Northern Ireland Materials Handling – Supporting Infrastructure and Reducing Waste

15 companies exhibited on the Northern Ireland site at Hillhead 2022 at C18, C20-31, E4-9 and E19.

Hillhead 22 showcased Northern Ireland’s excellence in the design and the manufacture of mobile bulk processing and wet processing equipment. 

Northern Ireland has one of the world’s most successful clusters of engineering companies developing innovative solutions that are exported globally. Our world-class products have applications across different sectors including construction, mining, quarrying, demolition, ports, agriculture, airports and recycling. More than 40% of the world’s mobile crushing and screening equipment is made in Northern Ireland.

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

Who participated

  • Ireland’s only provider of engineering solutions from a multi-disciplinary engineering team that includes a fully functioning fabrication, precision engineering & machine shop that can also carry out roller manufacturing & refurbishment in a range of materials, supplier of polyurethane cast products, and state of the art specialist coating facilities.

  • Bruce Materials Processing Solutions is a global manufacturer and distributor of washing equipment and solutions for the quarrying, minerals extraction, recycling and waste management industries.

  • Difco manufactures and supplies high-quality machinery for the agriculture, construction, and recycling industry.

    From topsoil screening buckets to multi-purpose LGP trailers for the agriculture and construction industries, Difco has a lot to offer in terms of product range and in terms of build quality. Difco machinery is simply better built!

  • EDGE Innovate develops, manufactures and markets sophisticated technologies for shredding, stacking, screening and sorting of primary and secondary raw materials in production processes and recycling. It's material handling and recycling range is made up of reliable, durable and cost saving products with a wide range of mobile stockpilers, tracked stackers, tracked and mobile feeders, trommels, slow-speed waste shredders, picking stations, material classifiers, roll-sizers and truck off-loaders. All of which allow its customers; to shred, screen, separate, stockpile and size a vast array of materials.

  • FSL Electronics design and manufacture Industrial Remote Controls and Customised Electronic Solutions to provide our customers with safer, smater and more efficient working environment.

  • GT Exhausts is an Independent manufacturer of industrial OE silencer equipment for over 45 years. Experts in the design and production of exhausts, GT Exhausts was the first and only manufacturers of replacement and original equipment silencers in Ireland. Today, GT still leads the way in new part production, experience and knowledge.    

  • 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.  

  • McCrory Engineering provides full turnkey equipment designed to enable or facilitate any construction projects. Be it in a remote area, away in the mountains, beside the sea or in the middle of a big city centre.

    The McCrory  fully mobile  concrete batching plant is unique, complete all you need are materials and a batch operator. Just park it and start to produce concrete.

  • With a proud tradition of  40 years in the industry, and a combined total of over 150 years expertise in the block making industry the Mc Girr name has become synonymous with concrete block making process. Since our foundation in 1982, a combination of personal and efficient service and its ability to interpret its customers’ requirements has enabled Mc Girr Engineering Ltd to reach its current status as the UK’s leading block making equipment manufacturers.

  • Omega specialises in the manufacture of mobile crushing and screening plants.  Years of experience in this field has allowed the company 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.

  • Pneutrol International is a leading supplier of  batching control system's, silo safety systems, quarry automation and industrial spares. 

  • Roco9 is a family-owned company that is part of the Ballytrain Group (Est. 1978), with deep roots in crushing and screening equipment sales based in Ireland. Roco offers innovation and unmatched experience with the practical knowledge from its quarrying background. Its priority is simple, build 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, Roco equipment is built with the operator and uptime in mind.

  • Screenpod are a design and manufacturing specialist of screening, recycling and dust suppression machinery for the global marketplace.

    With a unique range of products from the screenpod airvac' to the hydra flotation separators; Screenpod provides innovative, cost effective and practical solutions to suit all customer requirements.

    With a 'Built to Last' ethos and a policy of using only the highest quality materials, Screenpod products offer unparalleled long term value for money and reliability.

  • Smiley Monroe is a leading global producer of endless conveyor belts and cut rubber and plastic parts for manufacturers of mobile equipment. With production facilities in Northern Ireland, USA and India it is a valued supply partner to customers within the quarrying, construction, recycling, environmental and road construction industries.

  • Vulcan Burners will have a range of burners on display to showcase the latest innovations in combustion technology.  Vulcan will also have auxilary equipment on display such as pumps and plant upgrade options./p>

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