The Access Link the association of independent regional companies in the UK and Ireland held its quarterly meeting on Thursday at Haulotte UK in Telford Shropshire.
The Haulotte sponsored meeting saw a record attendance of 40 delegates. Mick Evans general manager of Haulotte UK welcomed the members before the meeting got underway.
Link chairman John Ball welcomed four new members to their first meeting namely Access Platforms Aberdeen, One Stop Access Glasgow, Ashbrook Plant and Access Warrington and Bangor and SWAT Access from Preston. Between them the four new companies add an extra 1,000 platforms to the combines Access Link fleet, while improving geographic coverage.
During the day Haulotte UK also made a number presentations and demonstrations of its product range and finance offerings , giving members and opportunity to take a closer look at the new Star 6 AC mast type machine and the latest generation RTJ booms .
Other presentations were given by Henderson Insurance and Trackunit. Before the end of the formal part of the meeting Allan Hemmings of The Lighthouse Club gave a brief outline of the charities latest activities before being presented with a 1,000 cheque, representing funds raised by The Access Link members.
The day concluded with a reception and dinner.