Hiring or Leasing Chemical Dosing Equipment – What are the Benefits?

April 4, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of industrial processes, businesses are continually seeking ways to optimise operations and enhance efficiency. One strategic move gaining momentum across various industries is the shift from capital purchasing to renting chemical dosing equipment. This change in thinking brings forth a multitude of benefits, offering a flexible and cost-effective approach to meet the unique needs of businesses. Here is a glimpse into the advantages of choosing to rent chemical dosing equipment:

1) Cost Savings and Financial Flexibility: One of the primary advantages of renting chemical dosing equipment is the immediate cost savings. Capital expenditures for purchasing equipment can be substantial, tying up valuable financial resources. By opting for rental solutions, businesses can allocate capital to core activities and maintain financial flexibility. This approach enables organizations to adapt to changing market conditions without the burden of long-term investments in equipment.

2) Mitigation of Technology Obsolescence: In rapidly evolving industries, technology becomes obsolete at an accelerated pace. When businesses own equipment, they face the challenge of keeping up with the latest advancements. Renting chemical dosing equipment allows companies to access state-of-the-art technology without the risk of ownership obsolescence. This ensures that operations remain at the forefront of innovation, contributing to sustained efficiency gains.

3) Scalability and Adaptability: Industrial processes often experience fluctuations in demand and scale. Renting chemical dosing equipment provides the agility needed to scale operations up or down as required. Whether it’s a short-term project, a seasonal peak, or a sudden increase in production, renting allows businesses to quickly adapt to changing circumstances without the constraints of permanent ownership.

4) Hassle-Free Maintenance and Support: Maintaining and servicing equipment can be a time-consuming and complex task. When equipment is rented, the responsibility for maintenance and support can be moved on the equipment provider. This means businesses can focus on their core competencies while relying on experts to ensure that the equipment operates optimally. It also eliminates the need for significant in-house maintenance infrastructure.

5) Risk Mitigation: The unpredictable nature of business environments brings inherent risks. Renting chemical dosing equipment shifts certain risks, such as equipment depreciation, to the equipment provider. This risk-sharing model allows businesses to navigate uncertainties with greater resilience and stability.

In conclusion, the decision to rent chemical dosing equipment offers a strategic and forward-thinking approach to managing industrial processes. By unlocking cost savings, embracing technological advancements, and enhancing operational flexibility, businesses can position themselves for sustained success in today’s competitive landscape. It’s not just a shift in approach; it’s a strategic move towards a more agile and efficient future.

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Les Bunce

Hire Business Manager

Les Bunce is Hire Business Manager. He leads the WES Hire Business responsible for managing the supply of our Temporary Chemical Dosing hire fleet on both a planned and emergency basis. Les has over 25 years’ experience in the hire industry and fully understands our customers’ hire requirements.

Patrick Fisher

Projects Director

Patrick Fisher is Projects Director. He leads the business stream responsible for project management, design, engineering, manufacture and delivery of “Capital project” chemical dosing systems. A degree qualified engineer with over 10 years’ experience working in fluid delivery solutions to the water, general industrial, petrochemical, and food & beverage industries.

Bob Cook

Senior Proposals Manager

Bob Cook is Senior Proposals Manager. After completing a traditional engineering apprenticeship at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Bob was one of the original partners who started the business in 1986. Bob now applies his considerable experience to developing proposals & solutions to meet customer requirements, as well as providing technical support & passing on knowledge & expertise to colleagues across the wider WES business.

Ian Price

Dosing Products Business Manager

Ian Price is WES Dosing Products Business Manager, leading the business stream responsible for delivering a wide range of standardised chemical dosing packages, ad-hoc dosing needs and ‘off the shelf’ dosing products & solutions. A mechanical engineer with over 20 years’ experience in fluid handling solutions into the water, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food & beverage markets.

Jamie Cole

Operations Director

Jamie Cole is Operations Director. Jamie joined the business in 2018 bringing career long experience in a variety of operational roles – including service delivery to the property and utilities sectors. Jamie is responsible for the management of all operational activities of the business including the repair, maintenance & refurbishment business stream, and our site installation and workshop manufacturing teams. Jamie also forms part of the senior management team of WES.

Graham Ward

Business Development Director

Graham Ward is Sales and Marketing Director. His extensive experience includes a number of senior roles working for various SMEs and large organisations in the water, power generation, petrochemical, marine and food & beverage industries. As a qualified marine engineer, Graham has established his career in Sales and Business Development and is responsible for the business development, marketing and sales of systems, products and services across WES.

Carl Millington

Non-Exec Director

Carl joined WES as Non-Exec chairman following an appointment via the Business Growth Service to assist the business with growth strategy. A highly experienced Business Mentor, Coach, Managing Director & Non-Exec Chairman, having led product, manufacturing, contracting and service provider businesses for nearly 30 years. A strong track record of market, sales and profit growth within a diverse range of sectors.

Core competencies include business growth strategies, board & business leadership, strategic planning, sales & marketing management, P&L & balance sheet management, acquisitions, divestments, outsourcing, TUPE transfer, mentoring & coaching.

Kevin Wheeler

Managing Director

Kevin Wheeler is Managing Director. Kevin trained as an Engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment and joined the business in 1989. Kevin now leads the Board of Directors setting strategy and defining priorities to meet the business objectives & growth aspirations whilst adding experience to technical issues where required.