WEIR MINERALS LAUNCHES SERVICE CENTRE IN POLAND
WEIR MINERALS LAUNCHES FIRST SERVICE
CENTRE IN POLAND
Weir Minerals has launched its first service
centre in Poland to deliver increased support to its growing
customer base in the country.
The centre is strategically located in Leszno
in the west of the Poland, which is well placed for road-transport
infrastructure and allows fast access to customer locations across
As well as providing a convenient location for
off-site repair and maintenance works by a team of engineers
permanently based at the centre, the site will also hold strategic
stock to minimise delivery times for replacement parts.
The service centre is further supported by a
team of mobile engineers. The new location also includes a
permanent office for the Weir Minerals sales team in Poland.
Weir Minerals’ key customers in Poland include
Copper producer KGHM, the Rybnik, Patnow and Belchatow power
stations and chemical and fertilizer ZA Puławy.
Jaroslaw Kukawski, regional sales manager
Poland at Weir Minerals, said: “Weir Minerals already has a strong
presence in Poland, having supplied mining, quarrying, recycling
and other industrial businesses here for over two decades.
“The new facility means we can get closer to
customers and prospects around the country, improving the service
we already provide and developing our proposition for winning
“An important part of this is the step change
the facility will allow in the after-sales support we provide our
customers, with emergency response times improved and delivery
times for spare parts significantly improved.
“Poland is a key market for Weir Minerals, and
this investment demonstrates our commitment to working with Polish
businesses to help them get more productive and more
Weir Minerals Europe delivers end-to-end
solutions for all mining, transportation, milling, processing and
waste management processes across a range of industries and in more
than 30 different territories.
About The Weir Group PLC
Weir, a FTSE 100 company founded in 1871 and
headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, is a global provider of
engineering solutions to the minerals, oil and gas and power
sectors. Our commitment to engineering excellence, research and
customer focus extends equipment wear life and operational
capability in some of the world’s most challenging
Weir is committed to going where our customers
go, with a worldwide network of more than 140 manufacturing
facilities and service centres. The business has a presence in more
than 70 countries, with over 14,000 staff around the world working
in three divisions; Minerals, Oil & Gas and Power &
Industrial. Weir’s customer base includes the world’s largest
mining houses, major oil services businesses and nuclear and
conventional power generation companies.
Annual revenues were more than £2.25 billion
in 2011, of which more than half came from the provision of
services and aftermarket support. Emerging markets contributed 35%
of overall Group revenues. See www.weir.co.uk for further
About Weir Minerals
Weir Minerals employs nearly 6,500 people
worldwide, delivering end-to-end solutions for all mining,
dewatering, transportation, milling, processing and waste
management activities. Weir Minerals has an advanced product range
incorporating market leading brands (such as Warman® centrifugal
slurry pumps, Geho® PD slurry pumps, Linatex® rubber products,
Vulco® wear resistant linings, Cavex® hydrocyclones, Floway® Pumps
vertical turbine pumps, Isogate® slurry valves, Multiflo® mine
dewatering solutions, Hazleton® specialty slurry pumps, and Lewis®
Pumps vertical chemical pumps) covering virtually any application,
in any environment. The Weir Minerals global network ensures they
are close to their customer wherever they may base their local
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