SA Equip has entered into a distribution partnership with electrical goods specialist, Polar Components, to provide EX Certified equipment to the Brazilian Oil & Gas Market. SA Equip’s portable EX products will be available throughout Brazil and the surrounding markets, offering increased operational performance and substantial cost savings.
The EX mark signals in Europe that your product complies with the essential ATEX Directive and is safe to use in explosive atmospheres in the workplace which can be caused by flammable gases, mists, vapours or by combustible dusts etc.
Polar Components are recognised as one of the largest and most reliable vendors on the Brazilian Oil & Gas supply chain. Providing localised support to projects of high complexity, in most industrial environments including Oil & Gas, Defense, Iron and Steel and Chemical.
Moreover, Polar’s strategic headquarter location in Rio de Janeiro will enable bespoke selection and technical assistance of SA Equips’ market-leading products throughout Brazil, benefited by both companies’ years of industry experience in their respective markets’.
Evandro Esteves, Marketing Director, Polar Components said: “We are very proud to have the chance to support the EX Brazilian market with SA Equip products. Polar and SA Equip are already working towards Inmetro certification for the complete range of temporary lighting, to be used, among other applications, to increase safety during tank-inspection and tank-cleaning procedures.”
Mike Shimwell, MD of SA Equip commented: We are delighted to be working with Polar in Brazil. They are a highly professional company with a solid reputation in the marketplace, and share many of the same values as SA Equip. “