PIRTEK worldwide offers hydraulic hose replacement and industrial hose repair services with onsite mobile and service centres in 23 countries and globally operates over 450 franchises. In Africa PIRTEK has a presence in 9 countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, DRC, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Zambia and Mozambique.
Announcing their expansion into Canada – their 24th country, Kim Gubera, PIRTEK’s USA CEO welcomed Canada to their growing stable of international operations saying “it is a great opportunity where the sky’s the limit for wide-reaching territories and revenues. Despite the pandemic, PIRTEK has continued its growth over recent years, up 7% in sales and 28.5% in unit increase from June 2019 to June 2020. The company’s extensive growth and success has led PIRTEK to seek out more international markets.”
In Africa PIRTEK has both Franchise operations and Distributors when conditions suit this arrangement as well as in various of the mining areas throughout Africa, where it offers onsite workshop facilities, manned by trained technicians.
According to Kieron Goss, MD of PIRTEK Africa, the franchisor has opened or is in the process of opening 4 new Franchises. At the same time PIRTEK has or is in the process of converting 4 Franchises into 100% Black Owned Franchises in the Northern Cape, Limpopo and West Rand. “The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense effect on business throughout the continent but PIRTEK has, in these difficult times, managed to maintain sales volumes and with the increased presence in African countries has managed to achieve a much higher volume of sales in Africa.”
PIRTEK prides itself on being able to fill customers’ needs quickly and efficiently, having the widest variety of unique products and parts to keep essential projects up and running. Its quick turnaround time is also credited to the 24/7 onsite service it offers to hydraulic and industrial-based businesses, often enabling customers to be up-and-running again quickly, minimizing equipment downtime.
PIRTEK offers on-site hose service, available 24/7, where feasible. It is a simple solution that minimizes equipment downtime and eliminates the need for customers to leave their job sites or facilities to locate new hydraulic hoses and hydraulic fittings. Simply, this is how, “We’ll Keep You Operating!“.
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