Dust suppression systems improve operator health and safety at quarry

Dust suppression systems improve operator health and safety at quarry A Somerset aggregate quarry wanted to improve health and safety for its personnel by minimising airborne dust. Particle clouds, formed during lorry loading and their onward drive out of the quarry, were creating inhalation and visibility challenges. Engineering equipment supply and maintenance specialist, Rotamec, specified…

Sewage Pumping Station

Fast response: requirements for maintaining private pumping stations

Sewage Pumping Station For pumping stations installed privately off of the water utility network, their design is key to ensuring effective operation and efficiency. It’s equally important that the pumping station is protected with a level of service that means any maintenance issue can be quickly resolved, whatever the time of day. Designers & installers…

Emergency fan balancing

Emergency fan balancing returns bakery to full productivity within hours

Emergency fan balancing returns bakery to full productivity within hours A large industrial-scale bakery in South Wales, which is part of a national bakery chain, runs round-the-clock production to supply the major supermarket chains with various bakery products. The bakery relies on a large extraction fan, with a diameter of 900mm at 300mm deep, to…

From a man with his toolbox to a multi-million pound business – Simon Brooks MD of the Rotamec Group

Rotating equipment repair: exceeding expectations by minimising downtime Having grown from a man with his toolbox to a multi-million pound business; today Rotamec provides 24/7 cover, 365 days a year, for the repair and supply of rotating mechanical equipment across many industries. With a service base in southwest England, south Wales and the Midlands, the company also supports users of motors, gearboxes, pumps and…

Rotamec expands its 24/7 repair service into the Midlands with Covelec acquisition

Rotamec expands its 24/7 repair service into the Midlands with Covelec acquisition Rotamec Engineering Services, expert in motor rewinds, pump and gearbox repairs, and drive solutions has expanded its operations into the Midlands following the acquisition of Covelec. The Leicester based site will continue to offer the same level of technical expertise and engineering know-how,…

Ecodesign Regulation (EU) 2019/1781

Ecodesign Regulation (EU) 2019/1781 – Step 1 launches today 1st July 2021 across the UK & European Union New Electric motor efficiency regulations have been updated to help the fight against global warming. The amount of energy consumed by motor-driven systems contributes significantly to CO2 emissions so these changes are essential to a healthier planet.…

Bearing Net Best Bits: Covid-19 Feature: Rotamec enhances their electromechanical repair service during the pandemic

Rotamec are a 24/7 provider of electromechanical maintenance services for rotating equipment. During the lockdown, the company stayed fully operational to support its critical customers in the food & beverage, healthcare and utilities sectors. Having celebrated their 20th anniversary in May, the business has overcome the challenges of the new normal, growing its service and…

Should you repair or replace an inefficient pump?

Inefficient pump: fix or replace?

Should you repair or replace an inefficient pump? Weighing the factors involved in this decision involves considering the wider process and supply chain context. By Steed Webzell for Operations Engineer So, the pump is a little long in the tooth; it still functions but performance and efficiency have dipped to levels that are impacting operations…

New Exeter Branch Opens!

We’ve moved! New Branch – New Location After successfully growing the business year on year it was time for our Exeter team to move to bigger premises to keep up with the work load. Our new branch has a larger workshop increasing our repair capacity for motors, generators, pumps, gearboxes and power transmission equipment. Our…

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Rotamec and JPS Reliability combine to boost plant uptime

Rotamec has announced a new association with JPS Reliability Ltd, a supplier of specialist reliability services, to boost equipment uptime and plant reliability for its customers. JPS’ reliability technologies will dovetail with Rotamec’s electromechanical maintenance resource, with customers able to benefit from the expertise of both organisations in a combined service. An expert in rotating…

COVID19 Update

Rotamec is following government guidelines to protect the safety of our workers and staff. Increasing the frequency of our cleaning practices Encouraging frequent hand washing with soap and water and increasing the availability of hand sanitizer and wipes Monitoring our employees for COVID symptoms Providing personal protective equipment to our employees

