Oerlikon Fairfield to Market Expanded Jacking Drives Portfolio at Offshore Technology Conference
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum
5700 Mellon Rd.
Export, PA, 15632
Press release date: May 1, 2014
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (USA) — Oerlikon Fairfield will market two new jacking drives, its S1500 and its S500, at the Offshore Technology Conference − the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection − May 5-8 at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas.
With the addition of these two models, Oerlikon Fairfield now has a total of eight jacking drives in its product portfolio which also includes its S60A, S130, S350, S650, S1000 and S2000 solutions. The S1500 has a maximum jacking rating of 15.5M in-lb, with a maximum holding rating of 18.6M in-lb., and the S500 has a maximum jacking rating of 4.425M in-lb, with a maximum holding rating of 5.3M in-lb.
“We are excited to present these two new designs to the industry at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference,” said Rob Kress, oil and energy business development manager for Oerlikon Fairfield. “We are focused on continually understanding the needs of our customers and supplying them with optimal solutions for their specific applications.”
With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Oerlikon Fairfield has partnered with some of the top offshore companies and is backed by the engineering, design and application expertise to ensure that its customers’ equipment is powered with the right drive system. Oerlikon Fairfield is a key supplier to GustoMSC’s integrated jacking systems.
“As leading designer of the largest available series of best-in-class jackups, we are convinced of the importance of an integrated design of the jackup and its jacking system. That is what we offer to our clients and it is an important driver for our reputation and success,” said GustoMSC Chief Executive Officer Nils van Nood. “The jacking drives that Oerlikon Fairfield have developed for us give us the opportunity to provide the best solutions to the market.”
Oerlikon Fairfield will exhibit in two locations at OTC 2014, sharing space with regional distributor, Hydraquip Custom Systems Inc., in booth 4105, and in outdoor hospitality tent 412, where product experts and technical leaders will be available to discuss drive solutions for jacking systems, coil tubing injectors, mud and frac pumps, gas compressors, top drives and a range of other equipment necessary for energy production.
Visit Oerlikon Fairfield in the OTC Outdoor Pavilion – Hospitality Tent #412
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Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) is a leading high-tech industrial group specializing in machine and plant engineering. The company is a provider of innovative industrial solutions and cutting-edge technologies for textile manufacturing, drive, vacuum, coating, and advanced nanotechnology. A Swiss company with a tradition going back over 100 years, Oerlikon is a global player with around 13,000 employees at around 160 locations in 34 countries and sales of CHF 2.9 billion in 2013. The company invests around CHF 100 million per year in R&D, with over 1,000 specialists working on future products and services. In most areas, the operative businesses rank either first or second in their respective global markets.
About Oerlikon Fairfield
Oerlikon Fairfield is a global player in the gear and drive field with more than 90 years of experience. Today the company is focused on providing drive solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries, including agriculture, construction, energy, on- and off-highway, rail/transport and specialty industrial. With worldwide locations in the United States, India and China, Oerlikon Fairfield is well positioned to meet its customer needs for complete driveline systems, as well as single gearing components.
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