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  • Shell's saving well with new compressor system from Thorite

    Shell's saving well with new compressor system from Thorite

    Friday 26th October 2012

    The Shell Lubricants manufacturing plant at Stanlow near Ellesmere Port utilises compressed air in important stages of the production process. Engineers at the plant were concerned that the existing compressors and dessicant dryers were being asked to operate beyond their service life and called in Thorite for help and advice on installing energy-efficient pneumatic equipment.

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  • Thorite Blackburn Centre Gets Makeover

    Monday 22nd October 2012

    From November visitors to our Blackburn centre will see some significant changes to the showroom, trade counter and office areas as we modernise the centre, bringing it up to our latest standards. The refurbishment, starting week commencing 29th October, will take 2-3 weeks. During this period we will be offering only a limited collection service from Blackburn. To ensure continuity of service some of our Blackburn staff will be re-located to our Bolton centre and will be able to take calls for Blackburn customers from there.

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  • Huddersfield pneumatics Centre gears up for success

    Huddersfield pneumatics Centre gears up for success

    Friday 19th October 2012

    Thorite's Huddersfield Sales and Service Centre has been an integral part of the company's success story for over 40 years, making a significant contribution to Thorite's enviable position as the UK's biggest distributor of pneumatics products and process systems. A major internal reorganisation is now complete, aimed at continuing the Huddersfield Centre's status as the area's best stocked pneumatics supplier, able to offer local industries the highest levels of expertise and service available.

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  • Thorite man takes time out for the Olympics

    Thorite man takes time out for the Olympics

    Friday 12th October 2012

    My Olympic journey for London 2012

    It all started way back in November 2010 when I responded to a general plea for people interested in sport to help at the London Olympics. After filling in the forms I was invited along to a selection event at Salford Quays in Manchester March 2011. Part of this process was to determine areas of interest and expertise, mine was in athletics.

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  • IT's really working to bring big benefits for Thorite customers

    IT's really working to bring big benefits for Thorite customers

    Thursday 4th October 2012

    An advanced new IT network is now taking all aspects of customers support and service into an era of exceptional efficiency at Thorite.

    Thorite has relied heavily on computer technology to handle many aspects of its business for decades, but the new IT system literally lifts their customer support capabilities into a different dimension.

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  • Norgren V50 value engineered valves make the right connection

    Norgren V50 value engineered valves make the right connection

    Wednesday 3rd October 2012

    Designed for engineering OEMs and machine builders, Norgren's new V50-53 Series in-line valves combine low cost with exceptional value for money, providing a "value engineered" solution for a huge range of connection requirements - and are now available from Thorite.

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