JCB grows Scottish fleet
By Euan Youdale11 December 2017
One of Scotland’s leading access equipment hire companies has invested in a fleet of 50 JCB Access electric scissor lifts.
The scissors have been purchased by Active Access – part of the ZL Group of companies – which is based in Bellshill near Glasgow. The order includes eight out of the nine models introduced by JCB Access in its initial electric scissor lift range which spans from 15 ft (4.6m) to 45 ft (13.8m).
Founded in 2003, Active Access has grown to operate a fleet of 330 booms and scissor lifts supplied to customers across the UK.
Supplied by dealer Stewart Plant Sales, a Scot JCB Group Company, the scissor lifts have operating weights of between 2,930 pounds-7,420 pounds (1,330kg-3,366kg). The two smallest models (S1530e & S1930e) offer platforms measuring 5 ft 4 inches (1.64m) long by 2 ft 6 inches (0.76m) wide, while the majority of larger models use an 8 ft 2 inches (2.5m) long platform. The largest S4550E model has an 8 ft 8 inch (2.64m) long working area.
Active Access managing director, Seref Zengin said, “There are several key factors why we chose to add the new JCB Access models to our fleet. As an existing Scot JCB customer, purchasing JCB Loadalls, we know the first class product support and back up it provides and our customers have faith in the quality of the equipment and recognition of the strong brand.”
“We’ve already hired out the scissors across a range of factory construction and building maintenance projects. They are proving easy to operate and maintain while the impressive wind ratings are a major advantage too.