STACE joins Wilhelmsen Investments for an even stronger maritime, offshore and resources offering
12-Jul-2011

Wilh Wilhelmsen Investments (WWI) has announced acquisition of the majority shareholding in Western Australian testing and certification engineering company STACE Pty Ltd. The move recognises WA’s continuing resource growth and compliments WWI’s existing maritime safety business spearheaded by national operator, Wiltrading. 

STACE provides specialist engineering services for Maritime and Defence.  This acquisition marks an important step in our national growth strategy.  The inclusion of STACE into the company increases WWIs capability and capacity to provide customers with high quality and timely service, particularly in the growth areas of maritime, offshore and resource industry environments.” affirms Mike Devlin, CEO of WWI

Rob Lynn, General Manager of Wiltrading Pty Ltd adds “we believe the expertise within the teams at STACE and Wiltrading, provide a strong, long-term platform for growth. Both companies share a long history of working together.  Bringing STACE into the Group provides our customers a wider range of products and services, and additional opportunities for our employees. ”

Mike Gartside, Managing Director of STACE Pty Ltd concludes “STACE and Wiltrading share a strong investment in the maritime industry, and a similar set of values. Our businesses are highly complementary – with STACE’s products and footprint in Western Australia fitting sensibly within Wiltrading’s portfolio, increasing our expertise and benefitting our service.”

For further information please contact:

Mike Gartside
Managing Director, STACE Pty Ltd
Phone: 08 9236 2999
mike.gartside@stace.com.au
  Rob Lynn
General Manager, Wiltrading Pty Ltd
Phone: 08 9435 9012
rob.lynn@wiltrading.com.au
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