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

The UK’s largest unbiased rent firm, GAP Hire Solutions (GAP), has established a specialist pump providers division; and as part of the £18 million funding has selected pumps from Atlas Copco Power and Flow. Atlas Copco will provide 310 bespoke floor dewatering pumps of assorted sizes, including 4”, 6”, and 8” pumps.
GAP repeatedly strives to make its customers’ lives easier by offering market-leading tools and figuring out demand for a pump rental service. To improve the shopper expertise and meet environmental ambitions, GAP has created a excessive spec Pump Service. The hire firm wished a pump companion who could supply it with reliable and high-quality equipment tailor-made particularly for its customers’ needs whereas additionally being ready to withstand the pains of the rental market.
“At GAP Building blocks work closely with our clients to understand what gear they require and regularly look to increase our portfolio and services as acceptable,” says Richard Broughton, Head of Pumps Services at GAP. “We have entered the pump rental market with our Pump Services division and wanted to source a pump OEM that could offer revolutionary solutions, with the flexibility to adapt, build, and provide a turnkey range of dewatering pumps.”
GAP Pump Services is at present operating from six locations nationwide in the United Kingdom in Tilbury, Derby, Tewkesbury, Bury St Edmunds, Warrington and Harthill with plans to open further amenities very soon.
Atlas Copco is famend for its high-quality pumping gear and is a trusted brand worldwide. Its energy-efficient pumps are sturdy, present glorious long-life excessive performance, and are simple to service.
“We approached Atlas Copco and were incredibly impressed with their commitment to innovation and their ability to listen to and understand the market necessities from a modern pump rental enterprise,” explains Richard. “We had some very particular calls for, and Atlas Copco rose to the problem.”
“At Atlas Copco, we all the time attempt to accommodate our customers’ necessities and are as flexible as possible,” says Colin Baker, Regional Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Atlas Copco Power and Flow. “GAP provided sturdy and loyal qualities and we are delighted to have been chosen to provide the pumps to their new division.”
“At Atlas Copco, we understand pumps, their software and most importantly the folks using them. We satisfaction ourselves in offering efficient solutions which would possibly be key to our customer’s success, whilst providing sustainable and reliable products,” states Saksham Dube, Divisional Product Manager Surface Pumps.
GAP had numerous demands from the pumps so they might finest meet the necessities of their prospects. 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) gasoline. The pumps additionally wanted to have long-run gas tanks so that GAP’s customers could remove the necessity for hiring exterior gasoline tanks and therefore get rid of the danger of ground contamination. Furthermore, the pumps wanted to include photo voltaic panels so they can cost batteries while on standby in remote locations.
Another key demand from the pumps was their capability to supply diagnostics. Atlas Copco pumps feature sensible control panels, and the Innovative Build function allows for exceptionally simple area service and upkeep so customers can scale back downtime.
The pumps wanted to be robust, with distinctive 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 onerous to ensure all the particular circumstances were met, acceptable testing had taken place, and the pumps had been delivered in time. Already more than 200 pumps have been delivered,” continues Saksham Dube.
“We are proud to supply the Atlas Copco pumps as part of our portfolio. Their worth proposition is very a lot aligned with our wants, and we proceed to work together to look at new pump builds which allows us to advance our providing and higher help our prospects,” concludes Richard.
Atlas Copco’s pump vary has been developed because of over one hundred forty years of experience with construction prospects worldwide and contains small transportable pumps, electrical submersible pumps, centrifugal drainage pumps, high head pumps, and wellpoint floor pumps.
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