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Sulzer appoints head of Electro Mechanical Services


Jim Mugford, President and Global Head of Sulzer’s Electro Mechanical Services.

Jim Mugford has been appointed President and Global Head of Sulzer’s electromechanical services business. Jim will be responsible for driving Sulzer’s strategy, growth and profitability for electromechanical services worldwide and creating synergies with the company’s turbo services and pump services businesses.

Having joined Sulzer in 2012, Jim has restructured and improved the company’s Canadian turbo and pump services operations, grown the U.S. electromechanical business and restructured and integrated the North American pump services business into Sulzer’s Rotating Equipment Services division.

“Sulzer is all about being faster, more responsive and closer to our customers.” says Jim. “We deliver a high degree of knowledge and skill regarding machinery failure diagnostics and repair. By working collaboratively with customers to solve their problems and learning from different scenarios, we aim to offer the most comprehensive service.”

Sulzer’s electromechanical services offer world-class support to users of rotating equipment in oil and gas, power generation, mining and general industrial markets. As the leading independent global maintenance provider, Sulzer intends to drive innovation in this business with the introduction of new service products and platforms.

“Sulzer responds expeditiously to rush requirements that minimize production downtime,” says Jim. “At the end of the day, customers are looking for service providers who possess the expertise, tools and technology to make sure their machines are running reliably, efficiently and cost effectively and we will deliver on this promise.”

For more information on Sulzer, visit www.sulzer.com.