Northern recycling firm expands its fleet with two new MULTILIFT’S in the UK

Hiab stories | 4 december 2022 20:01 PM

Durham-based recycling firm - Northern Metal Recycling in the UK – has expanded its fleet with two brand new trucks featuring expert kit from Hiab

The company, which offers services including; metal recycling, demolition and factory clearance, has invested in the Hiab MULTILIFT Futura 18 skiploader fitted to a DAF truck and MULTILIFT Ultima 24S hookloader on a Scania 8 x 4, in response to growing demand for its services.

The MULTILIFT Futura 18 skiploader has an 18 tonne capacity and will be used by the company to service its factory, engineering and public sector clients with skips. Meanwhile, the MULTILIFT Ultima 24S hooklift is a sliding hooklift with 24 tonne capacity for 4 axle trucks and will also play a vital role in the company’s metal transportation operation.

Commenting on its latest investment, Jordan Bell, Director of Northern Metal Recycling Ltd, said: “Hiab is well-regarded industry wide for its product quality, technological innovations and customer experience and so were a natural choice for us when making such a significant investment.

“The new trucks take our fleet from seven to nine and thanks to the fantastic features on both pieces of kit, we have been able to expand our nationwide service with confidence while increasing efficiencies, safety and user experience. There’s no doubt in my mind that it was a worthwhile investment and we’re delighted with our experience so far.”

The MULTILIFT Futura skiploader and Ultima hooklift form part of Hiab’s wider MULTILIFT range which features a range of pioneering load handling solutions.

Dek Butler, MULTILIFT specialist for Hiab UK added: “We developed the entire MULTILIFT range with significant innovations to ensure greater control, safety and productivity in any loading duty.

“We’re delighted to hear that Jordan and his team are already benefiting from the specialist equipment and thanks to vast number of features included we are confident our skiploader and hooklift will continue to serve Northern Metal Recycling’s business for its current and future needs.”

The MULTILIFT Ultima 24S hooklift features Hiab’s Sequence Performance™ technology enabling automatic sequence control via a single lever movement for loading, unloading and tipping.  While the MULTILIFT Futura 18’s MaxPerformance™ gives users the ability to haul an 18 tonne capacity in a single trip, increasing productivity while reducing fuel consumption.

Discover more about MULTILIFT hooklifts and skiploaders.