Dewatering, slurry and sludge pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology will now be marketing the Grindex submersible pump range in additional countries around Africa.
The company’s success in southern Africa with the quality Grindex brand has led to an enlargement of its geographic footprint, according to Jordan Marsh, common supervisor at Integrated Pump Technology. This feather within the company’s cap comes with a five-year renewal of the Grindex distributorship – a step up from the earlier three-year time period.
“We welcome this vote of confidence in our ability, and look forward to the new business that we anticipate from numerous thrilling new markets,” says Marsh. “Our strategy over time has been to construct traction throughout Africa by way of a scientific growth into new markets.”
The seven new countries the place Integrated Pump Technology will market the Grindex brand are Angola, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. This substantially augments the company’s potential for development, he says. It has already had great success in South Africa, Namibia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique and Madagascar, in addition to Lesotho and Eswatini.
“This step will see our mining focus growing into territories that are highly prospective,” he says. “For this purpose, we have recently employed a dedicated person to handle these areas which includes figuring out and appointing essentially the most suitable native agents and distributors.”
He notes that, in plenty of of these nations, the mining sector is taking part in a basic function in pioneering economic progress and creating the idea for growth. With the buoyancy of commodity prices in current years, these areas have improved as targets for world funding.
“Our success in Africa has led to a situation during which we now generate more business outside our conventional market of South Africa, than we do inside our borders,” says Marsh. “ pressure gauge วัด แรง ดัน น้ำ is prone to continue, as we see blue sky potential within the mining of battery minerals like copper, cobalt and manganese.”
This approach is driving the company’s technique for 2023, when its expansion project kicks into high gear. Marsh explains that the modus operandi is based on understanding each market and dealing intently with native distributors. These local players, he emphasises, are chosen for their experience and expertise, but additionally for the standard of their technical amenities.
“We expect our native partners to maintain adequate stockholdings, and to service and restore Grindex tools to our stringent requirements,” he says. “We help them with training and specialist knowledge, and contribute substantially to local skills improvement in every of the markets during which we function.”