Air Compressors in Suffolk
Suffolk is an East Anglian county and is one of the oldest counties in the UK. The county town is Ipswich. Other key towns in the county are Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Felixstowe. Industry in Suffolk really falls into two different sectors, agriculture/food and logistics.
The biggest industry in Suffolk is Agriculture and Food. The largely flat land is ideal for arable farms with the main agricultural products being wheat, barley and sugar beet. There are a large number of food processing and preparation factory’s across the county including British Sugar and Birds Eye and several well known breweries.
The other key industry for the county is logistics with the Port of Felixstowe being the UK’s biggest shipping container port and it is also a key European hub port accepting some of the largest containerships in the world.
Agriculture, Food and Logistics are all big users of air compressors and compressed air. Within food production compressed air is used for cleaning, packaging and food protection. With food storage and protection specialist gases such as Nitrogen fed into the air tight packaging to give the food product a longer shelf life.
Within the logistics industry compressed air is used in warehouse control systems and conveyers as well as the more traditional vehicle maintenance including air powered tools, repairs and spraying.
HELPING CUSTOMERS WITH THEIR COMPRESSED AIR SYSTEMS
Air Equipment with its head office in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, has been serving customers in the county since it first launched in 1982. Air Equipment is a company dedicated to providing long term support for our customers for anything compressed air related. This includes:-