|L&N Scotland technician performing autogenous welding of Subsea CRA Controlled Tubing onsite|
Aberdeen-based supplier of specialized manufacturing, welding and engineering services, L&N Scotland, states it is focused on strengthening its market position as it celebrates its 20th year in the subsea oil & gas industry.
Formed in 1996, primarily as a supplier of valve and actuator packages to the oil and gas services sector, L&N Scotland has developed vastly from its early days with its core competencies now focused around turnkey spool manufacture, design engineering, control system applications and innovative product integration.
Commemorating 20 years’ in business, L&N Scotland has initiated significant investment into its engineering department, further enhancing capabilities in engineering and design. This year, the company completed a number of strategic initiatives including the expansion of its workshop facilities and bolstering of engineering and design personnel.
The L&N Scotland facility based within the Kirkhill Industrial Estate in Dyce, Aberdeen, now compromises of segmented ferrous, non-ferrous, assembly and test workshop areas as well as comprehensive design, engineering, sales and operations offices, with supporting yard and warehouse space.
|Subsea Christmas Tree load-out at L&N Scotland facility|
In accordance with their quality objectives and company core values, L&N Scotland believes that strong design and engineering capabilities will allow them to develop existing collaborative relationships with clients, whilst allowing the company to facilitate significant cost reductions and streamline operational activities when performing onsite product integration.
Reflecting on the company’s successes L&N Scotland Chairman, Alastair Chalmers, commented: “L&N Scotland has entered its 20th year in a resilient position, and we are steadily growing our global client base whilst investing in procedures and developments to ensure that we continue to stand apart from our competitors.
“We are proud of the fact that many of our clients have retained business with us since we started trading in 1996, and we have been able to collaborate with them on various industry challenges using innovation and high impact “design to manufacture principles” to drive efficiency and cost reduction.
“Through the introduction of lean manufacturing techniques and the dedication of our personnel we have developed and expanded both our manufacturing and service offering. We will continue to implement these techniques and have set strategies to continue growth over the years to come. I believe that through this we will continue to be successful in our endeavours.”
L&N Scotland has grown to become a market leader providing subsea engineering and manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide. The company which holds 20 years’ of professional subsea experience provides a range of services including specialised welding, fabrication and engineering services, as well as innovative product integration processes to the oil and gas industry.
L&N Scotland were recently awarded with the ‘Best Overall Supplier’ at the GE Oil & Gas European Supplier Day 2016 held at the AECC, Aberdeen. The prestigious award recognizes the best suppliers in their field, whose technical solutions and objectives align with GE Oil and Gas’s current and long-term goals.