TRAC is delighted to announce that they are now full members of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG). AREG aims to build a credible and sustainable energy footprint within the Aberdeen and surrounding region to support member companies to identify and promote renewable opportunities for them. TRAC has been working on an offshore wind farm job for the last two years and are expected to work closely within the renewable wind sector in the future. Becoming an AREG member will present TRAC with opportunities to become more widely recognised within the offshore renewable sector.
TRAC has featured on The Sunday Times International Track 200 listing for 2012. This listing identifies the top 200 private companies with the fastest growing international sales over the last two years. With recent overseas developments for TRAC in Australia and Brazil, and sister company Radio Design’s developments in Finland, India and China, TRAC has achieved a 26% growth in Overseas sales over the last 2 years. Looking specifically at Scottish based companies, TRAC is listed in 6th position. Daniel Hawthorn, Managing Director of TRAC Oil & Gas stated;
“It’s very encouraging to be listed on the International Track 200, as it recognises the success to date of our global development plans. In 2010 we set out an international expansion programme and are steadily and surely achieving this. I’d like to thank our customers for their confidence and commitment over the years, and the TRAC team for all their hard work in achieving this.”
TRAC continue their support of the ‘Celebrate Aberdeen’ event.On the 9th June 2012, TRAC continued with our support for Celebrate Aberdeen, this year sponsoring the Instant Neighbour charity. Celebrate Aberdeen is now an annual event in Aberdeen, which aims to highlight the hard work and success of Aberdeen’s third sector, the Voluntary Sector, culminating in a parade and celebrations in the city centre.Instant Neighbour is a local charity within the City of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who provide a range of services for vulnerable peopleexperiencing poverty and homelessness. Scott Baxter, representing Celebrate Aberdeen stated,
“We’re very appreciative of the support shown by the Private Sector organisations for those in the Voluntary sector, and once again, TRAC has been very generous in their sponsorship of the event which is great news”.
TRAC held an Open Day to celebrate the completion of our Aberdeen facility extension, and to demonstrate the latest technologies and innovation. The new 4,000 sq/ft extension houses a purpose built training centre, NDT & radiography facilities, and additional warehousing to enhance existing operations. The TRAC team was on hand to welcome customers, colleagues and suppliers and to demonstrate and discuss the range of services on offer. The facility Opening Ceremony, was performed by Craig Brown CBE, Aberdeen Football Club and ex-Scotland Manager. Daniel Hawthorn, Managing Director at TRAC Oil & Gas said,
“We were very pleased to welcome our customers to join in our celebration and to get hands-on with some of the latest technologies on offer. It was also a real pleasure to have Craig Brown here to meet the TRAC team and formally open our new facility. He’s one of the best known and respected faces of Scottish Football, and the kind remarks he made regarding the professionalism of the TRAC staff and facilities were much appreciated. Thanks to all those who attended and made the day a success”.