Rotamec turns 20

Over the past two decades, Rotamec has grown from a single engineer to an organisation of 65 employees providing responsive electromechanical repair services across the UK. Celebrating its 20th birthday this May, the story of Rotamec has been defined by a 24/7 service from its very beginning. It’s an ethos that will drive the business…

Rotamec successfully applies for Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme with NatWest

Rotamec is pleased to announce that it has successfully applied for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) with NatWest. This ensures that Rotamec can continue to provide consistent levels of service throughout the COVID-19 outbreak to key customers in the healthcare, utilities, food and beverage sectors. We applied for this scheme so that our…

Covid 19 Update

Dear Customers & Suppliers, We are monitoring the ongoing and evolving situation regarding the spreading of COVID-19 throughout the world, and we are fully committed to mitigating any potential impacts to the supply chains and operations of our customers. This is an unprecedented time for everyone and our thoughts are with those affected by this…

Rotamec celebrates win at the 2019 AEMT Awards

Rotamec, a leading electromechanical service provider to the engineering sector, has scooped the ‘Contribution to Skills & Training’ Awards – sponsored by Musk Process Services – at the annual AEMT Awards. The award was presented during a Gala Presentation Ceremony in Coventry this November, after Rotamec was recognised by an independent judging panel at Loughborough…

Rotamec explains winter pump maintenance

Keeping heating systems operating reliably in the winter is essential for any facility manager, whether they are responsible for an industrial processing plant or hospital. However, as heating is a seasonal application it’s not uncommon for heating pumps to lie stationary during summer, only to present reliability issues when they are turned back on as…

Rotamec launches electrical contracting service

Rotamec is offering a new electrical contracting service as well as expanding its site services capabilities to include fully qualified industrial electricians. This new service will optimise project times and make work flows more efficient. The new service will be fully integrated with the existing mechanical engineering expertise, providing customers with an enhanced service that…

Rotamec opens new South Wales facility at Pontypool

Electro-mechanical repair specialist, Rotamec, has opened a new facility in Pontypool, South Wales, to provide localised 24/7 maintenance and repair support to operators of engineered equipment. The new facility has a high capacity to meet demanding or time sensitive projects. This ensure customers in South Wales will benefit from Rotamec’s expertise in rotating equipment, motor…

Rotamec extends its 24/7 service into South Wales

Rotamec Engineering Solutions, expert in motor rewinds, gearbox repairs and drive solutions has expanded its operation into South Wales following the acquisition of Pontypool Rewinds. As part of a continued investment process, Rotamec will maintain the high standard of repairs associated with the business and expand the range of services on offer to customers. Hugh…

On-Site Customer Training

Delivering On-Site Training to Support Your Business Do you have problem applications? Suffer from repeat product failures? If so perhaps we can help with our technical on-site training services. Rotamec work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Being in partnership with market leaders means we can provide valuable technical advice, support and…

Rotamec Company Open Day!

Rotamec Company Open Day Success! On Friday 6th July 2018 we hosted our Company Open Day at the Rotamec Cheddar Branch. The day included guided workshop tours with live demonstrations of our testing facilities, machine shop and other capabilities. It was a great opportunity for our customers both old & new to see the workshop…

AEMT awards

Rotamec have been announced as finalists for the AEMT awards.

Association of Electrical & Mechanical Trades Awards Following Thursday’s AEMT Awards judging session we are pleased to announce that we have been put forward as finalists for 3 Awards! The AEMT Awards Judging Panel, including independent experts, representation from the press and their sponsoring companies, spent the day analysing and discussing every entry to decide on the Finalists, so…

Royal Bath & West Show

Rotamec are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Royal Bath and West Show. The Royal Bath & West Show is England’s Biggest Celebration of Rural Life and England’s only 4 day Royal Show. Agriculture is at the heart of the Show with over 4500 Livestock, Sheep Shearing, machinery from the past…

Bonfiglioli

Rotamec in Partnership with Bonfiglioli!

We are pleased to announce that we are now an authorised Distributor for Bonfiglioli! Bonfiglioli Riduttori today is one of the leading brands in the power transmission industry. It’s global presence gives assurance to machine manufacturers all over the world when exporting their machines not only to major economies but also to more remote countries.…