Dewatering, slurry and sludge pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology will now be advertising the Grindex submersible pump vary in more countries around Africa.
The company’s success in southern Africa with the quality Grindex brand has led to an enlargement of its geographic footprint, in accordance with Jordan Marsh, common supervisor at Integrated Pump Technology. This feather in the company’s cap comes with a five-year renewal of the Grindex distributorship – a step up from the previous three-year term.
“We welcome this vote of confidence in our ability, and sit up for the model new enterprise that we anticipate from a variety of exciting new markets,” says Marsh. “Our technique over time has been to construct traction throughout Africa via a scientific expansion into new markets.”
The seven new international locations the place Integrated Pump Technology will market the Grindex model are Angola, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. This considerably augments the company’s potential for progress, 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 potential,” he says. “For this purpose, we have just lately employed a devoted individual to handle these areas which incorporates identifying and appointing the most suitable native agents and distributors.”
He notes that, in many of these nations, the mining sector is taking part in a basic role in pioneering economic growth and creating the basis for improvement. With the buoyancy of commodity prices in recent years, these areas have improved as targets for international funding.
“Our success in Africa has led to a state of affairs in which we now generate extra enterprise exterior our traditional market of South Africa, than we do inside our borders,” says Marsh. “This development is more probably to proceed, 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 enlargement venture kicks into high gear. Marsh explains that the modus operandi is predicated on understanding each market and dealing intently with native distributors. These local players, he emphasises, are chosen for his or her expertise and expertise, but additionally for the quality of their technical amenities.
xp2i expect our local companions to maintain sufficient stockholdings, and to service and repair Grindex tools to our stringent requirements,” he says. “We support them with training and specialist information, and contribute considerably to native skills growth in every of the markets in which we operate.”