Advanced Handling System Inc, a subsidiary of Morgan Corporation USA, the largest truck body manufacturer in USA have been acquired by a joint venture of Joloda International Ltd UK and their North American exclusive sole distributor for Loading Automation Inc. The activities of AHS based at Morgantown, Pennyslvania are being transferred to Loading Automation's base at Wilmington, North Carolina. They have purchased all assets in goodwill of AHS and have folded the business into the existing business of Loading Automation.
The UK designed and manufactured truck loading systems branded as Hydraroll and Joloda are now the largest selling truck loading systems in North America. This buyout will increase turnover in the USA by $2 million and secure further jobs in the Anglesey factory, North Wales. The Hydraroll brand is now the world's largest selling aircargo rollerbed. They are now producing more than 100 km per year of pneumatic rollertrack at the Anglesey factory and 500 skate systems per month at the Liverpool factory.