Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 8 2016 - Page 7

The Filter Press Co. Ltd. Process Filtration Solutions Ariat Outsource Complete Logistics Operation To Howard Tenens Filter Press Premium equestrian footwear and apparel supplier Ariat Europe Ltd, has signed a 5 year logistics contract with Howard Tenens. As part of Ariat’s exciting expansion strategy they decided to outsource their logistics operation to enable them to concentrate on, and grow, their core business. Following a rigorous tender process Howard Tenens were awarded the contract. • Filter Presses can be divided into"recessed plate" and "plate and frame" Presses, which are used for solid — liquid separation of various processes, slurries, and • • a hydraulic system, or they can be electro mechanically operated if required. • The solid particles and liquid are separated through a filter cloth which is matched to your particular process. • 800mm, 1 mtr, 1.25 mtr, 1.5 mtr The Filter plates are compressed together using Our Model sizes include the: 320mm, 450mm, 630mm, sludge's. and 2 mtr square plates. • An impressive Filtration area of up to 2000 m2. • Filter plate materials can be: reinforced Polypropylene, Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, or to our customer's spec. These Filter Presses are simple Phone 01484 548200 and safe in operation, and very Email economical to use. Robin Walker – Projects Lead for Ariat stated: “Howard Tenens were chosen as our partner after a thorough selection process. The team have been motivated, professional and extremely focused on Ariat’s business targets. Ariat is looking forward to growing our business in partnership with Howard Tenens and are confident that we are stronger together”. Ariat, who specialise in high-quality English and Western equestrian-wear, first approached Howard Tenens in 2015 in a bid to find a logistics partner that could consolidate their in-house warehousing operation, provide scalability to match their ambitious growth targets and offer continuous improvement initiatives to provide a cost effective solution to their logistics challenges. Jamie Hartles, Logistics Director at Tenens, comments: “Ariat’s highly recognisable and reputable retail brand fits extremely well with our existing customer portfolio. The implementation has been very successful and the intricacies of the solution we have provided has resulted in a logistics service which we are all very proud of. We are looking forward to supporting Ariat in their growth ambitions.” As a group Howard Tenens continues to build on its freehold network of sites with depots in Ashby, Andover, Boston, Cheshire, London, Swindon and a recently purchased site in Manchester which includes 175,000 sq ft of warehouse space. Howard Tenens have also just completed a new build facility of 169,000 sq ft in Gloucestershire to further develop their property portfolio. Paramount Packaging Takes A Fresh Approach With Latest Bespoke Flow-Wrapper New back seal flow-wrapper customised for reliable, high speed operation on mobile field harvesting rigs widely used by salad and vegetable growers Paramount Packaging Systems Ltd – exclusive distributor of Fuji Machinery Company’s horizontal and vertical form-fill-seal equipment in the UK and Ireland – has announced the launch of an Alpha VII FW3710BS/B back seal flow-wrapper that has been adapted for reliable, high speed operation on the mobile field harvesting rigs widely used by fresh produce growers. Paramount’s Alpha VII series offer energy saving technology, improved production efficiencies and reduced operating costs. The innovative Fuji Vision System (FVS) is integrated in to the film drive roller housing and helps ensure product integrity by checking film tracking, image and joints, label application and print legibility, as well as barcode verification and optical character recognition (OCR). 01252 815252 FDPP - 7