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19 May 2022


Choosing the right PVF distributor doesn’t need to be so tough. We make it easier. At PetroGas Piping, we bring decades of PVF industry experience, a family-owned environment, and a focus on building long-term customer relationships to the table. Working with us is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Get in touch with our team to discuss how we can help grow your business.

5 things to consider when choosing a PVF distributor.

When it comes to choosing a PVF distributor, there are a lot of factors to consider. You need to make sure you’re getting the best price and products available, but you also need to ensure that the distributor is right for your business. At PetroGas Piping, we want to make sure our current and potential customers fully understand how we operate, why we do what we do, and how we can help partner with them to make their business flourish. Here are five questions you should ask before signing a deal with a PVF distributor like us.

1. What is the PVF distributor’s business model, and how do they make money? It’s good to make sure you understand what the specific PVF distributor’s business model is and how they generate revenue. This can help you to know if they’re likely to be a good fit for your business and what type of products or services they may be able to offer you in the future.

2. What are their terms and conditions, and are they flexible if I need to change something later? Make sure to get a complete understanding of how the contract carefully before signing anything. Having a clear picture of what you agree to can help avoid potential misunderstandings or conflicts later in the relationship or project. It’s also important to know if the terms and conditions are flexible in case you need to make any changes down the road.

3. Do they have any experience with my specific type of project or industry sector? Whether you service the oil & gas, power, water, or in the business of mining or civil construction, your PVF distribution partner should have a solid understanding of the sector in which you operate. If they don’t, they may not understand your unique daily challenges. Look for a partner with experience in your sector and ask about specific projects they have completed similar to what you are looking for. 

4. How long will it take them to deliver the PVF products I need, and what is their shipping policy? Timing is often the most critical factor in any PVF distribution project. Whether you are working on a new construction or retrofit project, you need to know that we will deliver your piping products on time and within budget. Be sure to ask us about delivery times and shipping policy so they can address any concerns you have regarding timelines.

5. Are they a member of any trade associations or quality control organizations? Do they adhere to any codes of ethics or best practices guidelines? You want to be sure that your PVF distribution partner is a reputable organization that adheres to the highest standards of quality and ethics. Ask them if they are members of any trade associations or quality control organizations. You can also inquire about their codes of ethics or best practices guidelines to better understand their commitment to quality.

Curious if PetroGas Piping is the right fit for your needs? Contact us today to set up time with our team of PVF experts.