Media Release: ThinJack reports significant team growth

Matthew Lear, Russell Ellwood, Zander Simpson

LEADING oil service company, ThinJack Ltd, has appointed three new members of staff in response to its steadily growing business.

In spite of challenging trading conditions within the industry, the Westhill-based company is continuing to expand its geographic presence, including recent contracts in the Netherlands and Australia, leading to the creation of the new positions.

Russell Ellwood has been named as operations team leader, whilst Zander Simpson has been appointed to the role of technician and Matthew Lear has taken on the role of trainee technician.

All three will work in the company’s busy operations department where they will help deliver the service to a rapidly growing global client base.

ThinJack – which celebrates a decade in business this year – also recently launched its PowerPad™ an ultra-thin system for holding open gaps and weighing heavy objects in a move which has been warmly received by the market.

Commenting on the appointments ThinJack director, Guy Bromby, said: “Against a difficult backdrop for the industry, we are delighted to be in a position to create three new jobs based at our Aberdeenshire headquarters and we welcome Russell, Zander and Matt to the team.”

Fellow director, Alastair MacDonald, added: “In order to deliver the best possible service to our clients, it is important to have the right people in place. These latest appointments to our experienced operations team underline our ethos of providing excellent services backed by excellent people.”

ThinJack Ltd has an established, international reputation for its unique service in the safe, fast and rigless separation of seized well flanges.

ThinJack®is a steel envelope which can be inflated with up to 2,500 bar of hydraulic pressure to exert hundreds of tonnes of force, making it the ideal separating and jacking solution in hazardous, difficult or restricted areas.

The force delivered by ThinJack® can reach over one million pounds (454 tonnes). ThinJack Ltd also offers a specialist consultancy service proactively identifying potential flange separation problems and providing solutions.

ThinJack Ltd is headquartered in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and operates internationally from established bases worldwide.

Since its foundation in 2005, ThinJack has operated successfully throughout the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Australia, Middle East, West Africa and Malaysia.

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