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  • Thorite helps power the sweet smell of success

    Thorite helps power the sweet smell of success

    Monday 25th June 2012

    Thorite, the UK's biggest distributor of pneumatic products and process systems, has supplied an HPC compressor to Leeds-based confectionery manufacturer Candy Makers Ltd, which is helping power the company to an incredible 800% growth in turnover!

    The compressor, an HPC SX6RM, has a 4kW capacity and drives a range of sweet making machines, cleaning systems, a metal detection unit and bagging machine via a Thorite designed and installed compressed air distribution system. Thorite also supplied air tools for use within the factory.

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  • Norgren Pneufit S stainless steel fittings make the right connection

    Norgren Pneufit S stainless steel fittings make the right connection

    Friday 22nd June 2012

    Designed for use in the food and beverage processing sector, the new range of Norgren Pneufit S stainless steel push-in pneumatic fittings is now available from Thorite, the UK's biggest compressed air products and process systems distributor.

    The fittings are precision engineered from corrosion resistant, non-toxic and non-absorbent materials to avoid any possibility of contamination to end products in food processing. Installation is simplicity itself, as the new stainless steel fittings feature quick and easy connection without the need for tools and offer fast connections to nylon, polyurethane and PTFE tubing.

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  • Thorite's Managing Director demonstrates his commitment to expanding Bradford's manufacturing opportunities

    Thorite's Managing Director demonstrates his commitment to expanding Bradford's manufacturing opportunities

    Thursday 14th June 2012

    Stephen Wright, Managing Director of Bradford-based Thorite, the UK's biggest distributor of pneumatic products and process systems, is at the forefront of support for Bradford's Year of Manufacturing campaign.

    The campaign is being masterminded by 5 influential local organisations: Bradford Council, Bradford Chamber of Commerce, Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance (BAMA), the University of Bradford, and the Advanced Digital Institute in Saltaire. The campaign aims to highlight and boost the strengths of Bradford's manufacturing sector, which currently provides 20% of local economic output.

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  • Zoning compressed air helps achieve zero leakage

    Zoning compressed air helps achieve zero leakage

    Tuesday 12th June 2012

    Leaking compressed air systems cost UK industry an incredible £7million every day, but many leaks are never traced or are difficult to repair. The UK's biggest compressed air products and process systems distributor, Thorite, has produced a new e-leaflet called Serious about Energy Saving which provides simple yet effective advice on how to reduce leaks to a minimum.

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  • Double jubilation for Thorite-sponsored racing team

    Double jubilation for Thorite-sponsored racing team

    Monday 11th June 2012

    The Racetec Motorsport Team, sponsored by Bradford-based Thorite, the UK's biggest distributor of pneumatic products and process systems, had a lot to celebrate during the Jubilee weekend.

    The father and son team comprising Richard Vaughan, Thorite's Marketing Manager and his son Matt, a 21 year old student of Motorsport Management, who live in Wilsden near Bingley, both enjoyed great success.

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