Multi award-winning torque specialist EnerQuip has underlined its commitment to the Middle East as part of a £1.5 million investment across its global operations.
The leading provider of innovative torque machine solutions for the energy industry has unveiled plans to expand its existing site at Findon on the outskirts of Aberdeen in a bid to cope with growing demand for its groundbreaking mobile torque unit, both at home and in the Middle East The extended facility will increase indoor floor space dedicated to manufacturing by 60% with a new welfare facility and stores also to be added. In addition to this expansion at the company’s headquarters, the business is also reviewing options for a larger facility to support service demands in Houston, TX.
Simultaneously, the eight-year-old company is realising long-held ambitions to establish a permanent presence in the Middle East and has ploughed £750,000 into uplevelling its activities in the region. After being slowed due to the challenges of the pandemic, EnerQuip is poised to capitalise on growth experienced in the last 18 months, thanks to the recent opening of a 1500 sq. ft. facility in Abu Dhabi. As part of the move, Global Head of Sales, Darren Bragg, will relocate to oversee operations having been promoted to the role of Regional General Manager for the Middle East.
It is anticipated that up to five service-based Middle East positions will be created in the coming year, with projected growth in the UK manufacturing team also on the horizon.
Commenting on plans for EnerQuip’s growth in the Middle East, Darren Bragg said: “Our acquisition of the AMC product line from Forum Energy Technologies last year significantly bolstered our offering in the region and has allowed us to explore new and exciting possibilities in a key market.
“By consolidating our presence in the Middle East, we will be correctly positioned to better serve our growing client base in and around the region and our new facility will be instrumental in fulfilling those ambitions.”
Launched in Aberdeen in June 2015, EnerQuip is a leading specialist in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of market leading torque machines and associated products, including bucking units and fully rotational makeup and breakout torque machines which can be adapted to suit any application. The highly skilled team delivers 24/7, 365 support and works with a growing client base in an increasing list of locations that includes Africa, North and South America, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
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