolio and Cawley Marine’s exclusive rights to distribute Jung lifting and moving equipment equipment in the UK, has placed the company in a stronger position than ever to offer advice on and solutions to a wide range of materials handling problems. The company’s extensive portfolio now includes materials handling carousels and transporters, high capacity revolves and transporters capable of moving a railway carriage, military tank or an aeroplane, as well as vehicle access and other heavy duty turntables.
Turntables supplied by British Turntable are helping to move property sales in Majorca, where shopfitters, Parrot Furniture, have used B200 turntables with positional hesitation options to create stylish, revolving property displays in the windows of estate agents, First Mallorca.
British Turntable has helped Hoopers’ Harrogate store create their stunning “chic mid winter” Christmas display by supplying a number of ceiling-mounted turntables to the store. As previous customers of British Turntable, Hoopers was also able to re-use a Mini Carousel, bought in 2004, to complete the spectacle, which extended right from the shop-front windows through to in-store displays.
Carousel turntables supplied by British Turntable’s London depot have helped Experience Design put a spin on a Doctor Who exhibition, where they are being used to revolve the TARDIS and a model of the top of Big Ben, which featured in the 2005 series of the popular television show.