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Greenfield factory receives PEMA heavy welding automation
5 May 2017
As new greenfield project starts, everything from premises to machinery are built from scratch. Polish ST3 Offshore investigated the new ways of heavy automation and acquired modern and efficient PEMA offshore production line to their new factory.
As a result of successful partnership between the teams from ST3 Offshore and Pemamek, the solution was completed ahead of schedule, which enabled fast implementation and start of operation.
Greenfield factory for offshore transition pieces and wind towers
When European offshore steel manufacturer ST3 Offshore, former Bilfinger Mars Offshore, started to plan their brand new offshore factory, one of the main priorities was to acquire up-to-date and efficient manufacturing machinery. The production site, located in Ostrów Brdowski island in the north of Szczecin in Poland, was opened for operation in the end of 2015.
The aim was to find a turn-key provider who had former experience in providing complete heavy automation production line and could bring out innovative and modern production line for offshore and wind energy sectors. Pemamek's ability to provide integrated complete solutions was one of the key factors that effected on ST3's decision on starting co-operation with Pemamek.
Innovative approach brings results
Requirement for the solutions was that it would include state-of-the-art technology and brings competitive edge for ST3 in heavy tubular production. Furthermore, it should be fast to learn and easy to operate, but also provides fast return on investment.