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6 reasons to buy Australian made hoses and fittings

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 | News

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have been experiencing longer than usual delays and increased lead times when importing hoses and fittings into Australia from overseas. 

As a result, it’s not surprising that there’s been a shift towards buying locally manufactured hoses and fittings, instead of relying on cheaper goods manufactured overseas. Companies are choosing to buy locally supplied products that are delivered on time, without the added logistical complications of importation. 

Pacific Hoseflex – Australian owned and operated 

Pacific Hoseflex is a third generation Australian owned and operated business. We’ve gained a strong reputation for our dependability and our experienced technicians are the best in the business. From our modern manufacturing facility, we supply quality Australian made products throughout the country. 

World-class Australian hoses and fittings 

At Pacific Hoseflex we’ve invested in state-of-the-art equipment and have the specialised tools and skills to provide you with the best products and service in the world. 

We currently have 3 CNC machines, including the Doosan Puma GT2600, a heavy duty machine designed to deliver superior surface finishes and minimize production time. 

We also use large bore hose crimping technology and digital testing capabilities to ensure we’re producing the most technologically advanced and dependable range of products on the market.

To support you, our team have a diverse range of engineering qualifications and specialised skills including:

  • • AS/NZS 3992:2015: ASME Section IX Welding and brazing
  • • AS 4041-2006: Pressure piping, ASME B31.3 Process piping code
  • • Level 2 NDT certified testing technicians

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Why buy Australian made hoses and fittings?

Buying Australian made hoses and fittings is a great way to support local jobs and stimulate Australia’s economy, but there are more reasons to buy locally. 

Here are 6 good reasons to buy Australian made hoses and fittings.

1. Outstanding customer service and support 

Have you had enough of waiting on hold to overseas call centres? Are you tired of the hassles associated with dealing with international suppliers? 

When you purchase hoses and fittings from Pacific Hoseflex, you deal directly with our qualified and experienced technicians here in Australia. Providing excellent customer service to our clients is our focus and we go out of our way to ensure we provide the best support and technical information possible.

Our turnaround times are fast and reliable, and we will be there to assist your business during emergency breakdown situations. We also offer a company representation service for onsite support. 

2. Improved lead times and reduced costs

Importing hoses and fittings from overseas can be a timely and expensive process, especially in the current climate. Purchasing Australian made products can improve lead times and minimise logistical costs. When importing, product delivery can rely on lengthy customs clearances and extra quality management requirements. It may also take more time and money for evaluation and auditing processes. 

At Pacific Hoseflex we pride ourselves on our fast turnaround times and will work with you to fulfill your order as soon as possible. We’re committed to quality and efficiency, and always work hard to meet customer deadlines. 

3. Increased collaboration – business to business product development

Backed by extensive research and development, our team of professional technicians have the knowledge and expertise to deliver superior quality products and offer reliable advice. 

We always work closely with our customers to ensure we provide a product that suits the individual needs of the business. We know every client has different requirements, so we work hard to understand your needs and provide a service that makes it easy to order new hoses and fittings. `

4. Quality-assured hoses and fittings

Pacific Hoseflex holds the quality-assured stamp of approval across:

  • • manufacturing (ISO 9001)
  • • workplace health and safety (ISO 45001)
  • • and environmental work practices (ISO 14001).

All our Australian made products are 100% tested and inspected by a dedicated quality control team here in Australia. This ensures our clients receive the highest quality hoses and fittings that meet all Australian certification standards. 

For that extra peace of mind, Pacific Hoseflex offers a hose management system to trace and maintain all the products we supply, which can be customised to suit your needs. 

Our quality control team is here to ensure nothing less that exceptional quality from our products. A tick of approval from our quality control team means your business is in the right hands.

5. No minimum order quantity

When you order products overseas there is often a minimum order quantity (MOQ), but with Pacific Hoseflex there’s no minimum order. Whether your order is big or small, we’re here to help. 

With Pacific Hoseflex there’s no minimum order.

Purchasing smaller quantities will free up cashflow that would otherwise be tied up with increased stock holdings due to MOQ.

6. Buy in AUD

Overseas pricing can be greatly influenced by currency fluctuations and a weak Australian dollar. Buying products in AUD minimises the influence the foreign exchange rate has on your purchases and could save you thousands of dollars in the long run. 

To learn more about our Australian made hoses and fittings, call the Pacific Hoseflex sales team on 07 5593 4292 or email salesqld@hoseflex.com.au  

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