Islington welcomes first fully electric cage tippers as Waste and Recycling Centre electrification continues

Islington Council can today announce the arrival of the borough’s first fully electric cage tippers, as work to fully electrify the council’s fleet of vehicles continues.   The 7.5-tonne vehicles produce no exhaust emissions, and therefore help to ensure that local people have cleaner, healthier air to breathe. Each vehicle saves approximately 2,300 litres of diesel per […]

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Fraikin and Paneltex develop new body design to help improve safety and efficiency for T. Quality

T. Quality has cited the strength of its long-standing working relationship with Fraikin as key to the successful delivery of a project involving commercial vehicle bodybuilder Paneltex, 10 new trucks and an all-new design for the company’s traditional split-load rigid bodies.   Mounted to three 7.5-tonne, five 15-tonne and two 18-tonne DAF LFs, the new […]

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Paneltex Opens New Kitting Facility

Paneltex is pleased to announce the opening of their new Export Kitting facility, a state-of-the-art self-contained factory facility in Sutton Fields. With an initial capacity of 50 vehicle body kits per week, the facility is expected to supply Paneltex products across North America. The facility’s capacity is scalable, relying on a lean, dynamic flow line […]

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LEVC appoints Paneltex as official conversion partner for VN5 electric van

Paneltex announced as official Temperature Controlled Van converter for new VN5 Electric Van Paneltex announced as official Temperature Controlled Van converter for new VN5 Customers can specify the VN5 for almost any Temperature Controlled application Three production sites in England for high-quality, bespoke specification and van conversion For more information on LEVC visit levc.com   […]

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Paneltex Acquires New Warehouse

Hull manufacturer Paneltex Ltd has recently acquired a new 62,000ft2 warehouse at their Kingston International Business Park site. The warehouse, intended to streamline Paneltex’s materials control systems and vehicle PDIs, also boasts additional COVID-compliant office space and a newly refurbished drivers’ reception. The warehouse is part of the Paneltex expansion plan to produce more home […]

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J&R Food Service grows temperature-controlled fleet with new Paneltex boxes

J&R Food Service Ltd takes delivery of six more Paneltex temperature-controlled vehicle bodies. Despite the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, J&R Food Service has taken delivery of 6 new Paneltex insulated 3.5t dual-temperature box bodies. Fitted to Isuzu N35.120 chassis cabs supplied by AK Commercials of Bristol and sporting GAH XTD21 twin evaporator refrigeration […]

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