Jotun, one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of paints and powder coatings, will be throwing the spotlight on its ‘Single Source Solution’ (SSS) concept to further reinforce its position as a strategic one-stop-shop for paints and coatings, at this year’s edition of the 2013 Middle East Steel Conference for Oil and Gas Industry (MESC 2013), which will be held from October 1 to October 3, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Participating as the event’s Elite Platinum Sponsor, the company will showcase its concept of a complete corrosion protection solution that makes use of combining solutions from Jotun Protective & Powder Coatings. The event, which is being put together by Saudi Aramco and Sabic, is being held under the theme, ‘Modeling the future of steel standards in the Middle East.’
During the exciting three day event, Jotun will be fielding in some of its leading experts to talk about the dynamics of SSS and the key advantages and benefits to be gained from using it. Some of the key topics to be presented include;
• Dual layer fusion-bonded epoxy coatings for protection of steel pipelines
Speakers: M. Mitrokhin, S. Jacob and A. Kataev from Jotun Powder Coatings
• Challenges for tank protection in the Oil and Gas industry
Speaker: Trevor Maughan, Regional Sales Director, Jotun Protective Coatings.
In addition, Dave Wright, Managing Director for Jotun Saudia Co. Ltd., has been named as one of the members of the advisory committee for this year’s conference.
“Jotun’s participation at MESC 2013 will give us the opportunity to interact closely with the region’s steel industry players and learn key insights on their current needs and demands for paints and powder coating solutions. The event also serves as a strategic platform for us to talk about our Single Source Solution concept and the advantages and benefits that users can gain from its use. Moreover, our presence at leading industry events like MESC demonstrates our continuing efforts to increase more awareness on the Jotun brand while also consolidating our leading position as a supplier of choice across various industry verticals,” concluded Trevor Maughan, Regional Sales Director, Jotun Protective Coatings.
The 2013 Middle East Steel Conference for Oil and Gas Industry is being positioned as an essential event for the experts representing steel producers and related companies on steel protection as well as technology, product and service providers. The three-day event aims to allow participants to connect, network, share experiences, challenges and discuss innovative ideas and feasible solutions that address the growing needs of the oil and gas industry. This year's event will cover three major areas--pipeline steel, structural steel production and steel protection using industrial coating. The theme for MESC 2013, ‘Modeling the future of steel standards in the Middle East, ’ looks to create a forum for facilitating the exchange of practical experiences in all aspects of steel production and protection engineering in addition to seeking solutions to the various challenges that materials engineers face.