JCB has sold 500,000 backhoe loaders in 59 years full report

An iconic Midlands business known across the world that employs thousands across the region reached a milestone today.

JCB has presented the latest backhoe loader to roll off the production line to its new Russian owners in a special ceremony on the shop floor.

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JCB Celebrates Milestone

JCB today marks the production of the half a millionth backhoe loader, the digger that made the company famous.