Thursday, November 27, 2014

ATEC GROUP Opens CompEx Centre and Training School for Middle East

Leading Hazardous Area Services Provider Expands Training Portfolio

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. - Wednesday, November 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ATEC today officially opened its new Training School for the Middle East Region in Dubai. The centre will offer Hazardous Area courses, including CompEx, ExF, Ex01-Ex 04 and Mechanical Ex11, plus will be rolling out Application Design Ex12 by 1st Quarter 2015. The training and inspection centre is the latest addition to our current training schools in Houston, Texas - covering North and South America and Singapore - covering APAC.

The centre, one of a global network being established by ATEC, features classrooms and a fully equipped state-of-the-art hands-on lab assessment area.

“Currently, we are the only company that provides competency training to all three major industry standards, NEC, IEC and AS/NZS through our training schools in Houston, Texas, Singapore and now Dubai,” said Tommy Sutherland, Managing Director. “ATEC has become the 'go-to' company for clients that work in the world of potentially explosive atmospheres and is the only company in the USA that can deliver AS/NZS training and the only company worldwide that can offer CompEx NEC505 which aligns with API RP14FZ practices in the USA and Middle East. The exciting addition of the Dubai centre is in line with our major growth and development plans.”

CompEx is the Leading International Competency and Assessment Certification Scheme for electrotechnical and mechanical practitioners working in Explosive Atmospheres. The three centers will offer these courses, along with other courses including IECEx / ATEX Fundamentals, IECEx Certificate of Personal Competency Ex 001 along with our own range of Design Engineer, Fundamentals of Ex, and bespoke electro technical courses at client request.

Development of the group “E-Learning Academy” is currently underway and it is scheduled to be officially launched in January 2015.

About EUTEX International: EUTEX International is a leader in the stocking and distribution of IEC electrical cables and associated hazardous area products. Together with its group partner, ATEC, a total solution is provided through assistance with specification, certification and inspections, as well as hazardous-area training for a variety of industries to meet CompEx, ATEX, IEC and NEC requirements. To learn more visit the company web-sites at


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