Electro mechanical services contract win with Thames Water for ERIKS

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ERIKS have been awarded Tier 1 supplier status by Thames Water for both the repair & maintenance of rotating equipment including pumps, motors, gearboxes, blowers, compressors and generators.

Thames Water have also awarded ERIKS special engineering services, which includes engineering solutions, maintenance and fabrication works to screens, aerators, digesters, valves, guarding, augers, washpactors, tanks macerators, conveyors, associated equipment and pipework.

Working with Thames Water since November 2008 on this project, this award is a testament to the consistently high levels of quality and service that ERIKS have provided through more than 25 year trading experience with the company. This experience gives us unprecedented knowledge of Thames Waters equipment, sites and working methods.

ERIKS workshops in Oxford, Maidenhead, Greenford, Heathrow, Dartford and Southampton will service the repair element of the framework with our experienced site service teams carrying out the on-site engineering solutions.

ERIKS skilled engineers all carry the necessary health & safety qualifications you would expect such as Safety Passports, confined space entry, EUSR Blue card and other statutory qualifications and requirements. We have worked extensively with Thames Water Developing our Risk Assessments and Safe Systems Of Work and these are now used extensively throughout ERIKS.

The FA906 Maintenance Services agreement replaces various frameworks held with a number of service providers. This new framework will be covered by a much smaller number of contractors.

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Editor´s Notes:

About Thames Water:
Thames Water are the UK´s largest water and wastewater services company. Every day, they supply 2,600 million litres of tap water to 8.5 million customers across London and the Thames Valley. They also remove and treat 2,800 million litres of sewage for an area covering 13.6 million customers.

They carry out over 500,000 tests per year to ensure its drinking water - currently at its best-every quality - meets stringent UK and European standards.

They operate the Thames Water Ring Main, a 50-mile-long feat of engineering which supplies much of London, and which they are currently extending.

Their 349 sewage treatment works include Beckton, in East London, which is the largest in Europe. Several of these works create renewable energy, making Thames Water the biggest generator of ´green power´ within the M25.

ERIKS UK was formed on April 2nd 2008 following the acquisition of WYKO by ERIKS nv in November 2006 for £139 million. The company offers an enormous breadth and depth of products and service know-how to both the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) markets.

ERIKS UK is part of the ERIKS Group, the clear market leader in Central and Western Europe with sales of €1.2 billion and approaching 6000 staff. The Group now operates 300 service centres and 62 production and technical centres with a product range of over half a million items.

ERIKS UK plays a major part in the ERIKS Group´s intention to establish itself among the top three companies in each of its eight chosen core activities namely: electrical and mechanical engineering services; flow technology; industrial plastics; power transmission; sealing technology; specialist technologies; technical and logistics services plus tools and maintenance products.

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Richard Ludlam
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