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Stirling Group Appointed As The Sole Distributor For Dräger Safety Products In Iraq

DUBAI, UAE, October 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Stirling Group, a market leader in Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) and support services serving the Middle East and Africa oil and gas industry, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Dräger safety products and fixed gas detectors in Iraq. Since May 2013, Stirling Group has been supplying Dräger products to clients in Iraq, including Kurdistan.

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The sole distribution rights to Dräger products enhances Stirling Group's HSSE services to the region's oil and gas clients, supporting them with training, personnel and equipment to ensure safe and secure operations. Adding Dräger products to the solutions they offer their customers complements their hazard management inventory with a special focus on personal safety and protecting production facilities. Stirling Group will be responsible for distributing Dräger products such as stationary and mobile gas detection systems, respiratory protection devices, alcohol and drug-testing instruments, fire-fighting equipment and professional diving gear, which are of primary importance in high-risk environments.

Stirling Group's Dräger product rental and sales services are also supported by Stirling Group aftersales support with workshops in Basra and Erbil.  Stirling Group offers full equipment support services to their clients, ensuring that the training, equipment and solutions they provide are kept to a high standard continuously and maintain best practice. Their extensive product knowledge and experienced technicians enables them to provide aftersales support, a service that sets Stirling apart.

Commenting on the association, Angus Neil, Managing Director of Stirling Group said, "Our partnership and the association with Dräger further enhances our portfolio. Dräger is a renowned name in the field of safety technology and we will now be able to provide our clients with high quality and reliable safety products and aftercare."

"We are happy to collaborate with Stirling Group and serve their reputed clientele. We take pride in aiding their experts with Dräger safety products to carry out operations smoothly, especially in challenging environments like Iraq," commented Michael Karsta, Regional Manager Middle East and Africa, Dräger.

The association between Stirling Group and Dräger will provide essential safety products to a range of sector and industry specific operations across Iraq, including International and National Oil Companies, civil defence and aviation.  Furthermore the provision of Dräger equipment enhances Stirling Group's portfolio of Fire and Rescue services, which are underpinned by the quality of standards through their membership of JOIFF and NFPA. Stirling Group's Fire and Rescue services include in-country training and fire service provision, as well as internationally renowned training through our partners, Fire Service College, UK, International Safety Training Centre, Malta, and Falck Nutec.

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