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£3 million JCB investment fuels EMR’s greener future

Olivia Healey

EMR agree to buy 50 electric Teletruk models
EMR agree to buy 50 electric Teletruk models

JCB has landed its biggest ever UK order for electric equipment after EMR, a global leader in sustainable materials, bought 50 electric Teletruk models, in a deal worth more than £3 million.

EMR recycles over eight million tonnes of metals and plastics each year – anything from an aircraft carrier to a can. It has purchased the fleet of JCB electric Teletruk models for handling non-ferrous metals and end-of-life vehicles, across its nationwide UK sites. Supplied by dealer Gunn JCB, they replace an existing fleet of competitive diesel models.

JCB and EMR investment

EMR’s Regional Commercial Manager, Giles Mogg said:

“We believe we have a key role to play to help protect our planet for future generations. The switch to JCB electric Teletruks is one of a number of significant steps we have taken to reduce the carbon intensity of our business, on our journey to be carbon net-zero by 2040. They are fantastic, productive machines that will make a positive difference to our fleet.”

The JCB 30-19E and 35-22E electric Teletruks are part a new generation of innovative products from the JCB E-TECH range of equipment, which deliver zero emissions at point of use without compromising performance. The forward reach electric forklifts feature a unique telescopic boom and are capable of a full 8-hour shift on a single charge. Their small turning circle and single side-loading capability make them more productive on materials handling work, inside and outdoors. The 35-22E boasts a max lift capacity of 3,500kg and max lift height of 4.00m. At 2.00m, lift capacity is 2,220kg. The 30-19E model has a maximum lift capacity of 3,000kg and max lift height of 4.00m. Lift capacity is 1900kg at 2.00m.