HUBTEX UK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the development and production of specialised electric multidirectional sideloaders, order picking solutions and special equipment for handling long, difficult and bulky goods. Find out more information about HUBTEX UK below.
At its headquarters in Fulda, Germany, the company – which was established in 1981 – develops and manufactures products that facilitate the efficient material flow and turnover of goods, even in very narrow aisles. Hubtex operates with a global network of more than 60 sales and service partners. This includes subsidiaries in France, England, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.
About the HUBTEX Team
The Hubtex team consists of engineers and sales experts with over 35 years of industry experience. All of the team are trained to be able to find the optimum handling solution for a customer’s specific needs. Hubtex customers come from a wide range of industry sectors. This has included timber, steel and aluminium stockists, building materials, plastics, glass, automotive and aviation sectors. As well as this, Hubtex have worked with waste management, wind and solar power plant engineering.
In 2018, the Company employed a staff of 430 at its headquarters in Fulda, Germany. During the past business year, the annual revenue was approx. €70 million. For the current year, the sideloader manufacturer expects revenue to increase by an additional ten percent.
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What makes HUBTEX different to other manufacturers?
There are many benefits for HUBTEX customers. Starting with the consultative approach to solving their materials handling requirements, right through to the supply of industry leading products and then a first class after sales service from experienced HUBTEX technicians; but perhaps the most important overall benefit for the customer is that they don’t have to compromise when it comes to the products or the overall handling solution.
Unlike most mainstream manufacturers who try to sell products from a price list, HUBTEX are all about individual needs. We will offer a solution that is tailored to suit the individual needs of a company. Before any mention of products we first need to understand the customers’ business. This involves finding out what they are looking to achieve and also the challenges they are facing. We are often tasked with looking at layouts for a new operation. This includes the type of products to be stored, reducing footprints, improving handling efficiencies and ultimately advising on the best overall solution for them. Once all of these important aspects have been covered, we can then look at building a machine to meet these requirements.
Benefits of HUBTEX
Product reliability and Total Cost of Ownership are also two very important benefits with HUBTEX. Ideally, Hubtex would like to accompany the entire logistics value chain and thus offer customers synergies. Examples include order picking systems in combination with multidirectional sideloaders in the timber industry, tool changing platforms in the automotive industry and special vehicles in aircraft construction. A large number of application examples in the UK demonstrate this.