USA: Cameron Chooses Brad Foote’s Gearing for Offshore Platforms
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Cameron has selected Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc., a subsidiary of Broadwind Energy, to supply enclosed drives and open gearing for use on off-shore oil platforms. Shipments to Cameron are expected to begin in fourth-quarter 2012 and continue into 2013.
“Brad Foote’s impressive commitment to continuous improvement and deep expertise in precision gearing fits closely with Cameron’s commitment to product excellence. We look forward to working with the Brad Foote team,” said Bill Haggard, Supply Chain for Cameron’s Drilling Systems division.
Since 1924, Brad Foote Gearing has produced tight-tolerance gearing for markets as diverse as oil and natural gas, mining, steel, transportation, power generation and wind. The Company is a founding member of the American Gear Manufacturers Association and was honored to be the first U.S.-based gear manufacturer to be ISO 9001 certified.
“We are delighted to help meet Cameron’s need for enclosed drive and open gearing,” said Daniel E. Schueller, president of Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc. “This win is another success in our ongoing diversification into a variety of energy and infrastructure markets.”
Press Release, July 18, 2012