ARTICLE: The Hidden Millions in Hoses

Quick: name a successful franchise operating in America. You probably thought of a restaurant, right? Maybe a clothing brand? Or, perhaps you went out on a limb with a car care franchise?

PIRTEK opens new facility in Virginia

This article originally appeared on OEM PIRTEK announces a new Service & Supply Center in Richmond, VA. As one of America’s oldest cities, Richmond stands strong economically. Several Fortune 500 companies covering a variety of industries including manufacturing, biotechnology and transportation are headquartered there. These diverse industries and others such as construction, equipment rental, […]

ARTICLE: Pirtek USA franchise offers opportunity for aspiring West Bend entrepreneur

Tom Fechter hopes the number 50 will serve as a positive omen for his new business. A 17-year veteran in the industrial hydraulics industry, Fechter has opened the 50th franchise of Pirtek USA – and the first in Wisconsin – to provide mobile repairs of hydraulic hoses for construction and manufacturing equipment. This is also the year that Fechter turns 50.

ARTICLE: Extend the life of your hydraulic hose

PIRTEK USA’s Director of Franchise Support, Jamie Vokes penned this article about extending the life of your hydraulic hose for leading construction business magazine, Construction Business Owner

ARTICLE: How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.

When Ken Adair became a Pirtek franchisee, his location in Chicago was only the fifth center in the U.S. Pirtek, a fluid power franchise, has since grown to 45 locations in the U.S., as well as nearly 400 locations internationally. Adair’s location has grown over the years as well – nearly two decades later he still continues to add 30 to 40 new customers every month. Here’s how Adair decided to help bring Pirtek to America.

PIRTEK Celebrates Opening of Its 50th U.S. Location

This article originally appeared on PIRTEK, a leader of onsite hose replacement service that is dedicated to minimizing equipment downtime due to hose failure, opened its 50th Hose Service & Supply Center in Menomonee Falls, just northwest of Milwaukee, Wis., on Feb. 2.Owner Tom Fechter brings 17 years of experience in the hydraulic industry […]

ARTICLE: Veterans in Franchising – PIRTEK the perfect fit

One of the marks of a good leader is that he’s not only good at what he does, but makes others around him better at what they do. It’s this type of leadership that earned Jim Lager, owner of multiple PIRTEK locations in Dallas, the Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine 2014 Most Valuable Performer Veteran Award.