Durban, South Africa
FLUIMAC SOUTHERN AFRICA DISTRIBUTION Durban Office 031-777 1629 GM PUMPS CC
The local Zulu language refers to the city as eThekwini. Taken from the Zulu language, “itheku” which means sheltered waters or what is referred to in English, “lagoon or bay”. South Africa is made up of 7 provinces, Durban is in the province of Kwa Zulu-Natal and is the largest city in this province, with the largest, busiest harbour in South Africa.
With a population in excess of 4 million people the city also has many challenges, with African refugees flocking into the city from Mozambique, Zimbabwe and further afield, the city has many cultures and communities settling into the unique lifestyle. The sub-tropical climate is very conducive to outdoor living with the result the majority of the population is extremely active in sport and outdoor recreation. The beaches and excellent road system makes the city easily accessible to both residents and visitors for many activities, Durban has an extensive “bike friendly” path system which promotes the use of cycles for both recreation and commuting.
The Metro also boasts a very active commercial community with many world leading manufacturing facilities. Toyota manufacturing is based in Durban from which the motor vehicle brand exports to all over the African continent and abroad. Bakers biscuits have a large facility in Pinetown, a town which forms part of the metro. Beacon sweets which distribute its products internationally is in Durban. The Engineering industry also has many high profile companies which not only manufacture unique product for international consumption, these businesses are often leaders in their fields.
Durban is a hive of potential for any company looking to invest in an economy with ample labour and in many ways first-world facilities.
Fluimac diaphragm pumps are well established in this market as a leader in the services to local industry. While the distributor, GM PUMPS CC offers many pump options, the company is a leading distributor of the Fluimac brand of products in South Africa.
Fluimac Air Operated Diaphragm Pumps are assembled and tested for distribution into Southern Africa and the Southern African Island states.