Factory Relocation

Factory Relocation UK and Globally

IES provides a seamlessly integrated package of services for successful production line and manufacturing equipment relocation. Our strength lies in being one team with in-house capability and expertise in many specialised areas. That means we can be involved in the movement of anything from a single production line to a complete factory; nationally or internationally.

International Factory Moves - Trusted by Philips, Xaar and SPX APV

The list of blue chip clients which have appointed IES for international manufacturing equipment relocation and factory moves reflects our status as the industry’s factory relocation specialist.

Discover how we managed and executed a three-month international factory relocation for leading process engineering solutions provider SPX APV, operating to a tight business rationalisation timescale.

The Complete Factory Relocation Project Plan

Our integrated factory move service ensures that from start to finish, you benefit from a reactive and flexible approach, ensuring a cost-effective and controlled factory relocation with reduced risk.

For a typical manufacturing equipment process, IES will:

  • Carry out a full site survey at both locations
  • Create a detailed plan and schedule for the movement of all equipment, including customs and international transfer considerations.
  • Produce all necessary method statements and risk assessments
  • Supply on-site supervision, multi-skilled site teams and project management
  • Decommission all machinery, disconnect utilities and dismantle
  • Decontaminate, if required
  • Design and build all necessary packing cases, packing for transit and organisation of heavy lift facilities
  • Arrange all translocation documentation, customs clearance, storage and demurrage
  • Complete reinstallation and re-commissioning
  • Complete post installation safety assessments including PUWER and CE marking

Seamless Plant Relocations

Regardless of the project size, IES has the expertise and capability to devise, plan, implement and deliver entire factory and production line relocation projects using resources available in-house. Our factory and plant relocation services are fully project & CDM managed, and can involve as many, or as few, of our services as you require. With IES as your factory moving partner, you have the convenience of one set of administrative procedures, one quality standard and one invoice.

Health and Safety 

Health and safety is always a top priority. We ensure that full risk assessments are undertaken before a project has begun, and that all activities are monitored and managed responsibly throughout.

Discuss Your Factory Relocation Needs

For more details on our factory relocation service please call us on +44 (0)117 938 0600, or fill a contact form and a member of the team will get back to you.

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Machinery Movement

UK and globally IES are Trusted by the likes of Intel and HP to provide a fully project-managed machinery relocation service to minimise your production downtime & work to your timescale.

Equipment Installation

Expert machine and equipment installations for companies around the world, working with the likes of Intel and HP. Minimise downtime and maintain your production.

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