To establish its permanent presence in the Middle East, Dresser-Rand has set up a service center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The company also formally committed to a new multi-purpose facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its investment in Dammam has created a multi-purpose and multi-product facility combining packaging for the Middle East with a service base in Saudi Arabia.
The new facilities have the capability to package compressors with the ability to lift packages up to 120 m.t. It will also have single-stage steam turbine manufacturing capability with the ability to run steam turbines after manufacture or after repair. In addition, a high-speed balance machine will be available that can accept rotors up to 8 meters between bearing centers, 2.2 meters in diameter and 20 m.t.