Allied Glass – case study
Allied Glass is an independently owned premium glass bottle manufacturer which designs, develops and manufactures luxury glass packaging. The company’s aim is to be a supplier of inspirational bespoke glass packaging available to the entire spirits industry, producing beautiful glass bottles for a range of iconic international brands whilst also supporting the very smallest craft producers of whiskey and gin.
At Allied Glass, the focus is on making and supplying exceptional glass bottles. Therefore, there is a policy of continuous investment including the creation of an outstanding design function whilst continually investing in the latest production technology. Innovation and speed to market are both key to Allied’s successful glass bottle design offering, along with a flexible manufacturing capability and a bespoke service that provides customers with a personal approach to new product development.
There is a range of material handling requirements involved in the manufacturing and distribution of glass products. Dawsongroup | material handling has the ability as an independent supplier to provide a broad range of products, from Telescopic Handlers and Dumpers, for the handling raw products to standard and double handler forklifts for the manufacturing, warehouse and distribution side of the business.
Dawsongroup | material handling first met with Allied Glass to discuss a casual hire as the reliability of their ageing equipment and the maintenance support they were receiving from other suppliers resulted in significant downtime. Michael Wood of Dawsongroup | material handling says “with our premium quality equipment and maintenance support we provided Allied Glass with the service to support their business, and with their increased confidence in our ability our relationship has grown to the point that we are now the main provider for their handling needs. This includes a telehandler and dumper truck in addition to the forklifts we have provided”.
“We have been able to give Dawsongroup numerous issues to solve and they have never disappointed.” Mike Falgate, Group Commercial Manager
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