Mass flow meter manufacturer Fluid Components International (FCI) has established its presence in the Middle East after opening a new joint venture in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

The establishment of Fluid Components Saudi Arabia Ltd. is the result of a joint venture with GAS Arabian Services Co., Ltd (GAS), a local leading integrated services provider in the petrochemical, chemical and oil industries.

The partnership has been established to provide enhanced flow instrumentation capabilities and an elevated level of customer care to FCI’s clients in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle East.

“This new operation provides localised, full-service capability to all of FCI’s customers in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle East”

Dan McQueen, FCI President

The new operation will provide immediate access to FCI engineering and technical support, as well as local spare parts inventory and supply, repair and recalibration services and onsite installations. In addition, the company will offer client product and service training, site dispatching and start-up assistance through its Saudi Arabian operation.

Dan McQueen, President of the California-based enterprise, signified, “This new operation provides localised, full-service capability to all of FCI’s customers in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle East. Our goal is to offer world class service and product support to our growing installed customer base in the region.”

FCI’s flow, level and temperature instruments feature precision thermal technology and are installed in thousands of applications worldwide, namely in the chemical manufacturing, industrial wastewater treatment and petroleum refining sectors.