Jim Mugford has been appointed President and Global Head of Sulzer’s electromechanical services business. Jim will be responsible for driving Sulzer’s strategy, growth and profitability for electromechanical services worldwide and creating synergies with the company’s turbo services and pump services businesses.
Having joined Sulzer in 2012, Jim has restructured and improved the company’s Canadian turbo and pump services operations, grown the U.S. electromechanical business and restructured and integrated the North American pump services business into Sulzer’s Rotating Equipment Services division.
“Sulzer is all about being faster, more responsive and closer to our customers.” says Jim. “We deliver a high degree of knowledge and skill regarding machinery failure diagnostics and repair. By working collaboratively with customers to solve their problems and learning from different scenarios, we aim to offer the most comprehensive service.”
Sulzer’s electromechanical services offer world-class support to users of rotating equipment in oil and gas, power generation, mining and general industrial markets. As the leading independent global maintenance provider, Sulzer intends to drive innovation in this business with the introduction of new service products and platforms.
Jim concludes, “Sulzer responds expeditiously to rush requirements that minimize production downtime. At the end of the day, customers are looking for service providers who possess the expertise, tools and technology to make sure their machines are running reliably, efficiently and cost effectively and we will deliver on this promise.”
Sulzer is the leading worldwide, independent service provider for the repair and maintenance of rotating machines including turbomachinery, pumps and electro-mechanical equipment. With a global network of over 150 technically advanced manufacturing and test facilities, Sulzer offers a collaborative advantage that delivers high-quality, cost-effective, customized and turnkey solutions, providing its customers with the peace of mind to focus on their core operations.
Sulzer Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer, can accommodate all brands of rotating equipment including turbines, compressors, generators, motors and pumps. With an enviable track record, dedicated teams of on-site engineers provide best-in-class solutions to ensure that the most effective service is delivered.
Sulzer is dedicated to providing superior service solutions to a range of industries including power generation, oil and gas, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, water and air separation. Every solution is customized to suit the business needs of each application – whenever or wherever that may be.
With a long history of providing engineering service support, Sulzer is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland where it began in 1834. Today, with sales over US$ 3 billion and with approximately 15,000 employees, the Sulzer footprint spans across the globe. The core aim is to deliver a flexible and cost-effective service that optimizes customer operational efficiency and minimizes downtime.
For more information on Sulzer, visit www.sulzer.com
DMA Europa Ltd. : Philip Howe
Tel: +44 (0)1562 751436
Fax: +44 (0)1562 748315
Sulzer Turbo Services Houston Inc. : Jennifer Cardillo, Marketing and Communications Manager, Americas Rotating Equipment Services
Tel: +1 713 567 2706