UK arborist supply company DJB Machinery has purchased an additional 16 Multitel SMX250 25m spider lifts, bringing the total number of units purchased in the last 18 months to 28.
The SMX250 has a working height of 25.2 meters, with a maximum reach of 11.6 meters with 80 kg, the maximum platform capacity of 250 kg can be raised to a reach of 7.9 meters, the total weight is only 2,600 kg, which makes it ideal for trailer two-axle equipment. Power options include diesel, gasoline or electric.
DJB Machinery has been the Multitel dealer for the UK tree care industry since mid-2020, the company, owned by Daniel Bryce, is located in the village of Buxted, near Uckfield, East Sussex. It provides arborist businesses with a full line of supplies and equipment ranging from chainsaws and stump grinders to protective clothing and equipment, as well as aerial work platforms and loaders. Half of the 16 new units are pre-sold.
Greg Moore, Sales Manager for Multitel UK & Ireland, said: “In 2020, Daniel Bryce contacted us to ask if they could buy our SMX range to sell to their customers, as they had heard of the success had in the arborist sector. In November 2020, therefore, DJB Machinery became the official distributor of the SMX range, but only for arborists; while Multitel UK continues to deal directly with the rest of its customers, at the both for sale and for rent »