PAWRS for thought: Plant and networking in Devon

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Held in Paignton, the Plant and Waste Recycling Show (PAWRS) is one of Europe's largest outdoor events in the recycling and waste management sector and prides itself on attracting exhibitors from as far afield as Canada, Pakistan and Europe. Richard Hunt, chairman, PAWRS, reports on some of the exhibitors you can expect to see at this year's show.

With over 29 years’ venue history, the Plant and Waste Recycling Show (PAWRS) has become a very popular exhibition within the waste, recycling and machinery industry, attracting key figures to the Devon coast. 

The show has a very enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere making this a great networking event and is held within walking distance of local hotels, B&Bs, restaurants and pubs where you can enjoy ‘apres show time’ with exhibitors and delegates.

We are also pleased to announce the South West Waste Recycling Forum Conference will be held in conjunction with PAWRS attracting many local authority delegates to the venue.

Below are some of the exciting exhibitors you will find at the show.

Armcon Environmental - Stand N53

Armcon Environmental will be showing one of their extensive range of innovative mixing and processing units providing real solutions to the recycled aggregate sectors. From mixing units that turn recycled aggregate into fresh concrete to specialist mixing equipment for soil stabilisation projects including the treatment of contaminated soils and sludges.

Billy Bowie Special Projects - In/Out
Operating a modern fleet of vacuum tankers, disabs, jet vacs, walking floor and ejection trailers, hook loaders and chain lifts. We can supply a tailormade waste management solution to suit your budget. Either manned or on self drive hire operating from depots in Kilmarnock, Widnes and Sheffield. 

Blue Machinery - Stand M3

Blue Group is the UK’s leading supplier of equipment into the waste, scrap and aggregate handling and processing sectors, now supplying almost £2,000,000 of equipment
per week into the UK market.

Brigade Electronics - Stand N28

Brigade Electronics will be exhibiting their most intelligent camera monitor system yet. Brigade Smarteye is a sophisticated camera system that provides the driver with a birds-eye view of the vehicle for effortless manoeuvring. Four ultra-wide cameras eliminate vehicle blind spots. 

Collett Transport Services and Specialist Fleet Services - Stand N51

Gloucestershire-based CTS provides cost effective, nationwide municipal vehicle hire and maintenance services for the short and long term. 

Vehicles available from CTS include RCVs, caged tippers, stillage vehicles, hook-loaders, top-loaders, food waste vehicles, box vans and many more. The company will be showcasing a vehicle at the show. CTS provides total fleet support from contract maintenance, mobile repairs and roadside assistance through to vehicle refurbishment. 

Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) has enjoyed another record year, winning a major new contract to renew the 122 vehicle fleet at Kettering Borough Council, as well as design the internal fit-out and running of the Authority’s new workshop.

c-trace - Stand M7

c-trace, the market-leading waste management technology providers from Germany, operate in European, Australasian and Middle Eastern markets. We launched in the UK in 2010. We will demonstrate our range of products and services that cover waste collection, including telematics solutions, identification and weighing systems and billing software.

CWS Engineering - Stand N45

Located in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor, CWS Engineering specialise in the design, manufacture, installation and service of Recycling solutions. PAWRS 2013 sees CWS launch their newest addition to the kerbside market; the CWS510 narrow bodied truck as well as an updated version of the CWS410 kerbside vehicle 

Eco Baughan 2000 - Stand N9

Eco Baughan 2000 is a Northamptonshire-based manufacturing company established in 1990 by the MD, Andrew Baughan. The company specialises in the manufacture of screeners, crushers, complete recycling systems and rehandling attachments.

Flowfit - In/Out 7

Flowfit, manufacturers and suppliers of hydraulic components and systems, makes its debut at PAWRS. 

On show is its 956-page hydraulic catalogue full of hydraulic systems, hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic motors, hydraulic powerpacks, valves, pumps, clutches, gearboxes, hydraulic filters and a massive range of Hatz and Honda driven power units.

Gulliver’s Truck Hire - Stand M33 & N6

Gulliver’s specialise in general and municipal vehicle hire on a spot, flexi or contract basis. 

With an extensive fleet of 4,000+ late registration vehicles and over 50 years experience, we’ve an excellent reputation for service and added value.

Heil Farid European Company - Stand M8

Heil Farid European Company believe passionately in combining resources to continuously appraise and develop product, services and strategies. 

This rationale will continue to provide customers with a wide range of equipment solutions and service that exceeds expectations.

Hyva (UK) - Stand N59

Hyva Group is the leading global provider of innovative and highly efficient transport solutions for the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries. 

With our huge range of tipping cylinders, hydraulic kits, hookloaders, skiploaders and cranes, the fact is that Hyva is now unmatched in either the breadth or depth of its waste handling and truck application products.

Imperial Polythene - In/Out 1

Imperial Polythene are UK manufacturers of polythene, film and compostable bags. 

We are able to extrude, convert and print at our factory in Slough and as we are a UK manufacturer, we are able to quote according to each individual specification and offer very competitive prices.

Innovative Safety Systems - 

Stand M25

Vehicle safety technology experts, Innovative Safety Systems (ISS) promise to attract a lot of visitors to their stand at this year’s PAWRS thanks to their new innovation - Cyclear - the cyclist warning display system. 

ISS will also be demonstrating the LANlink remote download facility, which saves vehicle operators time by downloading recorded camera footage from vehicles by wifi as soon as they return to the depot. 

The system also sends an automatic daily health report for each camera and recording device alerting the operator of any faults immediately.

