OSL, Philadelphia Gear Form Alliance

OSL Offshore Systems & Deck Machinery, LLC has formed a business alliance to manufacture and supply turnkey Rack and Pinion Electric driven Jacking Systems for offshore drilling and production rigs. The alliance of OSL Offshore Systems & Deck Machin- ery, LLC and Philadelphia Gear Corporation forms a unique organization bringing large mechanical drive automation systems, integrated PLC controls, electrical and hydraulic power from each of the world wide suppliers with a focus on the supply of critical service in the operation of offshore drilling and production vessels.

This alliance brings to the offshore industry a state-of-the-art design with a single source provider for the shipbuilder and owner.

Doug Hines, OSL president, said: "We are very pleased to announce the formation of this alliance in the continued commitment of OSL to the offshore industry in the supply of technically superior systems. This alliance brings together key companies as a single source supplier with the ability to design, manufacture, install, and commission the complete system.

By combining our new load sharing electric drive subsystem with the large capacity pre-design mechanical gear equipment of Philadelphia Gear we bring to the industry a capability that has not yet been available." Circle 100 on Reader Service Card

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