Equipment Moves

Move complex, business-critical equipment with total confidence 

When moving sensitive equipment, you need a team that has the right knowledge and experience to avoid damage, minimise disruption and take all contingencies into account. 

Whether you’re moving single machines or entire production lines, our trusted team of engineers can support every step of your move, from rigging to end-to-end relocation support across the globe.

  • Trusted relocation partner for capital equipment
  • Cleanroom move specialist
  • De-risk your project
Equipment Moving along Steel Sheet Walkway
Equipment Move on Air Stakes
Oxford PV used the services of IES to relocate our fragile laboratory equipment to our new facilities in Yarnton, Oxford. The whole process was well-planned and executed. The team moved the equipment professionally and was extremely helpful and flexible in their whole approach. I would not hesitate in using the services of IES in the future."
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Engineering Manager
Oxford PV, UK

What we do

Whether you just need support with rigging or are looking for a full end-to-end relocation service, we can help.

Our experienced team of riggers, fitters and mechanical and electrical (M&E) engineers can support any part of your equipment move - just let us know what you need.

Here are the steps we can support as part of your machinery move: 

  • Comprehensive site surveys, method statements and risk assessments
  • Construction design management (we can work as principal designer and principal contractor)
  • Equipment decontamination
  • Dismantling and de-installation
  • Shipping brackets/lockdown kit
  • Equipment move-out
  • Crate manufacturing and export packing
  • Door-to-door freighting, including customs
  • Delivery
  • Equipment move-in
Equipment Move on Roller Stakes
Equipment Moves Holding Area

Additional support services

  • Full installation support
  • Structural Machine Bases
  • Upgrades
  • Compliance testing - including UKCA/CE marking and PUWER assessments
  • Field service engineers
  • Parts sourcing and provisioning

Trusted by Infineon, Catalent, HP and more

We’ve been helping end-users and OEMs in high-technology industries to relocate business-critical equipment since 1991. And we do this exceptionally well. 

Working with some of the world’s most prestigious semiconductor, pharmaceutical, aerospace and digital printing companies, we have extensive experience working in cleanrooms, labs and production facilities all across the globe. 

Just take a look at some of our success stories… 

How we helped Plessey semiconductors move and install more than 90 semiconductor tools into its cleanroom facility in 18 months.

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How we helped leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Catalent, move and install 18 tonnes of critical equipment.

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How we helped HP print solutions to move and install its new T250 print press and became the first-ever third-party installer to complete such a project.

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Equipment Move using Pallet Truck
Equipment Move using Forklift Truck

Why work with us?

  • Work with a supplier that has more than 30 years’ experience moving complex equipment and is trusted by numerous blue-chip and multinational companies
  • Deliver your move on time and fully managed from start to finish by our seasoned team of specialists
  • De-risk your project, avoid damage to equipment and minimise production downtime by working with a team you can rely on
  • Take everything into account, prepare all for necessary contingencies and avoid health and safety risks with expert planning and assessments
  • Work with cleanroom move specialists that understand equipment complexities and the strict protocols required
  • Get an instant response from us throughout the course of your project

Our unique equipment move capabilities

An end-to-end partner

We manage every aspect of your equipment move from start to finish, all in-house.

Deep expertise in moving complex equipment

Decades of experience delivering extremely complex moves both nationally and internationally.

Excellent service

A flexible and collaborative team that appreciates that plans can change and always finds solutions to client problems.

Additional Services

Equipment installations

Our start-to-finish service covers every step of your installation and is supported by our highly experienced team of experts.

Crate manufacture and export packing

Our service covers all aspects of crating and packing - from custom crate manufacture and export packing to freighting (if required) - and is supported by our experienced packing specialists.

Turnkey relocation service

Our turnkey service covers every single step of your relocation project, from initial site surveys and decontamination to freighting, installation and compliance.

Equipment Installation by IES Engineer

Move complex, business-critical equipment with total confidence

Whether you’re moving a single piece of equipment or an entire production line, our trusted team of engineers can support every step of your move, from rigging to end-to-end relocation support across the globe.

Speak to one of our experts

Request a callback from one of our team or book a site survey for your project.