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WEC CCTV gain new Quality Accreditation to Export Camera Poles to Iraq

07 Dec 2017

WEC CCTV, a UK-based manufacturer of camera poles, towers and accessories, has successfully qualified to ISO 9606-1:2017 in order to manufacture and supply 11 stainless steel camera poles and 31 brackets/accessories to Basra, Iraq.

John Whittle, WEC CCTV Export Sales & Technical Manager, discussed the project for Exxon Mobil Gas Company at Intersec in January 2017, but in order to secure the job it was specified that welders needed to be qualified to American Welding Society Standard Level D1.

The internal quality, sales and engineering teams worked around the clock for approval of the British standard equivalent, putting two welders forward for the ISO 9606-1:2017 welding assessment which they passed with flying colours.

John Whittle said: “This project was won on persistence to ensure the team met all of the project tender specifics, which I’m delighted we did successfully and to a high standard!”

As part of the wider engineering and fabrication company WEC Group Ltd, the Lancashire-based company is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of camera towers and columns which are fully designed, manufactured and assembled in the United Kingdom.

The specialist Export division supply CCTV poles, towers and camera mounting bracketry worldwide and offer support from the initial tender stage to project completion, including supporting design documentation, full export documentation and shipping management.

Recent export projects include the manufacture and supply of multiple cabinet based columns for the Jebal Ali Port Terminal upgrade in Dubai, and the manufacture and supply of multiple fixed tubular columns for the Qatar Armed Forces air base.

WEC Group is once again exhibiting at Intersec, Dubai in 2018 from 21-23 January. You will find the team on stand 1-H21 at the world’s premium trade platform on security and safety.


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