CASE STUDIES

A SELECTION OF OUR BEST WORK ACROSS A RANGE OF SECTORS AND SPACES.

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Dynamic IBC Bunded Storage Solution

A leading food and drinks business has transformed the storage of IBCs in a fraction of the floor space thanks to Thistle Systems' dynamic IBC storage solution, which allows 105 IBCs to be stored in just 61 square metres.

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Shuttle Racking Transforms Block Stacking Warehouse

A leading UK drinks company has invested in semi-automated storage to transform the capacity and operational efficiency of one of its finished goods warehouses by switching from block stacking to shuttle racking.

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Pallet Shuttle System Extended and Reconfigured

One of Scotland’s leading players in the food and drinks sector has increased capacity and operational efficiencies in its warehouse by extending and reconfiguring its existing semi-automated Maxi Cube Shuttle Racking System.

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PPE Distributor Increases Capacity by 371% in the Same Floor Space

One of Scotland's leading distributors of PPE equipment has transformed their Livingston facility's space utilisation and efficiency by increasing storage capacity by 371% and dramatically improving pick speeds thanks to Thistle Systems.

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Shelving Solution Transforms Capacity for Luxury Chocolatier

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s most unique luxury chocolate brands to maximise storage capacity for finished goods within their new premises by designing and installing a bespoke industrial shelving solution.

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Safety First Racking Solution for Fast Growing Horticultural Wholesaler

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s leading horticultural companies to deliver a storage solution focused on safety as it looked to capitalise on the rapid growth experienced as people spend more time in their garden and demand from retailers, landscapers and contractors grew.

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Security and Stock Control Transformed with Mesh Partitioning

See How Thistle Systems designed a bespoke Mesh Partitioning solution to enable a facilities management company to control stock, minimise theft and reduce losses

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Ultra-High Density Storage Solution for Pharmaceuticals Sector

One of Scotland’s leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organisations has transformed its storage capacity thanks to Thistle Systems expertise in designing ultra-high-density storage solutions for the pharma sector.

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High Density Picking Tower Almost Trebles Capacity in Engineering Store

One of Scotland’s leading food and drink companies has transformed the capacity and efficiency of their Engineering Store thanks to the high density two-tier Picking Tower designed, supplied and installed by Thistle Systems.

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Picking Tower for Cold Store and Ambient Warehouse

Thistle Systems has enabled one of its key clients to increase its storage capacity by over 105% by delivering a Multi-Tier Shelving solution in their new distribution centre, allowing the client to store over 5500 SKUs and facilitate picking of 12,500 items per day.

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Industrial Shelving for Scottish Textiles and Gifts Company

One of Scotland’s leading textiles and gifts companies has transformed its storage facility with 110 bays of heavy-duty industrial shelving from Thistle Systems

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Industrial Warehouse Solution for Refrigeration Specialist

Thistle Systems’ Max the Cube approach has enabled one of the UK’s leading refrigeration and air conditioning wholesalers to double their storage capacity withing their existing facility whilst ensuring they comply with the latest HSE requirements.

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Industrial Mobile Shelving Systems Transforms Storage Capacity

Thistle Systems’ Industrial Mobile Shelving Systems and its Max the Cube approach has enabled one of Scotland’s leading food and drinks manufacturers to transform the capacity and efficiency of his Engineering Store.

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Shuttle Racking Transforms Capacity for UK’s Leading Food Producer

One of the UK’s leading food producers has transformed the capacity of one its warehouses by moving from APR Pallet racking to shuttle racking to deliver a solution which more than doubled the number of pallet positions in the same floor space.

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Stunning Office Mezzanine for Luxury Textile Company

Thistle Systems has demonstrated its expertise in mezzanine floors by creating an office mezzanine for one of the world’s most prestigious textile manufacturers.

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Drive in Racking for Scotland’s Award Winning Food and Drink Company

Thistle Systems has transformed the capacity of an award winning Food & Drink specialist by moving them from block stacking to drive in racking with APR Racking

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Bespoke Shelving Solution for Global Oil and Gas Giant

Thistle Systems have enabled one of the world’s leading suppliers to the oil and gas industry to increase the size and security measures in a key storage facility in Aberdeen by developing a bespoke storage solution with a custom designed shelving solution.

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Double Deep Push Back Racking Transforms Coldstore Capacity

One of Europe’s leading food suppliers has transformed the operations at one of its UK’s coldstores by replacing its existing mobile racking solution with a double deep push back racking system which has increase storage capacity by approximately 30%.

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Mezzanine Doubles Work Space for Packaging Team

Thistle Systems has enabled one of Scotland’s leading drinks manufacturers to double their existing work area by designing and delivering a major mezzanine floor.

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High-Density Drive-In Racking Installed for Global Independent Bottler

Thistle Systems has recently installed its high-density Maxi Cube Drive-In Racking and adjustable pallet racking (APR) into the warehouse of one of the world’s largest independent bottlers.

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Mezzanine Floor Transforms Storage Capacity for Automotive Supplier

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s leading specialist Automotive Parts Suppliers to transform the capacity in their Scottish warehouse with a Mezzanine Floor which allowed them to double the available storage space.

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Bunded Racking Storage Solutions

Thistle Systems’ Max the Cube approach has enabled one of the UK’s leading dealerships of Heavy Equipment, such as articulated trucks and excavators, to transform their warehouse with a specialist racking installation with bunds to store its oil and other fluids.

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Industrial Warehouse Racking Maximises Space Utilisation

Thistle Systems has enabled of the one of the world’s leading suppliers of medical supplies and equipment to maximise every inch of space in its UK facility by developing a pallet racking solution which is optimised to suit their requirements.

