Weighing partnership to continue
Avery Weigh-Tronix reappointed as service and maintenance partner for Lafarge Tarmac
AVERY Weigh-Tronix have retained their position as service and maintenance partners for Lafarge Tarmac – an agreement that will see the specialist weighing firm provide support for more than 800 pieces of weighing equipment at 330 sites throughout Great Britain.
Over the years, the company’s partnership with Lafarge Tarmac has evolved to deliver a life-cycle approach to managing their weighing equipment. As well as helping to specify new equipment, where necessary, the agreement will focus on regular preventative maintenance and best practice to keep equipment working at maximum efficiency and reduce the likelihood of inaccuracy or costly downtime.
The agreement will also cover aspects of regular maintenance, including calibration, servicing, repair and re-verification.
Paul Gray, assistant category manager - engineering & MRO with Lafarge Tarmac, commented: ‘We’re pleased to be working with Avery Weigh-Tronix. With 330 sites around the country, we needed a partner who could offer nationwide coverage and a proven fast response rate.
‘Weighing equipment is vital to our processes, so it is absolutely vital that it is working accurately and efficiently at all times. We firmly believe that the partnership with Avery Weigh-Tronix will help us to achieve that.’
Avery Weigh-Tronix say they have more than 200 highly trained technical staff throughout the British Isles, ensuring that they are well placed to respond to customers quickly and efficiently.
The company also has the largest fleet of weighbridge test units in the industry, which means that Lafarge Tarmac’s weighbridges can be calibrated and re-verified quickly and efficiently following repair or load-cell replacement.
Sean Houghton, commercial manager at Avery Weigh-Tronix, commented: ‘This support agreement will transform the way weighing equipment at Lafarge Tarmac is operated and managed.
‘Our approach will allow them to focus on their core activity of delivering world-class materials, while benefitting from the efficiencies and peace of mind that the new support agreement will offer.’