Singapore : June 14th 2018 ... ATEC, a market leader in competence training, inspections and management of equipment for hazardous area locations today formally announced their second collaboration with Power Management company Eaton to provide industrial competency training - CompEx - at the new Eaton Experience Centre in Asia Pacific.
Eaton recently consolidated its offices in Singapore to a single site within the Interlocal Center which includes a new customer experience center showcasing its integrated power management solutions.
ATEC Group is committed to Singapore as a focus market and strategic hub and is pleased to house the training in the state of the art Eaton facility.
“Collaborating with Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds team in Singapore to expand the CompEx training and client base in East Asia allows ATEC to continue its growth plan as the world leader and largest provider of Hazardous Area training.
These courses are structured to help designers build engineers, plant operators, and industrial facility owners reduce cost and potential for catastrophic events in hazardous and industrial environments.
“By combining ATEC’s extensive knowledge in international standards and requirements for safe design and operation of equipment in explosive atmospheres with Eaton’s world-class industrial training facility, we are helping provide specialized training for everyone from management to maintenance,” said Mark Croft, Eaton Crouse-Hinds Division Asia PacifcTechnical Manager at Eatons Experience Center . “Proper training and certification can significantly reduce the potential for catastrophic events, helping keep everyone involved in hazardous area design, installation, maintenance and management safe.”
CompEx, or competency in explosive atmospheres, is the global solution for validating core competency of employees and contract staff of major users in the oil and gas and industrial markets. It was designed and developed by industry for industry in 1994 to provide a validation scheme that ensures personnel have the knowledge and skills for the specialty within explosive atmospheres.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit http://www.eaton.com
Atec – A group of companies dedicated to providing specialized safety training and inspection services for companies who deal with the world of Potentially Explosive Atmospheres. Wth Sales offices, training academies and Inspection Service Centers in Houston & Singapore and with global reach, the group is dedicated to the safety of personnel and asset protection, by providing Atex, NEC, IECEx, Compex and IEC Competency Training, facility compliance and equipment inspection services.