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Savage Plant Hire expands with Kubota

Birmingham-based Savage Plant Hire has expanded its fleet of construction vehicles to meet the increasing demand for Kubota machinery from customers.

New Marketing Manager for Kubota UK

Kubota UK, the market leading machinery supplier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Tipping as its new marketing manager.

In her role, Karen will be responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategies that will deliver continued and long term growth for all of Kubota’s key product sectors – Construction Equipment, Engines and Tractor and Groundcare.

Kubota KX057-4 mini excavator specified by Harper Plant

Wiltshire-based equipment company, Harper Plant, has this month supplied groundwork and construction services specialists K.J. Hopkins with Kubota’s KX057-4 mini-excavator.

Harper Plant recommended the vehicle to business owner Kevin Hopkins in order to help him meet high customer demands and improve on-site working time; and so far the acquisition has delivered on its objectives.

Jarvie Plant Secures Order for More Kubotas

One of Scotland’s longest standing Kubota hire specialists has strengthened its stock of the orange liveried machines this month (November) with the signing of a new supply deal with Young Plant & Equipment Sales.

Jarvie Plant, Scotland’s largest plant hire specialists, has taken delivery of 50 new Kubota mini-excavators, continuing its long-standing relationship with Kubota and Young Plant.

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    Major investment in plant equipment to support ambitious growth plans

Major investment in plant equipment to support ambitious growth plans

Plant hire specialists Morris Leslie Plant Hire Ltd (MLPH) has invested in 175 new Kubota mini-excavators in the last 12 months to help support major plans to expand its operations throughout the UK.
The company, which has national coverage through its extensive depot footprint acquired three new depots in 2013 and is looking to build on this further and increase its network in 2015.

Major investment in plant equipment to support ambitious growth plans

Plant hire specialists Morris Leslie Plant Hire Ltd (MLPH) has invested in 175 new Kubota mini-excavators in the last 12 months to help support major plans to expand its operations throughout the UK.

The company, which has national coverage through its extensive depot footprint acquired three new depots in 2013 and is looking to build on this further and increase its network in 2015.

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M.T Kaill increase Kubota fleet to meet market demand

Cheshire-based M.T Kaill (Plant Hire) Ltd has added 24 new high performance Kubota mini-excavators to its fleet to cope with increasing demand from the construction sector in the North West for plant hire equipment.

The deal, completed through BTE Plant Sales’ northern branch, has seen M.T Kaill take delivery of a wide range of Kubota machines, from its micro K008 excavator right up to its innovative and industry leading 8-tonne KX080-4 model. The order also includes Kubota’s powerful and highly efficient U27-4 zero tail swing mini-excavator, which has raised the bar in the two to three tonne weight category since its launch a few months ago.

JN Bentley celebrates new contracts with Kubota

Leading civil engineering contractors JN Bentley has ordered nineteen Kubota mini-excavators after securing contracts in the water sector that will run to 2020 and beyond. The Skipton based construction company has been working with machinery specialist PV Dobsons to help with the expansion and replacement of its fleet.

Kubota prepare for APF Show

Construction, agriculture and groundcare machinery experts, Kubota UK is preparing to exhibit at the upcoming APF Show this September.

APF, which is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland and arboricultural exhibition, will be held at Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire from the 18th-20th September and is expected to attract over 270 exhibitors and 16,000 visitors.

On the Kubota stand, visitors can expect to sample a range of its market-leading construction and groundcare machinery, including some its most popular mini-excavators, such as the new U27-4 and the eight tonne KX080-4 – one of the most innovative excavators on the market.

Since its launch earlier in the year, the U27-4 has raised the bar in the two-three tonne weight category. The powerful and highly efficient U27-4 ensures operators have unrivalled visibility for greater productivity and increased safety. In addition, wider and lower entrance makes the cabin simple to enter and exit.

A selection of Kubota’s utility vehicles and its agricultural tractors will also be on show at APF 2014, including the M6060 and M135GX, from its M Series range.

The M6060 boasts a 4 cylinder C-CDIS engine; category II 3 point linkage with 4100KG lift capacity and Eco drive functionality for unrivalled fuel efficiency. The M135GX comes equipped with an advanced turbo charged 4 cylinder CRS diesel engine and provides sufficient power to successfully complete a wide range of duties with unparalleled efficiency.

Neil Winfield, Business and Development Manager for Kubota Construction commented: “It’s great for us to be able to attend a show which is relevant to all of the industries in which we work – spanning construction, agriculture and groundcare. Exhibiting at APF gives us a valuable opportunity to connect with customers from all parts of the business and is a great platform to showcase some of our latest innovations.”

Champion Hire Digging in for Kubota

Champion Hire Ltd, the Yorkshire and North Midlands based plant and tool hirer, has placed an order with BTE Plant Sales for 30 new Kubota mini-excavators as part of continuing process of increasing the fleet at its five depots across the region.

This latest order from Champion Hire is in direct response to increasing demand for plant and equipment from the market. The total order value runs to just over half a million pounds and forms part of a £1.2m investment in plant and equipment placed by the company in 2014 alone.

Keith White, Managing Director of Champion Hire commented: “We have operated Kubota machines for many years now and find them well constructed and very reliable machines. Demand from our customers is continuing to grow across the region, as the economy recovers, and we shall be adding many more items to our plant fleet over the coming months. It promises to be a very busy year.”