DUO (Europe) plc

DUO (Europe) plc

At DUO we provide a comprehensive package of solutions for the `Quarrying, Aggregate Recycling & Handling Industries`. We are dealers for industry leading manufacturers and are able to offer everything from individual plant to bespoke design turnkey solutions. With over 30 years experience we are experts in washing both virgin and recycled materials. We are also experts in the water & silt management technologies that support our wash plants. In addition to this we offer crushing & screening equipment making us a ‘one-stop-shop` for the quarrying and aggregate recycling industries.Through DUO Manufacturing (LJH Group) we have over 40 years in the materials handling and waste recycling industries. Our expertise include processing paper, glass, plastics, wood, construction & demolition waste, commercial & industrial waste, incinerator bottom ash, composting and more.

Company details

4 Rye Hill Office Park, Birmingham Road, , Allesley , Coventry CV5 9AB United Kingdom

Locations Served

Manufacturers Represented

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:
$10,000,000 US - $100,000,000 US


DUO (Europe) Plc has a history that dates to 1981 when Powerscreen Washing Systems, an independent dealer in England and Wales for Powerscreen® aggregate washing equipment, was founded.

After establishing itself as a successful Powerscreen dealer, Powerscreen Washing Systems rebranded in 2005 as DUO (Europe) Plc and now comprises of three main business areas; equipment sales, contract processing, and manufacturing. Supporting equipment sales, DUO also offer pre-used equipment and a comprehensive parts & service package.

The manufacturing element of DUO was added through the acquisition of the LJH Group in 2004. Established in 1964, Somerset based LJH Group was originally a family-owned specialist engineering company which today offers a complete package; from initial design, manufacture, installation and full project support to the Bulk Handling Industries.

A comprehensive portfolio:

From its origins as a Powerscreen dealer, DUO has become a distributor for several market leading European and USA equipment manufacturers. This blend of experience and brand portfolio, together with the philosophy of DUO - ‘the customer comes first’ makes them an important player within the industries they serve.

Today, DUO (Europe) Plc is a market leading company that provides the Aggregate, Recycling and Material Handling Industries with a comprehensive package of complete processing solutions, including specific industrial applications for the Quarrying, Recycling, Bulk Handling Industries and Transport Infrastructure.

At DUO we are acutely aware of the impact our industry can have on the environment. Our policy is to minimise this impact, and constantly review our processes to work in a smarter and more environmentally-friendly way.

Our commitment is to not only adhering to environmental legislation but, wherever possible, exceed it. We endeavour to minimise the environmental impact of our installations and reduce, wherever possible, the effects of noise, dust, disturbance and inconvenience to others. In addition to controlling our own activities we actively seek to deal with suppliers and sub-contractors wherever possible that carry their own environmental codes of practice and we actively encourage the adoption of sound environmental principles.

Through continual striving to improve standards, our careful monitoring of every project enables us to maintain consistent standards and protect the environment wherever we work.

All Duo Group of companies are part of the PICS Consortium ISOQAR/UKAS certification refers to Duo Manufacturing.

ISO 9001.- The quality management certificate demonstrating our compliance with proven international business practices and appropriate standards to ensure a consistant commitment to proving a high level of customer satisfaction.

ISO 14001. The environmental management certificate for taking responsibility for the commercial performance and environmental impacts of the Duo Group of companies.

ISO 18001. The health and safety management certificate demonstrating Duo Group's commitment to looking after the wellbeing of our employees and reducing workplace accidents.

At DUO the customer comes first. We offer professional, experienced advice on Quarrying, Aggregate Recycling & Material Handling problems, backed by the choice of the unbeatable Powerscreen Washing Equipment combined with Terex Mineral Processing, Binder, Gennaretti, Tecnoidea and Greystone technology.

We will provide ongoing support and after sales service from fully trained engineers. We will stock an unrivalled range of spare parts from stock, and we will provide all year round support to keep your business performing.

Our approach to Health and Safety Management is uncompromising, whether installing a new plant for a customer or operating and managing a plant on their behalf, all DUO Staff and contractors operate to the safety standards set down in the company's Health & Safety policy and management system.

We set high standards for both ourselves and our supply chain and can demonstrate year-on-year improvements in our safety performance. Our comprehensive Safety Management System is based on and meets HSE guidance and clearly defines responsibilities, lines of reporting, procedures, monitoring arrangements and training requirements. Enforcement of the system is through a top-down regime of inspection and auditing at all levels within the organisation.

The H&S department has been successful in establishing a level of culture which includes a forum which allows for the sharing of experiences, knowledge and best practice across all of our operating companies and departments through a basic system of 'All singing from the same song-sheet'. 

We at DUO do not believe that health and safety is just ‘common sense'. Our management team is totally committed to ensuring that as an organisation we fully understand and accept that successful health & safety performance can only be achieved by the full development of an effective health & safety culture championed from the top, with training and investment in health & safety as a top priority.