PCL - Sumo

PCL - Sumo

Moti Kaul MD of Sumo Group said: "We are delighted to be working with such an international market-leader as PCL and have every confidence that we can achieve excellent growth within India for its premium quality, high-tech products." Kapil Raina, Director & CEO of Sumo Hi-Tech, commented: "We have been working successfully with PCL for a number of years and this venture allows us to go to the next level with the key petrol forecourt, tyreshop and automotive customers." Ian McCreadie, Managing Director of PCL is also delighted at the alliance. He said: "PCL needed to fully integrate itself into the Indian market place in order to develop it and fully meet customer needs and we are pleased to have formed PCL-SUMO with a partner possessing such a great reputation and wealth of management and market experience. We aim to provide a first-class service in India and let customers know that PCL-SUMO is here to stay."

Simon Shorter, Director of PCL, said: "This combination will revolutionise the Indian market and make the Indian consumer feel that he is not just receiving FREE-AIR but a great protection to his vehicle by getting accurate air fill."

PCL-SUMO Air Technology Pvt. Ltd. brings together two industry heavy weights to form India's top Tyre Inflation and Pneumatics products provider.

PCL is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality products to the petrol forecourt, tyreshop, garage, automotive, transportation (road and aviation) and industrial markets.

As one of the principal providers of equipment to the petrol forecourt market in India, Sumo Hi-Tech Marketing Pvt Ltd is the authorised distributor and service provider for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Environ,OPW, Elaflex and Gema/PWM Electronic Price Signs.

The alliance of these two experts to form PCL-SUMO allow Indian customers instant local access to a vast resource of experience, products and international support, all delivered with an in-depth knowledge of the Indian market. Indian companies will be able to purchase a product brand which is globally recognised for its quality and reliability, whilst having access to local training and product support, along with the first-class customer service for which PCL and Sumo are renowned.

PCL-SUMO manufacture, sell and distribute a full range of tyre inflation and pneumatic products designed to meet the needs of the Indian market. This includes the leading ACCURA range of electronic tyre inflation products as well as the high quality and extensive mechanical range. For the forecourt this will include the world-leading ACCURA forecourt inflator, now enhanced for the Indian market and previously distributed by Sumo Hi-Tech.

Indian customers will also have access to the full PCL range, including: the user-friendly ACCURA 1 electronic handheld inflator: the Air Force, PCL's brand new generation of mechanical air line gauges: the MK3 Tyre Inflator, and the ACCURA 11, 12 and 13, suitable for tyreshop applications.