Oct 5, 2008 Mumbai, India
TCR Engineering Services has been appointed as the Third Party Inspection agency by CHEMANOL of Saudi Arabia to inspect the manufacturing of their plant equipment in India. TCR has placed a very linear and nimble team headed by a Project Manager based at their headquarters in Navi Mumbai. From this location, Qualified Sr. Inspectors are sent to various Vendor Locations across India. TCR performs Independent, third party inspection and quality assurance services, including Factory Audits, OEM Development, Raw Material Inspection, Initial Production Check, In-Production Check, Random Inspection and Loading Supervision directly on-site at various Chemanolís vendor locations across India.
CHEMANOL (former Saudi Formaldehyde Chemical Company Limited) is a grass root, second generation petrochemical complex located in the Secondary Industries Park at Madinat Al Jubail Al Sinaiyah (Jubail Industrial City), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, manufacturing premium grade Methanol Derivatives, such as Aqueous & Urea Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde derivatives, super plasticizers and various Amino resins. Chemanol represents a true manifestation of the objectives of the Saudi Ministry of Industry and Electricity and the GCC which jointly encourage the company imports substitution by installation of petrochemical units to manufacture value added downstream products utilizing the kingdom's natural hydrocarbon resources.
CHEMANOL has a SR 2.05 billion growth and expansion plan underway which, when completed by 2008, will enable an annual production capacity of one million metric tons of formaldehyde, derivatives and other downstream methanol based products. When fully operational, CHEMANOL will be one of the world's most integrated formaldehyde & derivatives producer having largest capacity in Middle east and Africa region.
As part of its expansion needs, CHEMANOL made a decision to procure its Heavy Engineering Equipments comprising of high-technology based Methyl Amines and Dimethyl Formamide plants, boilers, storage bullets, pumps etc. from India. CHEMANOL made a strategic decision in selecting an independent Third Party Inspection agency like TCR Engineering Services based in Navi Mumbai, India to professionally manage and execute their vast projects with different capital goods manufacturers spread all over India.
Mr. Rohit Bafna, Director Sales of TCR Engineering Services said, " TCR's independent, third-party quality assurance services results in improved product quality, with a reduction in customer complaints, noncompliance and product recalls. TCR Engineering Services Factory Audit service verifies the capability of a manufacturer to meet contract conditions for quality, quantity and delivery terms. Such assessments are often tailor-made as per a client's needs and requirements. By availing of this service, TCR eliminates the need for a client to be present on-site at the manufacturer's plant or factory. We applaud CHEMANOL in deciding to partner with a reliable and trustworthy Third Party Inspection Agency like TCR Engineering Services who know how to protect their Interest in a changing business environment."
TCR Engineering Services as an independent Third Party Inspection Agency has been involved in the inspection activities for CHEMANOL right from the grass root level for the past one year. TCR has undertaken the complete project quality assurance and expediting activities including Inspection of Fabrication of Ammonia Storage Bullets, Material Identification, Welding PAR /WPS approval, Welder Qualification, Stage wise fabrication inspection, Approval of PWHT procedures, Welding and Painting inspection. TCR also undertook Inspection of Non pressure parts and Structural Items for 1x70 TPH Boiler, Water Tube Boilers with Two drums, Economiser and Stack Inspection of Motors for Sea Water Pumps.
All TCR's NDT inspectors are qualified to meet the requirements of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing Practice SNT-TC-1A as well as CP-189 guidelines. Each nondestructive examination is performed to the requirements of major Codes, including the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes, the ASME/ANSI Codes for Pressure Piping, the American Petroleum Institute Codes, American Welding Society Standards and Aviation/Military specifications.
For more information about Third Party Inspection, NDT Services, Risk Based Inspection, Analytical and Material Testing facilities at TCR Engineering Services and her associate companies in Mumbai, Vadodara, Navi Mumbai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia and USA, please visit www.tcreng.com