Taking another step upward as a leading dewatering pump and dredging specialist, IPR has been awarded the grasp distributorship for the Atlas Copco pump range within the Southern African region.
According to Lee Vine, managing director of IPR – beforehand known as Integrated Pump Rental – the brand new arrangement will additional enhance IPR’s offering to prospects. The company has over the past eight years constructed a significant presence in mining, development, agriculture and other industrial sectors.
“Representing a leading international brand like Atlas Copco reinforces IPR’s commitment to our clients, which mixes the absolute best quality tools with our superior service ranges,” says Vine. “Our in depth network within the area ensures we’re near prospects, and the Atlas Copco vary provides further to our capability to satisfy their site specific wants.”
The new range includes wet prime and dry prime diesel driven pumps, in addition to submersible pumps for the three key pumping classes – dewatering, sludge and slurry. The diesel pushed pumps vary in capacity from a 30 metre to a hundred and fifty metre head, with move rates from 50 to 1500 cubic metres per hour. Effortless of Atlas Copco pumps extends from 0.4 kW to 54 kW power.
“IPR has developed an unsurpassed depth of technical experience and market information since we launched in 2015,” he says. “Our expertise base and connection to clients have made this collaboration with Atlas Copco a perfect fit for us – adding appreciable worth for our customer base.”
As IPR product supervisor for the Atlas Copco range, Steve du Toit highlights that a substantial stockholding is in place at IPR’s Johannesburg head office to meet demand. The company’s well-equipped and professionally staffed service centre is at all times available to support the market.
“The Atlas Copco model boasts a excessive degree of quality with robust materials of building for strong performance and rugged wear,” says du Toit. “Features like excessive chrome impellers and mechanical seal flushing all contribute to optimum reliability and uptime.”
The pumps have additionally been designed with the consumer in mind, he explains – including the ease of access to internal parts, and a compact modular design. They are versatile and mobile, and may be trailer-based or skid-based. Just as IPR has developed from a primarily rental firm to selling increasing volumes of its pumps, so the Atlas Copco vary might be obtainable for both purchase or rental.
“By having each a sales and rental possibility, IPR might help clients to optimise the worth of possession for their particular conditions,” he says. After a sustained interval of progress, IPR has just lately moved into new, bigger premises in Hughes, Jet Park. The expanded facilities will facilitate the mandatory stockholding, as well as workshop area, and places of work for design, engineering, sales and administration.

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