United Powered Access (UPA) has announced further investment in both machinery and people
The company, which specialises in modern, reliable and cost effective access platforms, on short or long term hire, was set up to provide quality machinery for a multitude of industries throughout the UK.
Jason O’Brien, Hire & Operations Controller at UPA, explained: “The business has gone from strength to strength over the past few years. Our four-hour rapid response service has proven extremely popular and it is in this area that many of our new machines will be put to work. Our customers really appreciate having access to the latest machinery backed up by a reliable support team which is always on hand to offer any necessary guidance.”
New additions to the rental fleet include: Manitou masted fork trucks, fuel bowsers and Pop-Up IQ10s (a small, portable unit), as well as the Skyjack 4740 – the very latest in electric scissor lifts, which can exceed the previous reach and capability on offer.
The business’ diversification into fuel bowsers was a response to the demands of building site clients looking for reliable rental of fuel storage kit. UPA responded by adding 900 litre fuel tanks and 2000 litre fuel stores to its inventory.
To complement this expansion of the rental fleet, UPA has upgraded all delivery and service vehicles, including plant trailers. A recent, company-wide rebranding exercise has further enhanced the look and feel with a new website, liveried vehicles and branded workwear. All the latest news and offers will be shared via the company’s new Twitter account.
O’Brien concluded: “In order to manage the increased workload, whilst maintaining the level of service our existing customers have become accustomed to, we have strengthened the team adding a new LOLER Engineer and an additional Sales Account Manager to the ranks. These are really exciting times and we look forward to continuing to develop meaningful partnerships with reliable manufacturers in order to provide the highest level of service to our end clients.”
UPA is part of the CA Group of companies. CA Group Limited was founded in 1983 and is one of the UK’s leading metal and cladding systems manufacturers and contractors for the industrial, commercial and public sectors, and refurbishment markets. Strategically based at Lymm Service Station, off the M6, UPA is well positioned to be able to quickly react to customer need.
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