£3 million JCB investment fuels EMR’S greener future
JCB has landed its biggest ever UK order for electric equipment after EMR, a global leader in sustainable materials, bought 50 electric Teletruk models, in a deal worth more than £3 million.
EMR recycles over eight million tonnes of metals and plastics each year – anything from an aircraft carrier to a can. It has purchased the fleet of JCB electric Teletruk models for handling non-ferrous metals and end-of-life vehicles, across its nationwide UK sites. Supplied by dealer Gunn JCB, they replace an existing fleet of competitive diesel models.
Giles Mogg, EMR’s regional commercial manager said, “We believe we have a key role to play to help protect our planet for future generations. The switch to JCB electric Teletruks is one of a number of significant steps we have taken to reduce the carbon intensity of our business, on our journey to be carbon net-zero by 2040. They are fantastic, productive machines that will make a positive difference to our fleet.”
The JCB 30-19E and 35-22E electric Teletruks are part of a new generation of innovative products from the JCB E-TECH range of equipment, designed to deliver zero emissions at point of use without compromising performance. The forward reach electric forklifts feature a unique telescopic boom and are capable of a full 8-hour shift on a single charge. Their small turning circle and single side-loading capability make them productive on materials handling work, inside and outdoors. The 35-22E boasts a max lift capacity of 3500kg and max lift height of 4m. At 2m, lift capacity is 2220kg. The 30-19E model has a maximum lift capacity of 3000kg and max lift height of 4m – lift capacity is 1900kg at 2m.