Engcon UK & Hitachi Construction Machinery UK strike a deal

Oct. 13, 2020
Engcon UK and Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has announced a new partnership to supply and fit their range of tiltrotators at HCMUK’s state-of-the-art preparation center in the North East.
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L Lynch Plant Hire is the first to receive two Hitachi ZX130LCN-6’s with Engcon tiltrotators installed by Hitachi-trained technicians. Merrill Lynch, Director at Lynch Plant Hire & Haulage, commented: “As the scope and scale of our work increases, so too must the diversity of our excavators. Having considered incorporating tiltrotators into our fleet for some time, partnering with Engcon, one of the world’s leading tiltrotator manufacturers seemed the logical next step. ”The partnership will see HCMUK install the tiltrotators on its range of excavators, complete and ready to go to work upon delivery, offering customers of Hitachi and Engcon a full-service solution from the point of order to delivery.

Andre Nordström, MD of Engcon UK commented, “Engcon is pleased to announce the creation of a non-exclusive agreement with Hitachi Construction Machinery UK whereby we will both have the opportunity to increase the productivity and profitability for our mutual customers. This is another important step for Engcon and the tiltrotator concept in the UK where we will be able to access Hitachi’s network for sales, service and support throughout the United Kingdom”.

David Roberts, CEO at Hitachi Construction Machinery UK also commented, “Forging this partnership with Engcon is another key development in our strategy to be the class-leading solutions provider. The Hitachi excavator is a market-leading machine in its own right, but it becomes a much more versatile tool when you add the Engcon tiltrotator as seen on L Lynch Plant Hire’s two ZX130LCN-6’s; and because it is installed at our machine preparation facility at Newcastle by Hitachi trained engineers, the customer gets peace of mind, knowing it is perfectly matched, tested, and supplied as a complete package right the first time, and then supported in the field by our national network in the Product support team.

Unsurprisingly, UK demand for tiltrotators is growing rapidly and we are now in a position to help meet that demand thanks to this partnership, and so our customers old and new can specify Engcon with their Hitachi machines, which is a formidable combination.”