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Elcome Establishes New Calibration Lab and Electronic Repair Facility at Dubai Headquarters

Elcome International opens new facility for calibration services

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Sept. 06, 2016 – Elcome International has established a new calibration lab and electronics component repair facility at its worldwide headquarters in Dubai.

The calibration and electronics repair services are operated by Navicom Calibration LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elcome.

Navicom is providing a full range of calibration and certification services for critical portable instruments and fixed systems. The operation is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the Dubai Accreditation Center, and the quality management systems are certified by DNV-GL to ISO 9001:2008. It is staffed by engineers and technicians with combined professional experience of more than 60 years in calibration and support. They are factory trained to calibrate temperature, pressure, gas and electrical systems using master instruments from the world’s leading manufacturers. Market segments served include marine, offshore, oil/gas, aerospace, electro-mechanical, HVAC, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical, hotel and other sectors.

The electronics repair facility provides PCB and component-level service for electronic systems that are obsolete or no longer supported with spares by their manufacturers.

“The creation of a calibration services and component-level electronics repair subsidiary is a natural expansion of our rapidly growing business,” said Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome International. “It is the next logical step in building our company into a global technology company providing a wide range of engineering, system integration, manufacturing, testing, repairs and service solutions, not only in the maritime industry but other industrial sectors as well.”

Earlier this year, Elcome was appointed an authorized Organizational Delegate Authority Service Center by Coltraco Ultrasonics to perform annual recalibration and first-line repairs for its liquid-level indicators for fire suppression systems and watertight integrity testing systems for ships.

About Elcome International LLC

Founded in 1969, Elcome International LLC is a diversified turnkey solutions provider of marine electronics, electrical and safety systems for the world maritime industry. With its modern 100,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Dubai, Elcome has sales and support offices in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as a subsidiary and associated companies in India. The Elcome Group (including associated companies) has over 500 employees, including over 200 factory-trained engineers and technicians. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by DNV. Elcome is the authorized sales and service representative for many of the world’s major manufacturers of marine products and systems, and manufactures its own line of type-approved marine electrical switchboards under the ELSYS brand name. The company provides 24/7 shipboard installation, support, and flyaway service for navigation, communication, automation, and safety systems for over 800 vessels per month with a first-time fix-rate of 96 percent. Additionally, Elcome is South East Asia’s largest supplier of nautical charts and publications, both print and digital, and operates an FTA-approved training center and bridge simulator in Dubai for dynamic positioning and ECDIS courses.

 

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Dani Gorgon
Elcome International LLC
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Jim Rhodes
Rhodes Communications, Inc.
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