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Sole supplier deal for Dieselec Thistle

17 Dec 12 Dieselec Thistle has been awarded a sole supplier contract by Scottish Water for the supply of diesel generators.

The three-year contract, which can be extended to five years, is Scottish Water’s first sole supplier framework to be awarded to a generator supplier. 

The new arrangement ensures that Dieselec Thistle Generators will supply all Scottish Water’s standby diesel generator needs, including supply, mechanical installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and fuel management in a deal that could be worth several million pounds.

Dieselec Thistle Generators sales director Brian Muirie said: “The technical and logistical demands of delivering Scottish Water’s needs across their network of sites call for reliable expertise and a proactive, experienced approach and they have worked with us long enough to be confident that we can deliver that.”

Joe Rowan, head of procurement and supply chain at Scottish Water, added: “Rationalising our supplier base makes good commercial sense and the fact that Dieselec and Thistle have joined forces as a single company means that there is now a local supplier with the requisite expertise, size and strength to serve our needs.”

Dieselec Thistle Generators was formed in December 2010 by the coming together of Dieselec and Thistle.

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