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Gexcon and VIAS partnering to provide advanced engineering software solutions in North America

Gexcon and VIAS partnering to provide advanced engineering software solutions in North America

(Bergen, Norway, November 10, 2020) Gexcon, a world leading company in process safety and risk management, and VIAS (Virtual Integrated Analytics Solutions), a company specializing in scientific simulation-based engineering solutions using virtual design experience and data analytics, have entered into a strategic partnership to provide state-of-the-art solutions to clients in

Gexcon’s Chief Training Officer presented on the importance of safety in the transition towards clean and renewable energy at Mexico’s Anáhuac University’s Business and Energy Forum 2020

Gexcon’s Chief Training Officer presented on the importance of safety in the transition towards clean and renewable energy at Mexico’s Anáhuac University’s Business and Energy Forum 2020

(Spanish version below) Gexcon’s Dr. Franz Zdravistch presented on the importance of understanding hazards and maintaining safety in the hydrogen industry. On October 15th, Dr. Franz Zdravistch, Gexcon’s Chief Training Officer, spoke about hydrogen safety during Mexico’s Business and Energy Forum 2020 held virtually by the Anáhuac University. Dr. Zdravistch

Gexcon to Present at Anáhuac University Mexico’s Business and Energy Forum 2020

Gexcon to Present at Anáhuac University Mexico’s Business and Energy Forum 2020

Gexcon US’s Business Development Director, Mr. Miguel Navarro, and Gexcon AS’s Principal Engineer and Chief Training Officer, Dr. Franz Zdravistch, will be presenting at Anáhuac University Mexico’s Business and Energy Forum 2020 that will be held from October 12th to 16th. This year’s forum’s main topic is “Compliance with SDG 7: Towards a Transition to Affordable and Non-Pollutant Energy”. The

Gexcon US has Opened a New Branch Office in Boston

Gexcon US has Opened a New Branch Office in Boston

Gexcon US is excited to announce the opening of our Boston office. As we continue to grow our incident investigation business, we realized the need for an additional office to serve our clients. Our Boston office is located at: The Schrafft’s Center Power House529 Main Street, Suite 200Charlestown, MA  02129 

Gexcon to Present at the 2020 AIChE Spring Meeting and 16th Global Conference on Process Safety

Gexcon to Present at the 2020 AIChE Spring Meeting and 16th Global Conference on Process Safety

Important Notice Due to the ongoing global public health concerns (COVID-19), we received a notification that the AIChE Spring Meeting & 16th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) will be rescheduled to August 16 – 20, 2020, at the Hilton Americas and George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. For

Gexcon US Plays Significant Role in Record-Breaking Settlement

Gexcon US Plays Significant Role in Record-Breaking Settlement

On July 1, 2014, at about 5:30 p.m, a 100-lb propane cylinder catastrophically failed and exploded on the back of a food truck in Philadelphia, PA. The explosion led to a sudden release of pressurized propane vapor and superheated propane liquid, which rapidly evaporated resulting in a large white cloud

Gexcon US Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Gexcon US Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

There is nothing small about the growth of Gexcon US during their first decade. Under the leadership of Dr. Scott Davis, the US office provides high-quality, professional consulting in the fields of safety, security, and accident investigation. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Gexcon US has achieved a number of milestones, which have positioned

Gexcon US Completes NFPA-Funded Project on Hazard Evaluation of A3 Refrigerants

Gexcon US Completes NFPA-Funded Project on Hazard Evaluation of A3 Refrigerants

Potential replacements for current hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants include pure and blended hydrocarbon refrigerants since they have a lower global warming potential (GWP) and comparable working fluid properties.  The current barrier to broader application of these refrigerants is their classification as flammable A3 substances according to ASHRAE 34. As a result,

Gexcon Adds Advanced Scanning and Imaging on Incident Investigation Services

Gexcon Adds Advanced Scanning and Imaging on Incident Investigation Services

Gexcon’s services now include 3D scanning and aerial drone capabilities. 3D scanning allows an immersive 360º walkthrough that enhances documentation for accident scenes and provides precise dimensions for accurate CFD modeling. Measurements and annotations can be added after the 3D environment is recorded to archive important scene details. Aerial imaging

Gexcon Engineer Offers Key Testimony in MSC Flaminia Incident Investigation

Gexcon Engineer Offers Key Testimony in MSC Flaminia Incident Investigation

Dr. Scott Davis provided key analyses and testimony in one of the largest maritime losses in recent history—the explosion and fire aboard on the MSC Flaminia on July 14, 2012. While the MSC Flaminia was crossing the Atlantic Ocean headed to Antwerp, Belgium, an explosion and ensuing fire occurred in

Next Phase of Research into DDT Events and Mitigation

Next Phase of Research into DDT Events and Mitigation

One of the most devastating events that can occur on offshore facilities is a vapor cloud explosion (VCE) followed by a fire. Designing proper structures that can withstand maximum credible events (MCE) becomes an integral part of safety designs. Gexcon has embarked on a multi-year project to fill technology gaps

Gexcon Featured on Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

Gexcon Featured on Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

Powder & Bulk Solids included an extensive article by Dr. Scott Davis. The article titled “Advanced Tools to Evaluate Dust Explosions and Protective Systems” evaluates the use of CFD as a helpful tool in dust hazard evaluations. ABSTRACT Effective protective systems are a critical part of mitigating the consequences of

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