Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc, has reported a positive start to 2018 with ongoing international growth, due to a string of successful new business partnerships.
As part of the company’s global expansion strategy, Hydro Group has partnered with firms in West Africa, South Korea, Thailand and Japan.
Complementing the work Hydro Group undertakes, the company will work in tandem with their business partners to underpin operations in each region, while offering its expertise in overcoming challenges to deliver underwater power and data connections.
Graham Wilkie, head of global development at Hydro Group said: “Internationalism is a key part to our business; forming new partnerships with international agents allows us to boost our global reach and supports our impressive expansion plans.
“We take pride in innovation and forward thinking; continuous investment in our staff and business has allowed us to identify and develop new opportunities to work with like-minded companies. We believe our success is down to the fact we remain an independent business with a team which always delivers.”
Furthermore, Hydro Group has made two key appointments, Paul Hunter has been appointed as production manager and Yvonne Daniel as head of programmes, the duo has joined the team at its Aberdeen Headquarters. Team expansion is on the agenda, with Hydro Group planning additional key appointments in the next few months, further supporting the firm’s growth aspirations.
“Our outlook for 2018 is positive, based on the success we have already experienced and we look forward to building on this throughout the year, and beyond,” concludes Mr Wilkie.
From its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Scotland, Hydro Group develops the complete subsea electrical and optical interconnect package, built to withstand the harshest environmental conditions.
Hydro Group employs more than 100 full time staff worldwide and operates on a global platform providing total solutions to a portfolio of prime contractors, major operators, OEMs, defence agencies, defence organisations and the UK MOD.