Merlo UK has appointed Shellplant as a dealer for Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.
Based in Earls Barton, just east of Northampton, the company was established in 1972, and also handles Probst material handling attachments, Thwaites dumpers, Kubota mini excavators, Bomag rollers and Atlas Copco mobile compressors. In the past it has also offered Ausa equipment.
Shellplant has taken a six metre/2,700kg Merlo P27.6 Plus compact unit and a 13 metre/4,000kg P40.13 as its initial stock. It will also offer a full spare parts and service coverage for new and existing Merlo machines in the territory.