From 2 to 4 September, an International specialised exhibition «Oil, Gas, Petrochemistry» will take place in Kazan.
In 2018 a VSP team participated in the Kazan exhibition for the first time. VSP specialists presented to customers and partners MTL solutions for intrinsic safety — a well proven in practice MTL4500 and MTL5500 series of intrinsically safe barriers, which are widely used at industrial sites in Republic of Tatarstan, as well as some new developments.
On September 17-19, in Moscow, the 13th international specialised exhibition of technologies and equipment for heat treatment "HEATTREATMENT-2019" will take place.
We are pleased to invite you to visit VSP and Eurotherm booth "Eurotherm Technologies and Solutions: Industrial Revolution 4.0"— NoD09.
«For us marketing is a complete business process. We do not separate marketing tasks from other tasks facing our team. Detailed understanding of special capabilities of technical solutions by partners-manufacturers; a programme of competitive intelligence; the whole standard tool set for communication with a customer — site, specialised literature, seminars, exhibitions, ... — this is marketing. All this in the end makes it possible to efficiently solve technical tasks set by our customers».
The company approach to work, and our vision of the main goal and values which we would like to provide for working in the market are all down to these words.
Brochure Instrumentation products.
We are glad to present a new VSP brochure on the company business line — Instrumentation products. The main question to which we have tried to provide a detailed answer — which criteria for the selection of instrumentation products affect the choice of solution that exactly matches the project specification.
1/2 2019: Summing up and planning.
Some time ago the company introduced a practice of Extended meetings, when all the team getting together summarises the operation for the first half of the year, checks against the main tasks for the year and updates plans for the second half year. In addition to business related questions, starting with 2018, another and probably most interesting part of the meeting is the report of the VSP marketing specialists on the programme «3I: Learn and Research».
At the beginning of July an Extended meeting took place at VSP’s in Moscow, the main points as follows:
(1) Based on the results of operation for the first half of the year, VSP has shown a 15% growth of the main indicators — gross income and margin.
"ROSNEFT: Special Customer":
a business trip to Samara.
«ROSNEFT Special Customer» Programme continues to be actively pursued. This way, early July a representative of VSP carried out some meetings with specialists of enterprises which are part of ROSNEFT, as well as with the companies cooperating with ROSNEFT, for example, in the capacity of integrators participating in projects on re-furbishment of end-user sites.
In the first place, new developments by the partner-manufacturer Eaton Electric (former MTL Instruments) for intrinsic safety were in the focus of discussions with specialists, covering a new multiplexing system MTL830C, presented to the Russian market early in the year.
NEFTEGAS-2019, Ufa: goals
and results of work at the exhibition.
From 21 to 24 May, 2019 a team of VSP specialists in Ufa presented to customers and partners the latest developments in intrinsic safety at the booth «New MTL solutions for Intrinsic Safety». It was the third time this year that we participated in the international exhibition «Gas. Oil. Technologies».
VSP booth in 2016: "MTL intrinsically safe technologies and solutions in terms of Functional Safety Standards".
VSP booth in 2017: "Gecma Work Station — MTL computer terminal for process visualization".
VSP booth in 2019: "New MTL solutions for Intrinsic Safety".
Instrumentation products: why do we need so many?
Instrumentation products as a notion is rather extensive, covering a wide line of various products and even wider range of their application.
«The objects of the invention are to provide an improved coupling of simple form and capable of quantity production at low cost; to provide a very tight joint between the tube and coupling members, which will withstand practically any pressure without leaking and which eliminates or greatly reduces the undesirable effects of vibrational strains transmitted from tube to coupling. …»,
Arthur Parker wrote in February 1925 when filing the patent application for a two-piece flared tube fitting.
VSP Company: Audit-2018.
During March 2019 the legal VSP bodies — JSC «VSP Rus» and CJSC «VSP Limited» were audited on the results of operation in 2018. Starting with the year 2007, VSP goes through an annual independent auditing procedure; the auditors company is FinSovet.
We are glad to advise that summing-up auditing of both JSC «VSP Rus» and CJSC «VSP Limited», FinSovet specialists did not point out a single critical comment. JSC «VSP Rus» and CJSC «VSP Limited» got positive auditor’s opinion.
MINSK: «Automation. Electronics-2019».
A team of VSP specialists presented latest developments by the partner-manufacturer at the booth «New MTL solutions for intrinsic safety».
Active, focused and professional — this way one may describe interest on the part of industry specialists. We are very happy with the results and would like to thank end users, specialists from engineering companies and VSP partners for the opportunity to present new MTL solutions for intrinsic safety, including a new system for multiplexing temperature signals — MTL830C.
"MTL Intrinsically Safe technologies
and solutions in terms of Functional Safety Standards": a specialised seminar in Moscow.
ROSNEFT, Sibintech, KINEF, Gasprom Automation, specialists from Omsk, representatives of a number of engineering companies, VSP partners — on the 1st of March a seminar was held in Moscow for the industry specialists.
We are grateful to all the seminar participants for the opportunity to present latest MTL engineering developments in the area of instrinsic safety, to say thank you to the representatives of the partner-manufacturer MTL for support and the report delivered on Functional Safety standards.
Programme of Advancement:
results and plans.
Early 2018, just over a year ago, there was a number of interviews in the company run with all the VSP employees in terms of formulating and detailing individual advancement profiles for every specialist. As a result a Programme of Advancement for 2018 was reviewed and carried out throughout the year. Now is the time to sum up.
The Programme of Advancement is a «road map» aiming at (1) professional advancement of VSP employees, (2) understanding of career opportunities available.
