The 55 000 sq ft Dammam manufacturing plant is operated by Flowserve Abahsain Flow Control Co Ltd, a joint venture between Flowserve and S&A Abahsain.
 
The new facility provides component machining, valve assembly and testing. The training centre combines classroom instruction with hands-on training for Flowserve valve and actuation products. The fully equipped Flowserve Quick Response Center (QRC) will provide service and repair support to Saudi-based customers.
 
“Our continued investment in this venture underscores our commitment to Saudization and by leveraging our global application expertise, we are able to meet to the needs of our customers in the Saudi Arabia market and across the region.” said Flowserve president and CEO Mark Blinn.
 
“The new facility opens doors for more opportunities within the Saudi market,” said Shaukat Sheikh, managing director of S&A Abahsain. “It is uniquely equipped to meet the needs of customers wishing to purchase products manufactured in Saudi Arabia.”