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racking and storage systems
OHRA racking and storage systems

Cantilever racking and storage systems from OHRA

OHRA have been at the forefront of bespoke racking systems for the vehicle dismantler since the mid 1960's. We manufacture everything from heavy duty cantilever racking systems for complete vehicles to specialist storage systems for handling unusually shaped or fragile objects such as doors or glass.
Our racking is manufactured from solid walled, hot-rolled steel to make sure you get trouble free service.
OHRA web site
Contact OHRA by email
UK North Sales Representative - Kerri Shepherd
Tel:08000016814 Mob: 07398 122017
Sales Manager GB + UK South -Steve Morrison
Tel: 02380 292442 Mob: 07799 702102
Address:OHRA Regalanlagen GmbH, UK Sales Office

Car-Rax Cantilever racking

CAR-RAX Complete Vehicle Storage Racking solutions from Pro-Dek


CAR-RAX is a comprehensive range of specialised vehicle and parts storage equipment developed by Pro-Dek Storage Systems for the vehicle salvage industry.
Single or double sided, specially designed so that they can be easily handled by fork lift trucks. Up to 4 cars in height. Racks are constructed from heavy duty hot rolled universal beam sections. All components are hot-dipped galvanized. All units delivered for self assembly on-site. Installation service also available.
CAR-RAX web site
Contact CAR-RAX by email or telephone: 0114 244 0100
Address:3 Atlas Way, Atlas North, Sheffield S4 7QQ

Wickens Cantilever racking

Wickens Vehicle Storage Systems

Wickens Vehicle Storage Systems designed and manufactured in the UK.
  • A robust design manufactured from heavy duty universal beam sections to withstand continuous usage in demanding environments.
  • Adjustable arm positions to suit a variety of vehicle sizes.
  • Upright heights to 6 metres to store up to 4 vehicles high.
  • Painted or galvanised finish to suit either internal or external use.
  • A certificate of conformity supplied with each installation.
Wickens web site
Contact Wickens by email or telephone: 01905 456780
Address:Wickens Engineering Ltd, Shire Business Park, Wainwright Road, Worcester WR4 9FA

If you buy from and sell to other vehicle dismantlers and would like to appear in this listing then please contact us. If there isn't a particular category for your service, then we shall consider adding a new category.

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