Expansion Underway at Hydro Group
Aberdeen-based subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group, has expanded its premises by investing £2 million in a new 13,700 sq ft bespoke facility, set to open in spring 2016. The company currently occupies a 45,500 sq ft facility at the Aberdeen Energy Park, purchasing the additional 0.63 acres of development land from Buccleuch Property and Moorfield Group (Buccmoor LP) to enable it to expand operations and develop a brand new workshop with mezzanine deck. Doug Whyte…
One Year Anniversary, Crane Worldwide
The last year has not been kind to the global transportation business. Demand has skidded with the global economy. Yet one year after launch, Crane Worldwide is a growing new player in the industry. The Houston-based company, which provides a variety of shipping and logistical services, is on track to meet its original milestone of achieving $1b in revenue and 4,000 employees at the company’s five to seven year mark. In the year since its founding, Crane Worldwide has established 47 offices in 17 countries, grown to 500 employees and created a client base of dozens of leading global corporations in industries from aerospace to energy.
Viking Expands Facilities & Services
Viking Life-Saving Equipment announced its Seattle, Washington Service Station is moving to a larger, 6,000 sq ft facility on the Duwamish Waterway. The new location will open March 1st and ensure better access to the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle. Recently appointed, John Sanford will head the company's Seattle branch office and lead the West Coast sales division. Viking managing director of the Americas Al Osle made the announcement. The new station is equipped to service Viking's entire line of products, including the Marine Evacuation Systems currently installed on many major cruise ships.