January 2018—The world’s leading specialist field joint coating service provider, Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd (PIH) has signed a three-year agreement with renowned inspection, verification and certification company SGS to deliver laboratory testing services on its pre-qualification and pre-production field joints.

Said Lynda Barron, Technical Manager at PIH: “Over the past 12 months SGS has demonstrated an excellent understanding of our needs and that of our customers for a fast and professional testing service on several key projects.

“We’re confident that with this new three-year agreement SGS will continue to develop its testing capabilities, whilst maintaining the high levels of safety and quality expected in the oil and gas Industry today.”

Work carried out will be performed according to both international and various project specific requirements, cementing PIH’s relationship with SGS, dating back to 2010. 

Providing application equipment and material solutions that protect pipelines from corrosion, heat loss and mechanical damage, Burnley-based PIH strives to create coating systems that are both efficient and easy to use. By incorporating the latest, innovative technology, PIH has developed coating equipment that reduces overspray and coating material wastage during application, virtually eliminating environmental impact.

The company’s heritage dates back to 1980 when it was the first of its kind offering field joint coating application solutions and pioneering procedures that are still practiced globally. The company thrives on an understanding that success is built upon sound commercial management, operational efficiency, quality assurance and more importantly safety and environmental awareness.

For further information contact PIH – 01282 415323 – www.pih.co.uk @PIH_Coating