South Korean sales and rental company YK Construction Equipment has taken delivery of 42 Snorkel electric scissor lifts, with 100 more on order.
The delivered machines include 21 units of the 15ft S3215E and 21 of its larger brother the 19ft S3219E electric slab scissor lifts. The machines on order include 35x 20ft S3220E, 35x 26ft S4726E and 30x 32ft S4732E electric slab scissor lifts.
Chief executive Hosun Chae said: “We were very impressed by the Snorkel facility in the UK during our visit. The production areas are clean and well organised and they have a very professional team. We enjoyed being able to demonstrate a wide range of products, and we have confidence that the Snorkel products will be well accepted by our customers in South Korea.”
Snorkel chief executive Matthew Elvin added: “It was a pleasure to host Mr Chae and Mr Song at our UK facility, and to introduce them to our team, facility and product line. We are grateful for their continued business and we look forward to a strong, long term relationship with YK Construction Equipment.”
Established in 1999, YK Construction Equipment operates from 14 locations across South Korea, and is a distributor for a number of equipment brands, including Yanmar, Sakai, Manitou and Gehl.