Molson Group secures SMP tiltrotator dealership

MOLSON Group has been appointed SMP tiltrotator dealer for Scotland, England and Wales.

Sweden-headquartered SMP manufacture seven different models to fit excavators ranging from 3t (the ST6) through to 30t (the ST28). Molson said the full SMP range is being rolled out across the group, including Molson Young Plant Sales in Scotland, with units available from the beginning of June.

By offering the SMP machines in conjunction with existing brands in the portfolio including Kobelco, Molson Group said it will be able to offer a “one-stop shop” for customers looking for an excavator and tiltrotator package.

Molson Group has sold tiltrotators from a range of brands in recent years, and explained it will maintain a “strong relationship” with those businesses and continue to support customers with warranty work, parts and servicing requirements on legacy units.

Jonathan Wilson, Molson Group joint managing director said, “SMP have a great approach to business. They listened to what we explained was necessary for their product to be successful in the UK and are working with us to deliver the best possible solution. I can see that this approach, along with their excellent product design and build quality, will give us a unique offer to both existing and new customers.”

Hans Hanses, SMP parts AB managing director added, “Molson Group offer a unique route to market for SMP. Not only do they have a large, effective sales team, they also have the knowledge, skills and scale in their aftersales team to support customers to the level required to change the current landscape of the UK tilt rotator market.

“Molson Group have already had success in converting customers to adopting tiltrotator technology. This ability to educate customers to the benefits of adopting this technology, along with the ability to offer a complete package to customers using a premium quality base machine, will make it a compelling proposition.”