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 services division; and as a part of the £18 million funding has selected pumps from Atlas Copco Power and Flow. Atlas Copco will provide 310 bespoke surface dewatering pumps of various sizes, including 4”, 6”, and 8” pumps.
GAP repeatedly strives to make its customers’ lives easier by offering market-leading equipment and identifying demand for a pump rental service. To enhance Simple as ABC and meet environmental ambitions, GAP has created a high spec Pump Service. The rent company wanted a pump partner who might supply it with reliable and high-quality tools tailor-made particularly for its customers’ wants whereas also with the ability to stand up to the trials of the rental market.
“At GAP we work closely with our customers to know what gear they require and frequently look to expand 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 needed to supply a pump OEM that would provide innovative solutions, with the power to adapt, construct, and provide a turnkey range of dewatering pumps.”
GAP Pump Services is currently working from six places nationwide within the United Kingdom in Tilbury, Derby, Tewkesbury, Bury St Edmunds, Warrington and Harthill with plans to open additional facilities very soon.
Atlas Copco is renowned for its high-quality pumping gear and is a trusted model worldwide. Its energy-efficient pumps are durable, present excellent long-life high performance, and are easy to service.
“We approached Atlas Copco and were extremely impressed with their commitment to innovation and their ability to hearken to and perceive the market necessities from a modern pump rental enterprise,” explains Richard. “ Money had some very specific calls for, and Atlas Copco rose to the challenge.”
“At Atlas Copco, we at all times try to accommodate our customers’ requirements and are as flexible as attainable,” says Colin Baker, Regional Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Atlas Copco Power and Flow. “GAP supplied sturdy and constant qualities and we are delighted to have been chosen to supply the pumps to their new division.”
“At Atlas Copco, we understand pumps, their application and most importantly the folks using them. We pride ourselves in offering effective solutions that are key to our customer’s success, whilst offering sustainable and dependable products,” states Saksham Dube, Divisional Product Manager Surface Pumps.
GAP had varied demands from the pumps so they’d finest meet the requirements of their clients. First, the pumps required engines compliant with the Stage V emissions regulations in addition to with the power to run on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. The pumps additionally needed to have long-run gasoline tanks so that GAP’s clients might remove the need for hiring external gas tanks and therefore get rid of the danger of floor contamination. Furthermore, the pumps needed to incorporate solar panels to enable them to charge batteries while on standby in remote places.
Another key demand from the pumps was their capability to supply diagnostics. Atlas Copco pumps characteristic sensible control panels, and the Innovative Build function allows for exceptionally straightforward subject service and maintenance so users can scale back downtime.
The pumps wanted to be robust, with distinctive corrosion resistance, and so have been provided 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 the particular conditions were 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 supply the Atlas Copco pumps as part of our portfolio. Their worth proposition could be very a lot aligned with our wants, and we continue to work collectively to take a look at new pump builds which allows us to advance our providing and higher support our prospects,” concludes Richard.
Atlas Copco’s pump vary has been developed as a outcome of over a hundred and forty years of experience with construction prospects worldwide and includes small moveable pumps, electrical submersible pumps, centrifugal drainage pumps, high head pumps, and wellpoint surface pumps.
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