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Understanding Norsok M-650

By Ingve Stangeland, Technical Manager, MRC Global
May 18, 2017 Tags: NORSOK, NORSOK 650

If you are involved in sourcing products for offshore or subsea applications, you have probably been introduced to the Norsok M-650 qualification.

So, what is Norsok?

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Three Manufacturer Myths

By Bob Smith, Director, Quality
June 16, 2016 Tags: Quality Process, Manufacturer Identification, Approved Manufacturer List

One thing I have learned in my 30 year career in the energy and industrial industry, is that there are a lot of myths surrounding product manufacturers, especially manufacturers based in Asia. I am regularly asked at conferences and customer meetings to explain how we know that the products we supply to our customers are indeed high quality products.

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Identifying Quality Manufacturers in a World of Options

By Bob Smith, Director, Quality
March 30, 2016 Tags: Quality Process, Manufacturer Identification, Approved Manufacturer List

Finding high quality manufacturers is vital to our business. The industry has changed, and we have had to grow along with it. Fifteen to 20 years ago, most of the manufacturing and business we supported as McJunkin and Red Man were in North America. Now, we are a global business, our customers have global needs and we have to rely on a global manufacturing base to meet those.

The trick is identifying the right manufacturers to work with.

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