News | September 12, 2012

More Than 40 Companies To Exhibit In US Pavilion At Rio Oil & Gas

Brazil is an “ideal partner for U.S. companies seeking long term relationships” suggests Ambassador

More than 40 companies will display American products and services in the U.S. International Pavilion at Rio Oil & Gas Expo 2012 from September 17-20, 2012. The international trade show takes place in Riocentro Convention Center in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. 

U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Thomas Shannon, said, “With its recent oil finds and the largest medium-term oil exploration and development investment plan in the world, the Brazilian oil and gas sector offers many excellent opportunities.” He added, “Those opportunities, coupled with Brazil’s outstanding economic prospects and long-standing friendly relations with the U.S., make Brazil an ideal partner for U.S. companies seeking long-term partnerships.”

The Opening Ceremony of the U.S. International Pavilion is scheduled for Monday, September 17 at 1:00 pm with Ambassador Shannon as Guest of Honor.

“Rio Oil & Gas typically sells out early, and this edition was no exception,” remarked Tom Kallman, president and CEO of Kallman Worldwide, organizers of the U.S. International Pavilion at the show. Exhibitors are occupying more space than ever before: the U.S. International Pavilion has increased more than 40% since 2010. It now occupies 750 sqm and has grown 76% overall since Kallman Worldwide first started exhibiting at the show in 2008.

The U.S. Department of Commerce has granted Trade Fair Certification status, establishing a U.S. Pavilion that welcomes U.S. firms of all sizes, and assuring that U.S. exhibitors at the event will have U.S. Commercial Service support in both the United States and in South America.

Products and services that will be showcased in the U.S. International Pavilion include:

Ellwood Crankshaft Group (ECG) 044A (Irvine, AL) is the largest manufacturer and remanufacturer of industrial sized crankshafts in the world. Supplying crankshafts for more than 100 years, the company’s vertically integrated business model provides for greater control of supply chain management and product quality. ECG strategically serves pump, compressor, and engine crankshaft markets, providing value added services to OEMs worldwide. The company reports that its success is largely derived by its entrepreneurial culture and innovative achievement through collaboration and capital investment.  

Howco Group U45B (Houston, TX), offers 30 years’ experience in supply chain management to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries worldwide. The company provides solutions by managing inventory of nickel alloys, duplex, stainless and low alloy steels in bar, tube and forged components. Howco aims to help its customers to focus on their core competencies by freeing up untapped sources of value by providing industry knowledge, reduced inventory and costs, delivery reliability and unrivaled product integrity

Northern Air Systems 048 (Rochester, NY) provides specialized solutions in the engineering and manufacturing of explosion-proof, corrosion-protected air conditioning systems and pressurization equipment that meet N.E.C and I.E.C codes for explosion-proof systems. Reliable and rugged with added capacity. Built rugged for extreme environments up to 55°C (certifications available.) Offering in-house engineering and manufacturing departments with more than 50 years of experience, providing service and support throughout the world. Applications: Hazardous location, relocateable housing units, VFD/SCR housing, driller cabins, offshore applications and custom retrofits.

The Reach Group U45E (Houston, TX) Global leader in performance improvement and safety O&G upstream in the process of delivery of wells, performance coaching for drilling, production and implementation of Completacão, world class safety culture, knowledge management implementation, development of leadership and supervision. Software for logistics management drill.

Solutia  044A (Sao Paolo, Brazil): Therminol  heat transfer fluids have provided superior, economical benefits including efficient operation, minimal maintenance, and long fluid life for heat transfer users in the oil and gas industry for nearly 30 years. Their technical experts help customers with system design, operational support and system maintenance so customers can expect long fluid life, which is not unusual in a well-designed and operated heat transfer fluid system. The company reports that Therminol brand is a world leader in synthetic heat transfer fluids and has earned this position with technical knowledge, superior engineering support, superior performance, and superior service. 

Zyme-Flow Decon Technology N43B (Houston, TX) with a new office location in Brazil, has introduced a technology to improve tank cleaning. This unique chemistry contains a paraffin modifier as well as a demulsifier saving the client a significant amount of time and money as well as increasing safety to people and the environment. Overall, it aims to result in easier solids handling, increases quality of recovered oil, and reduces personnel and equipment needed.

About Kallman Worldwide Inc.
Kallman Worldwide is the recognized leader in global business development, strategy, and implementation.

Established in 1963, the international tradeshow organizing company represents and promotes a carefully-selected portfolio of leading industry events.

Best known for its award-winning “U.S. International Pavilions,” Kallman shares its decades of experience to provide advice and assistance to globally-minded companies as they establish or increase their business abroad through international trade shows. trade missions and conferences.

The Kallman group of companies has been involved with more than 700 exhibitions in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Japan, Malaysia, Peru, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the U.S.A.  The company specializes in aerospace, defense, maritime, energy, mining, oil and gas and healthcare. For more information, visit

Kallman Worldwide is also organizing IFT Energy 2013 April 17-19 in Santiago, Chile and the U.S. International Pavilion at OTC Brazil 2013, October 8-10, 2013, also in Rio de Janeiro.

Source: Kallman Worldwide Inc.