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Hoist UK at Young Chamber Career and Skills Show As part of our social responsibility charter, Hoist UK will be appearing at the 2019 Young Chamber Career and Skills Show
Hoist UK provide Circus Duo with aerial performer hoop Hoist UK have provided leading local circus performers, Duo Distanza, with an aerial performer hoop for their spectacular aerial performances.
Louise Ougham returns to Hoist UK Hoist UK and Truss UK are delighted to announce the return of Business Development Louise Ougham.
Hoist UK Announce Southern Division As part of our continued growth; Hoist UK and sister company Truss UK are delighted to announce the opening of the Hoist UK Southern Division in the South West of...
Christmas Tree Collection Our irreplaceable mechanical lifting equipment engineer Geoff Cromwell volunteers alongside many other supporters of Wirral Hospice St John’s to help collect more than 2500 Christmas trees.
The Benefits of Radio Control for Cranes and Hoists The biggest advantage of radio control crane systems and hoists is greater safety because unlike a pendant control which is tethered to the crane system radio controls offer greater freedom...
Understanding LOLER Examinations When does your lifting equipment require examination under LOLER? Who can carry out a LOLER examination/inspection?
Stagemaker SR: The New Generation Stagemaker SR the new generation of Verlinde electric chain hoists for the entertainment industry.
Compact Integrated Lighting Bar Winch Solution for Audio Visual Equipment Our Integrated Lighting Bar Winch is a compact and aesthetically pleasing alternative to conventional lighting bar systems, for use in the entertainment industry.
Supplying Quality Lifting Equipment, Solutions & Accessories As an authorised distributor of leading lifting and handling equipment suppliers, we pride ourselves on offering our customers the highest quality lifting equipment, systems and accessories on the market.
Electric Wire Rope Hoists: 3 options to choose from An Electric Wire Rope Hoist is a heavy duty lifting appliance with a higher lifting capacity than other hoisting options. Hoist UK offer three wire rope hoisting options that each...
What’s the best type of Overhead Crane for your operation? An Industrial Overhead Crane is a lifting system that can be either a monorail crane, a workstation bridge crane, a gantry crane or a jib crane, and each would be...
Working with Liverpool John Moores University under the LCR4.0 Programme Hoist UK are a Wirral based, supplier and manufacturer of lifting and handling equipment and solutions. This successful business’s focus is on quality, innovation and safety which gave rise to...
Lifting Equipment and Lifting Equipment Companies – Equal in the eyes of the law, or just the beholder? Hoist UK work with a variety of customers across the industrial and entertainment market sectors, and provide design, manufacture, installation and testing services for a variety of lifting equipment. We...
Hoist UK Achieve Constructionline’s Level 3 ‘Gold’ Membership We are proud to achieve Gold Membership status with Constructionline, an enhanced membership level that we believe demonstrates the calibre of products and services our customers can expect from Hoist...
Everything you need to know before choosing a Manual Chain Hoist Manual Chain Hoists are hand operated chain blocks that are widely used throughout the industry, despite the labour involved in usage. A manual chain hoist can be a preferred option...
What is a Chandelier Winch? A chandelier winch is a compact, purpose designed winch used to provide safe access to chandeliers and lighting installations to facilitate easy cleaning, maintenance and light bulb changing. Usually operated...
What’s Driving the Demand for Cleanroom Lifting Equipment The demand for cleanroom facilities within manufacturing processes continues to rise and in-line with this demand, the need for appropriate lifting equipment increases. This can be seen within the rise...
Jib Cranes: Things to Consider Although called a Jib Crane, it is actually a structure designed to support a manual or electric chain hoist. The type of jib crane or chain hoist you choose should...
What is a Cleanroom? Cleanrooms are necessary in industries like pharmaceutical, semi-conductor manufacture, food production and aerospace, where facilities with very low levels of environmental pollutants are needed. Achieving and maintaining the necessary extreme...
A simple guide to Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, often abbreviated to LOLER or referred to as ‘LOLER Regulations’
FEM Hoist Duty Classifications Explained The European Materials Handling Federation, known as ‘FEM’, are a standards body for the material handling industry and are publishers of the FEM Hoist Duty Classifications. Selecting the correct hoist...
Hoist UK Newsletter Issue 2 Welcome to the second edition of Hoist UK's monthly newsletter! Our newsletter's have a different sector focus each month and will feature our latest news, case studies and product/services showcases....
Achieving True Vertical Lift True vertical lift is a hoists ability to lift the hook straight up and down, to pick up or put down in an exact position, with no hook drift. Electric...
Lifting Beams, Spreaders and Frames Lifting beams, spreaders and frames can be designed for general purpose or as bespoke beams for a specific use with a planned range of lifts...
What is ATEX Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22? ATEX is the name commonly given to the two European directives for controlling explosive atmospheres. ATEX Zones 1 and 2 relate to hazardous gas environments from a mixture of air...
Wire Rope Hoists or Chain Hoists? Both wire rope hoists and chain hoists are robust lifting appliances that are widely used throughout across numerous industry sectors in a variety of lifting applications. Wire rope hoists have...
Hoist UK Newsletter Issue 1 Welcome to the first edition of Hoist UK's monthly newsletter! Our newsletter's will have a different sector focus each month and will feature our latest news, case studies and product/services...
Need to Know Factors for Consideration when Choosing a Mobile Gantry Mobile gantries are largely supplied as a standard configuration but can also be custom designed and manufactured to specifically suit the customers intended application and unique requirements. One of the...
Understanding Mobile Gantries This article has been written to provide you with a basic understanding of mobile gantries. Hoist UK are a gantry manufacturer and also a supplier of gantries available in a...
When does your hoist need a general overhaul or to be replaced? Hoists are manufactured with 10 years of serviceable life before a major overhaul or replacement is required. The ten year service life may not necessarily be a physical ten years...
A Summary of PUWER PUWER stands for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. The regulations deal with the work equipment and machinery used in every day workplaces and aims to keep...
Truss UK Supply Aluminium Space Frame ‘Oblik’ for a large London based Theatre Hoist UK's sister company Truss UK supplied a large London based theatre with their market leading lightweight OBLIK modular space frame system.
Hoist Rigging Standards Explained There are in fact several different European Standards and various codes of practice that have been written specifically to cover lifting operations within the entertainment industry, where loads are suspended...
Three Cranes and Six Verlinde Hoists used at Parker Hannifin Workshop Three cranes and six Verlinde hoists installed at the injection mould maintenance workshop at Parker Hannifin
Paul Jordan BSI Principle Expert Technical Director Paul Jordan joined the CEN TC433 Working Group 2 as a BSI Principle Expert representing the UK at a two-day conference.
Engineering Apprentice of The Year Finalist Hoist UK's Engineering Apprentice Tom Bradley was amongst the finalists at this years Engineering College's Awards.
Training and Development Achievements Congratulations to James Jordan and Becca Jordan for their exam successes.
Hoist UK named Business of the Year 2017 Hoist UK named Business of the Year at the 2017 Wirral Chamber of Commerce's Wirral Business Awards.
Hoist UK are ISO Certified to 2015 Standards Hoist UK are pleased to announce that we have now transitioned to the newest standards for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, becoming ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified, and also...