Hewden signs £1m deal for Miller breakers

Grant Prior 7 years ago
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Rental giant Hewden is investing around £1m in a range of Miller breaker attachments in a contract finalised at the Plantworx show.

The deal will see more than 180 new breakers added to Hewden’s attachment portfolio for use with its range of excavators (1.5-ton to 22-ton) and telehandlers (5m to 17m) from next month.

Hewden is also introducing an innovative new hanger system, allowing customers to interchange attachments even if they operate a mixture of JCB and CAT machines.

Hewden engineers will pre-fit all attachments, using the safest quick hitches on the market. The machine is then transported and unloaded on site, ready to go to work.

Adrian Murphy, CEO, Hewden said: “We have worked closely with the Miller team to provide Hewden customers with not only the safest breakers on the market, but a range that adds real value to the onsite solution they provide.

“Combine that with the truly unique hangers, designed exclusively for Hewden, which allow the mounting of Miller breakers to both our Caterpillar and JCB machines and we have a very exciting proposition,” added Murphy.

The breakers are also the first on the market to include both an automated lubrication system across the entire range, and a tracker fitted to each machine to locate if misplaced onsite, or stolen.

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