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SOURCE Stirling Group
DUBAI, UAE, October 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Stirling Group, a market leader in Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) and support services serving the Middle East and Africa oil and gas industry, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Dräger safety products and fixed gas detectors in Iraq. Since May 2013, Stirling Group has been supplying Dräger products to clients in Iraq, including Kurdistan.
The sole distribution rights to Dräger products enhances Stirling Group's HSSE services to the region's oil and gas clients, supporting them with training, personnel and equipment to ensure safe and secure operations. Adding Dräger products to the solutions they offer their customers complements their hazard management inventory with a special focus on personal safety and protecting production facilities. Stirling Group will be responsible for distributing Dräger products such as stationary and mobile gas detection systems, respiratory protection devices, alcohol and drug-testing instruments, fire-fighting equipment and professional diving gear, which are of primary importance in high-risk environments.
Stirling Group's Dräger product rental and sales services are also supported by Stirling Group aftersales support with workshops in Basra and Erbil. Stirling Group offers full equipment support services to their clients, ensuring that the training, equipment and solutions they provide are kept to a high standard continuously and maintain best practice. Their extensive product knowledge and experienced technicians enables them to provide aftersales support, a service that sets Stirling apart.
Commenting on the association, Angus Neil, Managing Director of Stirling Group said, "Our partnership and the association with Dräger further enhances our portfolio. Dräger is a renowned name in the field of safety technology and we will now be able to provide our clients with high quality and reliable safety products and aftercare."
"We are happy to collaborate with Stirling Group and serve their reputed clientele. We take pride in aiding their experts with Dräger safety products to carry out operations smoothly, especially in challenging environments like Iraq," commented Michael Karsta, Regional Manager Middle East and Africa, Dräger.
The association between Stirling Group and Dräger will provide essential safety products to a range of sector and industry specific operations across Iraq, including International and National Oil Companies, civil defence and aviation. Furthermore the provision of Dräger equipment enhances Stirling Group's portfolio of Fire and Rescue services, which are underpinned by the quality of standards through their membership of JOIFF and NFPA. Stirling Group's Fire and Rescue services include in-country training and fire service provision, as well as internationally renowned training through our partners, Fire Service College, UK, International Safety Training Centre, Malta, and Falck Nutec.
About Stirling Group
Stirling Group is a leading provider of Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) and support services to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) oil and gas industry. Stirling enables businesses by providing them with specialised training, manpower and equipment that deliver best practice HSSE and support solutions, allowing them to focus on their core operations in a safe and secure environment.
Stirling Group's capabilities and technologies ensure our clients are able to operate safely, effectively, and in compliance to regulations and authority, regardless of the environmental constraints and hazards they face. They provide oil and gas clients with complete life support solutions through their partnerships in logistics, communications, protective services, emergency response and medical services.
For more information on Stirling Group, visit http://www.stirling-group.com
Dräger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, DAX-listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. The company's long-term success is predicated on a value-oriented corporate culture with four central strengths: close collaboration with customers, the expertise of employees, continuous innovation and outstanding quality.
Dräger believes in the motto of 'Technology for Life' and aims to provide products that protect, support and save lives irrespective of where they are deployed - in clinical settings, industries, mining or emergency services.
Dräger has nearly 12,000 employees worldwide and is present in over 190 countries around the globe. The Group maintains sales and service organisations in over 40 countries. Its development and production facilities are based in Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, South Africa, the USA, Brazil, the Czech Republic and China.
For more information on Dräger, visit http://www.draeger.ae
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