JCB announces one of its largest ever orders worth £53m

STAFFORDSHIRE excavator manufacturer JCB has announced one of the biggest single orders in its history – a 900-machine deal from a UK plant hire firm worth more than £53m.

The order, placed by Ipswich plant hirer Fork Rent, is for the Loadall telescopic handler and the machines, manufactured at JCB’s Rocester headquarters, will be supplied throughout the remainder of 2013.

JCB said the deal cemented Fork Rent’s position as the UK’s biggest hirer of the product, with the most modern fle... For the full story register now for free or login below...