ORLANDO, Fla. (April 7, 2017) – TechnipFMC, a longstanding engineering partner of Sulzer, has won the Hydraulic Institute Award for Innovation and Technology for its innovative products and solutions. The global player in oil and gas projects, technologies, systems and services was recognized during a ceremony at the Institute’s Centennial Celebration Gala in Florida.

The awards committee recognized TechnipFMC as an innovator in subsea technology. Such innovations have included streamlining subsea operations via combining processes; the introduction of improved research and development strategies such as rapid prototyping and the use of condition performance monitoring. In addition, the Institute also commended the business’ commitment to reducing subsea topside dependencies.

Sulzer has worked in partnership with TechnipFMC on a number of high profile offshore projects. The businesses are suppliers of high performance subsea pumps and motors respectively. The two subsea suppliers work in tandem to deliver fully integrated systems for the most challenging environments, servicing the demanding applications that provide our energy resources.

Don Underwood, Vice President of Subsea Processing at TechnipFMC, commented: “We are extremely pleased to see our work in conjunction with Sulzer recognized in this most challenging of sectors. We have constantly tried to innovate the approach to our business and offer our customers the best possible solutions.”

Mick Cropper, Technology Director at Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc. and member of the Hydraulic Institute added: “We will continue to develop our partnership to offer end users subsea systems of outstanding performance. Our versatility and joint experience means that we can take on Oil and Gas projects of almost any scale and requirement.”