KINEF: Specialised seminar-practicum "Parker Hannifin Connectors".
Parker Hannifin, a leading company in design and manufacture of instrumentation products identifies the following priorities in its work — quality characteristics of the manufactured products and new engineering developments. (1) High quality metal for manufacturing instrumentation products, (2) high quality standards for production process, (3) unique patented processing of a final product, and (4) continuous work in proprietary engineering centres on new developments — these are intrinsic values characteristic of Parker Hannifin as the manufacturer of high quality products with 100 years history» — this way we commented in our invitation letter sent to the seminar participants.
On February, 22 in Kirishi, there was a seminar-practicum "Parker Hannifin Connectors" held during which VSP and Parker presented the new solutions on instrumentation products.
Parker Hannifin Instrumentation products: 3-year warranty!
In April 2018 we advised company customers on special extended warranty terms for Parker Hannifin instrumentation products provided by the VSP company.
Today we are ready to take another step and announce about additional extended warranty terms by the VSP company for Parker Hannifin instrumentation product groups as follows:
(2) Ermeto tubes and tools;
For the four product groups as per above by Parker Hannifin Instrumentation Products Division, VSP offers a three-year warranty from the delivery date.
3I: Learn and Research: Dentsu.
Early in the year a VSP marketing team launched a new programme dedicated to a detailed study of practices and operational methods of worldwide leading companies. For the in-depth study in 2018 one of the major marketing and advertising companies in the world — a Japanese company Dentsu with the history of over 100 years, has been selected.
There is no goal of one hundred percent substitution:
VSP work experience.
«Import substitution is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production».
The issue of import substitution policy for many countries, Russia included, at certain historical stages may take the forefront position, especially with account of a commodity orientation of this or another economy. Oil & Gas sector constitutes the main source of income, and at the same time is a major consumer of innovations and technical developments.
VSP: 2018 — 2019.
According to interim summing up the Company operation in 2018, VSP main financial indices demonstrate growth.
Over 35% growth of revenue as compared with the results of 2017; about 3% growth of the Company gross profit as compared with the results of 2017 — the facts which objectively evaluate the work of VSP.
Current difficult environment requires maximum concentration and operational efficiency from business, from the team. Throughout 2018 the team was working in a smooth way, clearly keeping in line with the main guidelines of an annual plan.
VSP Educational Programme 2018.
"Comprehensively investing every year in VSP development, in the professional advancement of specialists, we strive to work at a new level, keeping in mind basic principles — competence, professionalism, quality and long-term strategy."
In 2018 year at least 400 hours of working time were made for the Educational Programme of the company's employees.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
"And sliding on the morning snow
Dear friend, we’ll let our worries go,
And with the zealous mare we’ll flee.
We’ll visit empty ranges, thence,
The woods, which used to be so dense
And then the shore, so dear to me."
Advertising campaign VSP 2018.
Proceeding with an advertising campaign in 2018, VSP marketing team has launched 6 advertising blocks during the year.
This year, the focus was on solutions for intrinsic safety, on new developments of the partner manufacturer Eaton Electric (former MTL Instruments).
Eurotherm — half a century
of innovative thinking, implemented in technologies and solutions of a world level.
In 1965 a modest start-up company in England marked the beginning of Eurotherm in Worthing (West Sussex, England).
The founders were Jim Hartnett, Gerry Martin, Mike Somerville, and Jack Leonard. This Quartet designed, manufactured, assembled, packed, sold and delivered products. To some extent, product assembly was organized in the garage and on a kitchen table of Gerry Martin. They were facing the task of becoming profitable within the first six months — and the team just did it.
VSP: Ufa Region.
The Ufa Region for VSP means more than just an administrative unit. Russia is a big country. Zooming in the map, one can see such industrial centres as Samara, Kazan, Izhevsk, Perm, Ekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Orenburg,… — Ufa is located in the centre of a big industrial cluster.
No wonder that such an extensive geographical region, abounding with both natural resources, and industrial facilities presents great opportunities for business development.
VSP at the exhibition in Samara.
From 23 to 25 «Oil production. Oil processing. Chemistry» exhibition took place in Samara. For the first time VSP participated in the event as an exhibitor.
VSP long term customers are operating in the Samara region: ROSNEFT enterprises in the first place, TogliattiAzot, Lukoil, Transneft, engineering companies, with which we enjoy partnership relationships.
NEFTEGAS-2018, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
During the business trip to Kazakhstan VSP representative, Roman Kanshin, Business Line Manager, held a number of meetings at the key region oil&gas exhibition with company customers and partners, with end user representatives related to VSP businesses
as well as with engineering companies.
On 19 September, 1996 VSP Ltd was registered in the Moscow Registration Chamber.
In 2018 VSP represents a platform, providing for a confident business position today and forming a future potential for the company. The VSP aim is to give the customer a reliable and efficient tool for solving a concrete operational task. Developing our business capabilities today we are aiming at a new special level of work in the future.
proActive: ROSNEFT, Loyalty Programme, Special Customers.
For the company implementing an extended active and proactive agenda in the market, it is important to bring in some system into the process. And it is not just the name attached to one or the other group of customers, the activity is being aimed at. Cooperation with every customer implies its unique special requirements and conditions, and to fully comply with them, it is required in the first place to have a good understanding of the requirements, and to get prepared for each individual meeting or a business trip.
"ROSNEFT Special Customer", Loyalty Programme, Special customers — we singled out three main categories of meetings and business trips in line with the practice carried out by VSP employees.