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Company Profile: Pioneer Plant – Your Trusted Partner in Construction Equipment

Get to know Pioneer Plant ..

About Us:

Pioneer Plant, established in 2020 at the onset of a global pandemic, has rapidly emerged as a leading force in the construction equipment industry. As full-line Develon Construction Equipment dealers, we take pride in our commitment to excellence, extensive industry knowledge, and dedication to serving our customers’ needs.


Our Directors:

Our dynamic co-owners, Brian Conn and Steve Corner, bring a wealth of experience to the company. Brian, with 22 years in the industry, began his journey with a marketing degree, eventually moving into sales, where he honed his skills, progressing through the ranks. Steve Corner, a seasoned industry professional, started as an engineer at a young age, and he now leads our Aftersales Department as Aftersales Director. The duo has been working together since 2010, forming a formidable team that drives the success of Pioneer Plant.


Our Products and Services:

Pioneer Plant proudly offers the complete range of Develon machines, from mini diggers to large tracked excavators, dump trucks, and wheeled loaders. We cater to a diverse clientele, spanning multiple industries, including civil engineering, groundworks, construction, demolition, forestry, recycling and waste management, quarries, and plant hire. Our services extend to businesses of all sizes, from small one-person operations to large national enterprises.


Milestones and Achievements:

In just three years, Pioneer Plant has navigated a global pandemic and economic uncertainty while achieving remarkable milestones. Our very first year in business saw us recognised as the Number 1 Develon Dealer for Sales in Europe, a testament to our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction. To date, we have proudly sold more than 500 machines, a testament to our reputation and commitment.


Expansion and Territory:

As part of our ongoing growth, 2023 marks a significant year for Pioneer Plant. We are expanding our territory to serve Leicestershire, South Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, and now Suffolk and Norfolk too. This expansion not only reflects our dedication to better serve our customers but also showcases our ambition and commitment to growth.


Our Ethos:

At Pioneer Plant, our ethos is simple but powerful: “make it happen.” We are driven by the desire to make things happen for our customers, delivering exceptional service and top-tier equipment to support their projects.


Our Team:

Behind our success is a team of 23 dedicated and passionate individuals, committed to upholding our company values and delivering excellence in everything we do.



Our head office is located in Corby, Northamptonshire, at the heart of our operation, where we coordinate our efforts to serve our valued customers.


Pioneer Plant is not just a company; it’s a testament to what can be achieved with dedication, teamwork, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. We look forward to many more milestones on our journey and invite you to join us in shaping the future of the construction equipment industry.

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