Offshore firm moves HQ to Westhill

ASHTEAD TECHNOLOGY NEW ABERDEEN OFFICE AND STAFF
ASHTEAD TECHNOLOGY NEW ABERDEEN OFFICE AND STAFF

‘Surf City’ has welcomed another resident as Ashtead Technology Offshore has announced its move to new global headquarters in Westhill.

The investment in the new premises follows on from the recent appointment of Allan Pirie as CEO.

The new facility has doubled the company’s capacity incorporating offices, warehouse, maintenance workshops and a specialised calibration laboratory, representing a £750,000 investment.

Subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, says it has recruited 15 new staff in 2012 and the new base will enable further recruitment plans in 2013.

The company has three fully serviced offshore supply facilities located in Aberdeen, Houston and Singapore as well as fully serviced agents in Norway and Australia. The expanding service offering includes rental equipment, calibration, repair and maintenance, offshore personnel and bespoke engineered solutions.

CEO Allan Pirie said: “The move to our new Westhill facility is a key achievement in Ashtead Technology’s ambitious global plans for the future, which include a focus on equipment innovation, service excellence and personnel. Our development opportunities for employees are expanding rapidly and we look forward to further developing our service offering from our new facility. This is an exciting time of growth in the offshore subsea market and we continue to invest in facilities, personnel and the latest technology equipment to support our expanding customer requirements”.