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Stakapal – a full turnkey operation for Builders Merchants!

Builders Merchant Yard Racks

As the only UK manufacturer of Cantilever Racking, Pallet Racking and Shop Racking for all Builders Merchants,  Stakapal have held an unrivalled position within the storage industry for over 55 years. Offering a complete service from a free site survey, through design and production their full range is installed by their own in-house installation teams. The company are confident that the knowledge and experience they’ve gained in supplying the builders merchant industry is second to none and that there’s a solution for literally any storage issue. 

All merchant customers require a fast turnaround from placing their order and want to get back to site as quickly as possible with the products they need, so time literally is money. Stakapal are accomplished at providing all builders merchants  with systems that are designed to ensure sites are operating to their full capacity. When visiting any site their Technical Engineers will discuss stock-holding needs and the mechanical handling equipment to be operated plus lifting heights. They’ll also take into consideration any storage areas where items need to be loaded and unloaded by hand. 

What types of Racking do Builders Merchants require?

Merchants frequently have Cantilever Racking for storing long product loads in their warehouse or yard areas and if configured correctly this type of system will maximise the available area as well as ensure 100% selectivity. Stakapal offer a range of internal systems or galvanised systems for external applications. Standard arms start from 600mm to 1220mm with loading capacities between 500kg to 2,000kgs dependent upon individual requirements.

Their Pallet Racking systems are also manufactured for both internal or external purposes with three different post types and a choice of beam levels available means they offer merchants a very economical storage option. 

For hand-loaded long product storage and selection their Vertical Storage/ A-Frame and Pigeon Hole Racking systems means items can be kept in either a vertical or horizontal configuration dependent upon the available area. For warehouse and stores areas requiring pedestrian access to small part storage, boxed items or fixtures and fixings Stakapal’s Widespan/Longspan shelving systems can be customised to meet individual needs.

For trade retail merchandising areas Stakapal also offer shop racking that is tailor-made to the requirements of individual merchants. Products can be both stored and displayed in an attractive format whilst creating a smooth customer flow throughout trade counter areas.

What does Stakapal offer to its Builder Merchants?

With the range that Stakapal offer the industry the company classes itself as a full turn-key operation who guide their customers and builder merchants through the complete process from start to finish. Their accreditations include Full manufacturing members of SEMA (Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association) and in addition their in-house installation teams are all SEIRS (Storage Equipment Installers Registration Scheme) registered. 

Their service doesn’t finish once their Racks have been installed as their team of SARI’s (SEMA Approved Racking Inspectors) will perform an annual Racking Inspection for all of their customers to ensure they meet the relevant HSE guidance.

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Do you need an annual Racking Inspection?

Having supplied the Timber industry for over 55 years, Stakapal advise merchants to implement an onsite Racking Inspection programme and have their systems maintained annually.

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