Loose wheel nuts caused by stress and vibration have long been a serious safety issue in the commercial vehicle sector. Disc-Lock has been manufacturing locking wheel nuts for 25 years. Their products eliminate wheel loss on trucks, trailers and buses and are fitted to major fleets as well as used by manufacturers across Europe.
Disc-Lock’s parent company Tension Control Bolts supplies wider applications, with their fasteners being used in a variety of settings, from the Channel Tunnel, motorway gantries and the Shard in the UK, through to electric pylons across Russia and an aircraft hangar in Chernobyl, which utilized Greenkote, their patented thermal diffusion coating which is eco-friendly and eliminates hydrogen embrittlement issues
“The Disc-Lock Safety wheel nut has been at the forefront of essential road safety. It has prevented accidents, injuries and deaths on our public roadways and motorways, ensuring that the logistics of all vital goods can reach each destination safety and on time to keep the global movement of products throughout all industries”
explained Ian Rowe, Technical Sales for Disc-Lock Europe.
“We’re excited about attending ITT Hub. It’s going to be great to be at a brand new event, which is targeting the wider transport sector, matching the customers and prospects who we want to meet.”
Timespace Technology develops and supplies digital video recorders for bus and coach companies. Based near Cambridge for 23 years, Timespace has a wide range of recorders and software which is developed, manufactured and supported in the UK.
The recorders are supplied via distributors and installers and have a reputation of being extremely reliable. Customer service includes product training, telephone/email technical support, service repair and full product documentation.
Henry Heylen Commercial Director, Timespace Technology said:
“We are delighted to be attending ITT Hub 2021 – the event is a new opportunity for us to show how our products help vehicle fleet operators of all sizes across passenger and HGV sectors. As market-leaders in mobile CCTV technology, we are attracted by the audience and high-quality range of technology exhibitors ITT Hub has secured. The new summer date is ideal for us, and we value the opportunity to be part of the first major transport technology event of 2021.”
Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, are developing a nationwide network of Energy Superhubs, combining grid-scale batteries with high volume power connections, to create powerful EV charging networks powered by low carbon energy.
Their first site is Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO), a £41m project which aims to create a blueprint for towns and cities across the UK to cut carbon and improve air quality.
Pivot Power’s model delivers large volumes of power to specific locations to enable mass-scale, rapid EV charging, and the company has its sights on 40 locations in total.
Commenting on how ITT Hub fits into the company’s 2021 strategy, Business Development Director, Edward Sargent said:
“ITT Hub 2021 is a major event in the logistics calendar which couldn’t come at a more important time for the sector. The next few years are critical to tackle the climate emergency, decarbonise transport and transition to an electric future. Pivot Power is working to accelerate this journey by creating a national network of Energy Superhubs which provide the power infrastructure needed to charge large numbers of vehicles quickly, from bus depots and distribution centres to park and rides and motorway service areas. We’re excited to exhibit at ITT Hub 2021, to share news on our latest projects and catch up with industry friends and colleagues face to face. We hope to see you there!”
With a heritage stretching back to 1819, the award-winning Backhouse Jones is a leading firm of solicitors which, since the introduction of the first Road Traffic Act in 1930, has built a reputation representing the commercial road and passenger transport industries.
Winner of the Boutique Firm of the Year award at The Lawyer Awards, the firm has represented transport operators of all sizes at every judicial level, up to, and including the European Courts of Justice. Backhouse Jones are known for being at the vanguard of transport related legislation and they undertake the lion’s share of public inquiries before the Traffic Commissioners of the United Kingdom. The firm does not just deal with law; it deals with transport and law.
Ian Jones Partner, Backhouse Jones commented on the firm’s attendance at the forthcoming event:
“Meaningful conversation matters. It is the antidote to what ails us. BACK in the midst of time we would sit around a campfire in a cave and tell stories. Conversation is the solution to instilling confidence BACK into the economy. This requires a centrepiece for the industry to meet at and engage in conversation. People do not buy goods and services; they buy relations, stories and magic. ITT have built a modern-day campfire for us all to sit around and tell stories and we look forward to getting BACK into conversation with the industry at this ITT Event.”
McCarron Coates provides insurance solutions for commercial businesses throughout the UK. Their dedicated and specialist team supply tailor-made transportation Insurance solutions, for all sizes and scope of fleets. Transportation insurance policies can protect every vehicle in a business under one single policy.
McCarron Coates provide exclusive facilities for Logistics UK’s Van Excellence members, who benefit from several product enhancements and service benefits at a competitive premium.
“We’re really excited about participating in ITT Hub 2021. Our company ethos is to keep in touch with our current customers on a regular basis to ensure their policies are updated and relevant. We’re looking forward to seeing our customers again face to face, as well as meeting new customers from the transport sector”
said Ian McCarron Partner, McCarron Coates.