As a leading provider of integrity related products and services, as well as a strong supporter of all technologically driven industry events, ROSEN is proud to again be a major partner of the 2014 Pipeline Pigging Integrity Management Conference (PPIM) as the main Platinum Sponsor.
Florian Mauerer, Global Marketing Lead ROSEN, had the pleasure of initiating the conference proceedings a welcome and keynote address. Having recently joined ROSEN, Florian started by commenting upon how impressed he was with the passion and enthusiasm that is shared by all of the conference attendees in addition to the privilege he feels to be a member of an Industry that clearly exhibits a commitment to the care of its assets, its employees, but most importantly to the communities that rely on the important work carried out by those attending this important event.
Florian went on to comment how “we, ROSEN, really want to share the passion we have in helping asset Owners and Operators meet safety and compliance best practices and industry requirements, protecting the life of the asset and, where possible, extending that life to maximize the return on investment by optimizing the assets operational efficiency and performance”. Florian continued by saying, “we do this because we care and, knowing that we all invest significantly to protect these assets, we should not allow for this industry to stand still. We should always seek and demand the best in all we do with innovation, technology and service”.
Florian also took the opportunity to congratulate John Tiratsoo and BJ Lowe, acknowledging their tremendous efforts over the last 26 years. While recognizing the growth of the event over the past quarter century, this year has seen a 16% growth in participation on last year, a strong international presence, with 26 different nations being represented and an event that will see more than 2200 visitors expected over the next few days.
In closing, Florian extended his gratitude on behalf of our ROSEN President, Hermann Rosen, our CEO, Friedrich Hecker and all at ROSEN for the opportunity to be the main sponsor lead at this event, encouraging delegates to maximize from the opportunity to gain knowledge and equally to enjoy the social networking opportunities.
Chris F. Yoxall, ROSEN’s Vice President and Executive General Manager for the regions USA, Mexico and Asia Pacific and Florian Mauerer were thanked by both John Tiratsoo and BJ Lowe for the support shown by ROSEN and the value they bring to such events. ROSEN is a key stakeholder in the global ILI business and are well represented at the PPIM by providing technical papers as well as contributing by lecturing at the Clarion Maintenance Pigging and Inspection Courses.
From left to right: John Tiratsoo (Principal Tiratsoo Technical Conferences), Florian Mauerer (Global Marketing Lead ROSEN), Chris F. Yoxall (Vice President ROSEN USA), BJ Lowe (Director Clarion Technical Conferences)