Following a sustained period of business growth, GR8 Equipment & Tool Hire has just taken delivery of its 100th Kubota excavator from Hosplant Sales.
This is a bespoke machine to mark the milestone, as it has a black and gold livery. Hosplant chose these because they are the colours of the uniform worn by managing director, Josh Thompson, and his team when they attended the local school.
Based in Hertfordshire, with further depots in Saffron Walden and Cambridge, GR8 has worked closely with Kubota for nearly a decade and has seen the demand for the Japanese manufacturer’s mini-excavators rise rapidly.
With a reputation for robust and reliable machinery, GR8 boasts a large and diverse Kubota mini-excavator fleet of 1-3 tonne machines to meet the varying needs of its wide customer base.
According to Thompson, the company’s continuing growth is due in part to its decision to use Kubota machines.
“Kubota and Hosplant have played a key role in this business growth. The Kubota machinery is dependable and can handle the toughest tasks, which is vitally important for our customers,” he says.
“When you combine that with great machine residual value and the excellent service we receive from Hosplant, we are so glad we chose Kubota in 2014 and have never looked back since.”
The KX and U excavator series from Kubota are some of the most reliable and durable machines on the market to date, utilising Kubota’s latest in-house engine technology designed to offer maximum fuel efficiency, minimal noise and vibration, as well as low emission levels to meet current regulations.