NAHAD Welcomes New Member PARKLAND ENGINEERING LTD.
Formed initially in 1978 as a Newcastle upon Tyne company selling hose & fittings within a 50 mile radius, Parkland now has branches in Aberdeen, Glasgow & Teesside all with substantial stocks complete with full assembly & testing facilities.
The Newcastle site now includes a rubber hose manufacturing facility making specialist rubber hoses including shaped hoses which are supplied to a number of world class original equipment manufacturers of heavy earth moving equipment, diesel engines & Road Sweeper Machines throughout the UK & Europe. Customers include Caterpillar, Komatsu, Hannomag, JCB & Perkins Engines.
The company serves markets in the UK, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Belgium and China. Their largest market segments are heavy earth moving equipment & agricultural plant, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Road sweeper & Fire services. Their largest suppliers are the major manufacturers of industrial & hydraulic hose in Europe and in the USA.
“I have worked continuously for Parkland for 34 years as M.D.,” states Robert Sutherland, “and, I have been in the hose industry for 55 years, initially with George Angus as Product Development Manager then as Director of Marketing with Dunlop industrial hose division.”
“We feel that our differentiation is the superior product quality of our “in house” manufactured hoses,” he continues. “All Parkland bought in products are of the highest quality, all supported by experienced, well trained staff offering a flexible, local, on time delivery service using Parkland transport from stocks held at every Branch. We also offer an On Site hose testing and certification service across the UK, backed up by our comprehensive electronic data management system providing full hose and testing traceability.”
The company joined NAHAD in March 2012 with the goal of benefitting from NAHADs training & certification program, as well as the the growing reputation and standing NAHAD thathas in the hose industry. “We want to be associated with high quality organizations, concludes Mr. Sutherland.
PARKLAND ENGINEERING LTD.
Unit 99/3 Chollerton Drive, North Tyne Ind. Est. Benton
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