Need to move up to 1000kg – Easily and Safely?

BIL introduce the 1000kg load rated Polypropylene based platform truck and it’s in stock now.

Within many industries, weighty materials or products often require moving or relocating quickly in order to meet production, delivery or other deadlines. However with health and safety regulations being more tightly monitored (and rightly so!) when moving heavy items companies must make sure they are doing so safely – and that means purchasing and using the correct equipment for the task.
So if a company is going to meet it’s health and safety obligations when moving very heavy items how best can they do that?
The answer is simple. They need to find a supplier who can;

  • meet all their materials handling needs
  • provide the appropriate certification on all products they supply
  • ensure they have full confidence in the stated load capacities

You would be surprised at how many materials handling suppliers do not give accurate, trustworthy data regarding their products weight handling capabilities!

BIL Group are here to help with all your heavy materials handling needs.

Introducing the BIL 1000kg load rated Polypropylene based platform truck
Here at BIL we have recently introduced a brand new product to our range of equipment that is available from stock to dispatch on a next day delivery service! We are proud to be one of very few companies within the UK who are able to manufacture, supply and deliver a 1000kg load rated platform truck with polypropylene base!
This new platform truck – with its fully tested load capacity, combined with 950mm x 650mm base is suitable for a whole host of industries including, warehousing, construction, industrial and many more!
The 1000kg platform truck itself is fitted with a black powder coated, durable steel handle and four fully tested castors, two of which swivel and two fixed for ultimate control when under load. Different wheel options are also available on request to cater for every single application!
BIL’s new addition is delivered with minimal assembly required. Simply fit the castors and the handle using the nuts and bolts provided and you are good to go!
At BIL Group, adding new products to our range is something we consider very carefully. Due to our strict quality processes, any potential new products must pass all of our stringent quality testing checks. This is why you can trust the BIL Group as a high quality, reliable supplier and why you can also be sure that all of our products – including our acclaimed range of AluTruk®, Skoots, Skates and Jacks and our extensive range of Castors & wheels – will perform to their stated capabilities and not let you down.
BIL strive to be innovative and provide solutions to any of our customer’s material handling requirements. Simply ask and we aim to deliver!
In the next few weeks (December 2018) BIL Group will also be introducing a new variation of our AluTruk® range featuring the ability to be fixed in a 45 degree angle reducing strain on the user and allowing easy movement all round, if you feel this could be of interest – or if you would like any more information on our 1,000kg platform truck – please get in touch with our sales team on 01249 470433. They’d be delighted to hear from you.

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Heavy Duty Platform Truck with 950mm x 650mm deck space. Black powder coated fixed steel handle, blue platform base manufactured of high impact Polypropylene. Fitted with 2 x swivel and 2 x fixed 150mm polyurethane castors. Total Height 1050mm (deck height 250mm)
Load capacity 1,000kg.

Summer Fun In Calne Playscheme!

For the second year running, BIL Group are pleased to donate to the Summer Fun In Calne Playscheme!

The Playscheme is a charity running through the summer holidays to give the children in Calne a safe environment to have fun with their friends!

The Charity scheme is run by a voluntary committee. Funding is received from local organisations, charities and businesses, as well as local fund raising activities.

They can only run with voluntary help and are always looking for new committee members and general public help. For example moving boxes from one venue to another, bag packing and fund raising.

Without additional support the future of the scheme is less certain. It brings a great deal of fun to a lot of children every holiday and it would be very sad if it was to stop.

We believe these sorts of events are vital in the local community and like to shout about them and support them whenever we can!

We think what they do is fantastic and we are very pleased to help! Keep up the good work!


We have recently taken delivery of our brand new additional Pro 3D printer courtesy of Robox CEL.

Over the past year we have been designing and printing our own prototypes and samples for both our Material Handling and Castor and wheel divisions!

Investing in this excellent piece of technology means we are now able to produce samples in a higher volume and to a larger scale!

It also means we are able to ensure dimensions of the prototypes are suitable and compatible with the application before we push forward to full production!

