Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd are now an official club partner.
The two-year deal will see the company's logo appearing on the collar of Newcastle Falcons' shirts for the next two seasons, while for the remainder of the current campaign it will be on the front of the European and away shirts.
The logo will be on show for the first time during Friday's European Challenge Cup semi-final at Gloucester.
Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd are the UK’s number one supplier of excavators with over 30 years at the forefront of the plant industry. They have their headquarters in Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, with a nationwide support network of branches across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Falcons commercial director Mick Hogan welcomed the new deal, saying: "It is fantastic for us to be involved again with a big global brand who have a significant presence in the North East and throughout the rest of the UK.
"Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd have been involved with the club previously and it is great to have them back on board.
"It's really positive news for the Falcons that there is so much interest in working with the club. We look forward to a strong and growing partnership with a company that is such a success story."
David Roberts, chief executive of Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd, said: “All of us here at Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd are delighted and very proud to be partnering with Newcastle Falcons, and look forward to working closely together.
"Not only does Hitachi have deep roots here in the North East, we strive for excellence in everything we do, just as the Newcastle Falcons do.”
For more information on Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd please visit www.hitachicm.co.uk .
(pictured, left to right) John Jones, former CEO & advisor Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd and CEO David Roberts.