Heis-Tek, the Norwegian operation of Alimak Group (Alimak), the vertical access solution company, has signed a frame agreement with Statoil containing industrial traction elevators with an order value amounting to SEK164 million (NOK148 million) to be delivered during 2016 and 2017 to the Johan Sverdrup project.
Industrial traction elevators for the Johan Sverdrup project
Heis-Tek will during the first phase deliver industrial traction elevators to the Johan Sverdrup project to service living quarters, riser platforms, drilling platforms and process platforms. The frame agreement also includes options for Statoil to acquire elevators for the projects; Johan Castberg in the Barents Sea, Snorre 2040 on the Snorre field and the Peregrino field, located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Job creators in Hordaland region in Norway
“We are very proud to have received this order from Statoil and to be part of the exciting Johan Sverdrup project. The order confirms that our strategy to offer a broad range of vertical access solutions to suit different application areas and industries has made Alimak an even more attractive and competitive supplier and business partner”, says Tormod Gunleiksrud, CEO of Alimak Group.
The order will also have a positive effect on Hordaland region in Norway, as companies in the region will supply the majority of work and goods. The project will during peak production engage approximately 50 workers at Heis-Tek and its suppliers.
Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn