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News Archive 2005
A small ceiling mounted turntable from British Turntable is being used at London’s Natural History Museum in an unusual and imaginative way to simulate the movement of clouds across the sky.
A second glass-shelved Princess PR4 turntable from British Turntable has helped Platform Europe create an attractive, moving display medium for Newman Labelling’s products at Interpack in Düsseldorf while providing a compact yet dynamic focal point on the stand.
A British Turntable Merlin Major 21 revolve has been chosen by Spear Motors for their Mercedes Benz and Jeep showroom in Kampala, Uganda to add style to the sales area and improve car sales.
British Turntable has supplied a second 15 metre diameter HGV access turntable to Waitrose, creating an efficient loading and unloading operation at the company’s new store in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The contract follows the success of the unit British Turntable had previously installed in the underground loading area at the Surbiton store in Surrey.
Merlin Major 21 automotive revolves from British Turntable were instrumental in creating a stunning first unveiling of the new Peugeot 1007 in the UK when the Hawkins Motor Group used them to reveal the latest addition to the Peugeot range at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth.
Point of purchase display revolves supplied by British Turntable have helped to create attractive and dynamic showrooms for the Exmoor Teddy Bear Co Ltd, at the same time increasing sales in each of the company’s four outlets in Devon and Somerset.
British Turntable added an extra dimension to the showroom previews of the new Mercedes Benz B-Class Multi Activity Vehicle when the company hired a number of Olympian 4.5 automotive turntables and Mini Carousels to the event organisers, Elevation Events Group plc, and provided staff to set up and de-rig the revolves at multiple sites throughout the UK.
The portability of British Turntable’s Merlin Major revolve was successfully demonstrated by Arabian Automobiles of Dubai, UAE, when they used it to create a revolving display of the latest Nissan Altima at a local cinema complex.
When the Doubleday Garage in Jersey was faced with EU health & safety regulations that would prevent it from selling petrol, British Turntable came to the rescue by designing and supplying a manually operated car turntable for a newly created forecourt at the St Helier site.
British Turntable has made further expansion into the materials handling field by acquiring the business assets of Cawley Marine Industrial and with it the exclusive rights to distribute Jung lifting and moving equipment equipment in the UK. This is the second major acquisition for British Turntable in just over a year: in April 2004 the company bought the assets of Hovair Systems, world renowned suppliers of air film movement equipment, to extend their expertise in this field.
A 4.2 metre diameter turntable designed by British Turntable has allowed a property developer to provide more parking spaces for residents in a new apartment block on the Isle of Man.
A 4.5 metre diameter turntable hired from British Turntable helped Ford + Barley Exhibitions design an exciting hospitality area into the Synseal stand at the recent Glassex exhibition.
The Hovair Systems Division of British Turntable Co. has supplied a manually-operated air film turntable to Georgia-Pacific in Sheffield to streamline the loading of large reels of tissue paper into processing machinery in the minimum space available.
A classic use of a revolving sign gave British Turntable unexpected exposure at the 2004 Olympic Games when Clear Channel Haidemenos SA of Greece created striking signage for Coca Cola.
British Turntable has supplied a Mini Carousel display revolve to furniture makers, Sven Christiansen plc, who wanted to draw on the rotary movement to highlight its exclusive range of Norwegian HÅG office seating.
British Turntable Co. has helped to create an unusual and stylish seating area for shoppers at the Ted Baker store in Regent Street, London, by supplying a 3.5 metre diameter turntable chosen by the special projects team at Ted Baker to create a focal point within the store, which has a large, square floor plan.
British Turntable has supplied two manually operated turntables to the Ministry of Defence for use on landing craft to assist with the training of drivers of amphibious vehicles and to speed up testing procedures being carried out by ATTURM (Amphibious Trials and Training Unit Royal Marines).
British Turntable has helped Mansfields create a spectacular car launch for Ford Motor Company in Italy by hiring out a revolving stage to keep the audience turning in the right direction and generate excitement in the new Ford Focus.
British Turntable has helped create a striking entrance for upmarket restaurant, Nutters, by supplying a ceiling-mounted turntable unit to revolve a stunning chandelier.