How To Reduce Your Transport Costs

As we are aware, increases in prices across all industries are affecting us in the current climate, including the rise in fuel prices. The recycling industry is no stranger to high fuel costs and their impact on the industry. In this blog, we will discuss how you can keep your transport costs low and why it’s important to keep your costs low overall.    Why is it important?  We all know that keeping our costs low is an important part of the business. Keeping transport costs to a minimum allows other areas of the business to thrive. Although we cannot control the rising costs of fuel, which can greatly affect the cost of transportation, we can use certain methods and processes that allow us to add weight and reduce the number of trips necessary to deliver our materials. With inflation due to rise from 2% to 6%, it is more important now than ever to try and keep costs as low as possible.    Balers  A baler is a great way to keep your transport costs low. Balers compact loose metal into blocks which can be easily stacked and transported. The compaction achieved by our balers means more weight per load, fewer trips and less fuel. As an added benefit, saving fuel also reduces your carbon emissions! JMC Recycling has a range of new and used balers available to suit all operations see *here* for a range of our top quality balers at best possible prices. Container Tilters  Container tilters (or loaders) are another great way to fit a larger quantity of materials into a shipping container. By tipping to either 45 or 90 degrees depending on the option you choose, a container tilter allows [...]

By |2022-09-29T14:15:44+01:00September 19th, 2022|News|0 Comments

JMC Recycling Systems Ltd – proud of our 150-year history

Next year will mark JMC’s 20th in business. But the McIntyre name, with which we still brand our machines, first appeared in scrap metal in 1872 when Irishman John McIntyre opened J.McIntyre Scrap in the shadow of Nottingham Castle.  John McIntyre was known as ‘Honest John’. His honesty made him popular as a scrap dealer all those years ago and honesty remains one of our core values today.  Some of the best metal at that time was wrought iron from horseshoes which was manually processed with large hammers – we like to think that we have come up with a few better ways over the last 150 years! When John McIntyre died at the end of the First World War, the business was sold, and the job of manager offered to Edward 'Ted' Pownall.  He later bought the company and used to boast that he earned back its purchase cost within his first few weeks of operation.  The business of J.McIntyre continued to flourish,  with Ted Pownall's two sons coming into the operation in the 1950's.  Keen innovators, they kept abreast of equipment trends and installed one of the first fragmentisers in the UK at the company’s then new site in Dunkirk. The need for quality machinery to process the increasing amount of metal coming into the business, and the passion of Ted’s son Michael for better and faster scrap processing, prompted McIntyre’s to set up a company specifically dedicated to producing equipment for the recycling industry.  J.McIntyre Machinery Ltd was born, and over the years designed, developed and manufactured a complete range of equipment from shears and balers, to cable recyclers, grabs, drum crushers, can sorters, furnaces, casting machines, and aluminium dross processing equipment.  [...]

By |2022-05-17T15:01:03+01:00May 17th, 2022|News|0 Comments

A-Ward win court battle over sale of Container Tilters in the UK

After an extremely long legal battle,  A-Ward have won their case regarding patent infringement by Fabcon on their range of container tilters.  This means that Fabcon are not allowed to sell their tilter in the UK by law.  A-Ward tilters are a fully patented product and we believe them to be the best in the business.  Their revolutionary tilting loaders for example, allow you to fill up every last inch of your shipping containers - and do it fast so you'll save time and money.   Further details regarding the case are given in the link below.  Should you need any additional details on  container loaders and unloaders or have concerns regarding the recent court decision then please do not hesitate to contact us.   To whom it may concern, IMPORTANT NOTICE: The High Court of England and Wales has ruled that the Fabcon container tilter infringes A Ward’s European Patent (UK) 2 021 268 and that sale of the tilter in England and Wales is prohibited by law. Fabcon Engineering has been restrained, whether acting by itself, its servants or agents, from disposing of, or offering to dispose of such container tilting devices in England and Wales. The order of the Honourable Judge Melissa Clarke is enclosed, which includes the following warning notice: ANY OTHER PERSON WHO KNOWS OF THIS ORDER AND DOES ANYTHING WHICH HELPS OR PERMITS THE DEFENDANT TO BREACH THE TERMS OF THIS ORDER MAY ALSO BE HELD TO BE IN CONTEMPT OF COURT AND MAY BE IMPRISONED, FINED OR HAVE THEIR ASSETS SEIZED. For further details, please find a link to the Honourable Judge Melissa Clarke’s Judgment on 29 July 2021: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/IPEC/2021/2145.htm

