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North East Company Crack Middle East Energy Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A North East-based manufacturing and training company has managed to break into the lucrative Middle East energy market with a series of substantial new contract wins.Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS) was set up in 2006 by North Shields born Paul Stonebanks. 33-year-old Paul had worked offshore for many years but decided to return home and launch AIS after seeing a gap in the market for energy saving solutions in the oil, gas and public sectors.AIS has now managed to crack the lucrative Middle East market by scooping three new.contract wins in Kazakhstan, Georgia and Azerbaijan for energy giants, BP and AGIP. The contracts are to provide insulation surveys for offshore platforms, as well as the design, manufacture and supply of bespoke insulation systems, which can provide enormous energy and carbon savingsThe contracts include initial IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) rope access insulation surveys on offshore platforms also the design, manufacture and supply of its bespoke insulation systems that come complete with certified energy reports detailing energy / carbon saving.AIS managing director, Paul Stonebanks, said: “We are delighted to win these overseas contracts, which are our first venture into the Middle East market. “Like any business at the moment, the last few months have been relatively quite, but we’ve put in an enormous amount of hard work and preparation over the years into new business development, and we are now seeing the rewards of our hard work” “We provide our clients with practical cost saving solutions in energy, access and insulation and in this economic climate everyone is looking to cut costs accordingly” AIS also have a training division, which delivers Irata rope access and working at height training including the supply of working at height equipment. It is now hoping to develop its Middle East business relationships to ‘sell-in’ these additional services.For more information on AIS, please contact 0844 800 1810 or visit