Statoil, Wenaas Enter Northern Europe’s Largest PPE Contract

By Michelle Howard
Thursday, August 21, 2014

It has been announced that Statoil has entered into an agreement with Wenaas (Kwintet Norge AS), resulting in Northern Europe’s largest contract in the PPE and workwear sector.


Statoil has been a customer of market leader Wenaas for many years, utilising its products on a global scale in recognition of the high quality and Norwegian origin of the Wenaas product range. Statoil has been a strategically important customer in terms of innovative new product development for Wenaas workwear and protective footwear in harsh climatic environments, as part of the ground breaking Petromaks Project. Under the new contract, Kwintet has also been trusted to deliver all protective gear for the energy company.


Lars Tendal, managing director of Kwintet said: ”This contract is the largest contract in this sector in Northern Europe. When awarding the contract, price has obviously been an important factor, but factors such as competence, quality, delivery reliability and logistics have played a key role in gaining the trust to become such a significant supplier to Statoil.


“Kwintet has dedicated product managers and key personnel who are highly competent in all Statoil’s areas of priority. This is why we have the competence required to operate large and operationally complex agreements such as this.”
Wenaas is a pioneer in flame retardant work-wear, and has been instrumental in protecting the workers in the Norwegian sector from the very start of the Norwegian oil and gas venture. The Kwintet Norge company is established in Norway, but operates internationally, with offices in Houston, Baku and beyond.


Mr Tendal explains: ”Our mission is to protect people at work with all our competence. Because we know that products and solutions could make the difference between life and death, we do not cut corners on our product development. The safety of users is always our highest priority. Therefore, our users will concentrate on doing their work – safely and comfortably.”

In conjunction with the product expertise in Wenaas, Statoil and the SINTEF research environment have developed the future safety wear for arctic regions. Challenging hazards exist here in the work situation, involving very changeable climatic conditions and low temperatures combined with strong winds. This represents completely new challenges for both crew and clothing.  


”The first generation of work-wear for these environments is already in place, but efforts to develop new innovative solutions continue,” concludes Mr Tendal.

 

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