About Us

Company Overview


We are Mechandling Ltd, manufacturers of Materials Handling Equipment mainly for use in the food, paper and pharmaceutical industries. We

specialise in high quality equipment manufactured in polished Stainless Steel, with an option for powder coated carbon steel if required. Special

attention is given to Stainless Steel contact parts, with most welds fully blended in accordance with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice). Our

range of equipment has been steadily developed for over twenty years, a lot of which is unique to us and consists of specially designed devices

which can be adapted to suit customer requirements.


The equipment range is available with electric, hydraulic, pneumatic or manual actuated mechanisms. In addition, we also offer a design facility

for the creation of specialised mechanical handling equipment for applications for which standard equipment is unsuitable.


We have wide experience in solving handling problems in a production environment, mainly in food and pharmaceuticals, where hygiene and the

quality of finish of equipment is important.


As well as the UK market, we have now supplied equipment overseas to : The United States of America, Australia, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland,

Romania, Malta and Mexico.


Our pharmaceutical customers include AstraZeneca, APS Berk, Wyeth Laboratories, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Proctor & Gamble, Colgate,

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lilly Industries, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Pharmacia, Roussel, The Boots Co, Rhone Poulenc Rhorer, Smith

& Nephew, Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis, Celltech, Roche Products, Quintiles, Wyeth Medica Ireland, Reckitt Benckiser, Zentiva, UniLever Faberge.


Our other customers include Rolls Royce, British Aerospace, Nestle, KP Foods, Golden Wonder Foods, Kelloggs, United Biscuits, Coca Cola, Bisto

Foods, 3M, Tate & Lyle, Centura Foods, Manor Bakeries, Georgia Pacific (paper) and British Nuclear Fuels.


As a company, we have a wide range of standard equipment covering a variety of lifting and handling applications for products such as:-


  • Reels
  • Drums
  • Barrels
  • Vessels
  • Tooling
  • Materials
  • Components
  • Food products and ingredients
  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical products


Bespoke Handling Solutions


At Mechandling we have been developing handling equipment since the companies conception in 1989 and have developed particular expertise for

those applications found in both the pharmaceutical and food industries where hygiene in packing halls, processing areas and clean room

environments is essential.


The company's design facility and depth of knowledge enable us to offer our customers specialised mechanical handling equipment and solutions to

meet their specific needs.


Service and Support


The Company prides itself on its customer support and both quality of product and service.


As testimonial to this Mechandling has developed relationships with and supported some of the country's leading "blue chip" companies operating

in the Food and Pharmaceutical markets.


For the last 20 years we have provided these companies with tailored solutions to some of the most challenging lifting and handling requirements.