Sealing product engineering specialists James Walker and Teadit have signed an Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to supply the gasket requirements of all Shell sites in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Australia, Canada and South America.
The contract covers an initial 5-year period with an option to extend for another five. In addition to supplying gaskets for the nominated areas James Walker & Teadit will provide Shell with a secondary source of supply across the remaining areas of the globe as well as meeting the sealing requirements for new projects throughout the company's upstream and downstream operations. In addition, the two suppliers will provide ancillary products such as compression packing, expansion joints, pipe grips and flange management services on a global basis.
The James Walker and Teadit partnership provides complementary geographical manufacturing and support locations and a combined product range that covers all requirements.
Adapted from press release by Joseph Green