Saudi Aramco Review 2017

Hildebrandt ... producing world-class cranes

Hildebrandt ... producing world-class cranes

Eastern Morris Cranes aligned with Vision 2030

EMC, which is specialising in explosion-proof products and is trained to deliver periodic maintenance and inspection on explosion-proof products, has implemented a full and comprehensive HSEQ policy

Eastern Morris Cranes (EMC), a joint venture company between Saudi Arabia-based Al Zamil Group and Germany’s Stahl CraneSystems, is an approved manufacturer for Saudi Aramco, supplying EOT (electric overhead travelling) cranes, hoists, jib cranes and gantry cranes ever since its inception in 2001.

"We are producing world-class cranes in Saudi Arabia," says managing director Frank Hildebrandt of Eastern Morris Cranes, which is located in the First Industrial Area, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

The company, which has a manufacturing facility in Dammam, is fully aligned with Saudi Vision 2030 and the Saudi Aramco iktva 2021. EMC has already registered with the initiative and got audited with a progressive score, he says.

Till date EMC has supplied thousands of cranes, manufactured locally to increase local content, thereby supporting Vision 2030.

The cranes supplied within Saudi Arabia is supported with full-fledged aftermarket services with spares stocking and instant response to service calls. "We also take annual service contracts and shutdown services for better operation of cranes," he says.

Being ISO certified and with an HSE system in place, it is EMC’s strategy to train its customers, employees and Saudi nationals on operation, maintenance and repair of cranes.

Customers can avail of the company’s certified test weights and testing engineers to do crane testing and certification as well, he says.

EMC, which is specialising in explosion-proof products and is trained to deliver periodic maintenance and inspection on explosion-proof products, has implemented a full and comprehensive HSEQ policy, and has made HSE a priority for the company.

Established in 2000, EMC manufactures industrial cranes for a variety of industries in Saudi Arabia. From 2011 onwards, German hoist manufacturer Stahl CraneSystems has taken over the supply and has strengthened EMC as a lifting specialist for all types of industrial cranes and lifting equipment.

With an extensive knowledge in explosion protection, EMC becomes the main premium lifting equipment provider for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.

EMC has a fabrication and service centre in Saudi Arabia. Operational procedures and factory layout are based on well proven and efficient practices developed over the years.

The company is an accredited supplier to all major Saudi companies and government enterprises. In 2003 it was awarded the certificate of compliance in Quality Assurance of Management ISO 9001:2000.

EMC’s partner, Stahl CraneSystems, which has been around for over 130 years, ranks among the leading manufacturers of hoisting technology and is a global specialist for explosion-protected crane technology.

The company boasts one of the most comprehensive product portfolios worldwide, consisting of chain hoists, wire rope hoists, winches and jib cranes, and perfectly complements EMC’s high-quality service and lifting equipment.

Under the principle of safety in mind, EMC has been manufacturing under strict quality control and continuous research to ensure that it products had the highest reliability and performance.




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