Software Cornwall member, Feritech Global, has been shortlisted for the ‘International Success’ award in the Tech South West Awards 2021.
Feritech MD Rob Ferris says: “This is a huge honour and we are delighted to have been shortlisted in the face of stiff competition from right across the South West region.
“We have customers in over forty countries around the world and we are continuing to build our international business through innovation. We are keeping our fingers crossed for the announcement of the winners.”
95% of Feritech’s business is with clients overseas. They deliver products and services for companies working within the harshest of marine environments. They have built their international reputation by carrying out challenging marine geotechnical surveys, using equipment designed, built and operated by their own team.
They sell and rent equipment for subsea geotechnical surveying as well as carry out operational contracts around the world, including South America, USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. International clients include: Total, Vattenfall, Alcatel Submarine Networks, Glencore, Ocean Infinity and Bauer, amongst many others.
The company is also opening a £3m manufacturing centre in Cornwall which will design and manufacture innovative products for worldwide markets. This includes products for the emerging Floating Offshore Wind market, where the current fast-growing opportunity in the Celtic Sea is expected to make South West of England a major player in this important new field of renewable energy. It will be the only manufacturing centre of its kind in the South West, offering everything from design to fabrication, embedded software, electronics, precision machining and 3D printing, all on one site, thus enabling faster turnaround of projects.
The winners of the Tech South West Awards will be announced at a live event on 25th November 2021 at Market Hall, Plymouth. The full shortlist can be seen here.