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  • Bradford based Thorite reach final for Distributor of the Year 2019

    Bradford based Thorite reach final for Distributor of the Year 2019

    Tuesday 23rd April 2019

    Thorite, the UK's biggest distributor of pneumatic products and process systems, have now been shortlisted within two categories in the 2019 Motion Control Industry Awards.

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  • Gesipa  Thorite is a Premier Distributor

    Gesipa Thorite is a Premier Distributor

    Wednesday 17th April 2019

    Thorite are delighted to be able to announce that the company has been appointed a Premier Distributor for the globally renowned Gesipa range of blind rivets.

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  • Thorite  Festo UK Distributor of the Year

    Thorite Festo UK Distributor of the Year

    Friday 12th April 2019

    As a company specialising in pneumatics, you know that you are doing something well when one of the planets top pneumatics manufacturers presents you with their UK Distributor of the Year award. To say that we are delighted with the award is an understatement.

    While we are the UK’s largest distributor of pneumatic products and systems, we are a relatively small company when compared to some of the huge multi-national organisations that we had to beat to win this award. And that is a great feeling. So how was Thorite able to lift the Festo UK Distributer of the Year award against such competition?

    While we look upon all our suppliers as Partners and work hard with them to fully understand what they do and why they do it, our success is due to the importance that we place on our customers. Our policy is to make sure that everyone, including our counter staff at our eleven Sales & Service Centres through to our Key Account Managers have the product knowledge necessary to provide the very best service for our customers that is possible.

    So, thank you Festo, the award is very much appreciated. For more information please contact Ross Gowler on 0800 034 5850

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  • Thorite and the Bradford Means Business Awards

    Thorite and the Bradford Means Business Awards

    Friday 12th April 2019

    In 1850, when Thomas Wright founded his company with the aim of providing products and services to the local textile industries, he did so in Bradford. To this day, Thorite is still in family ownership and is still based in Bradford which is why it seems only appropriate that Thorite should be sponsoring the Manufacturer of the Year category at this year’s Bradford Means Business Awards.

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  • Big changes at the Thorite National Distribution Centre

    Big changes at the Thorite National Distribution Centre

    Thursday 11th April 2019

    Thorite, the UK’s largest distributer of compressed air and pneumatic products, has its National Distribution Centre in Bradford where at any time there will be thousands of different products waiting to be shipped directly to customers or to the eleven Sales & Service Centres. Keeping track of all these products is a massive job which, at the very least, involves a comprehensive knowledge of logistics and stock control.

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  • Thorite - A bit of help in the Black Country

    Thorite - A bit of help in the Black Country

    Wednesday 27th February 2019

    It is an unfortunate fact that every industrial process has a cost and energy usage which represents one of the largest costs. For a number of years, staff at Thorite have been working hard to promote products and systems to customers that save energy and therefore costs. And by using various initiatives such as air audits, we have been able to show customers that they can save thousands a year by buying into the latest energy saving Capital Equipment.

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  • A Key Account Manager for the Thorite Bristol Sales & Service Centre

    A Key Account Manager for the Thorite Bristol Sales & Service Centre

    Tuesday 26th February 2019

    Launched just two years ago, the Bristol Sales and Service Centre has just appointed its first Key Account Manager. Jonathan Douglas has just joined and will be responsible key accounts in the South West.

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  • A revolutionary twist in discharge - the Graco Twistork Agitator

    A revolutionary twist in discharge - the Graco Twistork Agitator

    Tuesday 12th February 2019

    Safely discharging the contents of a 55 gallon (200L) drum whilst at the same time ensuring that the contents are thoroughly mixed, would once have necessitated both a pump and separate mixer or agitator along with a couple of members of staff; but not anymore.

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  • New Key Account Manager for Bradford

    New Key Account Manager for Bradford

    Tuesday 12th February 2019

    Phil Wright has joined the Thorite Bradford Sales & Service Centre as the Key Account Manager. Phil will not only be responsible for sales to existing major accounts but also for developing sales strategies with new customers. He is well qualified for the task having spent considerable time as an Area Sales Manager with a company specialising in materials handling, industrial spraying systems and filtration.

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  • Stewart is appointed Installation Sales Engineer

    Stewart is appointed Installation Sales Engineer

    Tuesday 12th February 2019

    Thorite is not just the UK’s largest distributor of compressed air, pneumatic and fluid power products; the company is also one of the UK’s largest installers with two installation teams working practically flat out.

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