Plantforce has invested £1.5 million in 24 new JCB Telehandlers.

The new fleet includes several sizes ranging from 7 metre to 17 metre and they all powered by the fuel-saving JCB Ecomax Tier 4i engine. The models 531-70, 540-140 & 540-170 come equipped with green seatbelt lights, rear view camera, reverse white noise alarm, Q-fit couplers and reverse fans.

According to Plantforce Operations Director Sam Mercer, “As the world market leader, JCB’s telehandlers are the most reliable and user-friendly on the market with fantastic lifting ability as well as an extremely high level of safety features.

At Plantforce we recognise the importance of sustainability and the environment so fuel and emissions reductions are crucial, as are the savings we can provide for our customers by running fuel-efficient equipment and with the Ecomax engine, JCB Loadall telescopic handlers are excellent on fuel consumption.”

The latest fleet of JCB telehandlers joins more than 730 machines Plantforce’s extensive range of equipment available from their depots in Bristol, Bridgwater, Exeter and the Midlands.