Morris Site Machinery secures international orders

By Helen Wright01 August 2016

Morris Site Machinery managing director Phil Winnington (L) and chief executive Chris Morris.

Morris Site Machinery managing director Phil Winnington (L) and chief executive Chris Morris.

UK-based manufacturer Morris Site Machinery has reported £3.5 million (€4 million) in international orders in one month, as it strengthens its ambitions to grow in global markets.

The company said it received orders from Australian rental company Coates Hire, together with new customers in Dubai, UAE, and new orders from Russia.

Working with its Australian partner Allight Sykes, Morris Site Machinery said it would provide 300 SMC TL90 LED ELV lighting towers throughout 2016 and into 2017 to Coates Hire in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Paul Thompson, CEO of Allight Sykes, said, “This significant contract win is a great result for our partnership with Morris Site Machinery. Our customers expect robust, safe and economical solutions.”

Meanwhile, it said over 50 TL90 LED lighting towers would be delivered to a new customer in Dubai, while orders for its TL90 lighting towers will be supplied to Russian buyers by its sales and service partner Tokyo Boeki.

Morris Site Machinery managing director Phil Winnington said, “These are significant orders and contract wins for us, testament to the quality and reputation of robust British manufacturing in a global marketplace.

“It shows faith in the quality of our products, our ability to innovate and produce bespoke solutions for our customers and the value of the strong partnership working we enjoy.

“In our lighting tower range we have great British products which enable us to maximise opportunities worldwide. We have continued to bolster our ties with our current customer base in territories that represent the biggest growth for us, developing our international sales footprint where our products can satisfy the demands of temperature and terrain.

“These significant contract wins bring into sharp focus the need to continue to innovate, build quality British products and services that enhance supplier and customer partnerships.”

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