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February

  • New North Shields home for Hoggs

    New North Shields home for Hoggs

    Wednesday 27th February 2008

    The UK's leading supplier of compressed air products and process systems, Thorite, announces the relocation of its North Shields Sales and Service outlet, Hogg Pneumatic Solutions, which is currently based at Lawson Street.

    From April 7th Hoggs will occupy new premises on Orion Business Park, designed to provide even better service to the company's customers in the north east.

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  • The tale of two Jonathans - apprenticeship from start to finish

    Wednesday 27th February 2008

    The UK's leading supplier of compressed air products and process systems, Thorite, is a firm believer in the value of its well established and highly regarded apprenticeship programme.

    The latest person to join the four year long training scheme is Jonathan Moulson, 17, who will receive hands-on experience and attend study periods during his time as an apprentice Service Engineer. Jonathan is taking his first tentative steps towards gaining the skills which will provide him with a valuable and in-demand career.

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  • Dried compressed air reduces downtime

    Friday 15th February 2008

    The UK's leading supplier of compressed air products and process systems, Thorite, has teamed up with Air Dryer manufacturer SMC to provide a complete, two-stage solution to the problems of machinery downtime, production losses and premature plant failure caused by moisture in compressed air systems.

    The first stage of the remedy is a free on-site Dewpoint Test, which provides a detailed assessment of the compressed air system's condition at the point of use.

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  • Engineering solution nets savings at shellfish sites

    Friday 15th February 2008

    The UK's leading supplier of compressed air machinery and process systems, Thorite, ha been appointed a Single Source Supplier by Youngs Seafood of Grimsby, thanks to their formulation of a cash-saving engineering solution to production problems.

    Thorite worked closely with Youngs' engineers to achieve increased productivity, reduced downtime and improved machinery life at the company's frozen and chilled fish processing plants in Marsden Road, Humberstone Road and South Quay, Grimsby.

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  • Latest Key Account Manager appointed

    Monday 4th February 2008

    Leading supplier of compressed air products and process systems, Hogg Pneumatic Solutions, announces the appointment of Michael Benison, (28), to the position of Key Account Manager.

    Michael will be based at the North Shields Sales and Service Centre and will be responsible for meeting the need for high quality pneumatic equipment from Thorite's existing clients, as well as gaining new business, throughout the North East.

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  • New Capital Equipment Sales Engineer

    Monday 4th February 2008

    The UK's largest supplier of compressed air products and process systems, Thorite, announces the appointment of Anthony Herring (53) to the position of Capital Equipment Sales Engineer for the North West of England.

    Anthony will be based at Thorite's Bolton Sales and Service centre, one of the company's nine strategically sited regional operations which service the North West, Yorkshire and Tyneside.

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