EPW to open in the UK
Equipment Parts Wholesale (EPW), the US based replacement parts distributor and sister company to MEC aerial work platforms, is to open its first European operation later ths month.
The company has taken over a 600 square metre (6,000 Sqft) warehouse plus yard, in Flintshire, on the England/Wales border and has employed Geoff Wray, formerly with Skyjack UK, as its general manager.
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Geoff Wray (L) with Brian MacFarland general manager of of EPW in the USA
The initial inventory will have a value in the region of £500,000 and include spare parts for most aerial lift and telehandler brands. The warehouse is located virtually next door to a DHL courier depot, allowing the company to offer next day delivery in the UK or Ireland on all orders placed before 17:00 hours each day.
Martin Davies of MEC -UK, will be involved in the new venture both as a shareholder and a manager.