Calpeda has been part of the South African pump market for many years and in 2013 started Calpeda Pumps Southern Africa Pty Ltd with local agencies. The new company was started to further develop the Calpeda brand throughout the region. During 2017 however as part of a major investment programme aimed at the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa, Calpeda S.p.A appointed a new European Board and Regional Manager to help further with the expansion of Calpeda’s activities in the area.
Today under the local leadership of Neil Pieterse (General Manager) and Quentin Ely (Sales Manager, both experienced Calpeda personnel, we have started an investment programme, which to date has seen the establishment of a new HQ in Montague Gardens, Cape Town and the expansion of our regional office in Alberton, Johannesburg. From these foundations we are building a strong technical and commercial team geared to bringing Calpeda’s world renowned quality, reliability service and family values to the South African market.
Submersible pumps are centrifugal, typically vertical, and can operate when immersed in the liquid to be pumped. The motor and pump are made from a single block. As the motor has to work while immersed in the liquid to be pumped, it is made to be perfectly waterproof. A submersible pump, however, is different from […]Read the article
Ken Hall the Managing Director of our UK subsidiary and now Regional Manager of our Sub-Saharan Africa operations stood down as the UK representative on Europump Council (The European Association of Pump Manufacturers) at the last Europump General Assembly held in Bodrum, Turkey. Both Ken and his wife Serena were honoured by the outgoing President, […]Read the article