One stop tool hire has
been a family owned business for the last 8
Alan Aves joined the HSC hire service group
in 1988. He worked in the various divisions
of the company gaining valuable knowledge
and expertise. This enabled him to take up
management of 8 branches and subsequently
become Director of Operations.
The company was sold twice and in both
instances Alan was intricately involved in
the negotiations, securing jobs for his
staff. He finally saw an opportunity in 2004
to purchase the Boksburg branch and resumed
full operation regaining old and new
The name was then changed to One Stop Tool
Hire and has continued servicing the
construction industry since. Alan believes
in a hands on approach and remains
personally involved in the operation of the
company, always being available to all his
His son Warren joined him in 2010, having
lived and worked in the USA for a number of
years, and now is an integral member of the
team in running of the company.
Along with rammers,
Alan has also introduced TLBs to his rental
fleet. Our workshop is maintained by highly
competent mechanics ensuring that all
equipment gets serviced and maintained
continuously. Both on and off site.
The company believes in giving young people
who are serious about their futures an
opportunity to train and learn about the
industry, so Alan has set up a programme
where boys from technical schools spend
their holidays learning and working.
In 2005 One Stop Tool Hire was awarded the
Silver Award for small business in
Ekurhuleni by the chamber of commerce.
Having both travelled extensively, Alan and
Warren believe that South Africa has a
promising future if properly supported by
business, and One Stop Tool Hire plans to be
a part of this.