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Tectra Automation enters oil and gas market
2nd Quarter 2016, News & events


Tectra Automation has entered into a sole distribution agreement with Italian valve and actuator manufacturer, Omal Automation. In terms of the agreement, Tectra will stock Omal’s entire range of valves and actuators, which are certified for the oil and gas industry and distributed throughout South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The process industry valves and actuators comprise pneumatic scotch yoke actuators, electrical actuators, co-axial valves, angle seat valves, butterfly valves and ball valves.

From l: Piergiorgio Cittadini, sales director, Omal; Malan Bosman, pneumatic product manager, Tectra Automation.
From l: Piergiorgio Cittadini, sales director, Omal; Malan Bosman, pneumatic product manager, Tectra Automation.

This agreement gives Tectra Automation a foothold in the sub-Saharan African process market and facilitates the expansion of the company’s pneumatics division. In addition to its pneumatic and vacuum products, technology and solutions, the division now has process market products as a third leg to its offering. It also puts the company in a position to serve the oil and gas industry. Omal Automation is one of four international OEMs that have certification to manufacture valves and actuators for the oil and gas industry.

“This is a win-win agreement for both parties,” says pneumatics product manager, Malan Bosman. “Omal will benefit from Hytec’s sub-Saharan African footprint, as well as the group’s established African distribution channels.” While there are smaller established Omal distributors in the country, Tectra Automation’s appointment as sole distributor for the region means they will now source their Omal products from Tectra. As Tectra now holds comprehensive stock of all Omal valves and actuators, the smaller distributors will benefit from faster turnaround times.

For more information contact Malan Bosman, Tectra Automation, +27 (0)11 974 9400, malan.bosman@tectra.co.za, www.hytecgroup.co.za


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Tel: +27 11 971 9400
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