IDC has formed several strategically important joint ventures with international companies. Of particular note are Dresser-Rand Field Operations Middle East and Arison Gulf Ltd.
The Dresser-Rand service centre in Abu Dhabi has a state-of-the-art workshop, repair, and service facility specialising in the maintenance of steam turbines.
Arison Gulf Ltd. LLC specialises in pumps, boosters, packaged pump sets, and control panels. The joint venture in the UAE is responsible for design, manufacturing, testing, commissioning, and servicing of equipment for both the industrial and domestic sectors. There is also an electro-mechanical contracting division for housing pumps and electrical substations.