B&B Attachments, the leading fork lift truck attachment company in the UK and Ireland, provided MAP Building & Civil Engineering Supplies Ltd with a solution to improve their productivity when handling concrete masonry products. After a full site survey, the material handling expert supplied MAP with a bespoke rotating overhead clamp forklift truck attachment.
The FHP15R attachment is part of B&B’s popular BlockMaster range, which is specially developed for builder merchants and is the ideal solution for loading and handling large amounts of brick and block packs on a daily basis. It is rated 1500kg at 1100mm and has been fitted to a 3500kg Linde truck, which gives a full 1500kg capacity at 1100mm. This attachment is a popular choice for yard work and loading, it offers excellent durability, serviceability and performance.
“Attention to detail and quality is evident in the design features of this attachment. We are delighted with the speed, versatility and ease of use it gives us when moving our products. It has helped improve our daily productivity and B&B’s expertise and knowledge is second to none,” commented Andy Schofield, transport and yard manager at MAP.
MAP Building & Civil Engineering Supplied Ltd was established in 2003 and it is based in Stanton by Dale, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. It is an Independent Builders Merchant that specialises in the supply of heavy material to Builders and Civil Engineering contractors.
The company has a turnover of approx. £12 million plus, and operates a fleet of 1 No. 18 tonne, 4 No. 26 tonne trucks, 3 No. 32 tonne trucks and 3 No 44 tonne trucks. These trucks are capable of handling a wide range of general builders merchants materials such as Cement, Class B Engineering Bricks, Concrete Common Bricks, British Standard Kerbs, Flags and Block Paving, Concrete and Steel Lintels and Reinforcement Fabric.