Clark Eriksson awarded multi-million pound project for Gates Power Transmission in Dumfries.

Clark Eriksson awarded multi-million pound project for Gates Power Transmission in Dumfries.

Clark Eriksson (CEA) are proud to announce that we have been awarded a Project from Gates Power Transmission Ltd for a plant upgrade at their Dumfries Facility.  This project with a total value of over £3.6M will enhance the existing operations on site, and involves Project Management, Design and Installation of a New Tank Farm, Improved Tanker Off-loading, New Process Plant Area and Office Block.  This Project was initially awarded to CEA as a Front Engineering and Estimate Study in 2011.

Gates Director of Factory Operations David Wilson said – "This represents a significant capital investment for the Dumfries Factory and we are absolutely delighted to be partnering with a highly professional company in Clark Eriksson. We look forward to a very successful project and the continuation of an excellent working relationship with the team in Falkirk."

The Project which will take up to 20 months to implement due to phased nature of the construction works, will be managed from CEA Falkirk Office, with a site based team during Construction and Commissioning. 

CEA Project Director for this important client will be Scott McMartin who said “ Clark Eriksson are delighted to be awarded this project with Gates Power Transmission Ltd, we have been working with Gates for a number of years now on this FEED Study and other consultancy services.  This project award cements this important new relationship”

Gates Power Transmission Ltd Dumfries is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Gates Corporation, whose headquarters are in Denver, USA. The Gates Corporation is one of the market leaders in the production of hi-tech rubber belts and hoses for industrial, hydraulic, agricultural and automotive applications and is part of Tomkins Plc, a publicly listed company.

The Gates Corporation worldwide employs approximately 24,000 people in different production, sales and distribution centres. In Dumfries, there are approximately 400 employees.

For more information on Gates Corporation please visit http://www.gates.com/europe/