Made in the UK | Est. 1939

Easy Multi-Directional Movement


Ball Transfer Units and bespoke Materials Handling solutions including ball tables, ball platforms, conveying and much more.

Why use Ball Transfer Units?

  • - Move heavy loads with minimal effort
  • - Instant directional changes
  • - Load capacities from 5kg to 6000kg per ball unit
  • - Precise, smooth and safe movement
  • - Production of specials to suit any application


As pioneers of the Ball Transfer Unit since the 1940s, Alwayse Engineering manufactures the world’s largest range with millions of units produced in our Birmingham factory each year.

Our expertise enables us to develop bespoke solutions across all industries, with Alwayse Engineering supplying many high profile customers in logistics, aerospace, oil & gas, nuclear, and automotive to name just a few.

In addition to Ball Transfer Units, our extensive knowledge of castor wheels and rollers allows us to identify and develop the right solutions for customers. To find out what we can do for you, contact the team for a free technical advice service. 


Quality Testing

Quality Testing

ALWAYSE Engineering is quality registered to ISO 9001 and has a rigorous policy of testing, utilising our specially designed test equipment.

Case Studies

Case Studies

Ball Units from ALWAYSE are used in many different industries. Take a look at some recent applications.



Our current Catalogue 14 is available as a PDF.

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