Where to scrap for a bargain

Padfield, Emily
September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/12/2008, p97
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Hewitt International, the salvage company used by NFU Mutual. Initially, forecasts predicted 300-400 units a year to pass through the yard. But, since May 2006, more than 3,800 pieces of equipment have been sold through Hewitt's Ebay-style Internet auction site, says Adam Hewitt, who runs the company with brother Mike. The agricultural machinery partnership between the NFU Mutual and Hewitt International was set up with four aims. Machinery is assessed by NFU Mutual before collection and put into four classes: A, B, C and D.


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