Groundforce is bringing all its attachments businesses under one umbrella. The new division consolidates the activities of Sandhurst, pile cropper specialist Mr Cropper and piling equipment supplier Piletec.
Attachments company Geith is asking for the industry’s help to track down a haul of high-value items of equipment stolen at the weekend. Police believe it may have been a ‘steal to order’ operation.
Molson Group has added a range of Canada-built scrap attachments to its line-up just weeks after finalising a deal to distribute Genesis shears in the UK. “A perfect fit,” says the multi-franchise distributor.
Attachments business ECY Haulmark Ltd has struck an exclusive dealer agreement with Turkish manufacturer Inan Makina to supply its MTB and MTB Proline hydraulic breakers in the UK.
Molson Group has been appointed sole UK distributor for Genesis attachments. The group has been a dealer since 2004 for NPK Construction Equipment Inc. which bought the Genesis Attachments business last year.
A Swedish manufacturer has parted company with its Scottish dealer. Highland Hammer Hire has handed over responsibility for Rototilt sales and warranty repairs to the manufacturer’s subsidiary.
Astra Attachment Solutions has taken delivery of 16 Isuzu rigid trucks as part of a fleet replacement programme. Some of the 3.5 and 7.7-tonne vehicles will operate from the Scotland depot in Bathgate.
ECY Haulmark has signed an agreement with Swedish manufacturer Steelwrist to supply its fully-automatic couplers and attachment adapters in the UK. “Better value,” says ECY.
Scottish engineering company Weir Group has seen a rise in orders and profits following last year’s $1 billion acquisition of American attachments giant ESCO.