Case Studies

Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE)

Culham Energy is the UK's national laboratory for fusion energy. It hosts the Joint European Torus (JET), the world's largest magnetic...

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Alcoa (Aluminum Company of America)

Alcoa is an American public company best known for its work with lightweight metals and advanced manufacturing techniques.

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International Heavy Forging Company

In 2014 PLS was awarded the contract to design and manufacture a lifting system to handle and transport a range of heavy forged rolls.

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International Heavy Forging Company

This set of lifting tongs can lift and handle high-temperature steel ingots of up to 282 tonnes weight, 3.5 metres diameter and 700 ┬░C...

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ITP Engines

ITP, a major international aerospace manufacturer, came to PLS to develop a lifting system for their plant in Lincoln.

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Network Rail

Network Rail approached PLS with an interesting challenge. Their depot in York processes 100-200 train wheelsets daily, using manual...

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International Heavy Forging Company

Located in the north of England. "83 crane" is a heavy engineering crane used for quenching rolls of very large dimensions. Its water-hydraulic...

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