EnerMech Australia has signed a distribution agreement with Parker Hannifin, the world’s largest motion and control technologies company.
The agreement will see mechanical engineering group EnerMech act as Specialist Parker Distributor in the Australian oil and gas sector.
Covering a broad spectrum of technologies, EnerMech will use Parker products for client requirements in hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration, instrumentation, fluid connectors and seals.
EnerMech will recruit additional staff across the country to support the new service and has invested in stock and hose manufacturing equipment in key locations across both eastern and western coasts. Both companies are working together to develop product-specific training programmes for staff to enhance expertise in Parker’s portfolio.
EnerMech Hydraulics Manager in Australia, Grant Marson, said: “We are delighted to align EnerMech with the world’s market leader in motion and control technologies and this agreement adds value to our clients in the Australian oil and gas industries.
“Having engaged with our clients and listened to feedback from the market, we recognised an opportunity to provide specialist expertise in the specification and application of fluid power and control technologies to the oil and gas sector in Australia.
“This agreement ensures that EnerMech is well placed to support existing and potential clients as the industry transitions towards an operational and maintenance environment, where quality products supported by service excellence will become essential elements in providing value for money.”
EnerMech has operations in eight Australian cities stretching from Perth to Gladstone, Darwin and Melbourne, and employs more than 500 staff in its Australian region, with numbers expected to grow to more than 700 in the next year.
The company has operations in 20 countries and is represented in all of the global oil and gas hubs where it provides a broad range of mechanical services, including cranes and lifting, valves, hydraulics, industrial services, process, pipeline and umbilicals (PPU), equipment rental and training services.