Cryostar has appointed Petrotec, a well-known Qatar based company, as a service partner in the Gulf area.

The appointment starts on 1 June 2006.

Petrotec, with its well-maintained service and technology centre and specialist engineers and technicians, will provide support to Cryostar and its clients in the region.

The company says that through this partnership, Cryostar\\$quot;s clients will benefit from improved responsiveness as well as local Cryostar product knowledge and expertise.

Customer service director Didier Walch, said: "The growing confidence our clients have placed in us has allowed growth in the installed base in the area. How could we not be present locally to support our clients businesses?"

"The Petrotec service business is growing rapidly in line with the growth in the region and this is a good appointment for us as it takes us to the forefront of technology," continued Joseph of Petrotec.