Oil & Gas Innovation OGI Autumn 2017 Digital Version - Page 18

ADIPEC SPECIAL SA Equip Signs New Distribution Agreement with DFT SA Equip, world leaders in the design and manufacturing of portable EX equipment has entered the substantial Middle Eastern EX equipment market. The company has increased its presence in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) with the appointment of UAE’s premier Hazardous Area specialist, Daly Fluid Technologies (DFT) as official distributor for the GCC Region. his strategic move to expand into the UAE comes following the firms continued success achieved through global distribution channels set-up in New Zealand, Canada and France. Increased demand for safe and reliable EX Certified equipment in this region facilitated the key decision to branch into this market. This agreement is SA Equips’ first distribution agreement in the UAE and forms part of the company’s strategy to focus on regional growth in emerging regions. DFT will hold a range of stock at its Dubai and Abu Dhabi warehouses and has an experienced sales team ready to deploy with extensive knowledge of SA Equip products and their application in hazardous work environment. Through this partnership SA Equip has strengthened their presence in this region and it enables DFT to provide specialist technical advice and know-how on behalf of the company to their growing customer base. DFT is widely regarded as a market-leading specialist in the provision of hazardous area equipment focusing on bespoke selection and delivery of equipment from their HQ in Dubai. DFT have a wealth of experience in the Middle East region that will support SA Equip to expand successfully into the GCC region. Branching into the UAE Market is a key step for SA as the requirements for EX Equipment for Oil and Gas projects is continually growing. “ SA Equip have a complete range of ATEX & IECEx certified Portable Lighting, Heating, Power Distribution & Ventilation. “ T As two forward thinking EX safety equipment suppliers, there was a clear opportunity to create a strong strategic alliance that enables the companies to continue providing reliable, in-demand EX equipment to a range of industries globally. Both companies are committed to working closely with their clients to understand the challenges they face and find the most suitable solutions to help increase their operational safety and efficiency. Mike Shimwell, Managing Director, SA Equip commented: “We are excited to be working with DFT as their wealth of experience within the GCC region will help establish SA Equip as the provider of choice for EX Certified Equipment. This partnership is a testament to both companies continued commitment to supplying in-demand products that increase both the safety and efficiency of customer operations.” SA Equip have established a strong position in the provision of ATEX & IECEx Equipment for use in potentially dangerous work environments in a multitude of industr