ABP orders next generation Buttimer hoppers


Irish mechanical engineering company Buttimer are to deliver two ship mobile loading hoppers to the Port of Hull for ABP (Associated British Ports).

The hoppers, valued in excess of €1million each, are part of Buttimer’s DOCKSOLID bulk port equipment brand, launched to coincide with the order.

Buttimer has sold similar hopper units to the ports of Cork, Dublin, Gdynia in northern Poland and many others. Buttimer’s bulk port equipment is entirely engineered in Ireland – the two hoppers for ABP were built in Co Tipperary.

Buttimer is launching the DOCKSOLID brand in order to position its bulk port equipment in the global marketplace, and has already received interest from ports in Europe, the Middle East and further afield. DOCKSOLID's three core features are: State-of-the-art environmental controls, flexibility of use & manoeuvrability, and well-engineered structural design for strength and longevity. Inspiring the slogan: Clean, Flexible, Robust.

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