BOLTIGHT APPOINTS ABS AS NEW AGENT IN THE PERSIAN GULF
03/18/2010

Boltight, a global leader in bolt tensioning systems, has teamed up with Advanced Bolting Solutions (ABS) to promote its range of high quality British manufactured tools and ancillary equipment in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait.

Online PR News – 18-March-2010 – – Boltight, a global leader in bolt tensioning systems, has teamed up with Advanced Bolting Solutions (ABS) to promote its range of high quality British manufactured tools and ancillary equipment in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait. Under the terms of the agreement ABS will be Boltight’s sole distributor in these countries.

Boltight is growing its overseas representation quickly and the new partnership with ABS will help the company expand into the key oil, gas, power generation and industrial markets in the Middle East.

Originally based in India, ABS has built a strong client base in the power generation, mining, steel, construction and rail industries. The company recently set up a second operation in the UAE to cater for the growing market for bolt tensioning in the Gulf states.

ABS’s team of technicians has been trained to operate Boltight’s tools and to provide onsite bolting services to customers, including training in the correct use of the equipment. ABS will also be responsible for all direct Boltight tool sales and tool rentals in the region.

Commented ABS's CEO L. Balasubramanian: "We are very pleased to be appointed as Boltight's agent. With Boltight as our partner we can offer a very wide range of specialist bolting technology to meet the needs of a number of industries. We have invested heavily in our technical team in the UAE to ensure clients receive the best possible support and service 24/7.

Said Boltight Director Fred Heaton: “Our agreement with ABS is part of our ongoing strategy to expand into new markets. ABS has a great reputation and the experience and infrastructure to support our products. There is an obvious strategic fit for us and we are all looking forward to working closely with ABS’s team in the future. We will be providing them with comprehensive product and application support and technical backup at all times.”

All Boltight tensioning tools are manufactured to exacting safety standards to strong and robust designs. They are durable and have a long operating life. The tools are lightweight and easy to work with and use the latest technology including composite material seals. Equipment working at pressures above 1000 bar is CE marked and conforms to the requirements of the European Equipment Directive.

For more information contact Boltight on +44 (0)845 500 5556, email sales@boltight.com or link to the website www.boltight.com.