PIRTEK Opens New Facility in California

PIRTEK has opened a new facility in Orange, further expanding its presence in California and across the U.S.

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PIRTEK OC opened in Orange in mid-June, the seventh PIRTEK in California, as the company continues to add new locations across the United States. PIRTEK provides onsite hydraulic and industrial hose replacement sales and services to a number of different industries.

Kelly Curran, the owner of PIRTEK OC, says he was impressed with PIRTEK from the beginning of his inquiry into the company. “Once I looked into it, I saw PIRTEK’s corporate culture, what they do and how they do it,” says Curran. “It’s a first-class organization, so I had no problem making the decision to be a part of it.”

Curran has operated a successful landscaping business for 32 years. After a friend told him about PIRTEK, he was immediately interested in the concept. “I thought it would be a good opportunity for me,” he says. “In my landscaping business, I dealt with a lot of equipment that uses hydraulics. I was aware of the need and it surprised me there wasn’t a PIRTEK in Orange.”

There are 70 PIRTEK franchises and a fleet of Mobile Service Vehicles throughout the United States. The only franchise of its kind, the company has more than 400 locations and 2,000 Mobile Service Vehicles in 23 countries. PIRTEK’s highly trained technicians eliminate downtime by performing maintenance services onsite in the event of a hydraulic or pneumatic hose failure.

Curran says that PIRTEK OC is centrally located in a dense manufacturing area with a large rental yard nearby. It is also just down the road from the Honda Center, an ice arena that is home to the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League. 

The new center has three Mobile Service Vehicles, three technicians and an operations manager. “I’ve put together a good staff,” Curran says. “I’m excited about getting started.”