Top Manufacturers of Used Construction Machinery

Used Construction Machinery for Sale

The construction machinery market is controlled by a handful of some of the most well known construction manufacturers around. These companies are constantly battling it out to be the number one provider of diggers and other plant equipment, that can be utilised for a large variety of tasks and projects.

The question is which brand do you pick? It can be a complicated, confusing task when you’re trying to compare different specifications and machinery sizes, let alone thinking about which brand of used construction machinery you should purchase. View our guide below for everything you need to know, as well as some of the top manufacturers we stock here at IPS.


Komatsu Ltd originated as a multinational company from Japan. Komatsu was founded in 1921, and named after the city in Japan. The flourishing company celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2011, and are one of the leading manufacturers in the construction world today. Offering a wide range of exceptional machinery that is perfect for construction and mining.

If you’re looking to buy a Komatsu then you’re looking in the right place. Here at International Plant Sales, we believe in the quality of Komatsu machinery, which is why most of our fleet, particularly excavators, are from Komatsu.

We have the following Komatsu diggers available:

Mini Diggers for sale:

  • Komatsu PC26 MR-3
  • Komatsu PC55 MR-3
  • Komatsu PC80 MR-3

Tracked Excavators for sale:

  • Komatsu PC138 US-10 (Roadliner pads and Steel Tracks)
  • Komatsu PC210 LC-10
  • Komatsu PC360 LC-10

Long Reach Excavators for sale:

  • Komatsu PC138 SLF
  • Komatsu PC210 SLF
  • Komatsu PC360 SLF


Another huge competitor in the construction market is JCB. JCB also provide quality construction machinery for the global market. The company was founded in 1945 by Joseph Cyril Bamford, which its headquarters based in Rochester, Kent.

The predominant types of construction machinery from JCB include Telehandlers, Backhoe Loaders and Skid steers. In 2017, JCB celebrated the 40th anniversary of the JCB 520 Telehandler, which was announced as the world’s best-selling telehandler with over 230,000 sales. 

If you’re looking to buy a JCB then we have the following used construction machinery available:

Backhoe Loaders for sale:

As the construction market evolves, the introduction of electric diggers begins with JCB. If you haven’t seen our previous blog post, take a read now. Who knows what we will have for sale in years to come?


Manitou is another construction company that also rank highly with a lot of customers. They are a French construction manufacturer that specialise in the creation of forklifts, telehandlers and other heavy construction machinery. 

If you are looking to buy a telehandler then the Manitou brand is a perfect option. Not only do we stock JCB Telehandlers, we also like to give our customers the choice between two reputable, well established brands that can deliver outstanding plant equipment.

We have the following Manitou Telehandlers available:


With endless amounts of small businesses and larger brand competitors online selling used construction machinery, it can be difficult to know where to look for reliable second hand plant equipment. Here at IPS, we know our machinery inside and out and can tell you in an instant the specifications of any machine.

As a customer, you will have complete peace of mind knowing that:

  • All of our machines average around 3 – 5 years old
  • They have a major components warranty
  • Our machines come with a manufacturer’s service history
  • We can offer you international delivery if it is required
  • When we acquire the plant machinery, we aim to refurbish and fix any broken components on the diggers before they are sold
  • All of our machines were originally purchased by the H.E. Group, who distributed the construction machinery to Diggerland Adventure Parks and H.E. SERVICES (Plant Hire) Ltd

We are more than happy to arrange an appointment to view our machinery in person, as well as sending over additional specifications, videos and photos if required.

If you know the specific type of used construction machinery you are interested in, or simply want to browse through the diggers for sale here at IPS, contact us today.

You can contact us via WhatsApp, Email or by filling out our contact form.

All information correct as of: 14th November 2019. 

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