Manuli Fluiconnecto Holding B.V. announces the acquisition of a majority share holding in the Australian Company FLOW SERVICES PTY LIMITED trading as Hose Xpress.

The company's founder, Mr Darren Menzies, along with the current management team, who have extensive knowledge and expertise in the mobile service van market, will now lead this new and dynamic partnership with Fluiconnecto by Manuli.

Mr. David Denny, General Manager of Fluiconnecto Asia Pacific Operations, said

“This acquisition represents an important expansion of our global Service On Site (SOS) mobile operations; it further enhances our service capabilities in the Australian market with a business that complements our existing services offered in our Australian branch network located in Melbourne, Perth, Kalgoorlie and Mackay. Strategically, it also further strengthens Fluiconnecto by Manuli’s growing global network of over 120 fully owned service points and mobile van operations across Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, Asia, Australia and South America.”

Flow Services, based in Newcastle Australia, has achieved rapid growth over the last two years, through its focus on achieving a high level of customer service and the development of its mobile fleet of service vehicles and a dedicated workshop to service a diverse range of market sectors, including those in the mining, construction and marine industries.

Flow Services will change its name to Manuli Fluiconnecto (NSW) Pty Limited, adopting in the process, Fluiconnecto by Manuli’s global brand name in the field of high quality hydraulic connectors and related services, along with its extensive market expertise, resources and technical know-how.