In recognition of its outstanding performance in service and product quality, Simrit’s Nisku, Alberta, Canada facility recently received the first performance award ever given by the Edmonton Product Center of Schlumberger Limited. Part of the Simrit Division of Freudenberg-NOK, the Nisku facility was unanimously selected as the only recipient for this award.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized by Schlumberger, a leading oilfield services provider, for our dedication to providing superior service and products,” said Carla Bugler, product manager, Simrit. “At the Nisku facility, we strive to offer exceptional customer service, as well as quality products that impeccably fit our customers’ needs.”
According to Bugler, in recent years, the oil and gas industry has evolved from the “faster is better” mindset to placing a greater emphasis on service and product quality. Simrit has been on the forefront of driving and maintaining outstanding quality controls processes and engineering standards for sealing products that surpass customer expectations.
Simrit’s Nisku facility, which manufactures elastomer products for the oil and gas industry, has supplied bonded seals and elements to Schlumberger for 23 years. These products are used by Schlumberger in down hole completion tools in the production of oil and gas. With 65 employees located in the heart of the oil and gas industry, Simrit’s Nisku facility also designs and manufactures safety products (blow out preventers), cement products (cement plugs) and well service products (swab cups).
Certified to the ISO 9001:2000 standards, Simrit’s Nisku facility ensures product quality and customer satisfaction are top priorities and is dedicated to finding and addressing any issues prior to delivery. Extensive raw material testing (to ASTM standards) is performed on all rubber products and Certificates of Analysis are available upon request with results from rubber testing. Additionally, Simrit engineers conduct rigorous final inspections, which include a test for physical defects and a dimension check to drawings.
The Simrit Division is based at Freudenberg-NOK’s headquarters in Plymouth, Mich. and is part of the Freudenberg and NOK Group, which has total annual sales of more than $12 billion. Simrit offers an extensive portfolio of sealing solutions for the aerospace, appliance, diesel engine, industrial, marine, off-highway equipment, oil and gas, recreational vehicle and semiconductor markets.