Chicago, Ill (8 April, 2014) - John Crane has won a five-year contract covering management of wet seal inventory, technical support and the placement of engineers on-site at Shell Jurong Island. This contract is in addition to the five-year global Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) the company signed with Shell in 2013.
John Donatiello, Vice President of the Global End-User Sales and Service Organization at John Crane said: “We look forward to partnering with Shell Jurong Island. Our engineers will provide the expertise and service needed to maintain superior performance of seal components critical to their operations. We’re also pleased to continue growing our presence in Southeast Asia, a region experiencing one of the fastest energy production growth rates in the industry.”
John Crane www.johncrane.com is a global leader in engineered technology, supplying engineered products and services to energy services customers and other major process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals, couplings, bearings, and artificial lift equipment. It is part of Smiths Group www.smiths.com, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.
About John Crane Service Offerings
Mechanical Seals Reliability is John Crane’s premier service level focused on improving efficiency and reducing operating costs for customers. Some of the benefits include asset management to lower total cost of ownership, and reliability services to improve mechanical seal performance. It’s not uncommon for customers to realize a significant reduction in maintenance spend throughout the duration of a Mechanical Seals Reliability Program. John Crane has 15 years of experience implementing more than 170 Mechanical Seals Reliability agreements. Currently, the company has 150 reliability engineers and technicians placed full time at customer sites, to maintain equipment, perform daily maintenance and provide technical expertise.