GAP Hire Solutions selects Atlas Copco pumps for its new pump providers division

The UK’s largest impartial rent firm, GAP Hire Solutions (GAP), has established a specialist pump companies division; and as a half of the £18 million investment has chosen pumps from Atlas Copco Power and Flow. Atlas Copco will present 310 bespoke floor dewatering pumps of various sizes, including 4”, 6”, and 8” pumps.
GAP constantly strives to make its customers’ lives easier by offering market-leading equipment and identifying demand for a pump rental service. To improve the customer expertise and meet environmental ambitions, GAP has created a excessive spec Pump Service. The rent firm needed a pump associate who may supply it with dependable and high-quality tools tailor-made specifically for its customers’ wants whereas additionally being able to withstand the rigors of the rental market.
“At GAP we work carefully with our customers to grasp what equipment they require and regularly look to expand our portfolio and companies as appropriate,” 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 might offer revolutionary solutions, with the power to adapt, build, and provide a turnkey vary of dewatering pumps.”

GAP Pump Services is at present operating from six areas nationwide in the United Kingdom in Tilbury, Derby, Tewkesbury, Bury St Edmunds, Warrington and Harthill with plans to open additional services very quickly.
Atlas Copco is famend for its high-quality pumping equipment and is a trusted model worldwide. Its energy-efficient pumps are sturdy, provide glorious long-life excessive efficiency, and are simple to service.
“We approached Atlas Copco and have been extremely impressed with their commitment to innovation and their ability to hearken to and perceive the market requirements from a contemporary pump rental enterprise,” explains Richard. “We had some very particular demands, and Atlas Copco rose to the challenge.”

“At digital pressure gauge , we at all times attempt to accommodate our customers’ requirements and are as flexible as potential,” says Colin Baker, Regional Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Atlas Copco Power and Flow. “GAP offered sturdy and loyal qualities and we’re delighted to have been chosen to provide the pumps to their new division.”

“At Atlas Copco, we understand pumps, their utility and most importantly the individuals using them. We pride ourselves in providing efficient options that are key to our customer’s success, while offering sustainable and reliable merchandise,” states Saksham Dube, Divisional Product Manager Surface Pumps.
GAP had varied calls for from the pumps so they would greatest meet the necessities of their clients. First, the pumps required engines compliant with the Stage V emissions regulations as properly as being in a position to run on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) gas. The pumps also wanted to have long-run gasoline tanks so that GAP’s clients could take away the necessity for hiring external gasoline tanks and therefore remove the chance of floor contamination. Furthermore, the pumps needed to incorporate photo voltaic panels to enable them to charge batteries whereas on standby in remote places.
Another key demand from the pumps was their ability to supply diagnostics. Atlas Copco pumps feature good management panels, and the Innovative Build function permits for exceptionally straightforward area service and maintenance so customers can cut back downtime.
The pumps wanted to be strong, with distinctive corrosion resistance, and so had been supplied with galvanized frames. Finally, GAP required the canopies to be painted in its livery and branding.
“Atlas Copco’s manufacturing facility in Italy labored exhausting to make sure all of the particular circumstances have been met, applicable testing had taken place, and the pumps have been delivered in time. Already greater than 200 pumps have been delivered,” continues Saksham Dube.
“We are proud to offer the Atlas Copco pumps as a half of our portfolio. Their value proposition is very much aligned with our needs, and we continue to work together to have a look at new pump builds which allows us to advance our providing and higher help our prospects,” concludes Richard.
Atlas Copco’s pump vary has been developed because of over 140 years of experience with construction prospects worldwide and includes small transportable pumps, electrical submersible pumps, centrifugal drainage pumps, excessive head pumps, and wellpoint floor pumps.

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