LITE-Wire - Stand In/Out 4

LITE-wire are exhibiting the innovative PULSE digital harnessing system at the 2014 PAWRS. 

The unique PULSE system is a ground breaking plug and play vehicle lighting system requiring just a single cable type to assemble a complete harness solution for commercial vehicle applications. 

Lytx Europe - In/Out 5

For more than 15 years Lytx has been combining sophisticated data analysis with expert video review to provide companies with the tools to prevent collisions within their fleet. This unique approach from Lytx helps drivers become safer, reduces collision costs by up to 80% and fuel consumption by 12%.

Mercedes-Benz - Stand N25

Mercedes-Benz will be displaying a range of award-winning vehicles, including the Econic, Unimog and Fuso Canter. 

Launched in 2000, the Econic soon became a dominant force in the UK’s RCV market. The Unimog offers utility markets excellent off-road all-wheel drive chassis. Sold and supported by the Mercedes-Benz Truck Dealer Network the Fuso Canter provides operators with a lightweight yet strong chassis suitable for a diverse range of body application.

NTM-GB - Stand N2

NTM-GB will be showing two of its innovative recycling, refuse collection vehicles; a 15t K-Maxi-FK compaction body with separate front mounted compartment and the
K-Midi compaction body mounted on a
7.5t canter chassis.

Penny Hydraulics - Stand N60

Penny Hydraulics has been designing and manufacturing bespoke lifting solutions for more than thirty five years. In this time we have developed a wide range of award winning vehicle mounted cranes and loading platforms.

Romaquip - Stand N26

Romaquip manufacture high quality, long life, low maintenance stainless steel gritters and the innovative and hugely popular Romaquip Kerb-Sort. 

Refuse Vehicle Solutions - Stand M28

Used and remanufactured refuse vehicles specialist, Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) returns to PAWRS after a busy year that has seen the company double in size and add a tranche of new services to complement its vehicle provision. A short or long term leasing service is now available to RVS customers, with a variety of options-to-purchase vehicles at the end of the lease term. 

RVS now also offers a national low loader service, complete with a highly trained professional driver, for the safe delivery and collection of vehicles weighing up to 44 tonnes. RVS will be showcasing a 2008 Euro 5 Dennis Elite 2 with Phoenix 2 body and Terberg OmniDel Binlift.

Ridge Tool UK (Ridgid) - Stand M14

Ridgid will have products from its range of hand tools including its wrenches, tubing cutters and a selection from new hand-held inspection items including laser measures, thermometers. 

There will also be items from the company’s underground range of inspection cameras, drain machines and industry leading pipe threading equipment.

Scarab Sweepers - Stand M19

To witness ‘Sweeping changes into winter maintenance’ visit Scarab Sweepers and view the very best in technology, innovation and quality from Scarab Sweepers and Epoke Winter Maintenance Equipment. 

On display will be examples from the company’s extensive ranges and the opportunity to get expert advice from people who know and care. 

Spedian - Stand In/Out 2

The Spedian System is the only low cost changeable vehicle signage system with invisible frames which is guaranteed to stay as clean as the vehicle and can be changed as often as required. Its HD panels are guaranteed for 12 months and enhance messages with vibrant, clear and enduring colour. 

The Spedian system is cheaper, lighter and more easily maintained than any other systems on the market.

Stocks Sweepers - Stand N21

Stocks Sweepers is a leading manufacturer of truck mounted road sweepers. The S6400 and S8400 road sweepers bring new standards of cost, practicality and reliability to road sweeping and street cleaning.

Systematic Servicing - Stand M2

As market leaders in the servicing and supply of static and portable compactors, and vertical and horizontal balers, we look to satisfy all your requirements for handling waste and recyclate arising from your business. 

New or reconditioned, rental or purchase - we’ll do our best to match your needs. 

Trident Hydraulics - Stand In/Out 3

Trident provide the complete solution for hydraulic and electrical systems for plant and machinery fabrication and chassis work to your specification using the state of the art design software. We also supply off the shelf hydraulic and electronic components.

Vehicle Weighing Solutions - Stand M4

Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) will be demonstrating its new APOLLO range of axle weighing systems. APOLLO offers highly accurate slow speed and portable weighing solutions for vehicle operators. 

Manufactured in Britain by VWS, the APOLLO system is the next generation range of in-motion and static axle-by-axle weighing. With an accuracy to within 2%, the APOLLO Portable WIM (weigh-in-motion) system comprises two robust and easy to set up weighing platforms linked by Bluetooth to a battery powered indicator. 

Vision Techniques - N30

Vision Techniques is at the forefront of vehicle safety, offering a comprehensive range of products including reversing camera monitor systems, reversing alarms, radar sensor systems, digital video recorders, vehicle operator and crew communication systems. 

Vision Techniques’ safety solutions reduce the risk of collisions, maximise efficiency and are suitable for all commercial vehicles and industry types.

Webb Truck Equipment - Stand N57

Webb Truck Equipment is a long established engineering company designing and manufacturing commercial vehicle body work to customers’ specific requirements. 

These range from fixed arm to telescopic arm skip handlers to compartment recycling bodies. 

Webb is also involved in the design and manufacturer of hydraulic beavertail/plant moving equipment and trailer equipment. 

Whale Tankers - Stand N4

Whale Tankers, a manufacturer of specialist equipment to the waste and cleaning industries, is exhibiting a comprehensive range of innovative vehicles. 

Covering the requirements of both industrial and municipal contractors, the Whale Tankers products include an ADR WhaleVac fully type approved, the proven MVC GULLYwhale, HVJ KiloWhale and non-hazardous vacuum tanker.

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