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DEKKER Vacuum Technologies Returns to Topsides, Platforms & Hulls Conference & Exhibition

January 8, 2016 09:21 AM
Topsides, Platforms & Hulls

Michigan City, IN (January 15, 2016) – DEKKER Vacuum Technologies, a leader in compressor and vacuum pump solutions for the oil, gas and chemical industries, is “on board” with offshore oil production, exhibiting at Booth # 916 of the sixth annual Topsides, Platforms & Hulls Conference & Exhibition, to be held in Galveston, Texas, on February 9-11, 2016.

Topsides, Platforms & Hulls is the offshore oil and gas industry’s only event dedicated to topsides, platforms and hulls for both deep and shallow water. “Topsides” is the upper half of an offshore oil platform (above the sea level) on which the production equipment is installed.

DEKKER offers outstanding solutions for maximum ROI through numerous performance options at different speeds.

Performance for compression applications range from 250 CFM to 5,000 CFM (up to 80 Psi) for:

  • Vapor Recovery Units (VRU)
  • Flare gas recovery
  • Waste gas compression
  • Gas boosters

DEKKER offers performance options for vacuum applications from 5 CFM to 39,000 CFM (down to 25 Torr). Applications include:

  • Vacuum distillation units (VDUs)
  • Vacuum reactors
  • Vacuum evaporation
  • Vacuum drying
  • Vacuum stripping

DEKKER pumps and compressors meet or exceed API 681(liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors for petroleum, chemical and gas industry services), EPA and Kyoto Protocol Regulations.

Products and services from engineering firms, contractors, suppliers and service providers such as DEKKER are showcased at Topsides. A high-level technical program covers the design, engineering and construction of topsides structures, platforms and hulls, as well as business challenges and future trends in the industry.

DEKKER Part of a Vital Industry

Scot Desiderio, DEKKER oil and gas industry market specialist, and Jay Dressander, Director of Sales at DEKKER, will host the DEKKER booth.

Desiderio is a sales executive with more than 30 years of experience in the design, operation and sizing of rough, medium and high vacuum pumps and low-pressure compression systems, with a current focus on the oil and gas/chemical marketplace.

Dressander is a sales and marketing executive with more than 18 years of experience in project management, business-to-business sales and marketing and brand development, with a focus on air handling and rotating equipment.

Desiderio noted that federal offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico represents nearly one-fifth of total U.S. crude oil production. He said, “While the oil industry is currently in a downturn, offshore production remains a foundation of the U.S. economy. DEKKER compressors, pumps and systems are built for durability and value, with their integral importance to the industry in mind.”

DEKKER products are among those that draw significant attention at Topsides. According to the post-show demographic report of the 2015 event, “Motors/Engines/Pumps/Compressors/Turbines/Generators” was cited as the fourth highest “Area of Interest” among attendees, at 22.6 percent.

The 2015 conference was attended by a record number of 2,227 from 33 states and 25 countries. Dressander said, “Networking with the technical experts and decision makers in the industry has definitely benefitted the DEKKER brand. We want industry professionals to recognize that they too will benefit, from our unique combination of experience, expertise and innovation.”

Dressander added, “DEKKER complements its product line with custom solutions. Our engineers are compression and vacuum specialists who create solutions developed specifically for the parameters of the application. Offering some of the industry’s best advantages including the longest warranties in the market, we are especially well-positioned to serve the topsides industry.”

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Established in 1998, DEKKER Vacuum Technologies manufactures vacuum pumps and systems for markets such as plastics, packaging, pharmaceuticals, laboratories, metal processing, food processing, chemical, power generation, aerospace and many others. DEKKER is a privately held, ISO 9001 certified company with more than 50 employees, operating in a 45,000 square foot manufacturing, distribution and warehouse facility in Michigan City, Indiana.


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