ATEC Group offers CompEX competency courses in Myanmar

ATEC Group today announced a joint venture with Uniteam Training Limited to provide CompEx Ex01-Ex04 Training & Assessments in Yangon, Myanmar, facilitating the growing need for Certified Electrical & Mechanical technicians as the area expands. (

CompEx (meaning Competency in Ex atmospheres) is a global certification scheme for electrical and mechanical practitioners and designers working in potentially explosive atmospheres. ATEC offers Hazardous Area Training in Houston, Singapore and Dubai, and the exciting addition of Myanmar is in line with the group’s goals as a truly Global Ex Products, Training & Services provider.

Since 2012, ATEC has conducted hazardous area equipment inspections & serviced products from our Singapore hub. Partnering with Uniteam for Hazloc / Hazardous Area training is the ultimate offering demanded by our clients.

Myanmar government opened up the rights to explore the bulk of its offshore reserves last year to the Oil & Gas Majors. With 19-Deep and 11-Shallow water blocks, it was one of the most eagerly awaited events to explore some of the most promising waters in Asia, if not the world. Companies operating in the region require local and fast delivery support, an offering that the group now provides.

ATEC Group continues to pursue new regions and offers a full range of Electrical Cables, Hazardous Area Accessories, Ex Inspections, Training, Engineering & Commissioning services to stay ahead of the curve in the current global climate.

CompEx Ex12 Application Design Engineer course is also a new offering being delivered at all ATEC centers as of June 2015.

About EUTEX International: Eutex International, a group of companies dedicated to providing Hazardous Area Electrical Products, specialised safety training and inspection services for companies who deal with the world of Potentially Explosive Atmospheres. With Sales offices, distribution facilities, training & Inspection Centers in Houston, Singapore & Dubai, the group is dedicated to the safety of personnel and asset protection, by supplying International NEC / IEC Electrical Cables & Hazardous Area Accessories, Atex, IECEx competency training, including CompEx assessments, facility compliance and equipment inspection services. ATEC Group is part of the Eutex International Group of Companies.

About Uniteam Training: Uniteam Training is part of Uniteam Group of Companies, a multinational group with offices based in Cyprus, Germany, Ukraine, Singapore and Myanmar. Uniteam Training develops training solutions, accredited as per the highest international standards: short standard courses and bespoke (short and long term) specific training solutions for the marine, oil & gas and industrial sectors. Accreditation and certificates include Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO), American Welding Society (AWS), and City & Guilds (C&G). Paul van Empel, Managing Director of Uniteam Training, says: “We are very excited to enter into an alliance with ATEC for Myanmar; it will further enhance our portfolio of training solutions to provide yet another vital piece of competency in the market.”

Fraser Heggie, 65-6871-4320
Operations Manager (APAC)

Source: ATEC



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