Flaretec Merges with Sigma Thermal, Inc. to Expand Middle East Operations

Companies Will Offer Industrial Process Heating Equipment and Services on Global Scale

(MARIETTA, GA., May 18, 2018) – Sigma Thermal and Flaretec are excited to announce that the two companies have joined forces, and Flaretec will now be a part of the Sigma Thermal group.

“We are excited about the new partnership between Sigma Thermal and Flaretec, and the opportunities it will bring to the industrial businesses in the surrounding region,” said Flaretec Managing Director Scott Brewster.

This merger will allow industrial process heating equipment and services to be provided on a global scale, ensuring higher efficiency, enhanced cost-effectiveness, and extended local market support. With international customers increasingly seeking single-point sourcing for process heating design, engineering, manufacturing, and aftermarket support, the new partnership comes at an opportune time, allowing for the delivery of complete system solutions.

“Uniting our two teams will not only expand and streamline our capabilities but also allow us to provide enhanced solutions to prospects and customers on a global scale,” said Scott Brewster. “Both teams are eager to begin this new venture together and open up new possibilities for growth.”

Over the coming months, the new partnership, under the name of Sigma Thermal Middle East, will be opening an office in Dubai. Local sales, projects, and aftermarket staff will support regional customers, while the original Flaretec office in Chesterfield, England, will remain in operation to serve the European marketplace.

Flaretec has been designing, manufacturing, and servicing direct and indirect fired heaters since 1979. The company has an installed base of over 2,000 fired heaters and ancillary process systems worldwide, with a heavy concentration in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

With more than 70 years of combined engineering experience, Sigma Thermal has engineered and manufactured countless process heating systems — including thermal fluid systems, indirect process bath heaters, biomass-fired energy systems, and electric process heaters — used across diverse industries worldwide.

About Sigma Thermal

Sigma Thermal, a privately held Georgia corporation, was founded on the belief that exceptionally deep engineering knowledge, applied practical field experience, and real customer service are the keys to successful system design and project execution. These principles form the underlying framework of the company and are tightly held by all Sigma Thermal employees.

The company designs, engineers, supplies, and services process heating systems for industry, including thermal fluid heating systems, indirect process bath heaters, electric process heaters, biomass-fired energy systems, direct fired process heaters, system automation, parts, retrofits/upgrades, and support services.

About Flaretec

Since Flaretec’s formation in 1979, Flaretec has become a global market leader for the design and manufacture of quality specialist products related to API type, direct and indirect fired heating equipment across a variety of industries including the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Marine, Power, and Pharmaceutical industries. The company continually forges global business relationships through delivering cost-sensitive, innovative engineered solutions to meet clients’ specific needs and strives to deliver a quality and reliable product and service every time.


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