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Morris Leslie Invest in Manitou Range of Telehandlers

National plant hire company, Morris Leslie Plant Hire (MLPH), are pioneers in the plant hire industry specialising in a diverse range of applications. The Manitou range of telehandlers are perfectly suited to their requirements for a broad spectrum of uses from compact dimensions to high lift machines of up to 18 metre lift height. The Manitou telehandler range has been developed utilising quality components and is renowned for its robust design and rough terrain capability. Popular with the Morris Leslie customer base is the highly adaptable MT625 and this is reinforced by the fact that Morris Leslie has the world’s largest fleet of MT625 machines , its winning formula is the compact size enabling the machine to work in restricted areas with an impressive overall width of 1m80 and an overall height of only 2m00. Despite its size the MT625 has an excellent lift height of 6m05 and a 2500kg load capacity. A full size cab provides the operator with a spacious and comfortable cab environment and the Kubota 75 horsepower engine provides exceptional performance combined with the hydrostatic transmission for total flexibility and smoothness of operation, in travel mode, the precision of the two speed mechanical gearbox allows travel speeds up to 25 km/h.

MLPH have also invested in the mid range lift height telehandlers from 8 metre to 13 metre lift height and the three models represent excellent levels of productivity and efficiency. The MT835 (8 metre lift height) MT1135 (11 metre) and MT1335 (13 Metre) incorporate the latest design technology allied to the Manitou tradition of over fifty years of product development.

Finally, the high lift MT1440 (14 metre) and MT1840 (18 metre) models are designed with safety in mind and the machines include as standard an extensive selection of safety features such as the wide stabilisers which are easily deployed and combined with the chassis levelling device enhances stability whatever the ground conditions.

Other safety features include a tilt lock out mechanism, an easy connect system facilitating depressurisation of the hydraulic attachment service without turning off the engine and a digicode for security and immobilisation. The load sensing detector has three modes, handling, bucket and a suspended load function which aids safer handling of roof trusses. MLPH is focused on customer service and providing the right equipment for the job, Manitou with their extensive portfolio of materials handling machinery is the ideal partner to grow their business further.

MLPH’s 2014 total investment in plant equipment of £35 million included 400 telehandlers. With over 60% of the assets for growth, Morris Leslie’s overall fleet continues to increase. The business now has in excess of 700 telehandlers in its plant hire fleet which cements their position as the 6th largest telehandler hirer in the UK. All new equipment will serve the firm’s growing order book in the construction, housebuilding and commercial sectors throughout the UK.

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