December 4, 2012
Strata Signs U.S. Distribution Agreement with Mine Safety Systems Company, Trolex Ltd

 

Release Dec. 4,  2012

ATLANTA - United Kingdom-based Trolex Ltd. has named Strata Worldwide, LLC the exclusive U.S. distributor of its fixed gas detectors for underground mining. Trolex is a global leader in the manufacture of gas detectors, sensors and environmental monitoring systems and has become the preferred choice in methane detectors for OEM giants, Joy and Caterpillar Continuous Miners. Through this agreement, Strata Worldwide will now bring this innovative technology directly to mines in the States.

 “We are very excited to be partnering with Trolex to offer this technology in the United States markets,” commented Mike Berube, President and Chief Operating Officer of Strata Products Worldwide. “It has been Strata’s vision to offer completely wireless, battery-powered and intrinsically safe atmospheric monitoring systems, which include the additional safety benefits of post-accident monitoring and data revival.”

Trolex systems will be available for replacement or advancement of existing monitoring systems underground, as well  as integrating with Strata wireless networks to provide continuous data retrieval. Installation and maintenance on these systems can be performed by general plant maintenance personnel which provides low recurring operation costs.

Strata will, however, offer customers full technical and application service packages and will assist with installation, commissioning, service and support, as needed. “Trolex are delighted to be working with Strata and believe together we have the strongest mine wide safety solutions offering for customers." Pat Brian, Global Sales Director.

Strata Worldwide L.L.C. is recognized as a global leader in mine safety solutions. The company’s product line includes wireless communications and tracking systems, emergency mine refuge chambers, secondary roof support products, proximity detection systems and mining construction services. Strata is committed to the design and development of technologies that are beneficial for today and that lay a foundation for improved solutions in the future. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the company has service and sales support offices in the mining regions of the U.S., Europe, Australia, South Africa, China and Mexico.

Trolex Ltd offer systems and products are relied on the world over to detect gases, monitor other key environmental conditions and optimise machinery performance in the mining and tunnelling industries. They’re intrinsically safe, carry independent accreditation and are at the forefront of safety and condition monitoring technology. Trolex offers a wide range of control and display equipment to provide a complete mine wide environmental monitoring system. Trolex are dedicated to protecting people whilst helping to improve operational performance and efficiency and reduce operational costs.

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For more information, please contact Strata Worldwide at 1-800-691-6601 and visit us at strataworldwide.com