HOUSTON, TEXAS – (September 23, 2014) – CRC-Evans Pipeline International, Inc. (CRC-Evans®) – an international leader in pipeline construction technologies and product development – announces the grand opening of its new Onshore East Headquarters in Zeewolde, Netherlands. Jim Cannon, President of Stanley Oil & Gas, Mikhail Blekherov, President of CRC-Evans Onshore East and prominent CRC-Evans employees were joined by Gerrit Jan Gorter, Mayor of Zeewolde, for a celebration in commemoration of the new facility today, September 23.
CRC-Evans' operations in the Netherlands have grown steadily over the past 10 years, relocating from Hoevelaken to a larger facility in Nijkerk and now, to the new, expansive, multi-functional premises in Zeewolde. The new facility will serve as an operational center for all CRC-Evans' activities in the eastern hemisphere, allowing the organization to provide extensive support to customers in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China, India, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). From the new headquarters, CRC-Evans will be able to deploy a broad spectrum of expert services and technologies, including automatic welding systems, pipeline and field joint coating equipment, pipeline bending machines, refurbished rental fleets, various equipment demonstrations and procedure qualifications.
"For over 80 years, CRC-Evans has been involved in virtually every aspect of pipeline construction, helping clients worldwide to build better pipelines more efficiently and cost-effectively," Cannon said. "The new Onshore East Headquarters in Zeewolde will be a central point for the high-quality service, management, maintenance and commitment to developing innovative offerings for CRC-Evans customers around the world."
"The opening of the new Zeewolde facility allows us the opportunity to serve, receive and consult our widespread customer base from a single, well-equipped location," Blekherov said. "We are proud of our team of dedicated professionals who took an active part in designing this comprehensive facility to suit the needs of our operation. All in all, this only further enhances our ability to serve our customers wherever the next challenging project takes them."
CRC-Evans Onshore East will also maintain satellite offices and facilities in France, the Middle East, China, Algeria and Australia, and will continue to be supported by various CRC-Evans divisions throughout the world.