Mechplant invests in JCB

By Sarah Ann McCay03 July 2013

(Left to right): James Taylor, sales executive TCHarrison JCB; Stephen Makinson, joint managing dire

(Left to right): James Taylor, sales executive TCHarrison JCB; Stephen Makinson, joint managing director, Mechplant; Steve Prescott, general sales manager, TCHarrison JCB; Robert Wilson, joint managin

UK plant hire business Mechplant has invested in a new fleet of JCB mini excavators and compaction rollers as part of a £3.5 million (€4.1 million) fleet modernisation programme. 



The purchase order included JCB 8018, 8025, 8050 and 8085 mini and midi excavators and VMT160-80 and VMT260-120 rollers, all of which have been delivered.

JCB dealer TCHarrison JCB brokered the deal.

Steve Makinson, joint managing director of Mechplant, said: “We are absolutely committed to providing our customers with the latest equipment and technologies available. Many are in the utilities and construction sectors; the work they do is essential, underpins our regional infrastructure and has to continue. To do that, they need the right tools for the job. We are proud to be making this investment and to be investing in British manufacturing with JCB and trading with their local distributor, TC Harrison JCB.” 



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