Brooks Forging Factory Relocation Case Study

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Who are Brooks Forgings?

Brooks Forgings, established in 1960, is a leading manufacturer of forged and machined components. Primarily specialising in Upset Forging, Drop Forging, Hand Forging and Machining. Their on-site facilities include, 14 Hot Forging Cells, CAD/CAM, Tool Making, Die Sinking, Machining and Tensile / Destructive Testing. Inside the Brooks Forgings newly acquired 45,000 sq ft manufacturing site, in Stourbridge following the relocation by Silver Knight Ltd.

What have we done for Brooks Forgings?

Silver Knight Haulage & Machineries Ltd has been working with Brooks Forgings Ltd since 2009. We have provided several services with the main focus concentrating on transport and installation of new machines to Brooks Forgings newly acquired 45,000 sq ft manufacturing site, in Stourbridge. Completed projects include:
  • Disassembly, transportation and installation of a 200 Ton Bentley Power Press, removed from Cerro EMS ltd in 2009.
  • Relocation of Brooks manufacturing site in Cradley Heath. This involved the removal, transportation and installation of 14 upset forging machines, 12 forging presses, lathes, CNC machines and other miscellaneous heavy plant equipment.
  • Removal, transportation and installation of several Flash Butt welders, removed from B&G Williams in 2010.
  • Relocation of a 2nd forging site acquired from Parker Hannifin’s forging facility in Halesowen. This included transport and reinstallation of a Banning GOA 1250 Pneumatic Hammer, Model C Automated Horizontal Impacter System, Tosca automated shot blast machine and several Induction heater cells.
Loading various small presses onto a transporter for relocation to their new warehouse.

What Brooks Forgings Limited say about us…

“We’ve used Silver Knight since 2009. During this short period, their knowledge and expertise have been very valuable, and flawless, during the projects they’ve undertaken for Brooks Forgings Limited. Silver Knight will always be our first choice for removing and transporting heavy plant machinery. They offer efficiency and flexibility at very competitive prices.” Steve Brooks, Managing Director
Brooks forging Testimonial

Our Services

About Our Services

Alongside our primary handling equipment services, we also offer Machinery dismantling, lifting equipment, lifting jacks, factory clearance and complete clean up, transporting heavy plant, removal of equipment from the site, machine hire service, UK and worldwide haulage, full documentation service, provide movement orders for abnormal loads, liaison with police and road network authorities, importing and exporting of machinery, container loading, open top containers and end loaders transport, full risk assessment and method statements, complete project management, and 24-hour call out.

We offer a comprehensive door-to-door service for machine installation. There’s no job too big or too small. Our services include machinery collections, including machinery auctions, dismantling, reconstruction, project installation, machines containerised and packing service; this is global. We have international movements. We provide various services, including heavy haulage, transportation of long loads, handling out-of-gauge loads, forklift and versa hire, mega lift operations, iron fairy crane hire, machine disposal service, and short and long-term storage facilities. In addition, we offer a trailer repair and modification service. We also undertake on-site fabrication services. We carry out site visits upon request.

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