Jiraquip was founded in 1999. Gary Furno (Operations Manager) started his career as a diesel artisan. After working in the Rebuild Centre at Komatsu he joined Barlows, the South African Caterpillar dealer. He worked through the ranks in workshops and sales departments becoming an international salesman.

Jiraquip has a large database of customers. They are experts in procuring earthmoving plant from local clients for export, not only to Africa but all around the world. All logistics are managed; from sites, ports or boarders for export. Importing is also another one of Jiraquip's strengths. They have gained many satisfied clients in South Africa, Africa and abroad.