Aiming High with Molson: JLG

November 19, 2015

JLG has appointed the Molson Group as an authorised distributor for JLG branded telehandlers in South West England and South West Wales. The agreement is already in force and the first machines delivered.

Avonmouth, Bristol, based Molson also distributes Kobelco excavators, and has recently been appointed to handle Terex Environmental’s Ecotec range of recycling equipment and Sennebogen’s line of recycling material and timber handling machines.

The Shannon group the Iver, Buckinghamshire based contractor, haulage and training company and a long standing Molson customer purchased the first JLG telehandler sold by Molson, a Rental Specification four tonne/17.3 metre JLG 4017PS.

Molson joint managing director Robin Powell sees the deal as a perfect fit for both JLG and Molson Group.

He said: “JLG is a mammoth outfit. In the USA it has an almost 60% share of the telehandler market and can boast a third of the worldwide access work platform market. In the UK and Europe it doesn’t quite have the same level of market share and that is something that we are sure the Molson team will be able to help rectify.”

The full range of JLG telehandlers will be available from Molson with Robin keen to underline their safety and quality. He said: “JLG have always had a focus on the safety element of all their machines and their telehandlers are no exception. They understand safety and are always looking to innovate and bring in new, industry first safety measures. JLG manufactures a huge quantity of machines but the build quality is exceptional. They are hugely reliable.”