Aker opens expanded manufacturing facility

Aker Solutions has opened its expanded manufacturing facility for surface trees and wellheads in Batam, Indonesia.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- Aker Solutions has opened its expanded manufacturing facility for surface trees and wellheads in Batam, Indonesia. The company has spent $17 million on increasing manufacturing capacity for production and assembly of surface wellheads and trees by more than 50%.

Building space at the site has been expanded from 4,200 to 11,200 sq m (45,208 to 120,555 sq ft) to cover a new administrative building with full management support, machine workshop with 11 new machines, test and assembly workshop as well as a new warehouse. In total, the Batam site area has expanded to 21,800 sq m (234,653 sq ft), the company reports.

07/01/2009

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