News | July 25, 2014

SGS Provides Valve And Instrumentation Calibration And Maintenance Services For Braskem In Brazil

On June 1, SGS won a contract to provide Braskem, one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies, with electrical and instrumentation maintenance, calibration of valves, and maintenance shutdowns in order to enable the company to expand its operations in southern Brazil.

SGS has worked with Braskem for over 10 years, supplying a range of maintenance services for their petrochemical plants in Brazil. Due to the success of the ongoing collaboration, Braskem looked to continue the relationship, contracting SGS’s proven maintenance expertise, qualified team, and specialized equipment during their expansion program.

Throughout this latest contract, a team of 40 highly skilled SGS experts will work on site, carrying out shutdown maintenance for the company’s UNIB3 plant. The operation will see the team conduct instrumentation maintenance and calibration of pressure safety valves, performing 38 technical instrumentations over 39 days. Furthermore, SGS will carry out electrical maintenance during the contract.

Having previously engaged SGS to deliver maintenance services on similar projects in the region, this new contract endorses the company’s reputation for quality, excellence and consistency.

SGS’s valve and instrumentation calibration and maintenance services

SGS enjoys a worldwide reputation based on a proven track record as the leading trusted valve and instrumentation calibration and maintenance ( provider and is the preferred international partner for companies requiring unrivaled expertise in electrical and instrumentation services, including maintenance, calibration, design, assembly and commissioning. SGS qualified instrument technicians have the training and equipment necessary to provide state-of-the art testing and calibration, helping clients to:

  • Verify the accuracy of industrial instrumentation and valves in accordance with relevant standards and the best available techniques
  • Reduce disruption, as tests can be performed on site
  • Eliminate instrument-related problems and decrease process downtime caused by control failures

SGS looks forward to continuing its relationship with Braskem by helping the organization to improve plant performance into the future.