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Spring Balancers7th October 2020

Spring balancers are used by workers in various industries to improve organisation, efficiency and safety. By giving the worker a greater degree of control over their equipment, they can help produce better results and make processes more economical.

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LES Provide 4 Specialist Jib Cranes To South Korea1st October 2020

Supplying bespoke Jib Cranes is a core part of LES's operation, we hold vast experience in the supply and installation of Jib Cranes and associated hoists around the globe. This time the dream team was tasked with supplying and delivering 4 custom-made solutions for an outdoor application in South Korea. Of course, we made it happen and here's the full story...

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Fork Truck Extensions23rd September 2020

Forklift trucks are perfectly designed for lifting and carrying heavy loads, but sometimes, a load is heavier than usual or is awkwardly shaped. This can make a standard lift challenging, but one very easy solution is to use fork truck extensions. These simple yet highly useful pieces of equipment work by extending the fork arms so that longer loads can be accommodated.

 

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Lifting Equipment Store USA launches with focus on customer service thanks to automation14th September 2020

LES launches US based sister company from Houston, Texas to rival as the USA's best online platform for lifting and material handling equipment.

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6 Reasons To Buy A Stahl Electric Chain Hoist12th August 2020

If you're not convinced by Stahl Electric Chain Hoists then you're not in the market for value. We explore the company history accompanied by a video as well as the exceptional robust quality and innovative engineering that goes in to each Stahl Hoist. We then carefully breakdown the 6 reasons to buy and provide a handy essential checklist to run through when purchasing your next Electric Chain Hoist.

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You Helped Smash Our NHS Donation Goal!5th August 2020

Thank You! You helped us smash our goal of donating to the NHS. Since April we set out a goal to support our local hospital in the general fight against the Coronavirus by raising funds from each online sale. By August 1st you helped us smash our goals!

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#GLAD2020 How Effective Has It Been? 9th July 2020

Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2020 saw the industry come together as a whole and share their finest memories and boast their latest products but most importantly of all, to celebrate the love of lifting, with the world.

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Raising Money For Great Causes6th July 2020

With every order you place online with LES we raise money for a great cause and will continue to do so to meet our goal in August

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Grade 8 Chain Slings23rd June 2020

We are suppliers of fully certified grade 8 chain slings, with quality options available for you to buy online. Slings are completely customisable and can be built to your specifications, with a safe working load of up to 31.5 Tonnes.

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NHS Charity Donation Update4th June 2020

We're raising money together with every online customer, donating a sum for every single order placed until August 1st 2020, we raised a huge percentage of our target in May and donated PPE to those on the front line.

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COVID-19 NHS Support18th April 2020

LES is proud to support NHS England, our countries National Health Service in their battle against the Coronavirus COVID-19. Here's how you can make a difference with us.

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COVID-19 Business Update14th April 2020

The latest update to current service levels, precautions and visions of the future for LES during this uncertain time. Click & Collect service suspended until further notice, deliveries being made as usual. 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)- Business As Usual18th March 2020

Being at the forefront of technology today is something LES has always seen as a paramount importance, whether that be the latest computer technology, phones and web development, one of our core aims has been to keep efficiency to an absolute maximum. Thankfully, due to our continuous investment in technology, we have been able to implement a strategy to ensure that our staff remain safe, your goods are delivered on time and our world-class customer service continues as normal.

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Two new faces join team LES as rapid expansion continues for 20202nd March 2020

Finding highly skilled workers can be a challenge for any employer, finding ones that possess those skills and fit a companies culture can be even more of a challenge. Here's how it is for team LES as we rapidly grow and expand our workforce to maintain such high levels of service to the industry...

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LES Furniture Movers

As one of the leading brands in lifting equipment, we have also put the Lifting Equipment Store name to a range of furniture movers. This gives customers the reassurance that they are buying quality products, from a brand they know and trust. We are committed to offering the products and equipment that all our customers need, and one of the best ways of ensuring this is to supply our own brand of lifting equipment. 

