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Power Systems Gulf LLC (PSG), member of the Kanoo Group and authorised Perkins distributor for the GCC, is responsible for the group’s business in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Yemen
Based in Dubai, PSG looks after regional Perkins distribution strategy, management of Perkins engine distribution and product support capability across the GCC region. PSG is a Perkins authorised district training centre meeting the training needs for Perkins engines for original equipment manufacturers (oems), oem dealers, government establishments, large fleet users and end customers. PSG also offers maintenance, service, technical and application engineering training on Perkins. this is to ensure that all Perkins customers thoroughly understand the operational and maintenance requirements so as to optimise lifetime cost of ownership. PSG has a fully equipped dedicated training facility in Dubai with two Perkins approved trainers to meet customer requirements.
Graeme De Villiers, the general manager at PSG, said, “the PSG team members have a vast experience with Perkins products and work hand-in-hand with Kanoo machinery, which is our appointed Perkins dealer for the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman.”
Kanoo machinery has five branches across Saudi Arabia – Dammam, Riyadh, Jeddah, Jubail and Yanbu. the Dammam, Riyadh, and Jeddah facilities have full-size workshops, while Yanbu has a satellite workshop and Jubail will have an operational workshop within the next six months, according to the company. Kanoo machinery has a dedicated team of Perkins trained and certified technicians as well as Perkins trained cross-functional technicians who work across multiple brands including Perkins. In addition to this, there are a number of dedicated Perkins service vehicles available across Saudi Arabia.
This kind of product support capability is essential to meet the demands of the ever-changing product support requirements for the new generation of technologically advanced Perkins engines entering the markets, according to PSG.
Perkins diesel engines are used in sectors including agricultural, oil and gas, construction, material handling, power generation and industrial. Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo or the Kanoo Group is one of the largest, independent family owned multinational businesses in the middle east with an extensive portfolio of complementary business units and strategic partnerships across a range of industries.