Successful truck firm uses Edbro cylinders to make its own luck

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Successful truck firm uses Edbro cylinders to make its own luck Kent-based Mark Luck Transport has acquired four new eight wheeler rigid tipper trucks, bringing its fleet to 45 vehicles. As standard the company specifies all of its new vehicles with Edbro tipping gear. These vehicles are no different, each being equipped with lightweight CX combined ram and tank cylinders. The company was founded in 1929 by Mark Luck Sr and is now run by his son and grandson, Ken and Mark Jr. Today the fleet includes...

Edbro’s compact in cab inclinometer reduces the risk of accidents during tipping

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Edbro’s compact in cab inclinometer reduces the risk of accidents during tipping JOST has introduced a new range of Edbro inclinometers which will bring improved levels of safety to tipping operations. The inclinometer constantly monitors the angle of the rear end of the tipper and stops its operation if a dangerous angle is being approached. The tipping angle is measured constantly while a simple in-cab control unit allows the driver to monitor the operation. The unit also highlights when the truck may be on an uneven or...

Commercial vehicle service training days to run and run

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Commercial vehicle service training days to run and run The first of JOST UK’s new format Service Days has conformed to the company’s ‘right first time’ philosophy, winning high praise from the delegates and providing a template for future events. JOST is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of components and systems for commercial vehicles, including road trucks and trailers, forestry and agricultural vehicles. The objective of Service Days is to ensure its Service Agents have all the knowledge and expertise required to offer the best possible service...

Wessex Truck Show – Jost Group to the fore

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Wessex Truck Show - Jost Group to the fore Now in its 4th year, the Wessex Truck Show continues to grow. Set in a scenic location on the edge of Yeovil, Somerset, the event enjoyed warm and sunny weather all weekend. Supported by nearly all the region’s truck dealers, the Show attracted a record number of entries with 550 trucks on show from operators across the West Country and South Coast. A further 50 trucks were shown on dealer stands. Jost Group products were to the fore with...

Edbro centenary steals the show at Tip-Ex 2016

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Edbro centenary steals the show at Tip-Ex 2016 This year’s Tip-Ex show was as popular as ever with many leading manufacturers, body builders and operators attending the UK’s only show dedicated to tipping industry. As always, JOST was at the show promoting the industry leading Edbro tipping cylinders, as well as its range of fifth wheels, landing legs, couplings and axle systems. Of particular interest to many of the shows visitors was Edbro’s centenary celebrations which marked 100 years since Maurice Edwards developed the first ever hoist...

JPE Aggregates turns to Edbro cylinders for improved tipping performance

News & Press » Press center » Press reports JPE Aggregates turns to Edbro cylinders for improved tipping performance When specifying 30 new Volvo FMX rigid tipping vehicles, JPE Aggregates was keen to ensure that it maximised their performance. Having researched the options available on the market, it was decided that each vehicle should be specified with CX14 tipping gear from Edbro to deliver the fastest and lightest tipping possible. JPE Aggregates is a midlands based aggregate supplier specialising in the delivery of clay, recycled aggregates and soils. Because JPE supplies from its own strategically located...

Edbro tipping gear still working reliably for Summerleaze after 15 years of arduous duty

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Edbro tipping gear still working reliably for Summerleaze after 15 years of arduous duty With long term reliability and minimal service requirements being key considerations for tipping gear in the demanding aggregates sector, JOST can point to a vehicle in the Summerleaze fleet which is still operating perfectly with its original Edbro CX15 tipping gear – 15 years after first going into service. It is still making ten trips a day, five days a week, carrying a full load of ballast from the quarry to a...

Edbro CX14: The lightweight champion!

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Edbro CX14: The lightweight champion! The importance of payload cannot be over emphasised. Short of safety and reliability it is the single most important factor when determining the capability of a vehicle to deliver profitable service. So it’s little wonder that manufacturers of components for commercial vehicles compete fiercely for the title of ‘lightest on the market’. One of the fiercest of these competitions is between manufacturers of tipping gear for ‘lightest cylinder for 8x4 vehicles’. Ironically, despite the competition, there has been one undisputed champion in...

JOST UK enjoys busy Tip-Ex 2015

News & Press » Press center » Press reports JOST UK enjoys busy Tip-Ex 2015 The sun may not have been shining on Harrogate during this year’s Tip-Ex, but JOST certainly found a silver lining for every cloud that passed over. For the first time the company was able to introduce the market to its new Trailer Axle Systems range whilst also reminding Operators and Body Builder why the Edbro brand is still number one for lightweight, high speed tipping cylinders. In addition, the company was able to raise almost £200 for the Yorkshire Air...

Follow the L. Lynch Top Tip: Specify Edbro

News & Press » Press center » Press reports Follow the L. Lynch Top Tip: Specify Edbro L. Lynch is currently one of the UK’s fastest growing plant hire and haulage companies. In addition to its London based rail hub for ‘muckaway’ operations and its on-going contract at Hinkley Point nuclear power station, the company has recently opened four new depots across the country to minimise its response times to all orders. As part of this expansion L. Lynch has invested heavily in a new fleet of tippers and grab lorries. In order to keep...