Seminar throws the spotlight on cutting-edge water solutions of Zurn Industries

February 27, 2017

MUSCAT – A seminar showcasing the world-class water engineering solutions of Zurn Industries a part of Rexnord Corporation (a $ 2bn NYSE listed Co.) of the United States was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat.

Organised by Muscat-based Abu Hajar International, a reputable partner of Zurn Industries, the event was targeted at consultants, contractors, clients and water services professionals from the public and private sectors. Also in attendance were high-level officials representing the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defence, Royal Court Affairs, and Haya Water, among other government and public sector organisations.

Taking centre-stage were the plumbing and drainage products of Zurn Industries, recognised globally for its engineered water solutions targeted at commercial, municipal, healthcare and industrial markets. Zurn offers the widest spectrum of building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications that enhance any building’s environment.

The seminar, titled ‘Sustainable and Engineered Water Management Solutions’, featured a roster of high-level executives from Zurn who took turns to spotlight some of the company’s industry-leading products and technologies.

Setting the tone for the evening’s deliberations was Mr. Sven Erlandsen, Managing Director – Rexnord Middle East, who provided a brief opening address. This was followed by a presentation by Mr. Ken Clark, Director – International Sales, who shed light on the brand’s LEED designed restrooms, healthcare solutions, Zurn One Systems, and retrofit solutions for restrooms and kitchens.

The agenda further included a presentation by Mr. Chitresh Prakash, Business Development Manager – Middle East, who focussed on Zurn’s storm water (external) drainage elements, acid neutralisation systems, sustainable elements in backflow prevention and water control, and automatic control valves for irrigation and fire protection.

Given Zurn’s reputation as an unrivalled market leader, attendance at the event was strong, said Mr. Sharath Ram, Business Head, Abu Hajar International.  “We had around 130 officials and industrial professionals, which attests the robust appeal of the Zurn brand in the Sultanate. In addition to the efficacy of its solutions, Zurn is also well-knownfor its services in assisting the customer through every stage of the construction cycle, including factory-assembled options, on-time delivery, product selection assistance, and so on.”

Representing Zurn Industries in the Sultanate is Abu Hajar International (AHI), a well-established Omani company with a track record of proven services to the power, energy, oil & gas, and construction sectors.  AHI is well acclaimed as a one-stop procurer of specialty building materials, such as Floor Drains, Cleanouts, Gratings; Roof Drains; Grease, Oil & Sand Interceptors; Linear Drainage; Chemical Drainage; Valves & Fittings; Backflow Preventers, Water Hammer Arrestors; and Automatic Control Valves, Pressure Reducing Valves.