WARRENDALE, PA, Feb. 8, 2005 -- USFilter Zimpro Systems, of Rothschild, Wis., has obtained qualification in the Achilles Joint Qualification System for products used for North Sea oil and gas industry system and equipment supplies.
This includes the categories of: 1.11.01 Mechanical Separators, Tumblers, Chlorinators, Hydrocyclones, Scrubbers and Accessories; 1.18.99 Other Industrial Equipment, Packages, and Units; and 4.04.09 Process Modules/Packages.
The Achilles Joint Qualification System is used by oil companies and contractors on the Norwegian and Danish continental shelves to establish bidder lists for projects in that region.
"Qualification with Achilles is an important step for us," says Bill Feltrop, USFilter Zimpro oil and gas business development director. "Being qualified in the system assures our customers that our systems and products meet high quality and safety standards, especially important in the oil and gas industry."
The registration is part of the business unit's program for quality improvement, and joins registration with First Point Assessment and pending ISO certification.
USFilter Zimpro Systems designs and builds municipal and industrial wastewater treatment systems, installed at more than 2,500 sites around the world. With over 40 years' experience, the company specializes in treating various wastewater problems from heavy metals removal to organics control to recovery and reuse. Its Rothschild, Wis., headquarters includes an analytical laboratory, engineering department, pilot facility and manufacturing facility.
USFilter Corp. (www.usfilter.com), a Siemens company, delivers cost-effective, reliable water and wastewater treatment systems and services to municipal, industrial, commercial and institutional customers worldwide. USFilter is part of Siemens' Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S), which provides innovative solutions and services designed to improve competitiveness in processing and manufacturing industries and in infrastructure. In fiscal 2004, I&S employed a total of 30,000 people worldwide.