Sulzer Electromechanical Service signs deal with Nidec Industrial Solutions

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Sulzer Electromechanical Service to be distributor of medium voltage variable speed drives in North America

Milan, 17 October 2018 – As part of a growing portfolio of services, Sulzer Electromechanical Service has signed an agreement with Nidec Industrial Solutions that will introduce customers to the high performance, energy efficient drives with class-leading maintenance services. Sulzer Electromechanical Service’s extensive network of service centers throughout North America will provide expert, local support from one of the world’s leading independent repair specialists of electromechanical equipment.

Nidec Industrial Solutions has a long and distinguished history of manufacturing medium voltage drives for industrial applications, especially the oil and gas sector as well as power generation. With the expertise to design and manufacture custom-made drives for individual applications, Nidec has a strong presence in the market.

Jim Mugford, President and Global Head of Sulzer’s electromechanical services, explained: “We are proud to partner with Nidec for MV drives sales and services in North America. This is an important partnership for Sulzer Electromechanical Service that demonstrates the high-quality service and technical expertise that is required in today’s market. Our experience in the oil and gas sector, coupled with our extensive service center network will ensure customers receive the most effective service.”

The new agreement will see Sulzer Electromechanical Service provide both sales and technical support for MV drives with a focus on the oil and gas industry in the United States and Canada. The company’s experienced field service teams offer expert support on site, while the local service centers are equipped with modern repair facilities to ensure any downtime is minimized. At the same time, Sulzer’s customers will have direct access to high-quality MV drives and excellent OEM support.

Dominique Llonch, CEO Nidec ASI Spa and leader of Nidec Industrial Solutions, commented: “The signing of this agreement represents a significant milestone for Nidec ASI and we are sure that Sulzer Electromechanical Service will be the perfect partner for the diffusion of our products and services in North America. We are confident that this distributor agreement is a step in the right direction in terms of meeting customer expectations. The oil and gas market is all about excellent service and energy efficiency. This agreement offers them a solution for both.”