Hydro Group Plc News

Takayuki Higuchi, Chief of Sales and Marketing at Riken Dengu Seizo Co., Ltd. (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Secures Japanese Partner

electrical/optical cables and connection assemblies, in the Japanese market.Riken Dengu Seizo specializes in the sale of electrical and optical fiber cables and connectors, and also supplies electronic subsystems and componentry for the defense and aerospace sectors.Heather Andrade, Head of Sales at Hydro Group Plc, said, “The appointment of Riken Dengu Seizo as Hydro Group’s preferred business partner in Japan is an important milestone for us, as they have a wealth of local knowledge and a strong track record of assisting international manufacturers.“We are excited to be opening new

Marc Gordon, Hydro Group Head of Product Realization (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Helps Connect Carbon-free Island

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc has been awarded a contract with Korea Research of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO), worth in the region of £750,000 ($998,000).  Under the contract, Hydro Group delivered subsea cable and connectors to the first phase of KRISO’s floating wind and wave hybrid energy platform, in November 2017. Installation of the first phase will be undertaken this year.Located at Jeju Island in South Korea, the floating platform will be equipped with four offshore wind turbines, one in each corner, and wave energy

Hydro Group Managing Director Doug Whyte Photo courtesy Rory Raitt, Hydro Group

Hydro Group Scoops Queen’s Award

Hydro Group plc, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade. The Awards acknowledge exceptional businesses across the U.K., celebrating the cream of the country’s entrepreneurs and innovative minds. Open to almost all UK-based businesses, the International Trade category recognizes those who have demonstrated substantial international growth in overseas earnings and commercial success within their sector. Widely recognized as the market leaders in creating innovative and bespoke engineered cable/connector assembly solutions for subsea applications

Graham Wilkie (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Inks Sales Deal with IMCA Electronics

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc informs it has increased its global presences through a partnership with Turkish firm IMCA Electronics.    Complementing Hydro Group’s cable and connection solutions, IMCA offers a range of subsystems and components for highly demanding technical applications on land, sea and air.    Hydro Group said the partnership will aid its customer support in Turkey and help develop business opportunities within the region. Additionally, it will extend the services which IMCA currently offers to subsea high

Hydro Group Chris Westren, business development manager with Graham Wilkie, head of global development (photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Grows Australian Network

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc has partnered with MacTaggart Scott Australia as the firm increases its positioning in the region.    The partnership is focused on consolidating Hydro Group’s current work on the Royal Australian Navy Collins Class Submarines and to extend its services to aid the Australian capability for Future Submarine and Future Frigate. Additionally, the company will offer its expertise in specific marine cabling systems.    Complementing the work Hydro Group undertakes, MacTaggart Scott provides solutions

Bill Mildon, president Photo  Hydro Group Systems

Mildon Appointed President, Hydro Group

as technical director at Nest Technical Services. He has led teams in submarine penetration designs, under water connectors and numerous fiber optic inter-connect products.   In his new role Mildon will be focused on shaping and delivering Hydro Group Systems to carry the same vision of Hydro Group Plc, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Along with developing this vision in the U.S. naval, oil and gas and renewable sectors, he is also to set up a manufacturing facility to produce Hydro Group products to the U.S. market

Madhukar Kulkarni, India; Benoit d’Alancon, France; Tik Sun, China; Alex Phan, Vietnem; Mike Swann, USA; Marianne Eleanor A. Catanyag; Philippines; Marek Narewski, Poland; Graham Wilkie, Hydro Group; Eric Pham, Vietnam; Steve Ang, Hydro Group Asia Singapore, Doug Whyte Hydro Group (Photo: Hydro Group)

Retaining Company Consistency with Global Collaboration

in training and communicating with your agents, so the company delivers a consistent service and quality product globally. Failing to do this could be detrimental to the entire investment, and lead to your company to being portrayed in an inaccurate and potentially damaging way.    At Hydro Group plc we recognize the importance in investing in local agents who are in tune with the language and culture of the region, having formed our Singapore based division Hydro Group Asia in 2013 as part of international expansion plans, which now has a staff of five and an annual increase of sales in

(L-R) Doug Whyte, Hydro Group managing director, and Steve Ang, Hydro Group Asia technical sales manager (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Plans for Asia Pacific Growth

 Aberdeen-headquarter subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc announced multiple Asia Pacific Business Partner agreements as the firm continues strategic growth in the region.   As part of international expansion plans in 2013 the firm formed its Singapore based division, Hydro Group Asia, which has shown an annual increase of sales in the region of over £1.5 million. The five new Business Partner agreements with Uni-One in Taiwan, ISL in China, Oceanpixel in the Philippines, PT Indonesia in Indonesia and DKHG in Vietnam will aid Hydro Group’s cabling interconnect

Doug Whyte, managing director Photo Hydro Group

Hydro Group Shortlisted for Made in Scotland Awards

Aberdeen-headquarted, Hydro Group plc is recognised as a finalist at the 2016 Made in Scotland Awards for the categories Manufacturer of the Year and Exporter of the Year.   The subsea cable and connector specialist is at the forefront in the development and innovation of subsea product technologies, with involvement from prototype concept through to design, manufacture and project management.   The company has been named as a finalist for the Manufacturer of the Year as a result of its continued, and outstanding manufacturing efforts. From its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities

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Exploring the Subsea Cable Market

Sales Director, Graham Wilkie of Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, topside and harsh environment applications, details how it has stayed ahead in the rapidly changing subsea cable market.   Thanks to the low oil price, the subsea sector is enduring a challenging period. Operators are being forced to venture into more remote and harsher locations, requiring top tier equipment to meet demanding and dynamic environments.   Systems being deployed require reliable power and communications connections suited to meet these demands.

Photo: Hydro Group

Hydro Group: Underwater Connectors for Any Application

Hydro Group plc designs and manufactures subsea Underwater Mateable Connectors to client specifications, stating it can design Underwater Mateable Connectors for any underwater application. Its lineup includes both metal keyed and rubber keyed underwater matable electrical connectors, EExd and EExde Explosion Proof Connectors, Environmental Electrical Connectors, as well as Fiber Optic Connectors and Penetrators. www.hydrogroupplc.com   (As published in the June 2015 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine)

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