We design and supply custom-made multi-run products very competitively in large and small quantities. But we can manufacture your existing designs quickly and cost effectively too.

Lowe are CE Accredited

Lowe are one of the very few stillage manufactures within Europe that have been accredited with CE marking, BS EN ISO 8611-3:2012, BS EN ISO 445:2013 and ISO 9001 2015.

Understanding your requirements

We understand that one size doesn’t fit all. So we take the time to gain a clear understanding of your quality, cost and delivery expectations.

Our aim is to build lasting relationships with our customers so that we can advise on the most efficient and cost effective solution for your needs. Over time this means we get involved in your production process and help you achieve the efficiency gains you need to remain competitive in your markets.

Design and prototyping

We create designs using 3D CAD models or 2d drawings.

Using CAD data we are able to reduce lead times to prototype. With our wealth of industry knowledge and experience, we are able to help our customers redesign their stillages to their specific requirements, helping to improve overall productivity and save on storage and transportation cost.

We can carry out site visits in order to fully understand your production, health and safety and quality needs.

Our Manufacturing Capabilities

All of our fabrications are manufactured in-house here in the UK. We have the capacity to manufacture, manage and schedule large orders into production within tight deadlines. We regularly work on projects that require a quick turn-around for our customers. Send us a photo, drawing or even a product, and we can produce the perfect logistical/storage solution, be that a trolley, stillage or cage. When designing/manufacturing we will take into consideration your budget, weight capacity, production process and delivery requirements to ensure your satisfaction.



We have many different types of finishes and surface treatment available on our products, these include:

powder coating in any standard RAL or

  • mixed upon request.
  • galvanising
  • electroplating

We can also add logos onto any of our products, be that through engraved metal plates or with stickers.


We have an enviable reputation in designing, manufacturing and supplying any form of dunnage to any specification that you may require to protect your goods and services whilst in transit. Dunnage works by acting as a cushion when looking to put a product on a stillage. Being a bespoke manufacturer,  Dunnage is essential, with companies constantly looking to find storage/logistical solution’s for carrying valuable products. Companies within the automotive and aerospace industry look to bespoke manufactured products with dunnage to carry around valuable parts as it prevents damage during the transportation process.


We operate in our own custom built production unit covering 1.09 Acres in the heart of the Staffordshire Countryside, allowing us easy access to all UK motorways.

We manufacture from three factory units; two are for production and one is a dedicated painting facility. Our design office operates using the Solid Works 3D 2008 and offers a design service incorporating:

We have Pressbrake, Guillotine and Fabrication Facilities, complemented by our skilled Fabrication Engineers, all of whom hold welding qualifications certified to ISO 9606/1:2013 and also hold Welding Inspectors qualifications BSEN ISO 5817/2007 Quality level C.

What sets us apart from our competitors?


Problem Solving

Firstly, over many years we have worked closely with our clients in providing solutions to their complex material handling storage/trolley etc. requirements. Problem solving is our strength, whatever the issue we can provide a solution.



Lowe deliver a complete solution to your material handling requirements. From your initial concept, we produce a detailed 3D design, working with you all the way through the design process, until reaching an agreed drawing.



Our purpose-built production facility is based in the heart of Staffordshire. We custom build every fabrication, taking the steel from its rawest state straight through to a high-quality product. Our fabrications are built by skilled engineers to last. During every stage of the production process our products are inspected to ensure the highest standards.


Long Term Relationships

We pride ourselves not only on just providing the perfect product/ solution, but the relationship that we have with our customers for the foreseeable future. If you have any issues or problems that need solving further down the line, we will always be here to assist.

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Since 1993 Lowe has been a preferred supplier of high quality stillages, trolleys and material handling equipment to companies such as JCB, DHL and FedEx . We have become industry leaders in providing bespoke solutions and pride ourselves on the competitive edge our designs provide to our customers.





BS 4278

The Dynamo eyebolt is commonly used in maintenance applications i.e. for lifting a motor


They are only designed for axial loading due to the small collar and ring cross section

Collard Eyebolt

BS 4278

The collard eye bolt is the general-purpose eyebolt used in a wide variety of applications


The large collar and ring cross section means this eyebolt is suited to both axial and angular loading, providing the eye is aligned to the direction of pull


The size of the eye is often a restriction and commonly required a shackle to aid lifting

Eyebolt with link

BS 4278

The Eyebolt with link is used where the eye of the collard eye bolt is to small to get a hook through


The compact eye and the link allow the eyebolt with link to be loaded in any direction providing more versatility

Collar eyebolt with Welded Link

BS 4278

Collar eyebolt with welded link serves the same purpose as the eyebolt with link allowing for loading in any direction


However, it only has the same lift capacity ratings as the standard collard eyebolt

DIN 580 Eye Bolt

DIN 580

The DIN 580 eye bolt are primarily intended as permanent attachments on equipment such as motors, control cabinets, gear boxes, etc. for their transport


If used as temporary attachments the next largest size should be selected from that specified.


Side pull or Shear Loading must be avoided, and load bearing capacity is only good to pull angled ≤45° 

Customers we have worked with


Lowe (RP) Ltd

Bramshall Industrial Estate,
Bramshall, Uttoxeter,
ST14 8SH

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