Categorical Engineering, subsea vitality business resolution supplier, has opened a global meeting and check centre in Gateshead, within the North of England, with an purpose to contribute to the corporate’s continued growth in main international markets
Growth of its capabilities is a part of Categorical Engineering’s broader product technique to provide assembled and examined actuators, connections and tooling for wellheads and subsea manufacturing techniques for the oil and gasoline sector.
Because the centre, positioned on the Workforce Valley, gears up within the coming months, the corporate might be boosting its workforce of expert mission engineers and managers to work on new offshore applied sciences and related upstream merchandise now below growth.
The opening of the centre comes as Categorical Engineering continues to keep up sturdy progress since embarking on a refocused marketing strategy on the finish of 2018. This has seen gross sales within the oil and gasoline sector develop considerably, leading to a bounce in revenues to greater than US$48.68mn for 2020.
Chairman Chris Thompson is optimistic concerning the offshore subsea market in 2021 and excited concerning the new tasks and alternatives approaching stream.
He mentioned, “The brand new centre positions us strongly for additional growth and success as we look ahead to offering prospects with essentially the most aggressive, top quality subsea merchandise.
“As a global subsea engineering sector specialist, the extra capability will considerably improve Categorical Engineering’s response instances and operational efficiency and productiveness while sustaining the very best requirements of security and reliability.”
Tim Witty, growth director at UK Land Estates, mentioned, “As 2021 picks up tempo and the North East’s companies look to the long run, we’re glad to see Categorical Engineering go from energy to energy with the opening of its new centre. We’ve labored intently with Categorical Engineering on getting the location up and operating and are happy to see our joint effort come to fruition.”