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Shuttle Racking System for Drinks Company

One of the UK’s leading drinks manufacturers has transformed the capacity and efficiency of its finished goods warehouse thanks to a shuttle racking solution which can store pallets in blocks up to 15 deep and 6 high.

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Office Mezzanine for Food and Drink Company

Thistle Systems has enabled a food and drink company to accommodate its rapid growth by designing and installing a mezzanine floor within the production space to create office space for up to 12 employees with secure storage space below.

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Ingenious Push Back Rack Solution for Fast Growing Food & Drink Company

One of Scotland’s fast growing food and drink company’s is creating a unique position in the market using ingenious techniques and innovative equipment to transform its storage capacity in its facility.

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Cost Effective Alternative to Storage Mezzanine

Thistle Systems has enabled the UK’s leading distributor of vegan products to transform the storage capacity in their new warehouse by designing, supplying and installing a two-tier picking tower to accommodate their extensive product range with 100% accessibility.

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Thistle Install Security Mesh Doors to Reduce Stock Loss

Unfortunately, the theft of stock is a critical issue in stores and warehouses across the country, however Thistle Systems has developed a solution for one of our clients that wanted to take matters into its own hands.

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Timber Racking System For UK Distribution Centre

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the world’s largest timber producers to transform the capacity and safety within its Scottish distribution centre by designing, supplying and installing a heavy-duty cantilever timber racking system.

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Warehouse Racking Maximises Space, Accessibility and Safety

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s largest potato producers to maximise space utilisation in their new warehouse extension whilst ensuring they can enjoy 100% accessibility by designing and installing a warehouse racking solution to accommodate 220 pallet positions.

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Maxi Cube Push Back IBC Racking Transforms Space Utilisation

Thistle Systems has enabled a major drinks company to dramatically reduce the floor space required to store its IBCs, as well as improving the safety, by designing, supplying and installing a specialist IBC push back racking system.

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Etail Fulfilment Warehouse Increases Capacity By 50%

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s leading specialist gift retailers to increase the capacity of their Etail Fulfilment Warehouse by 50% by adding an extra floor to their two-tier shelving to create a highly efficient picking tower.

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Two Tier Shelving with IBC Racking

Thistle Systems has used Two Tier Shelving to create almost 500 linear metres of storage in just over 40 square metres plus created IBC Storage

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Industrial Shelving Transforms Capacity

A global veterinary supplier has transformed the efficiency of its warehouse by replacing its existing pallet racking with longspan shelving and increased capacity by 40%

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Industrial Shelving Transforms Capacity and Picking Speed

Thistle Systems has enabled a manufacturer of artisan products to increase the capacity by 30% of their warehouse and reduce picking times by well over 50%.

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Racking and Shelving for Drinks Wholesaler

Thistle enabled a client to re-design their warehouse to accommodate a 25% rise in the number of SKUs with additional shelving and pallet racking

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External Cantilever Racking Scotland

A global manufacturing company is now enjoying additional production space after managing to free up massive amounts of floor space within their Scottish facility thanks to Thistle Systems.

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Industrial Mobile Shelving Solution For Pharmaceutical Company

Thistle Systems UK has enabled a global pharmaceutical company to transform its storage capacity and free up valuable floor space with the design, supply and installation of an industrial mobile shelving solution with pallet racking and longspan shelving for larger items.

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Carton Live Shelving for Clothing Manufacturer

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s leading clothing manufacturers to transform the efficiency of their e-commerce distribution facility with a new carton live storage solution.

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Push Back Racking for Cold Store

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the UK’s leading meat producers to transform the effectiveness of their cold storage facility by delivering a push back racking solutions which provided 312 pallet positions in 307 square metres of floor space.

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Picking Tower for Food & Drink Company

Thistle Systems UK has enabled a major Scottish food & drink company to transform its dry good stores by designing, supplying and installing a picking tower over three storeys

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Very Narrow Aisle System for Distribution Company

Thistle Systems has enabled an international logistics company to maximise capacity in their new purpose built warehouse with its Maxi Cube Very Narrow Aisle racking solution to deliver 1827 pallet positions.

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Heavy Duty Archive Shelving

Thistle Systems has demonstrated how their Max the Cube approach can transform archive storage by enabling a major manufacturer to achieve a 65% increase in capacity in its existing archive storage.

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Racking with Roll Out Shelving System for Tooling

Innovative Racking with Roll Out Shelving System, Cantilever Racking and Shelving Provides Additional Capacity to Accommodate Growth

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High Density Shelving System

Thistle Systems delivered a bespoke high density shelving system to maximise storage capacity whilst maximising accessibility and minimising picking times.

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Mezzanine Floor Doubles Storage Capacity for Fruit Market

Thistle Systems has enabled one of the country’s leading fruit merchant to double its storage capacity and provide the space to install a cold store facility by designing, supplying installing a mezzanine floor.

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Complete Flexibility of Push Back Racking Demonstrated

Thistle has demonstrated how push back racking advantages can create additional capacity, increase access and improve utilisation with 3 separate installations at a world leading drinks company – each with their own specific purpose.

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Two Tier Racking Transforms Capacity Of Parts Storage in Aberdeen.

Maximised capacity of car garage by developing a two tier flooring system with bespoke shelving solution

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How Pallet Live Racking Reduced Loading Times by up to 50%

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Push Back Racking

Thistle Systems' push back racking system has helped a Textile company increase their capacity by 36%

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