Stirling Group wins Middle East award

Stirling Group has been awarded a prestigious accolade by Dräger, an international leader in safety and medical technology.

Global provider of health, safety and environmental services, Stirling Group, announced the achievement as it reported a record number of product sales in the Middle East.

Stirling Group’s Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) team were presented with the award for the highest increase in net sales in 2013 - 2014 by Dräger at an awards ceremony in Marrakech.

Stirling Group, provide a range of services covering fire risk assessments, fire system integrity assurance, safety and personal protective equipment, recruitment, fire and rescue service management, training and fire investigation.

The Dubai-based Stirling Group FRS team were solely responsible for the largest distribution in Iraq of Dräger X – Zone 5500’s, a mobile perimeter gas detection unit which can monitor and measure up to six hazardous gases in connection with 24 other devices, on worksites in the oil and gas sector.

Thomas Alexander Kenworthy, Product Sales and Technical Support Officer at Stirling Group said: “This coveted award is great recognition for the outstanding work carried out by our fire and rescue team who are committed to delivering a first class service to our clients.

“The top of the range products we offer are selected due to their service life and after sales support to ensure the devices are operating correctly, with comprehensive testing and calibration, inspection and testing certificates issued.

“We offer customers more than just a retail service, we distribute hand-selected products to clients which are bespoke to their needs as well as providing invaluable support and expertise to ensure the user will have as many functional years from their purchase as possible.”

Stirling Group provides safety products including gas detection equipment, breathing apparatus, escape breathing devices, fire-fighting PPE, fire extinguishers, fire rescue equipment, fire training equipment as well as training and servicing to complement each purchase.

The team mainly supplies to oil and gas companies in the Middle East, however they also have contracts in place with engineering firms, power plants, water treatment facilities, civil defence and airports.

Adapted from press release by Hannah Priestley-Eaton

Published on 16/03/2015

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