Giant pump facility will serve desalination and other sectors
Flowserve Corporation, USA, and Al-Rushaid Group, Saudi Arabia, announced in Dharan on 23 March 2009 the opening of what they claim is the largest pump manufacturing, repair and testing facility in the Middle East.The facility is designed to support customers in the oil and gas, petrochemical, power, water, desalination, chemical and other industries.
A key component of the facility is the region's largest, most capable hydraulics test facility, which is capable of certified testing to both API and international standards, for both horizontal and vertical pumps. The facility will allow customers to verify equipment performance or diagnose and correct problems.
Future expansion plans include the Middle East's first hydraulics training center, which will feature state-of-the-art classrooms, along with static and dynamic laboratories. Planned classes include basic hydraulics theory, advanced maintenance, repair and technical services, and hands-on training opportunities.
Features of the facility include:
For more information, contact Lars Rosene, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President Public Affairs, Flowserve Corporation
Tel: +1 972-672-7817