Siemens partners with S&B Plant Services

  • August 02, 2011
  • Siemens
  • News

August 2, 2011 - In an effort to meet the growing demand of its integrated analytical solutions, Siemens Industry’s Process Instrumentation and Analytics, based in Houston, announces a strategic partnership with S&B Plant Services Ltd. to support companies in the oil & gas, energy, water and wastewater and minerals industries. Siemens Process Instrumentation & Analytics, part of the company’s Sensors and Communications business unit, is a global leader in complete engineering solutions from process orientation to process return (pipe-to-pipe, including shelters and installation, start-up and commissioning services). A teaming and marketing agreement was executed to result in an improved ability to meet market demand with a total integrated solution based on Siemens analytical products/services and S&B’s field construction/maintenance services. As part of the partnership, S&B Plant Services will provide the constructability and the field direct labor and supervision for the installation phase. Siemens and S&B Plant Services will simplify project requirements by taking (or owning) responsibility for every step of the project—from conception to start-up. Together, both companies will offer an integrated analytical measurement system, delivering accurate, reliable measurements at lowest overall project cost. “The combination of S&B’s services and Siemens solutions enables us to meet growing customer requirements of working with a single vendor/supplier, executing total integrated analyzer solutions with minimum risk,” says Glen Irving, the director of sales and services for Siemens Industry Process Instrumentation and Analytics. “The combined integrated solutions, vast experience in plant services, industry expertise and excellent support are key factors in our decision to select S&B Plant Services.” “Together, Siemens and S&B Plant Services capabilities will help our customers to continually address the ever-changing landscape of process analytics in the industrial market. S&B looks forward to future opportunities and successes in delivering these transparent services to the market, as a result of teaming with Siemens.” adds Greg Atteberry, president for S&B Plant Services, Ltd. Siemens Industry Siemens Industry, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens’ global Industry Sector business—the world’s leading supplier of production, transportation and building technology solutions. The company’s integrated hardware and software technologies enable comprehensive industry-specific solutions for industrial and infrastructure providers to increase their productivity, sustainability and profitability. The Industry Sector includes six divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and Osram Sylvania. With nearly 204,000 Siemens Industry Sector employees worldwide, the Industry Sector posted a worldwide profit of $4.7 billion on revenues of $47.3 billion in fiscal 2010. Industry Automation A division of Siemens Industry, Inc., the Industry Automation Division is a global leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Industry Automation’s portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to enterprise-wide automation solutions for automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales, as well as a wide range of maintenance services. With nearly 33,000 employees worldwide, Industry Automation posted worldwide revenues of $8.4 billion in fiscal year 2010. About S&B Plant Services, Ltd. S&B Plant Services, Ltd., a division of S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd., is an employee-owned company with revenues of $1 billion annually and 4,300 plus employees. S&B Plant Services is an industry leader in supplemental maintenance and industrial turnarounds. The company’s primary focus is in the process and power industries, with a specialty niche in small capital construction.  

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