Jewson places £12 million order for JCB machines
By Lewis Tyler29 June 2023
JCB has signed a 900-machine deal worth over £12 million with UK hire company Jewson, one of the largest orders it has received this year.
Placed by Tool Hire, the rental division of Jewson, the order will be supplied by JCB dealer Gunn JCB and includes a number of electric machines, including the 19C-1 E electric mini excavator models and 1TE electric site dumpers.
The company will also take stock of a number of JCB 8008 micro excavators, JCB 16C-1 mini excavators, 1 tonne site dumpers and VMT160-80 vibratory tandem rollers.
Steve Fox, JCB Global Major Accounts MD said: “We are delighted to mark 20 years of supplying Jewson Tool Hire with an order of such magnitude, which is testament to the quality of JCB’s compact equipment range.
The addition of electrically-powered machines demonstrates that Jewson is looking to the future and the opportunities that zero emissions machines present.”
Jewson Business Development Director Mark Esling said: “JCB is a key partner, and we are proud to mark such an important anniversary of working together.
“We are aligned on our core values of supporting the trade and empowering builders, tradespeople, and contractors across all industries with the best products, services and expertise and we look forward to a bright future together.”