Improving Tyre Safety And Performance With Portable Weigh Pads

Global tyre manufacturer, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company is relying on technology from leading UK vehicle weighing company Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) to make sure its tyres comply with stringent tyre legislation and standards. Cooper has recently purchased four APOLLO Portable Static PT300 high accuracy weigh pads from VWS to record the weight of…

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VWS Launches ‘Best Yet’ Van Overload Protection System

Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS), the market leader in vehicle onboard weighing and the company responsible for ENVIROWEIGH – the bin-weigher, is launching its latest Van Overload Protection System – VOPS2 – at the CV Show. VOPS2 is not only more accurate than its predecessor it is also easier to fit with an in-cab indicator…

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Alloy Bodies Invest In Weigh Pads To Ensure Vehicle Conformity

One of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle body builders, Alloy Bodies Ltd, Manchester, has invested in APOLLO PT300 portable weigh pads from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) to ensure its vehicles are not overloaded. As part of the Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) scheme manufacturers are required to ensure that every product matches the specification,…

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Blakeley’s Save £1m With Accurate Bin Analysis

Wigan-based Blakeley’s Recycling Ltd recently equipped its fleet of vehicles with dynamic bin-weighing and a new purpose-built back office system. As a result the company has managed to streamline its activities and improved its earnings by over £1m per year. Blakeley’s was established over 25 years ago and offers a wide range of waste solutions…

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VWS Launches New Solar Powered Weigh Pad at The CV Show 2015

Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) returns to The CV Show with a raft of new and improved products, including a solar powered version of its popular drive-on portable wheel weigh pad – the Apollo PT300. With a capacity of 2,500kg to 12,000 kg per pad and an accuracy of +/- 1% the Apollo PT300 provides a…

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VWS Sponsors Safety Award At Tip-Ex 15

After a very successful show last year Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) is returning to this year’s Tip-ex 15 exhibition and can be found on Stand C34 from 28-30 May at the Harrogate International Centre.  This year VWS is also sponsoring The Tipper Safety Award, the winner of which will be announced at a special…

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Whole Type Approval

Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) bin-weighing and onboard weighing systems are now approved to comply with the new Whole Vehicle Type Approval regulations. This means that body builders can add a VWS system to their vehicles without it requiring further testing. The No 1 vehicle weighing supplier for many local authorities and private contractors in…

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Norse Waste

Norfolk-based waste management provider Norse Waste Solutions (a subsidiary of Norse Commercial Services) has equipped its fleet of RCV’s with the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weigher from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) and tagged its bins with RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) chips to closely monitor collections and help its customers improve their recycling efficiency. The RFID tags enable the…

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Refuse Truck Boosts Waste Collections In Kenyan Slum A refuse vehicle is on its way to one of the largest slums in Africa, Kibera in Kenya, to increase waste collections as part of a clean-up operation instigated by Devon Contract Waste (DCW) in 2012 and supported by organisations in the waste sector. DCW donated the…

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Grundon Trade Waste Fleet Goes Dynamic With Bin-Weighing This month the UK’s largest privately owned waste management company, Grundon, will have installed the ENVIROWEIGH bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) to over 50 of its trade waste collection vehicles and the number is set to keep rising. Stephen Townsend, Group Fleet Manager,…

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