Malcolm & Miller Partnership Pays Off
13th September 2019 Paul Andrews
Global attachment specialist Miller UK has secured a major order from Malcolm Construction, a division of The Malcolm Group headquartered in Glasgow Scotland.
The deal will see more than 30 Miller quick coupler and heavy duty excavator bucket attachments added to Malcolm Plant’s portfolio as part of their 2019 replacement programme for use with their range of brand new excavators (1.5-ton to 22-ton). The machines will be used on various construction sites, recycling plants and quarries across the UK.
Originating as a family-owned business in the 1920’s, The Malcolm Group has become one of the leading providers of construction, logistics and maintenance services in the UK. The organisation employs over 2,000 people across the business.
Malcolm Construction continues to invest in the most up-to-date plant and site equipment and their Plant Hire division has serviced the construction industry for over 40 years providing a full range of reliable and versatile machinery. Their extensive product range is complimented by an experienced crew of fully trained operators, allowing them to maintain and develop long-term relationships with their contractors. Their fleet includes various 360° excavators which are both wheeled and tracked, bulldozers, articulated dump trucks, backhoe loaders and wheeled shovels. In addition they own one of the UK’s largest fleets of low-loaders and HIABS all of which are used to service construction, house building, quarry, civil engineering & local authorities promoting safer working conditions.
Darren Gilmour, Director of Plant said: "The demand for Miller's products from our customers led to the start of what has turned into a really successful partnership between us. Malcolm Plant have been using Miller hitches and buckets for the past 15-20 years and the level of customer satisfaction that Miller’s products have delivered over the years has led to Malcolm Plant ordering Miller products for a vast majority of its machine requirements. In addition, the aftersales and customer care from Miller has always been spot on and this is one of the reasons that we continue to get our attachments from them.”
Miller’s flexible range of high quality, reliable products come with outstanding customer service and support, and it is this combination that has led to Malcolm Plant becoming loyal advocates of Miller’s services. “One of the core reasons we use Miller products is because of the increased safety and reliability, this year Malcolm Plant have purchased Miller full Hardox 450 buckets for a number of their excavators from 14 tonne and above with ESCO hardware. We have been using Hardox buckets for the last three to four years and have seen less repair costs and wear on buckets”, concluded Darren.
James Ross, Business Development Director at Miller UK commented, “We are delighted to supply our products to Malcolm Plant. They are building their business on values that we hold dear - quality, reliability and customer satisfaction. This is an exciting time to be working closely with such a fast moving group and we look forward to helping them meet their significant growth objectives.”