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.
“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.
Alimak acquired Heis-Tek in June 2014 as part of the strategy to further expand and strengthen its product and service offering of Industrial vertical access solutions. Through the acquisition, Alimak also broadened its product portfolio from Rack-and-Pinion based technology to also include traction-based elevators. Alimak is one of few suppliers with the ability to provide a total elevator supply, service and inspection support offering on a global basis to the Industrial sector.
For more information, please contact:
CEO and President, Alimak Group, Phone: +46 8 402 1442
CFO, Alimak Group, Phone: +46 8 402 1447
About the Johan Sverdrup project
The Johan Sverdrup project is one of the five biggest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf and one of the most important industrial projects in Norway over the next 50 years.
Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 36 countries. Building on more than 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, Statoil is committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. Statoil is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide, and is listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.
About Alimak Group
Alimak is a global market leader and pioneer in designing, developing, manufacturing, distributing and servicing industrial vertical access solutions. The company provide high quality hoists, elevators and platforms primarily for the industrial and construction sectors. Alimak has a global sales, services and distribution platform across more than 50 countries with strong market positions. The company has a well-established and highly resilient after sales business and its large global installed base of ca. 21,000 units provides unique know-how into its customers needs. Alimak was founded in 1948, is headquartered in Stockholm and employ over 1,100 people across the world. The Group had revenues of SEK 1.8 billion in 2014.