This article originally appeared on ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com 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 […]
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.
Safety is always the primary concern when operating hydraulic equipment and machinery. If an end fitting becomes disconnected from a high pressure hose the release of energy contained inside can cause serious injury to anyone operating or working on the equipment
With the heavy-industry economy picking up again in the Inland Empire, a local equipment supplier is experiencing significant growth.
After an experience getting a new hydraulic hose for a car he was working on, Dave Johnson knew he’d found his next business venture.
This article first appeared in The Macomb Daily Oliver Romano learned about hydraulics when he served in the U.S. Navy, but as the general manager for Pirtek Hoses and Assemblies with locations in Sterling Heights, Madison Heights and Westland he is now taking what he learned in the military and growing his business. Pirtek is […]
Doctors call hypertension, or high blood pressure, the “silent killer.” According to the CDC, one in three adults in the U.S. suffer from hypertension, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, and costs us almost $48 billion annually in medical costs. The CDC estimates that 20% of Americans who have hypertension are not aware of their condition and its associated risks.