FMC Technologies expands in Brazil

FMC Technologies has contracted with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to build a technology center in Brazil.

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HOUSTON -- FMC Technologies has contracted with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to build a technology center in Brazil.

The center will be at the university’s Technology Park. The building will contain engineering offices, technical training and design areas, research and development laboratories, and the capability for full-scale prototype integration and testing of subsea systems. Construction will begin this month, and is expected to open in the first half of 2011.

John Gremp, FMC’s president and COO, said: "This contract provides FMC an expanded presence in Brazil, and the ability to play a significant role in the development of technologies for Brazil's deepwater and pre-salt environments."

07/07/2010

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