NEWS AND NEW PRODUCTS
Middle East Emerson Process Management opens ﬁrst ﬂow calibration & service center for Middle East & Africa
merson Process Management today announced the opening of its new Middle East Flow Service Center in Abu Dhabi. Representing an investment of $3 million, this new center serves customers in the Middle East and Africa with the ﬁrst, in-region VSL Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)-certiﬁed calibration facility. “The opening of Emerson’s Middle East Flow Service Center represents Emerson’s continued commitment to the region, while delivering much needed, local and certiﬁed services,” commented Dave Tredinnick, Emerson’s president of Middle East & Africa business at the grand opening in Abu Dhabi. “Never before has an internationally-certiﬁed calibration facility been available to customers, locally, to eliminate lead time issues and reduce costs for ﬂowmeter calibration. Emerson is proud to make these services available to customers in Abu Dhabi, the Middle East and Africa.” Previously, Middle Eastern and African customers faced limited options and high operational hurdles to validate ﬂow device calibrations or provide required third party documentation associated with ISO9000 Quality or regulatory requirements. The result was often process shutdowns and delays while ﬂowmeters were physically removed from operation and shipped overseas for calibration, service or performance diagnostics. For all customers, the new, local service from the Middle East Flow Service Center, Abu Dhabi means minimal process downtime and substantially reduced costs coupled with the quality assurance that calibrations are done with an internationallycertiﬁed standard.
Emerson’s Middle East Flow Service Center in Abu Dhabi operates using ISO 9001:2008 certiﬁed processes and is committed to ongoing process improvements to ensure superior quality. Metrological traceability and certiﬁcation processes ensure reliable measurements in laboratories and facilities around the world. VSL, the National Metrology Institute of the Netherlands, has certiﬁed the calibration equipment’s Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC) with an uncertainty of 0.03%. This CMC reﬂects the traceability, technical competence and capability of the calibration equipment available at the new Emerson facility. In addition to Emerson’s ﬂowmeter calibration, the Middle East Flow Service Center, Abu Dhabi offers a broad range of services including ﬂowmeter diagnostics and evaluations, witness inspection services and documentation to establish the quality of calibration and testing, meter repair, and factory-designed training programs on-site or at the customer’s facility.
LG UNVEILING NEW PRODUCTS FOR MIDDLE EAST ENERGY SOLUTIONS MARKET
his year LG announced its plans to become a major player in global energy solutions market by introducing the 3rd version of existing tropical Multi V III, and the newly released VRF Air Handling Unit (AHU) within the Middle East and Africa (MEA) markets. The Multi V III boasts a 4.6 coefﬁcient of performance (COP) for heating and 4.3 for cooling, as well as a bigger capacity per unit with an extended piping length of 1,000m. In addition, LG’s HSS Inverter Compressor greatly enhance efﬁciency on the Multi V III, reducing energy use by up to 11 percent compared with previous models. www.lg.com
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