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MET-TRACK Rigid Rail FOLD AWAY SYSTEM - Client Testimonial

MET-TRACK Workstation Crane - Client Testimonial

MET-TRACK Workstation Bridge Crane - Ceiling Mounted

MET-TRAK™ Double Nested Drag Chain System

Part one of a Double Nested MET-TRAK™ Cable & Hose Drag Chain system is currently being built in Workshop 1 and will shortly undergo the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) that will be witnessed by our client, a leading global supplier of Offshore drilling equipment.

The fully assembled MET-TRAK™ system will leave Metreel for it’s final destination Newfoundland, Canada complete with pre-installed cables and hoses that are accurately placed within to protect expansions and contractions. 

The 'Plug and Play' installation is simply achieved by loading into position and connecting to the static pipework onboard the Offshore Rig, minimising production downtime.

MET-TRACK 2019-2020 Event Plans

Metreel are pleased to announce the commitment to FIVE upcoming exhibitions!

  • ADVANCED MANUFATURING 2019 - 4-6 June 2019, The NEC, Birmingham | Stand No. B78
  • FABTECH 2019 - 11-14 November 2019, McCormick Place, Chicago | Stand No. A6280
  • NATIONAL MANUFACTURING 2020 - 29-30 January 2020, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin | Stand No. B10/C10
  • SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING 2020 - 11-13 February 2020,  Farnborough Int'l Exhibition Centre, Hants | Stand No. J175
  • MACH 2020 - 20-24 April 2020, The NEC, Birmingham | Stand No. 7-520

All events are FREE to attend!

We welcome you to visit our stand, that will include the MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Crane - Speak to our Sales Team and ask for a no-obligation quotation - generated in minutes and emailed to you with a 3D Engineered Drawing using the new CraneBUILDER® Online Quotation Portal! 

SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING 2019

Metreel are busy exhibiting the MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Cranes at this year's Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition. 

See us on STAND NO. B160

Visitors are welcomed by Metreel’s, Sales Team - Steve Tombs, Tom Smith and Doug Stovin who are ready to show you how effortless these modular designed, overhead, lightweight crane systems are to use.

Instant Quotations and 3D Engineered Drawings are created using our new Online portal CraneBUILDER® ask for a price today!

Show Opening Hours:

Tuesday 5th February  9.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday 6th February 9.30 - 4.30pm

Thursday 7th February 9.30am - 3.30pm

VISITOR REGISTRATION IS FREE

Click here

 

MET-TRACK Rigid Rail Fold Away Test

Industrial Catalogue Launch

Metreel are attending the YESSS Electrical Industrial Catalogue launch today held at the Grimsby branch.

Tom Smith, our Area Sales Engineer is busy promoting Metreel’s industrial crane control products, now featured in the NEW YESSS catalogue.

A good steady level of visitors have been welcomed from a number of different industries and have shown great interest in our electrical control equipment including Crane Pendants and Limit Switches.

NEW CRANEBUILDER SOFTWARE

Metreel are pleased to announce the release of the new online CraneBUILDER™ software. Our dealers can now register for access to this free, fully automated MET-TRACK® Crane design service.

In a matter of minutes, CraneBUILDER™ will provide a full quotation and detailed General Arrangement drawing for MET-TRACK® floor and ceiling mount workstation overhead cranes and underbraced MET-TRACK®Jib cranes meaning that not only will you be able to offer your client a quick response, but also a fully detailed proposal and approval drawing for their new crane system.

What's more is that once you place the order for a crane specified using CraneBUILDER™, you can be assured that the system will be manufactured and ready for delivery within 5 working weeks*

Please contact our sales team to find out more or to arrange a demonstration of how CraneBUILDER™ can work for you. Call us on 0115 932 7010 or email sales@metreel.co.uk.

*Delivery time is from receipt of approved design drawings and assumes that the crane design provided by CraneBUILDER™ is approved and ordered without any design alterations.

New MIKE & VICTOR Pushbuttons

Our range of MIKE Pendant and VICTOR Wall mounted control stations have become even more user friendly with the introduction of a NEW Latched Pushbutton option.

In addition to the standard momentary action pushbuttons, we can now offer latched on–off maintained pushbuttons which enable an effective visual perception of the switch status improving system safety and ease of use.

Each button position can be fitted with up to 3 NO or NC switches or a mixture thereof.

Post FABTECH

Metreel Inc. have now returned from a very successful trade show held in Las Vegas with our partners O'Briens Installations Limited.

The 3 day event resulted in a huge interest in our range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Cranes and Workstation Jibs but also our MET-TRACK® Rigid Rail - Fall Arrest / Fall Restraint System which was showcased for the first time to the American Market.

A great number of leads and interesting enquiries were generated and are now in the process of being followed up by our Sales team who are positive that new business relationships will be created.

Thankyou to all who attended and visited our stand.

SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING & ELECTRONICS 2018

The UK’s Largest regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition is now underway offering visitors thousands of engineering & electronics solutions.

Metreel are located at Stand No. D160, promoting the range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Cranes.

Visitors are welcomed by Metreel’s, Area Sales Engineers - Steve Tombs and Tom Smith who will be demonstrating the new CraneBUILDER® Online Quotation Portal and will be pleased to assist you with any questions or requirements you may have.

