The opening of Reatile Gaz’s first Eastern Cape facility today signals another step forward in the company’s positive growth path and strengthens the local supply of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for industry and the hospitality sector.
The depot and cylinder-filling facility in Markman, Port Elizabeth, extends the national footprint of Reatile Gaz and supports the company’s ability to meet the demands of key national customers, as well as its wide base of small and medium enterprise customers.
An initial R10-million investment has set up a facility with storage capacity of 45 000 litres, with plans for future growth.
“We have been encouraged by the positive economic growth prospects of the Eastern Cape, specifically those in Nelson Mandela Bay. Developing the gas supply market within a growing region made business sense for us. The Port Elizabeth depot also enhances our national footprint and forms a vital supply chain link with our existing Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal facilities,” Reatile Gaz Chairperson, Simphiwe Mehlomakulu, said today.
The company’s growing national footprint has enhanced its service to companies that have multiple sites, offering the benefit of group advantages such as