EWF and its member organizations have developed an international harmonised system for education, training and qualification in the field of welding technology. It was a pioneer organization developing the first harmonized system embracing all the European countries for the qualification of personnel for a wide range of levels both in welding, related technologies and inspection.
Element Six is a global leader in the design, development and production of synthetic diamond and tungsten carbide solutions. Part of the De Beers Group, our primary manufacturing sites are located in the UK, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, and the US. We put our customers first. Since 1959, we have used our technological expertise and industrial leadership to develop innovative advanced materials that deliver competitive advantage across a wide range of industries.We don’t work for you, we work with you.
ENGITEC Systems International provides advanced inspection services, remote condition monitoring, development of customised data acquisition systems, advanced signal processing methods, software for industrial applications, and metallurgical expertise to its customers. ESI specialises in design and analysis of composite and metallic structures for various industries. Services include design and finite element analysis of structural components and complex structures according to standards.
Forth is known for world-first innovations, providing solutions to complex industry challenges around the globe for more than 20 years. Dedicated to engineering excellence, FORTH works closely with industry leaders in nuclear, oil and gas, marine, and renewables. Forth partners with other specialists in innovation programmes and welcomes problem statements from any organisation. Using innovative technology, FORTH helps operators achieve what was previously considered impossible.
The Centre for Robotics & Intelligent Systems (CRIS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland focuses on Marine and Field Robotics for challenging applications. Our research spans inspection, monitoring and intervention, precision navigation and control, sensor development and image referenced flight control for remote operated vehicle (ROV) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). CRIS is an integral part of MaREI (Energy, Climate and Marine), CONFIRM (Smart Manufacturing) and LERO (Software) SFI Research Centers of Excellence.
Stirweld team has developed a technology allowing the use of friction stir welding (FSW) on all types of CNC machine. We support you in the optimisation of your machine park and the integration of a new know-how to offer to your customers. Our FSW head for CNC offers identical performances to a special FSW machine (effort control, quality recording,...).
Turkish Shipbuilders' Association (GISBIR) was established by shipyard owners on 07.07.1971 in Istanbul. GISBIR is one of the oldest non-governmental organizations in Turkey and representative of the Turkish ship and yacht building, repair and maintenance industry. Turkish Shipbuilders' Association (GISBIR) has almost one hundred members and represents vast majority of the industry.
TWI is a world leading research and technology organisation. Over 800 staff give impartial technical support in welding, joining, materials science, structural integrity, NDT, surfacing and packaging. Services include generic research, confidential R&D, technical information, technology transfer, training and qualification.
Lancaster University (J4IC) is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities consistently ranking no.1 in the NW of England and recently 137 in the world. Lancaster was the last of seven new UK universities conceived in the 1950s with 2014 marking its 50th Anniversary. Its 12,000 students belong to one of nine colleges, which act as interdisciplinary communities, but are taught by four academic faculties: arts and social sciences; health and medicine; management; science and technology.
ACLUNAGA is the only specific business association within the shipbuilding sector in Galicia, created as a dynamic tool and meeting point for all companies and agents involved in shipbuilding. Its mission is to improve the competitiveness and to promote the development of the group of companies that integrate the Galician shipbuilding sector. It currently has 130 associated companies and entities, whose products and services cover the entire value chain of the sector (from shipyards and ancillary industry to support institutions, R+D and educational environment, and support services).
AISTER is a medium sized shipyard specialised in marine aluminium buildings and the construction of professional boats, marinas and maritime works. Our priorities are quality and innovation, allowing us to provide our customers with the latest advances in design and materials. AISTER is keen to expand its production to steel ship components and modules and hence will be instrumental in providing guidance an acting as an early demonstrator/adopter of the FSW technology for modular fabrication, modification and maintenance of ships.
NED-PROJECT Sp. z o.o. (NED) is a privately owned ship design & shipbuilding technology company. NED offers a full scope of design and engineering services for maritime industry, shipowners and shipyards.
Delft University of Technology is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the Netherlands and, as of 2020, it is ranked by QS World University Rankings among the top 15 engineering and technology universities in the world. With eight faculties and numerous research institutes, it has more than 19,000 students (undergraduate and postgraduate), and employs more than 2,900 scientists and 2,100 support and management staff.