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Van Hu?t signs contract with Meierling-Alustar for 200 special ELT++ glass trailers at glasstec

Post Time:Nov 12,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:86

During glasstec 2012 in Düsseldorf Van Huët Glass Logistics and Meierling signed a contract for the supply of 200 special ELT++ glass trailers. “The ELT++ concept enables our customers to transport up to 27 tons of float glass. This is 23% more than the average of 22 tons transported today in the traditional inloaders.” according to Mr. Emons, CEO of the Emons Group of which Van Huët is a division.Meierling from Hagen (Germany) is the natural partner for this revolutionary new development in glass logistics. Since decades they are the specialists in the field of aluminum trailer design, development and production. For Meierling this order of 200 trailers fills the production line for the coming 3 years.The interest of the glass industry at glasstec is overwhelming: transport and logistics costs are a critical part of the total cost of the glass and also the reduction of CO2 emission is becoming more and more important for the glass industry. A 23% reduction in this perspective is very significant.The production of the trailers has started and in due time we will see more and more ELT++ trailers on the road.About Van HuëtVan Huët Glass Logistics (Milsbeek, NL) specialises in the field of national and international glass logistics. The company has branches in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland. It employs 400 enthusiastic people. The fleet consists of more than 300 special semitrailers for transporting glass. Van Huët is continuously looking for solutions lowering transport costs and reducing harmful emissions. Innovative concepts like MaXi-Trailer, Logiglass, ELT+ and ELT++ are the living proof of this. Van Huët is a division of the Emons Group in Milsbeek (NL). About MeierlingMeierling is a family owned company that was founded in 1885. For over 30 years the Meierling company produces trailers completely made of aluminum. We are specialized in the development and production of light weight trailers and we are continuously focussed on finding the lightest solution for each part based on our extensive experience working with light weight materials. Many patented product solutions and production methods underline the innovative capabilities of Firma Anh?nger- und Fahrzeugbau Meierling. 21.11.2012, Van Hu?t Glass Logistics

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