Vigians, a Groupe Gorgé company, announces it has been awarded a multi-million euro contract for the supply of a Spin Cell Assembly for DuPont de Nemours in Luxemburg. The DuPont Spin Cell Module is part of a new production facility where DuPont will produce Tyvek® material.
Over the last year, Vigians, through its Van Dam subsidiary, has been in extensive project discussions with DuPont and KBR for the supply of all materials required for the Spin Cell Module. Van Dam benefited from its prior experience as the company has supplied a similar project to DuPont in 1994.
The project is being managed from the Van Dam headquarters in the Netherlands and the scope of supply consist of various products including doors and walls.
Van Dam will work with KBR and DuPont on this prestigious project. Work has already started and expected duration is 18 months.
This new contract represents a significant Van Dam award in petrochemicals and a first sign of potential rebound in Van Dam activity.
Picture of the groundbreaking ceremony at DuPont de Nemours in Contern, Luxemburg.
Tyvek® has had a tremendous impact across numerous industries, resulting in the creation of new categories of products, such as house wrap, which helped revolutionize home construction; setting new standards for personal protective apparel; enabling advancements in medical device technology; and playing an important role in many other applications. DuPont, along with its customers, continue to develop new Tyvek® products and applications to meet evolving marketplace needs. Designers of consumer products for lighting and fashion accessories and apparel are increasingly demanding Tyvek® for their products because of its lightweight durability and texture.
About DuPont Safety & Construction
DuPont Safety & Construction, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is a global leader in products and solutions that protect what matters – people, structures and the environment – and enables its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic brands including Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, Styrofoam™ and Filmtec®.
About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division
DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found www.dow-dupont.com.
About Groupe Gorgé
Founded in 1990, Groupe Gorgé is an independent group that specializes in high-tech industries. Today, the Group is active in the fields of security and protection in extreme environments, as well as in the 3D printing sector. In its more than twenty-five year history, Groupe Gorgé has always developed and driven the latest technological and industrial innovations.
Smart Safety Systems: Developing complete, innovative technological solutions for complex missions in hostile and confined environments.
Protection of High-Risk Installations: Protecting people and ensuring the active and passive protection of installations for energy markets and industrial and tertiary sectors in France. Ensuring the maintenance of these protection systems.
3D Printing: Enabling major industry players to find new routes to successful innovation and production processes by providing 3D printers, premium material, software and 3D printed parts.
In 2017, the Group reported revenue of €276.7 million. It is backed by 2,000 employees and operations in over ten countries.
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Groupe Gorgé is listed on Euronext Paris Compartment B.
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