Fluiconnecto by Manuli Ltd, the new Johannesburg-based subsidiary, will operate in South Africa and throughout all of Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing the Manuli Rubber Industries (MRI) network to more than 110 company-owned hydroshops.
"The recent acquisitions of HEBU and Powerforce", said Mr Dardanio Manuli, President and CEO of MRI, "have strengthened our global presence in the retail business, and will allow us to combine the advantages of a fully integrated line of products backed by quality services with a strong local presence".
Manuli Rubber Industries (MRI) is a multinational group with a global organization based in Milan, focus on the design, production and distribution of machines and fluid conveying rubber and metal components and systems for high-pressure hydraulics and oil & marine applications. Manuli Rubber Industries operates through 36 subsidiaries and employs 2600 persons worldwide. In addition to its Italian manufacturing facility in Ascoli Piceno, MRI owns manufacturing plants in China, South Korea, France, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Poland, South Korea, Brazil and India.