Sundyne Appoints AESPUMP as new Partner in South Africa
ARVADA, Colo., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sundyne has named AESPUMP as the sole authorized representative, distributor and service provider for South Africa. Effective as of May 1(st), 2013, AESPUMP is responsible for performing sales, maintenance, repair and technical support for the entire portfolio of Sundyne pumps and compressors throughout the country, in addition to the supply of spares.
Launched in 2012 from the former rotating equipment repairs division of AESSEAL, AESPUMP is located in Secunda, South Africa. Their primary business focus is trained on the support of petrochemical refineries and mining operations, in addition to the repair of API 610 pumps.
Sundyne made the decision to grant the appointment to AESPUMP after completing a comprehensive audit of the company’s capabilities, which include pump testing facilities, Level 4BEE certification, compliance with ISO 9001, 14001 and OSHAS18001 industrial standards, merSETA approval for apprenticeship training and flame-proofed electric apparatuses for use in explosive gas atmospheres.
“In our search to identify a new sales and service partner for the South African market, we tried to find a company whose business and service model was in alignment with our own,” said Colin Guppy, Sundyne’s general manger of worldwide sales. “AESPUMP met that criteria.”
Sundyne has been active in South Africa for 40 years.
Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., USA, Sundyne is a leading manufacturer of highly reliable and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors for use in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, power generation and water processing industries. The Sundyne product portfolio features innovative high-speed integrally geared, multistage and sealless technologies that meet API and ISO standards. With a global channel consisting of more than 300 sales and service locations, and a manufacturing network that employs over 900 people across 5 facilities, Sundyne provides high quality engineered fluid handling solutions to customers around the world. For additional information, visit www.sundyne.com.