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Date: 5th October 2016
Title: Lynx Precast Case Study

Established in January 2014, Lynx Precast is a specialist in the design, manufacture
and installation of precast concrete flooring systems.

Based near Ashington, approximately 10 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne, Lynx
Precast has currently invested over £2 million in its T Beam and Hollowcore
manufacturing plant, which is the only facility in the North East of England to produce
both products.

The concrete flooring company supplies a complete range of products, including
traditional beam and block, insulated beam and block, hollow core slab, stairs and
landings. The company supplies its products to all sectors of the UK construction
industry including housebuilders, main contractors, groundworkers, civil engineering
contractors, builders merchants and self-builders.

Lynx Precast understands that each site and customer has different delivery
requirements and expectations, and that when delivering its products, vehicles and
material handling attachments must be specified to suit.

To further excel in its customer service offer, Lynx Precast contacted B&B Attachments,
the leading supplier of forklift attachments and specialist bespoke material handling
solutions, to supply it with beam grab attachments. The grabs fitted to Lynx Precast
crane delivery vehicles, assist in the smooth delivery process of beams where “supply
only” customers do not require the aid of mechanical offloading facilities on site.
Each Beam grab, with optional lifting hooks and a rubber pad gripper arrangement, is
designed to pick up a range of different sized beams and profiles. Lifting either 4 or 6
beams at once, the beam grabs supplied to Lynx Precast also have individual ball lock
valves fitted, which enables single beams to be clamped and released when required.
The universal crane mounting plate enables the attachment to suit various adaptors,
and the quick release couplings allow a quick change over to alternative attachments
when required.

Andy Teasdale, Managing Director at Lynx Precast comments “Our customers are our
priority. We wanted to make our delivery process as smooth and as safe as possible.
The Beam Grabs supplied and manufactured by B&B Attachments have helped us to
achieve this. The ease of use and reliable operation of the attachments when
moving our products has also helped improve daily productivity.”

Established for over 35 years, B&B Attachments Ltd is the leading fork lift truck
attachment company in the UK and Ireland. B&B prides itself on providing the most
comprehensive range of attachments available from one provider. This includes
solutions for ancillary systems, such as cameras and weighing systems from leading
manufacturers, such as KAUP, Liftek and MoTec, whilst also designing and
manufacturing bespoke, specialist attachments in-house for customers with unique

Notes to Editor

B&B Attachments is the leading UK supplier of forklift truck attachments. The company
was established in 1980, facilitating the sale of goods from suppliers such as KAUP
GmbH& Co. KG and MoTec GmbH. B&B also provides hire contracts through its
dedicated Hire Department, and servicing and repairs for each attachment. Its in-house
Design Engineers create attachments for unique materials handling issues. The
company’s Head Office is located at Unit 46 Colbourne Avenue, Nelson Park Industrial
Estate, Cramlington, Northumberland NE23 1WD.

 Interviews with anyone from B&B Attachments can be made by contacting Victoria Adcock –Marketing
Executive on 01670 737373
 Information on B&B Attachments products and services can be found on

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