By AQS Liquid Transfer | Photos by AQS Liquid Transfer
Mono Pumps UK, a subsidiary of US based National Oilwell Varco (NOV), has joined forces with AQS Liquid Transfer.
AQS Liquid Transfer, the South African based subsidiary of AXFLOW Sweden, is an importer and distributor of pumps in southern Africa which was formed in 1994 from a company called AQS Industries.
From its 10 branches, the company provides a nationwide sales and pump repair service encompassing a wide range of pump types. Throughout the years AQS has built a strong market position in South Africa serving the mining, industrial, utilities and agricultural markets.
Throughout the years AQS has built a strong market position in South Africa serving the mining, industrial, utilities and agricultural markets.
Mono UK has a long history of co-operation with the AXFLOW Group of companies within its European operations. AxFlow is a major distributor of high quality liquid fluid handling equipment with operations in 27 European countries, representing world leading manufacturers and providing comprehensive technical services tailored to the needs of a multitude of process industries. This exciting agreement puts AQS in a position to further enhance its product offering in the mining, chemical, sewage and water sectors.
NOV provides oilfield products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry and has been since 1841. The company is located in Houston, US and it has more than 100 subsidiaries with over 1 200 sites around the world, employing 63 000 people.
Mono UK first began manufacturing progressing cavity pumps in 1935 and its heritage is built on a world-renowned design. Mono UK continues to engineer a variety of pumps for the past +70 years, together with its other recognised brands for grinders, screens and packaged pumping systems which are ideal for the efficient maceration, screening and pumping of waste water flows.
Mono UK’s commitment to quality is reflected in Mono being the first progressing cavity pump manufacturer to be certified to ISO 9001, with the latest achievement to the upgrade quality management system ISO 9001:2008. Their most recent award is to the ISO 14001 certification.
By constantly developing and acquiring new technologies and services to better serve future customer requirements, they continue to be the premier source for diversified products worldwide.
MONO UK, through AQS, brings many new technologies and product advances to a South African market that has been starved of such progress for some time. Most famous is the EZSTRIP range of transfer pumps, cake pumps, TR munchers, API 676 pumps and mine de-watering packages that offer in-place repair and up to 80% improvement in repair turnaround time.
Advances in product offerings to ensure extended lifetime and reduced lifecycle costs are critical to specialised industries and offer AQS some exciting opportunities of expansion in the fields of food and beverage, oil and gas and paper and pulp.
AQS has been extremely active in the South African market since its inception and its rapid growth in the local market can be attributed to forming partnerships with world leading manufacturers and adopting an attitude of dogged commitment to nurture and grow these relationships.
AQS is proud to be the sole distributor for AODD brands Sandpiper and Versa-Matic, as well as the creators of the VEGA range of products. MONO will be traded under the NOV flag and perfectly rounds off the range of products and technologies within the AQS stable.
The marriage within AQS of positive displacement, progressive cavity and centrifugal technologies gives the customer an unbiased opinion of the advantages of each and ensures that the solution meets the brief in every way.
AQS Liquid Transfer
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