Contributor: Jennifer Cardillo, Marketing and Communications Manager Americas, Rotating Equipment Services, Sulzer
South American industrial economies are continuing to grow and Sulzer is supporting this expansion with its latest appointment in the market. Marcelo Alves has taken on the role of President of Rotating Equipment Services in South America and is aiming to further develop Sulzer’s range of services for customers.
Marcelo has over 25 years of experience in delivering engineering solutions to a wide variety of industries. His appreciation of customer needs and understanding of high-quality maintenance procedures will help with the implementation of the business growth plan.
“Sulzer’s organization in South America and around the world has an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality, independent maintenance services.” explains Marcelo. “With a comprehensive range of solutions for motors, generators, turbines and pumps, Sulzer supports customers by improving the performance, efficiency and reliability of equipment.”
In the South American market, Sulzer has a strong presence with five service centers across Argentina, Brazil and Colombia that will be developed further to make more services available. Sulzer’s increasing use of additive manufacturing and reverse engineering is greatly reducing the time taken to repair older machines and these processes will continue to deliver cost effective maintenance solutions.
Marcelo concludes: “By taking advantage of Sulzer’s worldwide manufacturing and maintenance services, customers are able to optimize the performance of their equipment and minimize downtime. Our aim is to expand the services available in South America and help our customers to improve the reliability and the efficiency of their equipment.”
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 180 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 14,000 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.
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