W&O Named Distributor for Perma-Pipe

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Friday, February 21, 2014

W&O, a global supplier to the marine and upstream oil and gas markets for pipe, valves and fittings, valve automation and engineered solutions, has been named the exclusive North American marine distributor for Perma-Pipe, Inc., the largest North American manufacturer of pre-insulated piping systems and a subsidiary of MFRI, Inc.

Through this strategic partnership, W&O will offer Perma-Pipe Fuel-Gard, an all stainless construction, pre-engineered and pre-fabricated piping system, for maritime Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) bunker fuel, and gas piping applications, as a solution for marine companies throughout North America. Perma-Pipe’s innovative product line and reputation combined with W&O’s large footprint in the North American market make this a strong collaboration for both companies.

The Perma-Pipe Fuel-Gard systems are stainless-in-stainless steel (double wall) construction with complete testing and traceability on all materials. Testing takes place in the company’s ISO 9000 approved factory to the latest regulations mandated by ABS, the United States Coast Guard and other maritime societies. The insulation on the LNG piping is an Aerogel type which uses the latest Nano-technology to reduce the insulation thickness and reduce the size of the system, ultimately providing cost savings to the customer. Perma-Pipe is currently in the process of receiving ABS Type approval on the Fuel-Gard product line.

“This distribution agreement with Perma-Pipe is just one more way W&O is working to be at the forefront of the LNG movement in North America and a total solutions provider to our customers,” said Michael Hume, President and CEO of W&O, “The product aligns well with our current engineered solutions portfolio, and allows us to meet the needs of the marine and upstream oil and gas industries with a high-quality solution to customers in the U.S. and Canada.”

Engineered solutions product manager for W&O, Matthew Hallisey, added, “Although LNG fueled vessels are fairly new to the North American market, W&O has dedicated resources to this emerging technology, and we are engaged in conversations with naval architects and owner-operators about new projects. Perma-Pipe, along with Bestobell Cryogenic Valves, will strengthen our ability to support marine LNG projects from design to completion.”

Perma-Pipe has been in business for more than 60 years and has developed a reputation as a market leader in pre-insulated piping, environmental secondary containment piping and leak detection/location systems. The product serves a variety of market segments in addition to the maritime industry including: district heating and cooling, oil and gas, environmental and industrial, leak detection and pipeline services.

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