4th of July 2019, Wencon ApS signed with Gardit A/S, one of the leading surface and corrosion treatment specialists in Denmark, to become new Wencon service partner and Workshop. Wencon is a producer of epoxy-based products for reconstruction, protection and life time extension of metal exposed to corrosion and wear.
Today, Wencon primarily sell their products directly to the shipping companies and shipyards and are not directly involved in the application jobs. Wencon is known for their repair kits, on board ships and riggs, that allow the crew on board to perform emergency repairs, that may last until next docking.
The same products from a repair kit can be utilized for a wide array of jobs, where metal is in need of rebuilding of surfaces, and protection of the surfaces that will extend the lifetime with many years.
The entire Wencon product range is approved by four major classification societies; DNV-GL, ABS, Bureau Veritas and RINA, and are therefore suitable for both temporary and permanent repairs, that need class approvals.
“There are a lot of money to be saved, for a shipowner, when maintaining and repairing vital parts, instead of replacing them. We experience a great deal of interest from shipping companies and the shipyards, who wish to have this kind of jobs performed. “ says Ole Eriksen, Sales Director with Wencon ApS. “ In our estimation, Gardit A/S is one of the strongest service partners we could wish for on the Maritime and Offshore Market” Continues Ole Eriksen.
Gardit carry out surface treatment jobs in port, on shipyards, and on-site. In addition to their project department with mobile teams, Gardit operates a large maritime department in the Port of Lindoe, and works closely with resident shipyard, Fayard. Gardit also service industries such as refineries and infrastructure.
“By offering maintenance and repairs with Wencon products to our existing customers, within the marine and offshore market, we wish to delevop a business area where we see great demand. “ says Per Eriksen, Project Director with Gardit A/S. “ Wencon delivers a strong product for maintaining and rebuilding surfaces of metal that have been exposed to wear and corrosion, and that has been decisive for us.” Finishes Per Eriksen, Project Director, Gardit A/S
“ We are pleased that in the future it will be easier for the industry to repair and maintain shops and offshore installations with Wencon products. Gardit is know for their specialized knowledge in surface treatment and have the capacity to perform repair and maintenance to the highest standards”. Says Ole Eriksen, Sales Director, Wencon ApS.