CV Show 2018 – We are exhibiting!

After a very successful outing in 2017 we made the easy decision to exhibit our AluTruk range again at the 2018 Commercial Vehicle Show based at the NEC in Birmingham.

2017 was our first time exhibiting at the show and it was refreshing to see so many people taking an interest in higher quality equipment such as our AluTruk range.

We will be there from the 24th April – 26th April and manning the stand this year will be our Sales Manager Tim Murrow, Business Development Manager Nathan Jones and our new sales team member Steven McKay!

Come and visit us at stand 4H62, We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Monster Race 2017!

On Saturday 30th September The BIL Group and associates took part in the 5k South West Monster Race 2017!

Consisting of running, mud, obstacles, water and more mud!! A fantastic day and great fun was had by all. Everyone completed the course successfully and more importantly safely!!

This was a fantastic opportunity to show our determination and teamwork and a huge congratulations to everyone involved!

We are now looking into 2018 and hope to have an even bigger team to take on the challenge!


Tough Mudder South West 2017!

On Sunday 20th August 2017, The BIL Group’s CAD Technician Matt Walker and our Business Development Manager Nathan Jones took on a new challenge. Both keen to test themselves wherever possible they took on the monster task of Tough Mudder South West! A gruelling 10 miles of running, water, obstacles and mud!

They both finished the course completing all obstacles in their path and are hoping to get a larger team together for next year’s event!

Nathan’s comments from the day “I ran in the London Marathon in 2016 which was very tough but more of an individual event. Tough Mudder was a whole new ball game! It was great to see so much comradery between everyone and I am already looking forward to taking part again next year!”

Matt’s comment from the day “A great experience that I would recommend to anyone! If I can do it anyone can!”

Nathan was raising money for Diabetes UK as his wife suffers from the condition. If you would like to donate please follow the link below.

A big congratulations to the lads for a great achievement!


A New Toy for the Team at Salvage Hunters!

Being a fan of the show BIL Products Director Tim Walker noticed that Drew Pritchard and the team at Salvage Hunters could do with an upgrade on their sack truck! Our BDM Nathan Jones got in touch with the Salvage Hunters team and a brand new AluTruk was delivered to their warehouse, Looks like they are making good use of it already!



The John Bentley School Expedition to Norway

The BIL Group were recently approached by Simon Parry from our local school The John Bentley School in Calne; seeking support for students at the school to take part in a once in a lift time trek through one of the remote areas of Norway.

The students will be departing on the expedition in August 2018 and at the moment are trying to fundraise the money themselves so they do not need to rely on their parents. On top of this they will have to raise additional money for getting to the airport by coach and buying their own expedition equipment.

While on expedition the students will be carrying all of their own equipment and food. They will be wild camping next to remote lakes on the top of some of the highest peaks in the area and running the expedition themselves. The students will be leading the expedition themselves with the support of the staff attending. They are responsible for completing all elements of the expedition from sorting out where to catch the boats, planes and ferries from to navigating through the wilderness. This expedition offer an incredible opportunity for the students as it allows them to develop so many skills and gives many the confidence boost that they really need. BIL are glad to support them with this adventure and have donated £500 towards the expedition.
They are still looking for further funding! If you are able to help please contact Simon Parry

Dorothy House

On Friday 12th May, our BDM Nathan Jones noticed a social media post by the local Dorothy House in Melksham who were asking the public to try and trace a sack truck they had loaned out but never received back.

As a company BIL Group felt we needed to correct the situation so we contacted the store about providing a free of charge replacement. We received some great feedback from the general public but in out minds it was a small thank you for all the hard work they do and we hope their new AluTruk serves them well!




CV SHOW 2017

The 2017 Commercial Vehicle Show takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on April 25th – 27th

BIL Group are proud to be exhibiting the AluTruk product range there!

Visit our stand 4K30 where we can demonstrate to you our tried-and-tested range of aluminium hand trucks, which are lighter than steel but just as strong with many tangible benefits and lasting quality at an affordable price!


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