Valco Group Australia opens joint Valves Servicing facilities with FORGACS Marine and Defence

The Valco Group of which Guichon is a part continues its external growth in Australia.

Its subsidiary Valco Group Australia Pty Ltd announces the joint-incorporation, together with Australian business Forgacs Marine and Defence, of a new company named “ForgacsValco”.

ForgacsValco will provide valve maintenance services in Australia, with main workshop based at the Australian Marine Complex, in Henderson, WA.
The services will primarily involve the diagnosis, repair, overhaul and testing of valves. The business will have the capability to mobilize personnel to site at short notice for maintenance and shutdown support. ForgacsValco will also offer a 24-hour engineering helpline supported by Valco Group worldwide offices.

“Valco Group has been settling itself as a world leader in valves maintenance for floating assets (LNGC, FSRU & FLNG) as well as an important partner in the markets of Power Generation, Chemicals and Defence. Hence, we welcome this exciting venture with our australian partner Forgacs Marine and Defence.” said Perth-based Director of Valco Group Australia, Jerome Monteiro.

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