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Ardent Hire takes delivery of the biggest Hitachi order to date

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Hitachi Construction Machinery UK has secured its largest order to date with over 300 excavators to be delivered to Ardent Hire Solutions this year. The investment will increase Ardent’s existing Hitachi fleet with the addition of 1.5 tonne mini excavators to 25 tonne zero tail swing tracked excavators.

Ardent Hire Solutions offer over 7,000 assets across 14 depots nationwide, making them one of the largest in the plant hire market.

Anuj Patel, Head of Marketing at Ardent, tells us: “The recent order comes at an exciting time for Ardent Hire, with plans to invest over £100 million on new machines to meet demand and disposal needs.”

He continues: “We’ve made recent investments in Scotland, Newcastle and Leeds, and plan to open another depot in the next quarter.”

Ardent Hire Solutions are renowned for supplying young machines, fewer than two years old to offer the best in fuel efficiency, sustainability and innovation.

Tom Gleeson, Commercial Director, explains: “We have chosen Hitachi as our partner for excavators because of their reliability and proven customer satisfaction.”

“Hitachi constantly delivers highly reliable solutions across the whole range, all of which are suitable for each industry that we operate in. The team make it easy to do business and have a great back up service for machine maintenance.”

Ardent Hire Solutions have excellent experience supplying machinery for contracts across a number of key sectors, including housing, civil engineering, infrastructure and more, with their new machines set to work on a variety of projects across the UK following their phased delivery throughout the year.