Damman, Saudi Arabia (PRWEB) April 25, 2007
TCR Engineering Services, India's leading ISO 17025 accredited independent materials testing laboratory, has signed a joint venture partnership agreement with GAS Arabian Services to bring its material testing and quality assurance expertise to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The newly formed joint venture company, based in Damman, Saudi Arabia will be called TCR Arabia LLC.
Speaking at the company formation, Mr. Faisal K. Al-Dabal, GM, GAS Arabian Services, said, "We are delighted to welcome TCR as our partner in the region. TCR's core strengths in metallurgy related material testing services will help service the increasing quality assurance demands of clients in Saudi Arabia."
TCR Arabia will provide services in the areas of Sour Gas Corrosion Studies, NDT Services including ToFD, Plant Health Assessment including In-Situ Metallography and RLA, Failure Investigation, Chemical Analysis, Positive Material Identification, Post Weld Heat Treatment, RoHS Compliance, Third Party Inspection and Advanced Engineering Consulting on Metallurgical Problems.
"TCR Arabia is a further testament of our ongoing commitment in providing world class Metallurgical Testing and QA service in a highly quality conscious environment for companies in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. There are many synergies to exploit between the services currently offered by TCR Engineering in India and those that will be provided by TCR Arabia in KSA," said Mr. Rohit Bafna, Director Global Sales at TCR Engineering Services.
TCR Arabia's materials testing engineers, scientists and technicians will help customers in the region understand the potentials and limitations of metallurgical materials, providing crucial data they need to invent, design, build, manufacture, their product with accurate, customized materials testing solutions.
Skilled failure analysis specialists from TCR Arabia will conduct in-depth investigation and analysis to determine the root cause of part and assembly failures and identify the means for preventing future problems. Using the latest analytical equipment and materials characterization techniques, TCR Arabia's failure analysts will provide clear answers to plant problems and ultimately help companies deliver bottom-line results.
The testing of materials in sour service conditions for oil & gas pipeline applications is an area where the laboratory of TCR Arabia will truly excel amongst other test facilities in the region.
The non-destructive service offering of TCR Arabia will include Boroscope Inspection, Hardness testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Dye Penetrant Testing, fabrication inspection, chemical analysis, Weld procedures and welder qualifications, Visual examination, storage tank inspection, as well as the state-of-the-art Automated Ultrasonic Testing using Time of Flight Diffraction (ToFD).
TCR Arabia's range of services will be utilized in various business sectors including Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Environment, Health Sciences, Pipeline, Construction, Manufacturing, and Consumer Products among others.
For more information about analytical and material testing facilities at TCR Engineering Services and her associate companies in Mumbai, Vadodara, Navi Mumbai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and USA, please visit http://www.tcreng.com. Details on GAS Arabian Services is available at http://www.gasarabian.com.