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Flexitallic and Sealex join forces to expand their operations and manufacturing in Aberdeen
» Title: Flexitallic and Sealex join forces to expand their operations and manufacturing in Aberdeen
» Date: February 13, 2012

Flexitallic Ltd, the manufacturer and supplier of static sealing products, and Sealex Ltd, the distributor of specialist sealing technologies, engineered hoses and associated products have announced the centralisation of their operations in Aberdeen.

Both companies are members of the FDS Group, and this new structure ensures their customers based in and around Aberdeen, specifically those operating within the oil and gas sector, will benefit from:
 
·         Quickest response to meet the increasing needs of the market
·         Highest levels of customer service
·         Local service and supply with a dedicated manufacturing cell
·         Extensive product range of gaskets and associated products
·         Knowledge and technical support from an experienced UK team
 
The Group’s investment also marks a further boost to the local economy, with potential recruitment plans being considered to support operations during 2012.
Paul Marray, Distribution Managing Director of Sealex Ltd said: “I’m excited to bring Sealex's product range and vision of customer service to the highly competitive Aberdeen market place, so we can build on the technical expertise and local knowledge contained within Flexitallic.
Paul added, “Through increased customer contact we will be able to look after the needs of the local market and supplement our current production capabilities accordingly.”
In addition to having a large number of stocked product lines and supporting services, the Group’s Aberdeen operations, which will remain at its Dyce Depot on the Wellheads Industrial Estate, has been strengthened following the introduction of a dedicated gasket manufacturing facility.
Alex Lattimer, Commercial Director of Flexitallic Ltd said “By joining forces with Sealex we will bring together the world leading manufacturer of gaskets, and an established distribution network. I am also very pleased to announce the creation of a dedicated gasket manufacturing facility for Aberdeen which will provide customers with immediate gasket supply in this demanding market”
For more information about the range of product and services available, please contact Paul Marray, Distribution Managing Director of Sealex Ltd on 07852 194555 or Ian Marray, Sales Director of Sealex Ltd on 07977 522034.