Siemens Ltd today said it has set up a global engineering centre (GEC) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu to support the firm’s oil and gas customers worldwide.

“The GEC will support Siemens’ oil and gas customers worldwide and strengthen Siemens’ capability to deliver high quality, end-to-end solutions across disciplines such as structural, civil, mechanical, electrical packages, 3D modelling and telecommunications,” the company said in a statement.

Siemens Ltd CEO — Energy Sector, South Asia Cluster, A K Dixit said GEC will provide a competitive advantage to the firm’s oil and gas solutions business.

“The GEC would act as a repository of know-how and experience. It is a natural progression of the centres for oil and gas solutions business already set up in India — at Mumbai and Vadodara — to provide engineering support for automation and electrical tasks,” he added.

(This article was published on September 26, 2013)
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