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Avery Weigh-Tronix has retained its position as service and maintenance partner for Tarmac. The agreement will see Avery Weigh-Tronix provide support for more than 800 pieces of weighing equipment at 330 sites throughout Great Britain.

Over the years, the partnership with Tarmac has evolved to deliver a lifecycle 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 in order 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, at Tarmac commented, “We’re pleased to be working with Avery Weigh-Tronix. With 330 Tarmac sites around the country, we needed a partner that could offer nationwide coverage and a proven fast response rate. Weighing equipment is vital to our processes – from extraction, manufacture and transport of our products through to reuse and recycling at end of life – 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 has 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 has the largest fleet of weighbridge test units in the industry, ensuring that 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 Tarmac is operated and managed. Our approach will enable them to focus on their core activity of delivering world class materials, whilst benefitting from the efficiencies and peace of mind that the new support agreement will offer.”