GAP Hire Solutions selects Atlas Copco pumps for its new pump providers division

The UK’s largest impartial hire firm, GAP Hire Solutions (GAP), has established a specialist pump companies division; and as a part of the £18 million investment has selected pumps from Atlas Copco Power and Flow. Atlas Copco will present 310 bespoke surface dewatering pumps of various sizes, together with 4”, 6”, and 8” pumps.
Save strives to make its customers’ lives simpler by providing market-leading gear and identifying demand for a pump rental service. To enhance the customer experience and meet environmental ambitions, GAP has created a excessive spec Pump Service. The rent firm wished a pump partner who may supply it with reliable and high-quality equipment tailor-made particularly for its customers’ wants whereas also with the power to face up to the rigors of the rental market.
“At GAP we work carefully with our clients to grasp what gear they require and regularly look to expand our portfolio and companies as acceptable,” says Richard Broughton, Head of Pumps Services at GAP. “We have entered the pump rental market with our Pump Services division and needed to supply a pump OEM that could provide progressive solutions, with the flexibility to adapt, build, and provide a turnkey vary of dewatering pumps.”
GAP Pump Services is presently operating from six places nationwide in the United Kingdom in Tilbury, Derby, Tewkesbury, Bury St Edmunds, Warrington and Harthill with plans to open additional amenities very soon.
Atlas Copco is renowned for its high-quality pumping gear and is a trusted model worldwide. Its energy-efficient pumps are durable, provide excellent long-life excessive performance, and are straightforward to service.
“We approached Atlas Copco and were extremely impressed with their commitment to innovation and their capacity to listen to and understand the market requirements from a modern pump rental business,” explains Richard. “We had some very particular demands, and Atlas Copco rose to the problem.”
“At Atlas Copco, we always try to accommodate our customers’ necessities and are as flexible as potential,” says Colin Baker, Regional Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Atlas Copco Power and Flow. “GAP provided strong and constant qualities and we’re delighted to have been chosen to supply the pumps to their new division.”
“At Atlas Copco, we perceive pumps, their utility and most significantly the individuals utilizing them. We satisfaction ourselves in offering efficient solutions that are key to our customer’s success, whilst providing sustainable and dependable merchandise,” states Saksham Dube, Divisional Product Manager Surface Pumps.
GAP had numerous demands from the pumps so they would best meet the requirements of their clients. First, the pumps required engines compliant with the Stage V emissions regulations in addition to with the flexibility to run on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. The pumps additionally needed to have long-run gas tanks in order that GAP’s customers may remove the need for hiring external gas tanks and due to this fact get rid of the chance of floor contamination. Furthermore, the pumps wanted to incorporate solar panels to enable them to charge batteries while on standby in distant places.
Another key demand from the pumps was their capacity to provide diagnostics. Atlas Copco pumps feature sensible control panels, and the Innovative Build feature allows for exceptionally simple area service and maintenance so customers can cut back downtime.
The pumps needed to be sturdy, with exceptional corrosion resistance, and so have been supplied with galvanized frames. Finally, GAP required the canopies to be painted in its livery and branding.
“Atlas Copco’s manufacturing facility in Italy worked exhausting to make sure all of the special situations have been met, applicable testing had taken place, and the pumps have been delivered in time. Already more than 200 pumps have been delivered,” continues Saksham Dube.
“We are proud to offer the Atlas Copco pumps as part of our portfolio. Their worth proposition could be very much aligned with our needs, and we proceed to work together to take a look at new pump builds which allows us to advance our providing and higher support our customers,” concludes Richard.
Atlas Copco’s pump vary has been developed on account of over 140 years of expertise with development customers worldwide and includes small moveable pumps, electrical submersible pumps, centrifugal drainage pumps, excessive head pumps, and wellpoint floor pumps.
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