About 80 IRO members were present at the IRO member meeting at Orga yesterday.
Orga develops and produces smart offshore and onshore obstruction markings, navigation aids, CAP 437 helideck lighting and autonomous power supply systems for the onshore and offshore in the oil, gas, wind, telecommunications and industrial sectors.
After a welcoming word by Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, new IRO members Amphibious Energy, Intrepid Safety Products, Mistras, PAT-Krüger, ProLabNL and XKP were given the opportunity to give a 2-minute pitch on their companies.
After that, Dieter Marquardt, Manager Marketing & Business Development and Christian van Beest, Manager Sales gave presentations on the products and services of Orga. Jelle Lanting Manager Bayards UP, followed with a presentation on the application of lighting on Bayards’ helidecks and the cooperation between the two companies. Hans Timmers, Chairman of NWEA showed us what challenges and opportunities lie ahead of us in the offshore wind industry. Sander Vergroesen stressed that there are mainly abroad still plenty of opportunities in the upstream oil and gas industry.
After the presentations the IRO members were invited to join an interesting guided tour through the production-, R&D-, testing- and packaging areas. Very interesting to see how much effort and accuracy is put into the whole process.
The meeting was closed with network drinks.
Many thanks to Orga for the well organised event!