SOVEX, now a TRANSNORM company; designs and manufacturers innovative vehicle loader modules and transport conveyor solutions. Founded in 2002, we have since supported end users and integrators alike, in turn establishing a broad range of international blue-chip clients across the Parcel and Distribution sectors. Our trusted experience and worldwide infrastructure help to deliver you with an edge in day-to-day business – SOVEX is now a more compelling player in the market having joined the TRANSNORM Group in 2015.
SOVEX emerges from the SOVEX Marshall brand which carried weight in the conveyor industry for decades prior.
Primarily serving demand for the manufacturing refurbishment of existing Vehicle Loaders, Prenton acts as a base for both office and practical space.
Continued requests from a growing client base leads the design and manufacturing of new Vehicle Loaders and Roller Conveyor modules.
Servicing, maintenance and breakdown repairs requested for vehicle loaders and conveyors old & new – a service fulfilled through SOVEX Service Connect.
Seeking a flexible vehicle loader capable of loading and unloading 40ft trailers and smaller collection vans, DPD sought the design expertise of SOVEX to develop a bespoke solution. The patented, award-winning SOVEX Bendy Boom was born.
First oversees subsidiary opens in The Netherlands. As a European logistics hub, the Benelux region acts as a perfect base for a multi-lingual pan-European Sales and Service Support Office.
With emphasis on space optimisation and multifunctional capabilities, collaboration with Deutsche Post DHL resulted in a customised vehicle loading solution – the SOVEX Space Saver Boom.
Global push continues East with Sales Offices and a first order from China.
Overseas 20,000sq/ft manufacturing facility (since expanded to 50,000 sq/ft) and office space established in Kluang, Malaysia specialising in Vehicle Loader manufacturing and shortening lead times for Asia-Pacific region.
Portable hydraulic powered mobile chassis, allied with the deepest vehicle penetration ever within the SOVEX Mobile range. A module designed to support emerging markets and siites without a loading bay.
An already diverse SOVEX product portfolio is now supplemented with the addition of industry leading and world renowned TRANSNORM transport conveyor modules. A common client base across Parcel and Distribution can now benefit from a worldwide sales and service network.
Continued integration of TRANSNORM & SOVEX intel across departments, particularly Engineering and after-sales support. Consolidation complete of adjacent manufacturing facilities in Kluang, Malaysia. Numerous successful project deliveries across the Parcel industry.
Initial installation of the future-proof solution takes place at the Deutsche Post DHL Sorting Center. Providing a 6.000 parcel throughput capability through bulk 3D unloading and the singulation of over 95% of the parcel load spectrum from bulk to single file –delivering on ambitious automation and infrastructure goals for the market leading DPDHL.
Designed to offer a flexible, scalable, modular Parcel-specific portfolio to support automation at the increased number of smaller posts and express sites in the Parcel sector. TSM provides a short delivery times and easy installation whilst enabling space optimisation within existing sites, expansions and new builds. Covering the functions of unloading, conveying, timing, aligning, sorting and loading; the facilitation of high performance, reliable sortation for up to 6,000 pph is a reality
A new centralised production factory in the Bang Bo industrial zone of Eastern Bangkok is developed, housing cutting edge engineering equipment. Strategically located near the harbour and airport, the purpose built facility specialises in the production of belt curves, incline conveyors as well as SOVEX telescopic conveyors. Replacing the TRANSNORM Malaysia location, it acts as another manufacturing hub serving the Asia-Pacific region and beyond
Continued investment in TRANSNORM’s principal premises through increased production and assembly areas. An additional 4,500 sq/m of workspace provides space to house innovative machine technology and further reduction in lead times.