Partners Group to acquire power transmission belts manufacturer Megadyne Group and conveyor belt manufacturer Ammeraal Beltech

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has agreed on behalf of its clients to acquire Megadyne Group (“Megadyne”), a leading manufacturer of power transmission belts, from Astorg. The transaction follows Partners Group’s recent agreement to acquire Ammeraal Beltech (“Ammeraal”), a global leader in light-weight process and conveyor belting, from Advent International. The combined enterprise value of the two transactions, which both include investment participation from management teams, is EUR 2 billion.

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Ammeraal Beltech purchase Fogarty Belting and B&H Precision Belting.

On April 7th 2017 Ammeraal Beltech completed the acquisition of Fogarty Belting and B&H Precision Belting.

Fogarty Belting is based in Dublin, and Lisburn, Co Antrim, Ireland, while B&H Precision Belting is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Both companies have served the belting industry for over 35 years. The companies will continue to operate as Fogarty Belting and B&H Precision Belting, both as wholly-owned subsidiaries of Ammeraal Beltech.

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Recycling Belts

Sustainable – Ireland’s Environmental, Waste Management and Energy Magazine

Winter 2015/2016

Established since 1966 Fogarty Belting has gained a reputation as a leading supplier of quality conveyor belting products throughout Ireland.

Waste handling is a very demanding industry that requires the most durable belt belt for each application.  Selecting the correct belt product is very important to ensuring  your conveyor equipment is operating at maximum efficiency.  

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Recycling Works

The Irish Times – Saturday, October 31, 2009

GREEN THINKING : ‘YOU GET ALL SORTS HERE. A while back there was a dead cat and the other week there was a cartridge full of bullets.”

Beside us, a conveyor belt of detritus, aluminium cans, plastic bottles, newspapers and household bills chunders relentlessly past. A team of workers picks out the non-recyclables (including cats and bullets) that have made it this far through the process, and places them in a separate bin. This is perhaps the calmest room in a warehouse filled with clanking and whirring at Greyhound Recycling’s Regional Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) at the Merrywell Industrial Estate in Ballymount, Dublin.

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Frayed belt edges?

Do you have problems with frayed belt edges? Call Fogarty belting now.  We can manufacture both PVC and PU belts in house with sealed edges which help prevent frayed belt edges and associated fabric contamination.

PU timing belt pitches

Another significant investment in equipment means Fogarty Belting can now supply belts in most common PU timing belt pitches from stock.

New HF Welding machine

Recent investment in new HF Welding machine allows us to now supply belts with flights and sidewalls up to 100mm high.

4,000 flyers volunteer for Terminal 2 test run

By Fiona Dillon
Wednesday June 30 2010

Nearly 4,000 people have volunteered in the past two weeks to put Dublin airport’s new passenger terminal through its paces ahead of its opening.
The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) had said it was seeking the volunteers from the general public over the summer to participate in a wide variety of trials in Terminal 2, and it is already just 100 volunteers short of that figure.  Siobhan Moore of the DAA said: “There has been a huge level of interest. People want to be the first in.”

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The Basics of Food Industry Mechanical Conveyors

By Kathy Hunter
Monday, March 15, 2010

Conveyor systems are designed to move large amounts of materials at a quicker pace than, and fraction of the cost of, manual labor. Both pneumatic and mechanical conveying systems are widely used in food processing plants. This article will cover the basics of mechanical conveyors. Often called the workhorses of material handling systems, mechanical conveyors are horizontal, inclined, or vertical devices used to move or transport bulk materials from point A to point B. The term “mechanical conveyor” actually covers a wide assortment of devices, ranging from belts to trays to buckets, that can be used to move materials or products through the manufacturing process in an automated way.

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