Swagelok Company the developer and manufacturer of fluid system solutions, is showcasing its commitment to growth in the Asia-Pacific region by investing strategically in measures designed to help regional customers overcome business challenges, and meet the pace of demand in a competitive marketplace. Recent investments have included the appointment of a vice president with strong business development experience in Asia, the dedication of a new regional office in Singapore, and an extensive expansion of the company’s manufacturing plant in Changshu, China.
“It is an exciting time to work at Swagelok as companies across the globe seek more services and support from our company,” says Steve Sparkes, Swagelok’s recently appointed vice president, Asia-Pacific. “We want to position customers in the world’s fastest-growing economic region to succeed in the long term, and thus we are expanding not only our manufacturing capacity, but local technical capabilities, field service support, and Swagelok® custom solutions. We look forward to leveraging our expertise and production capabilities to further enable the rapid growth we are seeing across the region from the semiconductor industry to the construction market and beyond.”
Sparkes has spent 23 years making a positive business impact through business development, engineering, and leadership positions with Swagelok London, Swagelok Indonesia, and Swagelok corporate leads Swagelok’s dedicated Asia-Pacific business organization from the company’s new regional office in Singapore. The Asia-Pacific team works in partnership with Swagelok’s local authorized sales and service centers to provide customers in the region with the technical support, training, advice, and reliable products needed to operate safely, efficiently, and profitably in fast-paced, demanding marketplaces.