Enerpac recognises UTE as regional leader in sales growth for 2012

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United Tractor and Equipment, the local agent for Enerpac Hydraulic Tools, was honoured with the best year on year growth award for 2012 from the Industrial Tools category. Enerpac selected the distributor with the highest sales growth for 2012 from the Enerpac’s Asian distribution network to bestow this honour.

D. Sathyadi, Managing Director of Enerpac Hydraulics India, presented the award to Priath Fernando, Chairman of UTE at a special function held in Colombo.

UTE has been the sole agent for Enerpac Hydraulic Tools for the past two decades in Sri Lanka. The hydraulic tools are marketed by the material handling equipment division and mainly cater to the maintenance sector and ship building industry. The product range includes hydraulic cylinders, lifting products and systems, pumps and valves, hydraulic presses, system components, specialty tools etc.,  

Founded in 1959, Enerpac Inc. is an American company based in Wisconsin. The company’s product portfolio features the most comprehensive family of hydraulic driven, high force equipment that provides innovative and effective solutions to all industrial applications.

Enerpac is recognised globally for combining decades of experience in hydraulics with the versatility of other force – generating technologies to create the widest range of reliable tools and accessories that are indispensable to many industries.

Commenting on this achievement Riyad Ismail, CEO of UTE, said: “We are happy that Enerpac has recognised us among its other distributors in the Asian region. It is a testimony to many effective solutions that we have provided to our customers both in the industrial and commercial sectors.” Commenting on the extensive product portfolio, he also added: “We have a solution for virtually any application – lifting, pushing, pulling, bending or holding that comes with the combined expertise of Enerpac products and UTE’s trademark after sales service.”

United Tractor and Equipment has been the sole authorised dealer for Caterpillar in Sri Lanka since 1947. Now a diversified group with interests in construction and heavy machinery, power generation and distribution, material handling and storage, welding equipment, and engineering services, UTE provides engineering solutions to an array of industries in Sri Lanka and overseas.