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Success for Nixon Track

4 May 2011

£60,000 worth of plant equipment recovered from thieves, with arrests.

The holiday period is always an anxious time for sites when leaving their hired equipment exposed to the increasing wave of plant hire theft.

As two separate customers of Nixon Hire experienced over May Day Bank holiday weekend 2011, arriving on their sites to discover their hired equipment had been stolen. This was not only a massive inconvenience to the progress of their jobs but the thought of the replacement costs and next year’s insurance premiums. 
But they need not have panicked as both pieces of equipment were installed with Nixon Track, a bespoke tracking device created and developed for Nixon Hire. On discovering the machines were stolen they were traced and recovered within hours! Nixon Hire is working with Durham and West Yorkshire Police to achieve a successful prosecution for these thefts.

Nixon Track has a 100% recovery rate and is yet another benefit to using Nixon Hire.

‘We are very pleased with Nixontrack and hope that its reputation is not only spreading through the Industry as a major benefit to hiring with Nixon Hire, but that the reputation is also spreading amongst the thieves that it’s not ‘worth’ stealing a Nixon Hire machine as they will find it and they will retrieve it."
Susan Taylor, Hire Systems Manager, Nixon Hire