QE Staff Compete in Mud Run for Charity – April 2017

More than mud on their boots! Quality Equipment has always prided itself on being a down-to-earth company. This was certainly the case for seven members of staff who got their hands – and everything else – dirty while taking part in the Only The Brave mud obstacle run. The event took place at Elveden Estates, […]

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Store expansion meets growth in plastic panel sales – November 2016

Due to increased demand for Paneltim by pig farmers, Quality Equipment has extended its storage area by 220m² (2368 sq ft) at its Woolpit, Suffolk, base. This will enable the company to stock an extra 5,000m² (53,819 sq ft) of the plastic panel, widely used in piggeries, particularly for pen division and gates. It offers […]

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Bird’s eye view helps piggery planning – October 2016

Suffolk-based company Quality Equipment is using aerial technology to help it carry out site surveys. A drone takes still images and videos of plots for pig new housing and other farm building projects. The bird’s eye views will help the company identify the best layout, access points and any potential problems on sites for new […]

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Quality Equipment Newsletter – September 2016

With the year going so fast, it is sometimes difficult to keep up to speed with what is going on in and out of the office, but this recent newsletter that has been put together is to give you an update on the latest news at Quality Equipment. Click on the below image to view […]

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Paneltim Sparks Electrical Idea – July 2016

A new use has been found for Paneltim the plastic panel normally used for pig-pen divisions, according to Suffolk-based Quality Equipment. A local engineering company has successfully employed the material to protect external electrical cables from the weather. For various reasons the wiring could not be incorporated within the building but the Paneltim – which […]

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Producer confidence shown at Pig Fair – May 2016

Pig producers still have confidence in the future of the British pig industry judging by the plans for re-investment in housing and equipment that will improve efficiency. That’s the feedback Quality Equipment received at the British Pig & Poultry Fair. “From dry sows through to finishing, there was interest across the whole spectrum of our […]

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QE raises thousands of pounds – February 2016

Suffolk-based pig building and equipment company, Quality Equipment, has raised £12,810 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, the charity which provides a helicopter emergency medical service for people in East Anglia. The company raised this money at various events which took place during 2015 to celebrate its 50th anniversary year and the total exceeded its […]

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Run raises money for QE’s chosen charity

Run raises cash for East Anglian Air Ambulance Two employees from Suffolk buildings and pig equipment company, Quality Equipment, have completed a charity run and raised over £650 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.  This will contribute to the £10,000 target the company plans to give to the charity to mark QE’s 50th anniversary year. […]

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Straw Based Pig Housing – Pig World January 2016

Growth in Straw Based Pig Housing – As seen in Pig World Straw based pig housing systems are claimed to be gaining increasing favour among producers, in response to rising “demand from supermarkets” for pigs reared under such systems. The Suffolk-based buildings company, Quality Equipment, has reported a “steady growth in demand” for this type […]

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Piglet nursery proves its worth – Pig World November 2015

A purpose-built piglet nursery on a Suffolk farm has saved enough piglets to improve returns by more than £79,000 in just a year. When Rattlerow Farms installed the portable, container-style nursery on its 600-sow commercial unit at Hill House Farm, Stradbroke, it estimated that it would enable the farm to rear about 700 extra pigs […]

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