Flowserve Opens Compressor Seals Test Lab in Brazil

Flowserve has opened an important test laboratory for compressor seals in Macaé, Brazil.

The facility features the company's first dry gas seal testing capability in Latin America, expediting repair time for customers in the region. Part of a state-of-the-art Quick Response Center (QRC) that opened in 2009, the new test laboratory is designed to support compressor seal customers in a variety of industries including oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical.

"Flowserve continues to make significant investments in personnel, cutting-edge equipment and expanded facilities in Latin America," said Tom Ferguson, President, Flowserve Flow Solutions Group. "With this new facility, we provide a full range of services in Brazil, ultimately helping our customers improve the reliability of their equipment and reduce costs."

"We set an ambitious goal in building this laboratory to provide support to our local customers in Brazil and throughout the region," said Fabian Mamia, vice president and general manager, Latin America, Flowserve Flow Solutions Group. "Flowserve has established a leadership position in dry gas seal services for the Latin America market and we intend to gain our customers' confidence by providing outstanding customer service."