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Morris Leslie places £36m order

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 ( #927 ) - Rocester, United Kingdom
Morris Leslie, Yvette Henshall-Bell (JCB), Graham Ogilvie and David Park (Scot JCB).
Morris Leslie, Yvette Henshall-Bell (JCB), Graham Ogilvie and David Park (Scot JCB).
Morris Leslie Plant Hire has placed its biggest-ever telehandler order worth GBP36 million (USD45.6 million). The deal for 555 Loadalls, ranging from the compact 6 m 525-60 up to the 20 m 540-200, has been placed through dealer Scot JCB. The machines, which all feature JCB Livelink, will be built at JCB World Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire. Morris Leslie Plant Hire managing director Graham Ogilvie says: "As the construction market continues to develop, Morris Leslie is experiencing excellent company growth. These JCB Loadalls ensure our customers get the best of all worlds - high performing machines with excellent telematic reporting and a great nationwide dealer support network." Morris Leslie Plant Hire is part of the Morris Leslie Group which was established 45 years ago in Perthshire, Scotland. The business has now grown to more than 5,000 machines, with an average age of under two years old. The company's founder and executive chairman, Morris Leslie, is delighted to have placed an order of this magnitude with JCB "as our relationship continues to grow in line with the expansion of our business".