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Diamond Fertilisers are exhibiting at The Cheshire Ploughing Match. Please come along and visit stand G9 to discuss our products.
The Cheshire Ploughing Match is regarded as the leading Agricultural Trade Show in the North West of England. Last year over 130 Trade Stands, 94 tractor competitors, 8 working pairs of horses and
45 hedgelayers and hedgecutters attended the show.
Date: Wednesday 27th September 2017
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Match Site: Woods Tenement Farm, Pinfold Lane, Plumley, Knutsford, WA16 0TW
For more information please visit www.cheshireploughing.co.uk
We are now offering longer opening hours for hauliers to collect fertiliser at ABP Immingham Bulk Park. We hope the longer opening hours will be more convenient for hauliers and allow our
transport network to improve the service we offer to our customers.
Open Monday to Friday - 6am to 6pm (last vehicle on the weighbride at 5:30pm) - continuous loading
Visit Hall 7 Stand 796 on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January for your chance to WIN a VIP trip in a helicopter and behind the scenes tour of a new blending plant in Immingham.
The blending plant tour will give you the unique opportunity to experience the whole process of how our products are made – from the arrival of the raw materials into the port to the finished product
in a bag. At the state-of-the-art production facilities, you’ll get to see the leading technology systems in place and receive a greater insight into how the operations work seamlessly together to
produce our comphrensive range of fertilisers. Terms and Conditions apply.
The VIP TOUR consists of the following:-
• A comprehensive tour of the blending plant at ABP Port of Immingham
• A 30 minute trip in a helicopter from Humberside Airport to Immingham and return via the Humber Bridge
• A traditional ‘‘Fish and Chip’’ lunch at Steels in Cleethorpes
For more informtion about LAMMA please visit www.lammashow.com
ABP Commercial Manager Chris Vause and Managing Director of Thomas Bell and Sons, Andrew Major at Immingham Bulk Park
(image courtesy of ABP / David Lee Photography)
Thomas Bell and Sons, based in Brigg North Lincolnshire have signed a new deal with ABP which will see them invest in a new blending plant at the ABP Port of Immingham.
The blending plant will allow Thomas Bell to create bespoke fertiliser blends, which will in turn increase the range of products it can offer to the marketplace.
The state-of-the-art plant, which opens in January 2017, includes the latest precision measurement technology with multi hopper conveyer systems and a double screen to improve production
efficiency and to provide optimum product quality.
ABP have invested £100,000 in infrastructure to support the new plant alongside their recent £2 million investment of undercover storage at its dedicated Fertiliser Terminal. Thomas Bell has
extended their agreement with ABP to cover this latest investment.
The companies have been working together for over 20 years and this new venture will see Thomas Bell and Sons significantly increase their current annual volumes through Immingham.
ABP Commercial Manager Chris Vause said: “ABP has a long-standing relationship with Thomas Bell and this increased business is extremely beneficial to the port.
“Thomas Bell chose Immingham because of its infrastructure, location and its ability to discharge fertiliser cargoes up to 25,000 tonnes. We are delighted to secure this additional volume.”
Managing Director of Thomas Bell, Andrew Major said: “This investment in additional
infrastructure will complement our existing activities at Immingham, boost production capability and maintain our reputation for ‘port to farm’ excellence. These benefits and cost savings will be
passed on to our customers.
We have become the UK’s largest independent fertiliser importer on the back of our customer service and those values will remain in place’’
As well as investing in the new plant, Thomas Bell will increase its haulage fleet of ten vehicles to meet demand.