Aberdeen-based equipment manufacturer Enerquip has landed its first equipment supply contract in Uganda according to its business development manager Darren Bragg.
According to Bragg the $500,000 deal will accelerateEnerqip’s ongoing recruitment drive besides securing jobs at Enerquip’s Aberdeen and Caithness premises.
The company which specializes in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of torque machines and associated products, including bucking units and fully rotational makeup and breakout torque machines has already opened a containerized make-up and breakout unit in the country
“Given that around 95% of our revenues come from export markets, it is imperative that we continue to expand our corporate horizons in ways which ensure diversified income streams in new regional markets. In working with an existing customer in a new territory, we are delighted to be able to foster client relationships in a mutually beneficial way which enables us to support clients on their growth trajectory whilst exploring new possibilities for Enerquip. We hope that delivering this first project into the fledgling Ugandan marketplace will provide us with a vital springboard to explore further opportunities in country as the industry develops and in the wider East Africa region,” Bragg said.