PILETEC has announced the launch of a dedicated attachments business.

The piling equipment specialist said there is increasing demand for multi-purpose attachments and explained that the move is partly designed to give the business access to new sectors, with the aim of becoming the industry’s leading attachments supplier within three years.

Piletec added that the firm’s existing attachments portfolio, which includes excavator-mounted vibrators and pile breakers, will be “significantly enhanced” with additions including mini crushers and shears, multi-processors, grabs, hydraulic compactors and hammers, and digging and re-handling clamshells.

Parts and servicing of the products will be carried out at Piletec’s depots throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Piletec director Bill Gorton said, “Previously we had focused on supplying equipment allied to the piling industry but we found we were losing hires because people wanted a one-stop-shop for attachments which are increasingly being used to save costs.

“This new business is a natural extension to our current offerings within Piletec and as well as meeting our customers’ needs also gives us access to revenue sectors which will benefit from the decades of experience our personnel have built up offering guidance on the best solutions.”