Pakawaste limited, the UK’s market leader in the manufacture and supply of waste handling equipment, has recently landed the maintenance and service contract for Manchester Airports waste compactors.
As part of a comprehensive product and service portfolio, Pakawaste offer a range of flexible maintenance and service agreements, newly structured to include 24 hour national breakdown. The agreements are tailored to meet the customer’s specific requirements. Manchester Airport has 20 compactors for general waste and cardboard, these are situated at a number of sites around the airport. They also have the added problem of security to address within certain compounds. The Pakawaste solution involves a full multi-site maintenance and service agreement, with compactors in particularly sensitive areas being moved to other sites prior to scheduled maintenance. The 20 compactors serve all three passenger terminals and the world freight terminal and represent a significant investment in effective waste management. The compactors are fundamental to the airports professional approach to waste management and recycling issues, and therefore it is essential that they are regularly maintained and that any downtime is minimal. The maintenance and service contract will enable swift, cost effective and secure handling of all regular maintenance and repair services for all the airports waste management equipment. Pakawaste’s unrivalled expertise and reputation for reliability within the waste management industry was a major factor in landing the contract. The airport management team also took into account Pakawaste’s ability to deliver unrivalled levels of responsive support in addition to preventative maintenance. Amongst Pakawaste’s 85 employees are a 30 strong team of dedicated service engineers that offer a first class service across the UK regardless of equipment brand, this third party service is becoming increasingly popular with customers like Manchester Airport that understand the devastating effect equipment failure can have on a businesses waste management processes. David Hamer, Pakawaste sales and marketing director said: “An organisation like Manchester Airport cannot afford to have valuable resources for waste management like their compactors sitting idle. Manchester had a total of 21.89 million passengers up to September 2007 that number of people generates a colossal amount of waste and the airport management are dedicated to recycling as much of this as possible. We are particularly proud to be working with the airport and look forward to ensuring all their equipment is working at its optimum.” Pakawaste offers the largest range of waste handling equipment in the UK and is constantly pushing the boundaries of research and development enabling it to continually update its extensive portfolio of products to provide clients with the latest cutting edge technology in waste handling solutions.