Meet the companies that attended

Northern Ireland Materials Handling – Supporting Infrastructure and Reducing Waste

When it comes to design and manufacture of mobile bulk processing and wet processing equipment Northern Ireland is a powerhouse, supplying some of the largest blue chip companies in the aggregate world. 

The Northern Ireland presence at Hillhead featured 19 manufacturing companies exhibiting on the Northern Ireland stand, and a further 30+ companies, all showcasing the region’s engineering excellence and the rich and innovative supply chain.

With its unique tariff-free access to GB & EU markets, Northern Ireland offers easy product sourcing for buyers. 

Find out more about the materials handling sector in Northern Ireland.

See who attended

  • BESPRA, a UK and Northern Ireland steel fabrication and automation company, offers complete service options and supplies new innovative welding positioners enabling customers to enhance their product range and productivity. Working alongside its clients, it provides expert services, innovative solutions and high quality products at a competitive price.

  • Bruce Engineering was founded in 1958 and for over 65 years the business has been involved in the manufacture and installation of modular aggregate processing plants. Since the launch of Bruce Washing, the company has had successful installations worldwide.

  • Dernaseer manufactures washing and screening equipment for the sand and gravel and recycling industry.

  • DistagQCS is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality industrial components to Material Processing OEM's and related industries. Its range includes bespoke engineered products, hydraulics, power-transmission components & commercial trailer parts.

  • With over 30 years’ experience; EDGE Innovate develops, manufacturers and markets sophisticated technologies for shredding, stacking, screening and sorting of primary and secondary raw materials in production processes and recycling. It's equipment can be seen working in 70 different countries in a wide range of industries with the brand being supported via a 50 plus strong distributor network.

    Its materials handling and recycling range is made up of reliable, durable and cost saving products with a wide range of portable stockpilers and feeders, radial telescopic conveyors, trommel screens, scalping and flip flow screens, slow-speed waste shredders, picking stations, material classifiers, roll-sizers and truck off-loaders. Its product range allows its customers; to shred, screen, separate, stockpile and size a vast array of materials.

  • FSL began in 1988, originally supplying local engineering companies in Northern Ireland with innovative wireless controls for its equipment designed for the materials handling industry. The ever-growing export of machinery from Northern Ireland laid the foundations for FSL to develop into a market leader, supplying a wide range of electronic solutions to various industries worldwide.

  • Irish Manufacturing Services (IMS) is an established manufacturing company based in Northern Ireland.

    The company specialises in the design and manufacture of track and wheel conveyors, mobile screens, feed hoppers and mobile mixing and blending plants. These products are distributed through established IMS business partners. 

  • JMG Systems is an electrical engineering company with over 45 years experience in the market sectors of: Quarry, Marine, Ground Support, Agriculture, Material Handling and Recycling.

    JMG is the one stop shop when it comes to providing control solutions, supplying hybrid, AC, DC, battery driven &, with the emphasis on green, environmental technology. JMG is ISO9001 accredited.

    The company has built their reputation on providing high quality, consistent delivery to the world’s leading players in this industry, a performance earning the business preferred supplier status to the global industry leaders. The company offers a 360° approach including concept, design, prototyping, manufacture, supply and global customer support

  • McCrory Engineering is a specialist in the design and manufacture of bespoke and mobile concrete batching solutions.

  • McGeary Engineering can provide pre-fabricated carbon steel pipe fabrications up to 610mm diameter to suit washing plant. It stocks a large range of flanges and weld bends to assist it in processing customers' orders as efficiently as possible. The company also supplies spraybars and spray nozzles.

  • McGirr Engineering is a leading manufacturer in the design and manufacture of mobile block making machinery. With machines to suit all customer needs and markets, from our Semi Automatic MG24 right up to its fully auto MKII block machine manufacturing 50,000 concrete blocks per day. 

  • NHL has been successfully designing, manufacturing and providing its precise hydraulic cylinder solutions for 35 years from a purpose built and modern factory in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

  • Omega specialises in the manufacture of mobile crushing and screening plants. Years of experience in this field has allowed it to manufacture new wheel mounted and tracked electrically powered crushers and screens to the worldwide market.

    The latest development for Omega is the J1065T. This state of the art tracked primary jaw crusher has been purposed designed for the requirements of quarries, surface mines, recycling plants and demolition companies who require a cost-effective mobile aggregates solution. Product developments in the Omega range now include a wheeled, tracked and static crusher as well as base crushers.

  • Ramko Hydraulic Cylinders is a leading manufacturer specialising in the design, production, and distribution of high-quality hydraulic cylinders. With a focus on innovation and precision engineering its product range includes single- and double-acting hydraulic cylinders, custom designs, and accessories, all built to withstand demanding conditions and ensure optimal performance.

  • Roco9 offers innovation with unmatched experience with the practical knowledge from its quarrying background. It builds lifelong relationships based on trust and support with its clients, while offering top quality products and solutions to serve the recycling, demolition and quarrying industry - with a strong emphasis on practicality and sustainability.

  • Screenpod Design & Manufacturing is an industry leading manufacturer of a wide range of world class products supplied to a whole host of sectors across the world, from recycling yards and demolition sites, to quarries and factories of all kinds, to name a few. Its cutting-edge solutions feature unrivalled innovations, outstanding levels of quality and phenomenal performance, all driven by its relentless desire to exceed expectations and achieve a profound impact with every machine it makes, as it dedicates itself to delivering the best possible results for its customers and maximising their returns on investment.

  • Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Northern Ireland, Smiley Monroe produces endless conveyor belts, cut rubber and plastic parts, serving ten key industries including quarrying, recycling and agriculture. Its belts don't just carry rocks, the names of the most prestigious manufacturers of mobile equipment are on there too. 

  • SpreadPoint Ltd is a new and exciting company formed in 2019 by Richard Kane and Noel Kane (Founding Partner of KANE TRAILERS). This new manufacturing business specialises in the design and manufacture of spreading equipment. Servicing various industries such as agriculture, construction and amenity. 

    Strong agricultural links with a vast experience of engineering have accelerated SpreadPoint to be a recognised brand associated with performance and quality. The knowledge of its customer base has let it tailor both the products and the support network to ensure each customer receives the best results from its machines.

    Based in Co. Down, Northern Ireland, where  ground conditions are steep and tough, performance demands are high and restricted environmental practises are implemented. This gives its products an unique heritage allowing them to compete on a world level regardless of the demands.

  • Vulcan Asphalt Group is the UK's leading asphalt plant product & service provider. Home of the Vulcan burner and Vulcan dryer range. Bespoke innovative solutions to improve the end users efficiency and reliability with a focus on future fuels and carbon reduction.

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