Vipo, specialists in developing and manufacturing rubber based thermal, fire and corrosion protection products for global markets, have selected TRAC Energy Ltd to be its sole UK distributor for its Elastopipe™ and Firestop Passive Fire Protection product ranges.
This is the first time TRAC Energy Ltd has been awarded a distributor contract and represents an opportunity for growth for the UK-based company. In addition, it will allow Vipo to better meet the demand of its UK customer base, by providing local knowledge and support.
TRAC Energy Ltd is a leader in providing a wide range of engineering support services, including rope access inspection, repair, and maintenance for the global energy industry.
Vipo has over 125 years of Polymer material technology expertise and over 50 years’ experience in offering high-end active and passive fire protection solutions. Elastopipe™ exists as a patented flexible piping system developed to protect people, assets, and the surrounding environment during active fire scenarios. The Firestop Passive Fire Protection range ensures the protection of vulnerable areas to allow for people and valuable equipment to be saved in the case of fire spread.
Contract manager for TRAC Energy Ltd, Tommy van Huuksloot, commented, “we are proud to be able to partner with such an expert in their field of topside safety solutions in the energy market. After working with the company for more than 18 years, we are delighted to strengthen our service delivery through this new partnership.”
Ben Erik Jansen, Business Group Manager Passive Fire Protection at Vipo, said, “we are extremely pleased to be in collaboration with such a forward-thinking company. TRAC Energy has impressed us with their highly qualified people, engineering skills and installation capabilities. We look forward to working closely with them to provide our customers with world class solutions, engineering support and delivery.”
Vipo’s Elastopipe™ Sales Manager, Jan-Hugo Nilssen added, “this agreement very much supports our strong position in the European offshore market, as well as future growth ambitions for Elastopipe™ and PFP products in this region.”
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