John Crane Wins Five-Year Contract to Service Shell Jurong Island in Singapore

  John Crane Wins Five-Year Contract to Service Shell Jurong Island in

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- April 8, 2014

John Crane has won a five-year contract covering management of wet seal
inventory, technical support and the placement of engineers on-site at Shell
Jurong Island. This contract is in addition to the five-year global Enterprise
Framework Agreement (EFA) the company signed with Shell in 2013.

John Donatiello, Vice President of the Global End-User Sales and Service
Organization at John Crane said: “We look forward to partnering with Shell
Jurong Island. Our engineers will provide the expertise and service needed to
maintain superior performance of seal components critical to their operations.
We’re also pleased to continue growing our presence in Southeast Asia, a
region experiencing one of the fastest energy production growth rates in the

About John Crane

John Crane is a global leader in engineered technology,
supplying engineered products and services to energy services customers and
other major process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety
of products including mechanical seals, couplings, bearings, and artificial
lift equipment. It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in
applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection,
energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths
Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.

About John Crane Service Offerings

Performance Plus is John Crane’s premier service level focused on improving
efficiency and reducing operating costs for customers. Some of the benefits
include asset management to lower total cost of ownership, and reliability
services to improve mechanical seal performance. It’s not uncommon for
customers to realize a significant reduction in maintenance spend throughout
the duration of a Performance Plus reliability program. John Crane has 15
years of experience implementing more than 170 Performance Plus agreements.
Currently, the company has 150 reliability engineers and technicians placed
full time at customer sites, to maintain equipment, perform daily maintenance
and provide technical expertise.


John Crane Group
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