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Rolta ... winning a multi-million-dollar contract

Rolta ... winning a multi-million-dollar contract

Rolta wins Sadara engineering deal

The company will leverage its in-depth knowledge of engineering work processes, application systems, IT and systems integration to provide an extensive suite

ROLTA International, announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Sadara Chemical Company to implement a comprehensive engineering system at its complex, which will be the world’s largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. The value of the contract has not been disclosed.

Rolta was selected for this challenging project based on its unique combination of world-class capabilities in engineering and IT. The project will be managed by a global Rolta team working out of the US, India and Saudi Arabia, and will be completed by late 2014.

Sadara represents a unique alliance between the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), one of the leading energy suppliers to the world, and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), a leading science and technology company of the world. With a total investment of about $20 billion, Sadara is now building and will own and operate an integrated chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City II in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Comprising 26 manufacturing units, the Sadara complex will possess flexible cracking capabilities and will produce over 3 million metric tonnes of high value-added chemical and performance plastics products.

Rolta will leverage its in-depth knowledge of engineering work processes, application systems, IT and systems integration to provide an extensive suite of engineering solutions which will support process engineering, technical support, process automation and control, asset integrity, analytical lab and standards, and document management.

“A successful implementation of the engineering system is vital to the support and efficient operation of the Sadara Complex,” says Taher Nemer, project manager manufacturing & engineering systems, Sadara Project. “We have partnered with Rolta on this challenging project because they have the breadth of sophisticated engineering IT expertise and have proven global delivery capabilities that are required for such an important project.”

K K Singh, chairman and CEO of Rolta comments: “We are very glad to have been selected by Sadara to implement their Engineering Systems. Rolta is fully committed to the success of this important project. This win provides further validation of our strategy of uniquely combining engineering and IT capabilities for delivering high value solutions to win significant new and follow-on business.”

Rolta is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including federal and state governments, defence/HLS, utilities, process, power, financial services, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. By uniquely combining its expertise in the IT, engineering and geospatial domains, Rolta develops exceptional solutions for these segments. The company leverages its industry-specific know-how, rich repository of intellectual property that spans photogrammetry, image processing, geospatial applications, business intelligence, analytics, field-proven solution frameworks, and deep expertise in cutting-edge technologies like Geo BI, Cloud computing, software defined infrastructure and big data for providing sophisticated enterprise-level integrated solutions.

Rolta has become the only company in the world to meet stringent criteria for the highest level of “Certified Practice in Usability” by Human Factors International (HFI) for the second year in a row.

After a rigorous audit and certification process, HFI has once again accorded Level 5 designation to Rolta’s “Certified Practice in Usability”.

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