Monk JCB recently opened its new $8MM facility at 11211 North Freeway in Houston, TX, joining a rapidly growing network of dealerships for the largest privately-held construction equipment manufacturer in the world. A family business to its core, Alice Bamford, daughter of JCB Chairman Lord Bamford and granddaughter of company founder Joseph Cyril Bamford (Mr. JCB), officiated the ceremony.
JCB is sponsoring dealerships in key market areas such as Houston due to its ongoing commitment to the North American market. JCB also has corporate-sponsored dealerships in Dallas and Southern California.
“We are excited to welcome the public to our new Houston showroom,” said Bryan Monk, Dealer Principal of Monk JCB, who oversees the sales and operations of JCB products in Southeast Texas. “This new, expanded location allows us to demonstrate our full line of in-stock equipment. The quality and innovation put into our JCB construction equipment make us a perfect fit for the needs of the Houston heavy construction equipment market. A facility like this helps us better serve our community.”
Monk has over three decades of experience and success in the industry. Also attending the ribbon-cutting were Wesley Hunt (for Congress), Jeff Nielsen – Houston Contractors Assoc., Dru Gutierrez – North Houston District, Richard Fox-Marrs – President and CEO of JCB North America. Also in attendance were many JCB dealers and top executives.
JCB is the world’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction, agricultural, and defense equipment. From its North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, and at 21 other manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom, China, India, and Brazil, JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products for customers in 150 countries. JCB products include Loadall telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, compact excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Access aerial work platforms, rough terrain forklifts, and Fastrac tractors. For more information, visit www.jcb.com.