This new portal provides users with an instant Quotation and Engineered Drawing for the range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Cranes, MET-TRACK® Workstation Jib Cranes, Monorails and ALULIFT® Portable Gantries.

The exhibition closes on Thursday 8th February 3.30pm - For anyone wishing to visit and haven’t yet registered for FREE Entry please click here

YESSS Industrial Day

Metreel are all set up for the 'YESSS Industrial Day' held at The Crown Plaza, Basingstoke promoting the Electrical Control Equipment and Powerfeed products as featured in this year's YESSS Industrial Catalogue.

Most of the YESSS branches will offer Industrial Day's to their customers. They provide an opportunity to meet a selection of their suppliers who will introduce and demonstrate the products/services featured in the catalogue.

The range of pendant stations, limit switches and enclosed conductor systems are some of the products Metreel will be promoting.

Metreel now certified to ISO 9001:2015

METREEL COMPLETE TRANSITION TO QMS ISO9001:2015

Gaining this certification is such an achievement!

It means our customers have complete assurance that Metreel operates to the highest quality standard and that all regulatory requirements are met for our products and services while we continually strive to maintain and improve these standards that set us apart.

Customer satisfaction has always been a fundamental part of our business but implementing ISO 9001:2015 ensures we identify all present customer needs and identify and assess future requirements. It also helps to measure client satisfaction and enables us to continually improve our processes.

One of the unique parts of the new ISO 9001:2015 is the requirement to assess risks and identify opportunities but also to continually examine opportunities for improvement. It also enables us to put in place the operational controls to effectively manage and measure our performance.

This is a milestone achievement and one that reflects Metreel’s growth and development as a leading manufacturer of Enclosed Track Handling, Lifting and Fall Protection products.

Metreel appear at Northern Manufacturing

Metreel are exhibiting at the Northern Manufacturing & Electronics show held in Manchester this week.

Located on Stand No. F86, our experienced sales team will be demonstrating the MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Crane, allowing visitors to view how effortless these lifting / handling systems are to use.

Also being demonstrated is the CraneBUILDER™ online quotation portal that allows users to design their own crane system and within minutes is provided with a General Arrangement drawing and Quotation! 

SUCCESS AT SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING

Metreel exhibited at last weeks Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Event at Farnborough for the first time. The show was a great success for us where we were exhibiting our range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Cranes. We also officially launched our NEW CraneBUILDER™ crane design and quotation service.

The diverse visitor turnout far exceeded our expectations with the 3 day show generating huge interest from end users to OEM’s from all areas of industry.

We are extremely pleased with visitors’ repeated comments on the ‘simplicity’ and ‘ease of use’ of the MET-TRACK® design - one of the reasons this particular product stands out from the competition.

The launch of the NEW CraneBUILDER™ service offered visitors the opportunity to have a crane system designed and quoted within minutes with full approval drawings emailed directly to them for consideration over a coffee!

We would like to thank all those who visited us.

NEW PRODUCT BROCHURE

The NEW ALULIFT® brochure is now available to download!

This general brochure provides information of over 50 models including dimensional data, features and optional extras.

To request a hard copy please click here

To download please click here

 

MET-TRACK AT MACH 2018

Metreel are now up and ready to meet and greet visitors to the MACH 2018 event at The NEC - The UK’s premier event for engineering-based manufacturing technologies.

Metreel are located in Hall 6 at Stand No. D160, promoting the range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Cranes , Jib Cranes and the NEW MET-TRACK® Rigid Rail Fold Away system, designed with fold away arms to provide an effective, fixed path fall arrest solution - Ideal for facilities carrying out transport maintenance, food processing plants and various manufacturing facilities where overhead cranes are regularly in use.

Visitors are welcomed by Metreel’s, Sales Manager, Doug Stovin and Area Sales Engineers - Steve Tombs and Tom Smith who will be demonstrating the new CraneBUILDER® Online Quotation Portal and will be pleased to assist you with any questions or requirements you may have.

This new portal provides users with an instant Quotation and Engineered Drawing for the range of MET-TRACK® Workstation Bridge Cranes, MET-TRACK® Workstation Jib Cranes, Monorails and ALULIFT® Portable Gantries.

MACH is open from 9am until 5pm every day this week and closes at 4pm on Friday 13th April - For anyone wishing to visit and haven’t yet registered for FREE Entry please click here

New Radio Remote Controls

Metreel have extended their range of crane control equipment to include the NEW T-Series Radio Remote Controls providing a superior solution to traditional wired control systems.

The T Series Radio Remote Control is designed for wireless control of cranes & hoists and other industrial machinery. Using RF communication with univocal code, our T Series controllers provide reliable operation at all times even in ‘electronically noisy’ environments.

Removing the need for a cable connection between the pendant controller and the machine, provides greatly improved freedom of movement to the operator, leading to increased productivity and efficiency and, more importantly, an increase in operator safety.

Having an operating range of up to 100m*, 111 channels and quick and simple installation, the T Series offer a cost effective and extremely efficient means of providing accurate wireless control.

The compact and lightweight handheld transmitters are available with 3, 5 or 7 buttons plus Emergency Stop. They are rated to IP65 so can be used in a wide range of environments and in temperatures from -20C to +70C. All units conform to community directives R&TTE 99/05/CE and LVD 2006/95/CE.

*Please refer to our technical brochure for further information.