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Aarico unveils product range at Bahrain industry event

Saudi-based Ashcroft Al Rushaid Instrument Company (Aarico) recently unveiled its range of process instrumentation solutions at the Gulf Industry Fair in Bahrain.

Aarico, a joint venture between Al Rushaid Petroleum Investment and US-based Ashcroft Nagano Keiki, says it is the only manufacturer of pressure and temperature instruments in the Middle East.

The JV's products include pressure and temperature gauges, pressure switches, thermo wells, temperature switches, diaphragm seals, accessories, digital pressure gauges, test gauges, stainless steel gauges, commercial gauges, differential pressure gauges and test equipment.

These products are used in for applications in a number of industries including oil, petrochemicals, water treatment, hydraulics, power generation, fertiliser, pumps and pipeline projects.

The company's factory is able to manufacture 3,000 pressure gauges and 500 temperature gauges and pressure switches per month, it says.

Apart from manufacturing, Aarico provides calibration services for pressure and temperature instruments of any brand, as per ANSI standard.

Ashcroft has been manufacturing products in Saudi Arabia since 1983. In 2006, the firm became part of Nagano Keiki of Japan, a manufacturer of pressure and temperature gauges, sensors, and transmitters.