This new, larger premises - totalling more than 23002 metres - will provide additional levels of technical support and service for the Bredel range of high-pressure hose pumps, MasoSine sinusoidal pumps and Watson-Marlow peristaltic pumps and tubing.
Located in Laser Park, West Rand,the office will be staffed by a team of 28 people led by Nico van Schalkwyk, General Manager, who has been with the company since 1989. It incorporates space for ‘clean’ stores for products, as well as dedicated receiving and dispatch areas.
Along with extra space for warehousing and pump servicing, the new facility incorporates a fully equipment training center and test lab. This area has been designed to deliver operation and maintenance training to WMFTG’s own staff as well as distributors and customers.
Nico van Schalkwyk, General Manager of Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group South Africa comments:
“This is a very exciting time for my team and I. We’re delighted that the investment in additional facilities allows us to offer a much deeper level of support to our many customers. I am particularly proud that we are offering the first peristaltic test lab in South Africa and which will keep us one step ahead our competitors.”
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has a global network of operations including ten factories and 37 direct sales offices. The company is part of the Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc Group and is headquartered in Cornwall, UK.