Toyota renews maintenance contracts with Street CraneXpress

24th August 2012

Street CraneXpress has secured an extension to three major Planned Preventative Maintenance contracts with Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited.Toyota crane service

The confirmation from Toyota UK means that SCX will continue to carry out routine maintenance of heavy lifting and handling equipment for around half of the 580 acre Burnaston site in Derbyshire, which manufactures the Avensis - 4 door and estate, Auris - 5 door liftback and Auris Hybrid Synergy Drive.

Within the Press Shop, our engineers maintain 27 individual pieces of equipment, including four heavy duty 30 tonne Street cranes. Toyota have also taken advantage of our advanced Condition Monitoring services on these cranes.

Within the Assembly area, we undertake routine maintenance on 70 pieces of lifting equipment, including overhead cranes, pneumatic handlers, vehicle lifts and various production line assets including specific bespoke equipment, including engine and gearbox manipulators.

Toyota crane serviceFinally, SCX engineers also maintain 11 pieces of lifting equipment within the Plastics section, including various Street cranes.

As with all our clients, our engineers have ensured that all repairs and new installations at Toyota have been carried out smoothly and efficiently, without disrupting vehicle production.

“We are delighted that Toyota has taken the decision to continue using our services on the three major contracts,” said Simon Eastwood, Managing Director of the SCX Group. “Our planned preventative maintenance programmes are being used by an increasing number of internationally renowned manufacturers and house-hold names, who see the benefits of less down-time, better safety and improved efficiencies as a result of using our skill set as a one stop shop for all their lifting requirements."