Ariel appoints Valmec as Australian distributor

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The appointment introduces a new distributorship model to the Australian market, with the opportunity for Valmec’s clients to now benefit from a range of factory direct and accredited services.

This comprises access to genuine OEM compression parts, product support, training, extended warranties and more efficient and tailored procurement activities.

Valmec is one of the most experienced breakdown and maintenance service providers of major capital equipment within the region and alongside Ariel’s team of experienced compressor technicians is positioned to be a key provide of high-quality compressor maintenance and revitalisation solutions in the Australian market.

This translates to an increase in productivity and more secure operations for clients.

Ariel is the largest manufacturer of reciprocating gas compressors in the world, setting the standard in quality, reliability and customer support. Since 1966, Ariel has shipped over 65,000 compressors with installations in over 100 countries.

The comapny’s compressors are used in a vast array of applications serving global energy markets, industrial gas markets and compressed gas transportation, storage and delivery.

The company provides itself as being a world-class manufacturer and setting the industry standard through expert design, manufacturing, research and development and an unmatched dedication to supporting its customers.

Steve Droplich, managing director of Valmec, expressed that the company looks forward to a mutually benefiting, long-term relationship with Ariel and are excited to be providing a new value proposition to its customers.

“Ariel has a long-standing reputation as a global leader of gas compression technologies, with a presence on major oil and gas production facilities globally and here in Australia. This new direct affiliation brings our clients closer to the OEM, reducing the burden on the energy supply chain to accommodate the increased support requirements of asset owners,” said Droplich.

“As an independent operations and maintenance provider, Valmec is uniquely positioned as a provider of superior industry-leading asset support to new and existing clients within the Australian market, now backed by Ariel’s world-class quality assurance and innovation.”

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