Benford are a construction plant manufacturer based in Warwickshire. They build dumper trucks and mixers. They are now part of Terex corporations global network of construction plant building operation.
The Company was formed in ? by James Bennett and Harry Langford, who sold the business to Walker Bros. Ltd of Walsall after a few years.
Dumper manufacture started in 1953. The original 4x4 models had axles derived from Landrover axles, fitted with double reduction hubs.
The company was taken over by Terex in 1999 as part of their acquisition of Powerscreen who had bought Benford in 1998 from the BM group who acquired Benford in 1986. Terex have their compact equipment factory up the road in Coventry from Benfords Warwickshire base..
- Cement Mixers 5/3½ first built 1937 and sold at £37
- Batch Mixers
- Benford 10/7 Hopper loaded Batching mixer unit
- 4x4 Dumpers
- Main article: List of Benford models
Latest ones are now branded as Terex-Benford and are being renumbered in Terex's unified model number scheme.
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