SGB Scaffolding and Industrial Services Appointed MATCOR Distributor in India

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MATCOR has appointed SGB India as distributor in India. SGB will provide MATCOR's proprietary cathodic protection and AC mitigation solutions to operators throughout India.

With the significant infrastructure development expected in India, local operators will benefit greatly from MATCOR’s turnkey corrosion prevention solutions and SGB’s industrial and construction solutions.

MATCOR, Inc., the trusted full-service provider of proprietary cathodic protection products, systems and corrosion engineering solutions recently announced that the company has appointed SGB Scaffolding and Industrial Services Private Limited (SGB India) as its distributor in India. SGB will take over the MATCOR operations in India. Both MATCOR and SGB India are Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services (BEIS) companies.

SGB India, headquartered in Hyderabad, India, provides industrial services and construction related solutions. This move to incorporate MATCOR’s proprietary cathodic protection and AC mitigation solutions enables SGB India to deliver a broader range of services and solutions to customers throughout India.

Shailesh Javia will lead operations in relation to cathodic protection products, systems, and corrosion engineering solutions out of SGB’s office in Ahmedabad, India. The office is located at 106, Sakar – V, B/h. Natraj Cinema, Opp. H.K. College, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad – 380009, Gujarat, India and staff can be reached by phone at +91 (0)79 26588551 or email at sjavia(at)beis(dot)com.

“With the significant infrastructure development expected in India, local operators will benefit greatly from MATCOR’s turnkey corrosion prevention solutions and SGB’s industrial and construction solutions,” said Kevin Pitts, President of MATCOR.

India is home to many major companies in the oil and gas, chemical, power, water and other infrastructure industries. These companies operate assets such as pipelines, plant piping, offshore structures and storage tanks that require the corrosion prevention products and services provided by MATCOR. In addition, India has a growing network of pipelines laid in overhead electrical right-of-way corridors. Pipelines along these corridors experience AC interference as great as 50-75 VAC, which can cause corrosion and a hazardous environment for workers and the public.

SGB India will provide operators in India with a full array of cathodic protection and corrosion engineering services, in addition to a full range of AC mitigation products and services to combat pipeline AC interference.

About MATCOR
MATCOR is a Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services (BEIS) company. In business for over 40 years, MATCOR provides services and products that solve corrosion problems globally for major infrastructure assets such as oil, gas and water pipelines, above ground storage tanks, power plants, energy facilities, well casings and steel-in-concrete structures. MATCOR is a turnkey ISO 9001:2008 certified provider of customized cathodic protection products and systems combined with high-quality corrosion engineering, installation and maintenance services. The company maintains specialized CIS (close interval survey) teams and a large fleet of construction equipment. MATCOR’s manufacturing plant is located in Chalfont, PA, USA and the company maintains field service and sales offices in Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado, Western Pennsylvania and North Dakota, in addition to a growing list of international distributors.

About SGB India
Dating back to 1919, SGB is one of the best known and well respected names globally within the access service fields. SGB India operations were established in 2008, gaining valuable experience and insights into the region, and eventually evolved into a Brand company in 2014. SGB offers work access products and solutions; formwork & shoring services; and industrial multi-craft services. With almost a century of experience, SGB delivers global level, quality product and project solutions and services for building construction and maintenance applications, enhancing both on-site productivity and safety for its clients.

About Brand Energy
Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services is a premier provider of integrated specialty services to the global energy, industrial and infrastructure markets. Its extensive portfolio of specialized industrial service offerings includes cathodic protection, work access, coatings, insulation, refractory, formwork & shoring, specialty mechanical services, and other related crafts. Brand delivers its services through a network of more than 240 branches, with a particular focus on the major hydrocarbon and power generation markets globally. For additional information visit http://www.beis.com

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