About Us


TOCOJEPA Pty Ltd trading as T-QUIP was established in 1983 providing more than 35 years of continuous industry service.

Supplying to:

  • State & Local Government Authorities
  • Turf & Landscape Contractors
  • Turf Farms
  • Private & State Educational Facilities
  • Sporting Clubs & Golf Courses
  • Mining Industry
  • Small Farms & Property Holdings
  • Private & State Hospitals
  • Resorts

T-QUIP’S goal is to be the number one sought after provider of quality turf care equipment in Western Australia through the excellence of:

  • A diverse range of quality products
  • A dedicated, committed and professional T-QUIP team
  • Superior product knowledge
  • Operational efficiencies and effectiveness

We aim to be a provider of service excellence in all aspects of customer interactions. The development and maintenance of long-lasting customer relationships supported by superior personal service from all team members engaged in all facets of the business enterprise is the eternal goal.

Meet the team

Jean-Paul Groosman – Dealer Principal

Jean-Paul established T-Quip here in Perth in 2005 and has been working in the family business since 1989.

With 30 years industry experience, he leads the group strategy, management and direction in addition to constantly seeking new opportunities and technology to provide to WA Customers.

Jean-Paul maintains a very hands on approach as he likes to be in touch with all customers and their needs.

Nick Clayton - Commercial Manager

Nick has been in and around the turf industry for over 36 years and has a wealth of knowledge from every level from Golf Course Superintendent, International Machinery Supplier, AFL Oval Construction (Fremantle Dockers) and Local Govt. and Sports Turf Contractor.

Nick is responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing functions of the business, process improvement, training, customer service expectation and evaluation as well as providing managerial backup to JP.

Lee French - Service Manager

Lee has come to us after 11 years at JLG – the worlds leading company in access equipment (boom lifts and elevating work platforms).

To add to Lee’s strong pedigree, he initially completed his trade studies and another industry icon in Westrac Caterpillar and also spent time with Komatsu.

Lee also has completed a number of tertiary qualifications including Frontline Management, The Leaders Workshop and Senior Management 1,2 and 3.

He describes his own strengths as “being a fixer” and relishes the opportunity to turn a disgruntled customer into one who promotes the business.


Nic Pirie - Spare Parts Manager

Nic would be one of the most well known parts professionals in the turf industry with his experience now spanning over 26 years.

In this time he has repsresented a number of international suppliers including the last 14 years with T-Quip , Toro and our vast range of our quality providers.

Nic fully understands the importance of keeping our fleet running in the field and often goes the extra mile to keep a customer mobile.

Bill Kilmurray – Sales Consultant

Bill is a proven performer and has been with T-Quip since 2008.

Having 40 years of Industry experience, 33 of these years as Qualified Golf Course Superintendent, he brings a great deal of hands on experience with Groundscare Maintenance and Machinery.

Bill is renowned in the industry for his commitment to customer service and the pride he places in his integrity.

Roland Abel – Sales Consultant

Roland specialises in the Hako sweeping and scrubbing equipment range for path ways, pavements, car parking, warehousing, factory and all commercial properties.

Roland supports our customers to constantly improve their profitability and the environmental friendliness of professional cleaning and maintenance equipment such as Citymaster, Powerboss and Scrubmaster.

Having been in customer sales for many years, Roland brings extensive experience to the team and his excellent customer relations track record also supports his capability and desire to assist customers with all their requirements.

Rich Gainsford - Sales Consultant

Rich has been in the turf industry for 7 years including Curator at the Fremantle Dockers Elite Training Facility in Cockburn. In addition he has vast experience in broadacre renovation, spraying and parks & gardens management. In that time he has completed a Cert III in Turf Management.

It is the combination of these experiences and the undertsanding of what a turf customer requires from bothsides sees Rich as an extremely valuable asset to the business.

Greg Jackson- Sales Consultant

T-Quip welcomes are latest addition to the Turf Team !

Greg is yet another qualified turf manager in the T-Quip team having spent over 18 years having a variety of roles including golf course management, local government, irrigation and chemical/nutrition consultant.

Already a well known identity not only in Perth but regional WA, Greg is recognised for his technical expertise on the husbandry of producing quality turf surfaces and this skillset fits perfectly into our ethos on providing added value in our customer experience.


36 Abernethy Road
Belmont 6104
Western Australia


Brands we stock

  • Toro
  • Hako
  • Gianni Ferrari
  • Peruzzo
  • Cub Cadet
  • SMG