 

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LES Supply & Install Crane In Dammam, Saudi Arabia30th August 2019

National Galvanising Company located in Dammam 2nd Industrial City, Saudi Arabia were kitting out their warehouse when they connected to our KSA office with a requirement for an overhead crane to help manage heavy loads within their storage area.

After a final consultation meeting with our international technical team, NGC knew they were in good hands since we boast over three decades of experience in technical sales and installations of overhead cranes within the MiddleEast. LES supplied a full 5tonne SWF Blackline Crane Kit and air freighted it directly to Dammam for an urgent build...

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LES Supplies World’s First 6 Star Luxury Discovery Yachts with Stahl Explosion-Proof Chain Hoists1st May 2019

Scenic, the developer of the world’s first 6 star yacht, the Scenic Eclipse, has worked with Lifting Equipment Store to provide it with state of the art safety technology in the form of 3 Stahl ST Ex chain hoists with specialist explosion protection technology built-in.

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Lifting Equipment Store Partner with Expedite Company to Supply Lifting Equipment in the Middle East17th April 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Expedite Company (Awda Al Zahrani Trading Establishments) to provide efficient and streamlined lifting equipment distribution in The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Bahrain.

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Forklift Snow Plough Attachments15th January 2019

The weather is getting colder, with talk turning to when the first snow of the year will fall. Stay ahead of the game, by investing in a forklift snow plough attachment. This clever forklift attachment will go directly onto your truck, helping you to avoid downtime, backlogs and disruption to business by clearing away snow before it can cause issues. Keep on top of deliveries, dispatches and warehouse management, and don’t let the weather interfere with the business you have spent so long building up.

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New LES Branded Furniture Movers 8th January 2019

When it comes to furniture movers, load movers, machine skates and load moving skates, Lifting Equipment Store is the name you can trust. To allow us to provide everything our loyal customers need by way of lifting equipment, we have now launched our own brand products in the furniture mover category.

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Welcoming Our New Sales Executive; Gemma Morris19th November 2018

LES are very pleased to welcome our new member of our technical sales team, Gemma Morris!

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What's In The Big Green Containers? Lifting Equipment Store Launch Own Brand; LES21st October 2018

Last week we received the first of many deliveries en route from our partner factories in China, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy and more! Over the last year, our technical team have spent months auditing and building relationships with world-class manufacturers on a global basis. Designing and prototyping our own unique features that take our standardised range of equipment to the next level in safety, reliability and functionality.

Our team spent first thing Monday morning unloading our first full container of material handling equipment and here's how it went...

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Visiting Columbus McKinnon5th September 2018

Sales Director Will Dunn and Marketing Executive Ellis Hodges visited our key supplier Columbus McKinnon to catch up with the team and tour their manufacturing facility in the heart of Chester, United Kingdom.

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LES Install Coastal Jib Crane For Portsmouth Sailing Club14th August 2018

When Portsmouth Sailing Club approached us with a challenge, we designed and created their solution.

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Imer Hoists & Accessories Sale 6th August 2018

The weather in the UK is still great and that means that outdoor construction is still pleasant, but as the darker nights draw in slowly, what better time to get your hands on a Scaffold Hoist to help speed up the task at hand before you catch a chill?! And if you've already grabbed yourself a hoist then you're also in luck because we're also throwing the most popular accessories into our sale!

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Yale VSIII Chain Blocks- Better Than Ever!27th July 2018

We always strive to supply our customers with the most reliable and high-quality industrial lifting products available, thanks to an increase in demand for Yale's VSIII model the range has expanded and become, better than ever! Read more to find out why.

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Tips for Handling Heavy Loads Safely 5th July 2018

We know how it is – you’ve worked on sites and carried out lifting processes for years. You know your job inside out and feel confident you can work safely and avoid injuries.

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LES Now Offer Credit 28th June 2018

Lifting Equipment Store now offer credit options, allowing you to purchase products online using your credit account. We like to make life as easy as we can for our customers – that’s why we are now offering the option to open a credit account with us. Your account will allow you to purchase our products using credit, paying quickly and simply at checkout stage.

