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Movetech UK's mini carousels and slip ring units have brought the festive fun to Summerseat Garden Centre, by animating Christmas trees and jolly Santas which have enthralled customers.
A large horizontal whirling ballerina attached to the side of the Royal Opera House has been brought to life by a specialist movement solutions company, Movetech UK.
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Not many people can claim to have seen the inside of the bad-guy's headquarters from a James Bond movie, but a Bolton company has lifted the lid on how they got the Kremlin spinning in Roger Moore's Octopussy.
Fictional spy James Bond has now been on the big screen for half a century - and the 007 success story continues to grow.
Versatile turntables from Movetech UK are helping Scotframe Timber Engineering demonstrate the structure of its high thermal performance timber frame systems at homebuilding and renovating exhibitions across the UK. The turntables are proving to attract visitors to their stands and help Scotframe show the benefits of their Val-U-Therm® system to the discerning self-build customer.
Movetech UK has helped ITV highlight the disturbing facts of increasing obesity in the UK by providing a turntable to demonstrate different body shapes and to create attractive displays of healthy food. The revolve, a standard 1m diameter display carousel, was rented on a short term basis for the shoot as being the most cost-effective way of introducing movement to the piece.
A ceiling mounted revolve from Movetech UK has brought a model of the International Space Station (ISS) to life at The National Space Centre in Leicester. The Centre uses the unit to allow the ISS to rotate above visitors' heads and has incorporated rotating lighting for added dramatic effect.
A Hyundai dealership in Jamaica is reaping the benefits of Movetech UK's Merlin® Major car turntable, where the revolve is attracting attention to the latest model in the Hyundai range.
A new domestic parking system from Movetech UK promises to make it easier for homeowners to park and store their vehicles in a domestic garage, potentially reducing the opportunity for damage and adding an extra element of security.
A new patented parking system from Movetech UK, the Park & Slide, promises to create more storage space for motorbikes and scooters in a domestic garage, potentially reducing the opportunity for damage and adding an extra element of security.
When the Bolton Octagon theatre were looking to add the wow factor to the final two productions of the 2011-2012 season, Head of Production, Oliver Seviour, turned to local turntable manufacturer, Movetech UK to come up with a revolving stage that would complement both the productions’ aims and the theatre environment.
Movetech UK has helped So Television create stunning effects for the Graham Norton Show by supplying turntables for two consecutive shows in the latest series. The first, a standard revolving stage for a performance of ‘Primadonna Girl’, the latest single by Marina and the Diamonds, was followed by a manually operated turntable to emulate the judges’ revolves in the popular talent show, ‘The Voice’.
Assembling a Merlin® car turntable from Movetech UK has been made easier than ever with a new video now available on YouTube. From unpacking the crate, assembling the turntable to positioning the car on the unit, the YouTube video also shows ways in which the revolve can be used - in the showroom, at exhibitions or at outdoor events and on the forecourt.
Movetech UK's launch of the Park & Slide car and motorbike parking system proved to be an enormous success when the company took a stand at the Northern Indoor Classic Car Show recently. The innovative system intrigued classic car exhibitors and visitors alike, creating a real buzz and generating huge interest.
When production designer, Alex Craig, was asked to create a large scale Saturday night entertainment set for The National Lottery Awards 2011 show on the BBC, one of the challenges he faced was keeping the draw area hidden from view throughout the awards. Movetech UK's rental depot in North London provided the solution with a revolving stage that was set to reveal the draw console with a dynamic flourish, creating an air of excitement and anticipation in the studio, and also for the viewers at home.
John’s funeral Service will take place on Monday 21st May 2012 in Christ Church Heaton at 12 noon followed by committal in Overdale Crematorium West Chapel at 1:00pm.
John Entwistle, Chairman of the British Turntable Co, (now known as Movetech UK), and a stalwart of the local business community has died, aged 77, after a short illness.
Movetech UK has helped Don Dennis of The Flower Essence Repertoire Ltd demonstrate the nature of orchids and their essences by supplying a small turntable with a versatile control box. The revolving turntable and controller allow him to rotate an orchid at time-lapsed intervals to create stunning slideshows and videos of the orchids coming into bloom as well as allowing stills to be taken from various angles.
When Movetech UK takes its place at the Northern Indoor Classic Car Show at the end of March, classic car enthusiasts will see how easy and practical it can be to keep their pride and joy out of harm’s way in the family garage with the launch of the Park & Slide.
When art lovers, the Halls, wanted to create a private art gallery in their Isle of Man bedroom that they could view from different angles, the team at Movetech UK quickly grabbed an understanding of what was required and, crucially, designed a solution. The Halls’ bed now sits on a specially built manual turntable that they can turn to face different artwork whenever required.