Cherry pickers raise the roof at Download Festival

Horizon cherry pickers rocking it up at the Download Festival

By Vicki Crowe, Horizon Platforms Account manager

I’ve never been to the famous Download Festival at Donington Park, but I’m proud to say that some of our cherry pickers made their debut there this year!

Download – the UK’s increasingly popular five-day rock festival – took place over a long June weekend with well-known headliners, Slipknot, Muse and Kiss taking to the stage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Horizon plays its part in the creation of the Airbus A350

Horizon plays its part in the creation of the Airbus A350

By Vicki Crowe, Account Manager for Horizon Platforms

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There is no doubt that the whole is generally greater than the sum of its parts – especially when it comes to the creation of something as awe-inspiring as the Airbus A350 – but I do think it’s important sometimes to pause and reflect on just how many different ‘parts’ – both people and machines – are involved in the creation of the finished product.

Horizon Platforms is just one of hundreds of companies involved in helping Airbus create its latest, greenest and most advanced aircraft – the A350 XWB.

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A sprinkling of safety from Horizon

A sprinkling of safety from Horizon   

By Vicki Crowe, Account Manager for Horizon Platform

I’ve always considered myself to be a jack of all trades and master of none. Recently, however,  I’m finding that I need to revisit that assumption as I become increasingly absorbed in the wonderful world of sprinkler systems!

As an Account Manager for Horizon Platforms, I work with a broad range of businesses who wish to hire a powered access platform from Horizon– such as scissor lifts and cherry pickers. I like to think I have a close working relationship with all of my clients, but when I was offered the chance to see behind the scenes at AD Sprinkler Protection Ltd, I jumped at the chance to learn more about the sector, particularly as I’ve recently been given responsibility for contracts within the fire sprinkler industry. Read more “A sprinkling of safety from Horizon”

Horizon Platforms’ trucks offer deliveries on time, every time

 

Two heavy duty 44T Mercedes-Benz trucks are the latest additions to Horizon’s fleet of delivery vehicles. The aquisistion allows Horizon to transport its range of 650 access platforms throughout the UK.

The well-known North of England powered access platform specialist, which has distribution and IPAF training centres in Warrington and Wakefield, has ambitious growth plans for the next few years and took the decision to buy the trucks to further improve customer service and delivery times, reduce environmental emissions and enhance driver safety and comfort.

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