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Welcoming Our New Sales Manager; Symon Horton1st May 2018

LES are very pleased to welcome our new member of the team, Symon Horton

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LES Supply JCB to Nigeria1st April 2018

UK procurement and global export for our international customers is just one of the many services we offer to our regular customers from around the world. We nearly always save our customers money when buying products from the UK whether we're a registered dealer or not! At LES we not only use our buying power and partner suppliers but also swift negotiation and dedication to our customer's enquiries are what enables us to provide a world-class service from enquiry to completion.

Recently one of our regular customers in Lagos, Nigeria challenged us to beat their existing quotation for a JCB 3CX Back Hoe Loader, we did and not only that but we delivered!...all the way to Nigeria!

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LES Launch New US Phone Number20th March 2018

We've made it easier for all of our customers across the pond! You can now call us Toll-Free 24/7 from within the USA!

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LES Launch Instagram Page6th March 2018

Social media is a key part in the marketing mix for most companies these days, we felt it could play a significant role in boosting our overall brand awareness and are pleased to report nothing but positive news has come from the decision which opened us up to new markets and suppliers across the globe. Our latest social media mix being our Instagram page, which has been a huge success so far. Follow us and stay up to date @LiftingStore 

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We’re Committed To Change in 2018- Here’s why!12th February 2018

Global warming is real, we're beginning to notice it through climate change and the increasing media pressures for bigger companies to reduce their energy footprint and become carbon neutral. Instead of simply standing on the sideline and observing- we're committed to joining in and making a change! Find out what we're doing to make a difference...

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LES Supply 48 Jib Cranes for the ElecLink Project2nd January 2018

Started early this year, the ElecLink project will ultimately give the UK access to the international electricity market enabling imports and exports of electricity which will result in cheaper energy in homes and businesses across the country. LES is proud to have supplied the 48 Jib Cranes, Hoists and Magnets used throughout the project to lift and place supporting infrastructure for an HVDC 1000MW electricity cable from France to the UK via the Channel Tunnel. The cranes were bespoke manufactured with unique features to enable them to be installed along a 1/2km long locomotive.

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Merry Christmas from Lifting Equipment Store 14th December 2017

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Our offices will be closed from 22nd December, and will reopen on the 3rd January 2018.

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Forklift Snow Ploughs- Available Next Day From LES12th December 2017

We are certainly feeling the chill this festive period as sub-zero temperatures hit the UK, however, things continue to perform normally here at LES thanks to our Forklift Snow Plough helping us move tonnes of snow in order to keep deliveries running smoothly to and from our warehouse in the West Midlands. Get yours now at a super special price of just £599!

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A+A Health & Safety Gear Exhibition- Düsseldorf19th October 2017

We took a trip to visit the A+A Health and Safety exhibition in Düsseldorf over the past two days to check out the latest and greatest PPE, workplace and safety gear. A great opportunity for us to source and discuss the potential for new products to further enhance our range in response to increased customer demand.

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Forklift Attachments And Accessories27th September 2017

Announcement: Forklift Attachments and Accessories are now available to purchase online from leading UK Manufacturers, our versatile range offers a design to suit nearly every application, and if not- we'll make one! Fast delivery across the board from UK based stock means we can provide a swift solution to meet your most urgent requirements.

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LES Open Ebay Shop: LiftingStore27th July 2017

Lifting Equipment Store team up with leading couriers UKMail, DHL, UPS and Royal Mail to launch eBay shop with free shipping and super fast delivery times on Lifting Equipment, Material Handling and Height Safety Gear throughout the UK and worldwide.

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RISQS (Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme)19th July 2017

LES is proud to have recently been approved by RISQS for the supply of Lifting Equipment (Hoists and Winches) to the rail industry, giving pre-approved supplier status to allow us to freely serve key buyers in the rail industry such as Network Rail and Transport For London.

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