Siemens signs agreement with Manweir
- Qatar: Thursday, March 21 - 2013 at 15:15
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Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, has signed an agreement with Qatar-based Manweir, a provider of manufacturing and repair services to the oil and gas industry, to strengthen its local presence in the Gulf emirate and service its customers faster and better.
The newly inaugurated, 46,000-square-meter Manweir facility will service Siemens compressors and steam turbines for the oil and gas industry. The service center is certified by Siemens and all maintenance activities will be supervised by representatives from the company.
"Our agreement with Manweir will help reduce service times for a wide range of compressors and industrial steam turbines," said Hamad Al Khayyat, General Manager, Oil and Gas Division, Siemens WLL Qatar. "Providing rapid response and fast turnaround of on and off-site repairs will enable our customers in Qatar to keep both planned and unplanned downtime to a minimum."
The Manweir service center is divided into multiple function areas, including an operations office and a maintenance workshop, as well as equipment storage and training areas. It also features a greater variety and quantity of spare parts and a comprehensive improvement in operational processes, maintenance reception capability and service levels.
"This step is further testament to our commitment to Qatar and the importance of being closer to our customers," said Bernhard Fonseka, CEO of Siemens WLL in Qatar.
"As Qatar continues to develop its infrastructure, Siemens will play a supporting role by providing innovative and reliable technologies and services to a wide range of sectors, including energy."
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