Buttimer Engineering & ProStack partnership

Buttimer Engineering & ProStack partnership

By emilia.tomiak@buttimer.pl
Tuesday, 15th June 2021
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Buttimer Engineering is pleased to announce its partnership with Prostack, A Terex Brand for the supply of our DOCKSOLID ship unloading hoppers for bulk ports, logistics hubs and industrial facilities to handle dry bulk commodities

ProStack will bring this equipment to market under the ‘Manta’ product range, which will include standard, heavy duty and customised environmental port unloading hoppers. Loaded with a crane and grab, this type of equipment is ideal for port terminals or other facilities that are handling grains, coal, minerals, cement, fertilizers, powders and other dry bulk commodities. Docksolid/Manta hoppers are robust, reliable and efficient bulk handling solutions with a focus on flexibility of use and high mobility and manoeuvrability.

The range will also include the innovative Environmental Hopper, a world leader in clean bulk handling, combining reliability with state-of-the-art dust control features. The Docksolid/Manta range provides ProStack with the ability to focus on the import of dry bulk material, complementing the existing range of mobile ship loading equipment, which primarily focuses on the export of material. This enables ProStack to provide the complete dry bulk handling solution.

While there are several existing models, bespoke and tailored machines are at the heart of the Docksolid/Manta range. ProStack will work closely with DOCKSOLID to create the best solutions for customers handling dry bulk cargo from ocean going vessels, ensuring their equipment works at optimum levels for their specific operation. By tailoring the machines to a customer’s product, terminal and specifications, Docksolid/Manta Hoppers will ensure optimal results, return on investment and ultimately increased profits.

CEO Fergal Buttimer, DOCKSOLID said, “We are delighted to be in partnership with ProStack. This partnership brings together two organisations with decades of experience within the port and bulk materials handling industries creating a complete solution equipment provider” This partnership of DOCKSOLID ship unloading hoppers within a Terex company will further strengthen our market presence ensuring our customers are served by a market leading organisation giving our clients the optimum solution and aftersales service.

Speaking about the partnership, ProStack Business Line Director, Steven Aiken said, “We are delighted to be in partnership with DOCKSOLID. They have a strong history with this type of product and in serving customers in the port handling industry. We are confident that with their knowledge the Manta range will be a huge success for ProStack—it will really enhance our port handling solutions, allowing us to grow in this fast-paced industry and offer quality, bespoke solutions for our customers.”

Buttimer Engineering, design and manufacturers  of DockSolid, are a diversified mechanical engineering firm specialising in bulk materials handling solutions and high-quality steel fabrication with over 40 years’ experience working within the Food & Beverage, Ports & Infrastructure, Process, Mining & Power Generation industries.

From one-off design, fabrication, installation or repair works, to full turnkey projects, Buttimer Engineering draws on our skilled inhouse team to deliver the service that our clients require.
From fabricating pressure vessels, to shut-down maintenance at a power station; from turnkey facility design to the supply of individual pieces of equipment.

Buttimer Engineering OEM brand of Ship unloading hoppers, DOCKSOLID is a market-leading range of Standard and Environmental ship unloading hoppers. Loaded with a crane and grab, DOCKSOLID hoppers are a robust, reliable and efficient bulk handling solutions - customized to the product, terminal and specifications of our clients. The innovative Environmental Hopper combines DOCKSOLID reliability with state-of-the-art dust control features making it a world leader in clean bulk handling.

ProStack and DOCKSOLID will work closely together to offer bespoke solutions to customers. With combined knowledge and experience of over 45 years, it is a strong partnership that promises longevity, powerful solutions and prosperous outcomes for customers.

Contact information


Emilia Tomiak-Gotlibowska
Marketing Executive  M: +48 22 503 90 87   E: emilia.tomiak@buttimer.com.pl

Declan McGrath
Sales Director M: +353 87 149 4129 E: declan.mcgrath@buttimer.ie  

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