HSS Hire Services Group (“HSS”) has acquired UK Platforms, the powered access specialist, from the Haulotte Group.
The transaction will make HSS the second-largest provider in the powered access market in Britain and Ireland.
UK Platforms was founded in 2000 and is a nationwide hire company supplying an extensive range of electric and diesel powered access products, including scissor lifts, boom lifts and telehandlers.
Its customer base is spread across a range of industries including construction, facilities management, maintenance and signage. It has approximately 120 employees and operates from a network of ten depots.
Chris Davies, Chief Executive Officer at HSS Hire said: “We believe that UK Platforms is a great fit for HSS and reflects our commitment to adding specialist expertise to our Group. I’m confident that it will help us to continue to deliver an unrivalled hire experience to our customers. There is great cultural alignment - we each care strongly about safety, high-quality kit, great value and industry-leading customer service. We look forward to a continuing strategic partnership with Haulotte.”