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Penny Hydraulics

Leading the Way with Goods Lifts Design.

Penny Hydraulics has been manufacturing bespoke lifting solutions for over 37 years; designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing a wide range of goods lift solutions in the UK including custom design and custom built lifting equipment.

Business Challenge

  • The process of creating manufacturing drawings was very time consuming
  • A lot of manual checking of workflows was required


  • Design Automation with iLogic – rules based design 
  • Consultancy from Symetri professionals


  • Reuse of design allows automation of repetitive tasks in Inventor
  • Enquiry drawings have been reduced from 20 minutes to 2-3 minutes
  • Manufacturing drawings is down from 2 hours to 5-10 minutes
  • Increased manufacturing capability by 40%
  • Turnover increased by 60%


  “Now there are detailed drawings for all items so we have increased the 
manufacturing capability by 40%. 
Turnover has increased by 60%, resulting in a net profit increase of 140%.”