SPX Flow has named Assett Mechanical Engineering, also known as AME Pump Specialists, as its new channel partner in South Australia for its APV and Waukesha Cherry-Burrell (WCB) product lines.

AME is a well-established pump specialist in the region and this new appointment will enhance the sales support available for SPX Flow customers in the area. Founded in 1981, AME has facilities in both Adelaide and Whyalla. AME will hold stock of spares and components for SPX Flow APV and WCB brand products, including pumps and valves.

“Consistent with our strategy to support customer needs and extend our reach we have accelerated our channel partner program throughout the region,” said Jason Westwood, VP of sales at SPX Flow Asia-Pacific. “Our goal is to enhance access to our wide sanitary and industrial product portfolio. I am delighted to welcome AME to our partner program, they have a great deal of experience and strong capability to provide process solutions to the food and beverage industry. Our customers will benefit from their strong local presence in Southern Australia and their reputation for high integrity and great customer service.”

Keith Fancsali, general manager at AME, said: “The APV and WCB product ranges are a good fit with our business and we look forward to working more closely as a channel partner with SPX Flow. I believe this is a great step for SPX Flow and AME customers, who will see the benefits of increased support, rapid response times and ready availability of many essential spares and components, along with the many advantages of the technologically advanced solutions from SPX Flow.”