New Indianapolis Pirtek Branch Opens For Business
Service & Supply Center Broadens Coverage For City’s Industries
February 28, 2018 // Franchising.com // Indianapolis, USA - A new Pirtek has opened its doors to expand the company’s hydraulic hose replacement service in the Indianapolis metro area. Pirtek Pike’s Service & Supply Center is at 4219 West 96th St. in northeast Indianapolis. The opening broadens the coverage area for owner Ian Harley, who also owns Pirtek Perry at 3015 South Harding St.
“Pirtek has been very well-received in Indianapolis,” Harley said. “I wanted to better serve our customers, give them even faster response times. That’s why I opened this new location. It increases our capabilities here and puts us nearer to some of our key customers. It also allows us to carry more inventory and additional technical capacity.”
A team of 10, including eight mobile technicians, now covers the expansive Indianapolis market.
The only franchise of its kind in the United States, Pirtek provides hydraulic and industrial hose replacement sales and services. Pirtek’s highly trained technicians eliminate downtime by performing maintenance services onsite when a hydraulic or pneumatic hose failure occurs. There are 75 Pirtek franchises and a fleet of Mobile Service Vehicles throughout the United States. Globally, Pirtek has more than 400 locations and 2,000 Mobile Service Vehicles in 23 countries.
Harley’s first Pirtek in Indianapolis opened in 2013. Since then, he’s made it a point to train his employees and prepare them for advancement into leadership roles. Josh Mendoza, originally a service technician, has been promoted to branch manager of the new Pirtek location. The new branch manager said he’s honored to be in his current position.
“For the last three years, I’ve felt proud to work for a company that not only has a great reputation but also respects and supports its employees,” Mendoza said. “Pirtek recognizes hard work and rewards the effort with opportunities for career advancement. I’ve enjoyed the challenges and increased responsibilities as I’ve grown in my career. This has been possible because I’m surrounded by colleagues who truly support the team effort.”
Harley has also promoted Keith Venis, a former operations manager at Pirtek, to run one franchise location as branch manager. “Central to the theme of Pirtek is that we grow from within,” Harley said. “It’s a business philosophy I take seriously.”
Pirtek is the fluid transfer solutions leader in sales and service and the only franchise of its kind in the United States. Pirtek boasts more than 400 Service & Supply Centers in 23 countries around the world, and has more than 30 years of experience in the hydraulic and industrial hose replacement field. Powered by an industry-leading approach to sales and service and backed by a corporate center passionate about its franchisees and customers, Pirtek offers unmatched service and logistics. For additional information about Pirtek USA, visit http://www.Pirtekusa.com.