Hydraulic hoses keep heavy equipment and machinery working properly year-round. Pirtek is the market leader in providing its customers with a comprehensive portfolio of fluid transfer solution products and services. We build long-term relationships with our current and potential customers by consistently providing high quality products and services, wherever they are needed.
Our highly visible mobile sales & service technicians are key success factors for our customers remedial and preventative maintenance needs and as the strategic partner for the service and supply of all fluid transfer solutions. Significant investment in technology, infrastructure and quality work practices ensures we offer a long-term value to our customers.
With customers, large organizations and small businesses, from key industries including manufacturing, oil and gas, mining, construction, earthmoving, agriculture, marine and defense, just to name a few, Pirtek consistently delivers the highest quality products and services where and when they are needed.
Pirtek is the fluid power system leader in sales and service, the only brand of its kind in franchising in the United States. Pirtek boasts nearly 400 units in 23 countries around the world, and has more than 30 years of experience in the hydraulic and pneumatic hose-replacement space. Powered by an industry-leading approach to sales and service and backed by a corporate center passionate about its franchisees and customers, Pirtek offers unmatched service and logistics.
Start Up Cost & Fees
Franchise Fee - $50,000
Royalty - 4%
Marketing Fee - 1 ½ % - 3%
The PIRTEK franchise model was established in 1980 and began franchising in 1986 in Australia by the Duncan family. Pirtek was than established in the United States in 1996 and began franchising in 1997. Pirtek has solidified its position as number #1 in the world in its industry and has been recognized as one of the premier franchising formats around the world.
Currently, PIRTEK centers across the US are based on a minimum population of a half -a-million. As of mid 2015, Pirtek has 52 centers open in the US and nearly 400 in 23 countries worldwide. As for the US, there are many holes on our map we'd like to fill.
3rd party financing available. PIRTEK continues to have a strong partnership with Wells Fargo and Guidant Financial Services.
Training and Support
Three-weeks certified training for franchise owner, operations manager with 2-weeks for administrator and technicians.
Runs best when owner-operated unless the owner has an exceptional general manager in place. Each location begins with 5-employees (1-center administrator, 1-operations manager and 3-mobile sales and service technicians) plus the owner.
Pirtek targets potential franchisees with a minimum net worth of $500,000 and $150,000 in liquidity to bring to the table.
Start Up & On Going Support -
Turnkey Start Up - PIRTEK supports the opening of your PIRTEK Center in areas such as: Area evaluation, site selection, lease negotiation, build-out, equipment, inventory, vehicle acquisitions & outfitting, certified training, proprietary computer software, customer, sales and so much more.
Certified Training - Our Certified Training Program is offered to you as the franchise owner and your entire team. Depending on the position, our training program ranges from 1-3 weeks consisting of sales, marketing, accounting, administration, IT and technical training. In addition to our outstanding Certified Training Program, we also offer certifications recognized by the International Fluid Power Society.
Advertising & Marketing - As a new business owner, from Day One you can focus on growing your business. PIRTEK provides all the marketing material, promotional items, sales programs, etc. to support your growth. As part of our advertising program, you will find PIRTEK ads in trade publications, national print magazines, newsletters and e-mail campaigns, as well as on various websites and trade shows across the United States.
Support - Our team of professionals located at the PIRTEK USA Franchise Support Center as well as our “traveling” Franchise Support Representatives, pride ourselves with award-winning support. If your need is for computer assistance, looking for a rare item or need guidance quoting a large job, we are here to assist in any way possible. With PIRTEK, you’re in business for yourself, but not by yourself!
Financing - There are a number of options available to finance a new business. Each has certain advantages associated with them. The most common methods are: SBA Loans; The Basic 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program; 401K Rollover; Home Equity; Equipment Financing and Leasing or a combination of any of the above.
Business Plan - As part of our turnkey process, our professional staff assists you with your business plan. This business plan can be used to raise finances while also being a continual “road map” for your business. After you open your doors, PIRTEK’s senior management will host monthly meetings with new owners to review progress with your business plan. This meeting includes analyzing sales, accounting, management performance and more. Doing this allows all parties to ensure your growth is on the right track. The key is -- if you're successful, we're successful!