Parker Hannifin has signed a strategic agreement with Oilserv Group, which will ensure the distribution of Parker products for the Oil and Gas, Power, Food & Beverage and Industrial markets in the West Africa sub-region including Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Togo Republic, and the East Africa sub-region including, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Mozambique.
This agreement is effective immediately and means that customers will have access to Parker products via Oilserv and affiliate hubs in Port Harcourt, Lagos, Lome, Cotonou, Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Maputo.
Commenting on the agreement, Barry Mackay, Regional General Manager for Africa and southern Europe, said: “This is excellent news. This agreement will allow both Parker and Oilserv to accelerate their growth in key areas of Africa and meet both companies’ long-term growth strategies by serving existing global customers operating in the sub-regions and indigenous enterprises.
“In Oilserv, we have found an established, credible and professional partner, which employs skilled local engineers and professionals and embodies a commitment to local content in the form of capacity development in all the markets that it operates with the foundation it has successfully developed over the last 20-years they have been in operation in the Nigerian market. Oilserv is ready to grow with us and have the ability and drive to make this happen.”
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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