Jean-Christophe Granier, joint managing director, Wilkie Offshore shares the latest improvement in offshore textiles Thomas Edison, the innovator of the light. In his lifetime, Edison had more than 1000 licenses for a scope of technologies, including telecasts, magnetic, wirings, recorders and related instrumentation and mechanical assembly.
But when Edison famously created his electric light bulb, Wilkie Offshores parent J&D Wilkie had already been engineering new textile technologies. This is remaining the everyday innovative journey at Wilkie offshore or seaward, making a tool compartment of Advanced Textile Technologies™ that can be connected to yet obscure customer problems. The oil and gas market is ready to think smarter and to make solutions to last for decades, and Wilkie Offshore is ready for change.
Our heritage has led North American country to provide 10 to 15 new technologies a week. These are now kept in an archive of over 20 000 Advanced Textile Technologies and engineered work which support customers in the world’s toughest environments.
Extensive textile experience is married with in-house metal working and creation services to design new products to take care customers’ problems.
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The WilkieBand™ is a best example of a solution created and produced by Wilkie Offshore. A few of Wilkie’s Advanced Textile Technologies™ were used as a part dependable offshore end product .it is textiles like this that will mean a breakthrough in the future making the business more secure, more productive and effective for customers.
Another leap product offered by Wilkie Offshore is the Extreema® sling, which is produced using one of the strongest fibers in the planet. These endless round slings are used for heavy lifting operations on vessels, turbines, pipes and essentially any bit of offshore machinery.
The company’s customers work globally so we recently invested in a 180 000 2ft factory in Shanghai, Jiaxing. We produce in Scotland, China and India and sell to customers in Japan, Europe, and the USA