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Pontoon and Dock and Multi-Mover UK sign up to the UK's leading Defence Procurement and Supply Chain Event

Press Release: February 02, 2021

DPRTE, the UK’s leading defence procurement and supply chain event, is back for 2021. The event will take place in an innovative hybrid format both live in venue and streamed online.

Connecting buyers and suppliers across the defence acquisition supply chain, DPRTE will provide a wealth of skills development, networking, collaboration and product showcase opportunities for organisations that are actively working with the defence sector or that are exploring ways to work across the UK’s £20bn defence procurement marketplace and beyond.


Multi-Mover UK supply a range of material handling solutions for the defence sector and are registered with NCAGE with NATO, MOD, DOD, PIEE purchasing and System of Award Management.

James Dixon commented ‘We understand that sometimes you may require a custom moving solution, at Multi-Mover UK we can do just that. From tow tugs and tow dollies, we work with our clients to deliver solutions to meet their exacting requirements. The Multi-Mover electric tow tugs and dollies allow you to move trailers, trolleys and wheeled units over a level surface with an accurate level of precision. With a strong and powerful motor Multi-Mover electric power tugs are able to work on both hard and soft surfaces.’

Multi-Mover UK already supply Babcock International Group, General Dynamics, United States Airforce, Anixter, and Airbus. The majority of military sales are for their larger units XXL/3XL/4XL for moving MEPS using Rockinger or Nato Hook couplings. These will be available to review during the show.

Pontoon and Dock have been established since 2009 and are the UK’s leading supplier of floating pontoons for temporary and permanent installations across the UK, operating on inland and coastal waters.

Neill Walker Business Development Manager for Pontoon and Dock stated ‘Pontoon and Dock offers a professional and fully qualified service for all commercial projects on or near water. This is why we are the leader in our sector, working with all major construction and civil engineering companies right across the entire length of the UK, having a national reach.’ He added ‘We recognise the importance of supporting the defence sector across infrastructure projects along with activity within ports, harbours and marines utilised by the defence sector.’

As part of Pontoon and Docks commitment to deliver a high-quality service, we maintain accreditations of CHAS, ISO9001 and ISO14001. Gold members of Construction Line and SSIP. All their site staff are CSCS accredited and have completed DEFRA approved Water safety courses.

Speakers during the event include Jeremy Quin MP. As Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Jeremy is responsible for the Defence Equipment Plan; relations with the defence industry; defence exports; defence science and technology; and defence estates and infrastructure.

DPRTE, takes place on the 23rd June at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre both Pontoon and Dock and Multi-Mover UK will be exhibiting on stand A30.

Repton House
Bretby Business Park
Burton Upon Trent
Staffordshire
DE15 0YZ
Tel: 01283 208891
E: neill.walker@pontoonanddock.com
W: www.pontoonanddock.com

Established in 2009, the Pontoon and Dock Company have developed strong relationships with marine suppliers all over the world and are able to offer the best marine products available for both pontoon hire and sales for the construction and leisure sectors.

Notes to editors

For more information, please contact:

Neill Walker

Tel: 01283208891

Email: neill.walker@pontoonanddock.com

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