Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Take a bow Alba surveyors..!

Alba Systems has just completed a large 800m2 mezzanine in Hawick in the Scottish borders for one of our distributors in a large factory that manufactures plastic cables. The challenge on this project was the fixed machinery that runs 24/7 could not be moved and had to stay operational. Add to this that hardly two of the lines of machinery were in the same line and size of equipment varied, every mezzanine column had to be in a specific place on the factory floor. It felt as if it took as long to survey this site as it did to physically erect the structure but after 4 weeks on site the customer has a new 800m2 of additional floor space with no disruption to the their daily operation.

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

A new addition to the Ayrshire Skyline

 Have you ever wondered how they install the wind turbines you see popping up
all over the place? 

Prontoport in Kilmarnock have just installed a turbine training tower to
train the personnel that install the turbines on location. 

Prontoport approached Alba Systems to see if we could manufacture an 18M
high tower outside to enable them to provide the training for this type of

Although this is slightly outside our standard scope of works we agreed to
design and manufacture the tower and this was completed at the start of the

The construction is all galvanised mild steel designed to cope with the
elements of standing 18M high in the west of Scotland. 

Again this demonstrates Alba Systems flexibility and enthusiasm to take on a

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