By |2021-08-09T13:52:49+01:00August 9th, 2021|News|0 Comments

JMC still supplying equipment to Europe and Beyond

Kickstarting 2021 As a manufacturer, JMC operate within an essential sector so we are continuing to work through the UK's latest national lockdown.  We are thankful to all our NHS front-line workers and remain positive for the year ahead.  We are also still supplying worldwide - we won't let a crazy little thing like Brexit stop us - so whether you are located in Europe or beyond our machines will reach you. Product showcase With such a huge range of machinery, parts and recycling equipment in our portfolio we want to ensure that our customers understand everything we have to offer.  To make this easier you can now follow our #21weeksofJMC campaign on Facebook.  Here will be highlighting a different product area every week for the first 21 weeks of the year.  We dedicated the first week to our alligator shear range, the mainstay of our business.  More details on our shears can be found here.  In future weeks we will showcase our own manufactured products and those from the world-renowned recycling equipment suppliers we represent in the UK. You can also follow the progress of Terry The Terminator - a non ferrous metal baler being produced for use in our own scrap yard.  We don't just build machines we use them too - and that's why we make them to last! Sell your scrap metal to us Following the success of our recent auction we have cleared more space to enable us to buy more scrap metal.  So if you are local to Nottingham, then call us for prices on 01159409630 and bring it in. Keep track of our used machine portfolio Finally, our used machine page is continually updating here, but if you [...]

By |2021-01-14T13:42:51+00:00January 14th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Unreserved auction of used equipment Saturday 19th September 2020

We are holding an unreserved auction of used equipment on our site at 2 Harrimans Lane, Dunkirk, Nottingham NG7 2SD on Saturday 19th September. Viewing on our site starts Thursday 17th September at 9am and ends at 4 am Friday 18th September.  Auction starts at 9.30 on Saturday 19th September. There will be over 100 lots of used scrap metal recycling equipment including shears, balers, scrap handling grabs, cable granulators and car balers. This is a complete one off sale, machines are unreserved and it's definitely one for the diary. Please contact Charlie Foyle, Graham Johnson or Debbie Ormerod for further details. Call. 01948 667700 auctions@malcolmharrison.co.uk   For further information or to sign up to bid on line follow the link here.  And if that doesn't work further details will be on the Malcolm Harrison Auctions website https://www.malcolmharrison.co.uk/

By |2020-09-10T16:24:48+01:00September 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

JMC Yard Clearance Sale 19th September 2020

We need to clear some space in our yard to make way for new production buildings.  You can see how tight we are for room from the picture!   As such we've decided to hold our first ever yard sale which will be run by auctioneers Malcom Harrison on Saturday 19th September 2020.  There will be a wide variety of used equipment available which has come into us as part exchanges against new machinery.   A such, some will be in working order whilst other items will need work but will be good projects for anyone with engineering skills.  We have machines from a number of different manufacturers.  We generally fully recondition all of our part exchanges but we can't do them all.  We've simply run out of time and yard space - plus we've got builders coming in at the end of October! We'll provide more information of exactly what will be in the sale shortly.  The list is ever changing but will  include all types of scrap yard equipment.  You can also register with Malcolm Harrison for the more information at www.malcolmharrison.co.uk.  Bidding will be online or you can join us on our site on the 19th September.   There's going to be some big kit for sale and plenty of bargains so don't miss out!!  

By |2020-08-06T18:18:00+01:00August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

JMC continues to support customers through Covid-19 crisis

Our hearts are with the people around the world who have been affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.  We wish to let you all know that JMC  is continuing to support its customers.  However, we are now operating a zero contact arrangement within our U.K. production facility.  As such we will be keeping  our customers and suppliers contact to email, telephone or video calls only until further notice. Our staff are working from home where possible, but it’s business as usual for the production team who are still building quality U.K. made metal and waste recycling equipment.  We are continuing to transport equipment both within the UK and overseas,  and we're offering some great deals so keep looking at our Facebook page or contact us for updates. To avoid unnecessary travel, our service engineers are available  support your operations, but only in an emergency.  Anything other than an emergency will be dealt with over the telephone or by email.  We are still fully operational in our parts department and sending spares out via courier.  We have 1.2 million pounds of stock in our warehouse in Nottingham and we will endeavour to fulfil any of your spare part needs. We wanted to let you know that our Scrap yard is closed for now. We are sorry for any inconvenience but our priority is the well-being of our associates, their families, and of course you, our lovely customers and suppliers. We wish you good health, both now and in the future! Stay safe and keep in touch.  Telephone _44(0) 115 9409630 or email sales@jmcrecycling.com JMC Recycling Systems Ltd

By |2020-04-02T12:08:59+01:00April 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Offering FORREC’s Extended Range

We are delighted to offer the extensive FORREC Recycling range as exclusive distributors in the UK and Eire. The Italian manufacturer produces superior systems for full fridge recycling, WEEEE processing, Electric motors and cables up to 7 tonnes per hour,  as well as aluminium shredding and hospital or general waste processing. Phillip Pownall, Managing Director of McIntyre, said, ‘FORREC's products are designed by industry experts, represent great value for money and complement our existing portfolio extremely well, giving our customers fantastic choice - all underpinned by the industry-best service that McIntyre is known for.’

By |2019-10-24T10:11:17+01:00October 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Hungary for More Bargains? Visit us at BIR

Excuse the pun but we're back at BIR - this time in Hungary, 14-15 October, at the Marriott Hotel, Budapest. Come and see us on stand S1 - https://birbudapest2019.org/list-of-exhibitors-floor-plan/ Some great bargains, brilliant demos and all your fav. peeps, including the talented team from Rotobec. See you there!

By |2019-10-24T10:11:30+01:00October 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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