News 2017-07-18T17:19:01+00:00

Latest News from Fusion Marine

Fusion Marine announces up to 12 jobs in Recruitment Drive

Leading fish farm equipment supplier Gael Force Group is currently investing in recruitment drive at Oban firm Fusion Marine. At least 6 out of the 12 jobs are newly created as the company prepares for growth. Gael Force Group’s Fusion Marine is today announcing it is actively increasing its workforce with the recruitment of up to 12 positions as it gears up for a large programme of work and sustained period of growth. The jobs span across a range of highly skilled roles including Technical Sales, Fabrication, Product Development and Administration.  The roles are spread across Fusion’s two locations which include a production facility at [...]

September 6th, 2018|Categories: News|

New Investment in Aquaculture supply chain catches attention of Cabinet Secretary

Having formally completed its acquisition of a majority stake in fish farm pen manufacturer Fusion Marine last month (11th April 2018), Gael Force Group is continuing with a focus on future investment with the announcement that they will immediately be investing in the research and development of a completely new fish pen and product review of the existing pen range. Earlier this year, Gael Force announced it was embarking on a £1m investment programme to increase capacity and develop new value added products and services for aquaculture producers, while meeting the important opportunities for innovation in the sector. Work is already underway to develop [...]

May 4th, 2018|Categories: News|

Fusion Marine at Aquaculture UK 2018

Fusion Marine will be promoting its renowned range of fish farm pens and associated equipment at Aquaculture UK 2018 in Aviemore, 23 and 24 May. Having recently become part of Gael Force Group, these are exciting times for Fusion Marine as the partnership provides a platform for the investment and development of new and innovative equipment for the aquaculture sector, whilst at the same time maintaining excellent levels of customer service. The highly successful Triton, Oceanflex and Aquaflex pens will all be promoted at Aviemore – containment systems with an excellent track record for operating in a wide range of challenging environments. Fusion Marine is [...]

May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine to join forces

GAEL FORCE GROUP AND FUSION MARINE The two companies have agreed and signed Heads of Terms which will see the established fish farm pen manufacturer Fusion Marine Ltd become part of the Gael Force Group. Effective deal completion date is scheduled for early April. Gael Force Group and Fusion Marine are jointly announcing today that they have agreed and signed Heads of Terms which will result in Gael Force’s acquisition of 75% of the outstanding share capital of the fish farm pen manufacturer.  The deal, which is of an undisclosed value, is on course to conclude early April, following the completion of normal due diligence. [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Islay Community Access Group installs recycled plastic benches along path network

The Islay Community Access Group is dedicated to creating a network of paths across the island for local people and visitors to enjoy. They have already made their mark, with the completion of the ‘Three Distilleries’ path and another route from Bruichladdich to Port Charlotte is at an advanced planning stage. To enhance the enjoyment of these paths, the access group has installed 23 benches made from recycled plastic and supplied by Oban based Fusion Marine. The benches are of the ‘Shuna’ type in Fusion Marine’s recycled plastic products range. According to Dr Patrick McGrann, chairman of the access group, the tough construction of the [...]

March 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

New operations manager for Fusion Marine

Fusion Marine has appointed Iain Macdonald as operations manager in a move that will enable the Argyll-based company to further develop and service its busy order book. A former merchant navy deck officer, Ian brings a wealth of experience to Fusion Marine, having most recently worked in Thailand where he was involved in oil & gas subsea construction work. Based at Fusion Marine’s manufacturing facility at Barcaldine, Iain is overseeing the fabrication of fish farm pens and a range of other equipment for the aquaculture and marine sectors. Stephen Divers, managing director of Fusion Marine, said: “We are delighted to welcome Iain to the team [...]

March 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Economic importance of aquaculture supply chain companies highlighted to Argyll & Bute MP, Brendan O’Hara

Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara saw at first hand today (14 February) the economic importance of aquaculture supply chain companies to Scotland’s West coast economy when he visited Fusion Marine’s new office premises near Oban. Employing 18 people locally, Fusion Marine has secured many significant orders in recent years from Scottish salmon companies to supply fish farm pens and associated equipment, which are constructed at its manufacturing base at Barcaldine. Recently, Fusion Marine moved its administration facility into new modern office premises at Malin House at the European Marine Science Park in Dunstaffnage, enabling the company to benefit from the synergies created by being [...]

February 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

Fusion Marine secures new £1m contract from salmon producer

Fusion Marine, the Barcaldine-based business that manufactures state-of-the-art fish farming equipment, has secured a new contract from Scottish Sea Farms worth over £1m. Work is already underway on the new contract which will see Fusion Marine supply Scottish Sea Farms, one of the country’s leading producers of responsibly farmed salmon, with 21 100mt fish pens from its Triton 450 range, along with associated equipment. Specially developed by Fusion Marine to meet the demanding tidal and weather conditions experienced at more exposed locations, the Triton 450 fish pens are destined for two of Scottish Sea Farms’ Shetland-based sites – Teisti Geo and Dury – where their [...]

February 5th, 2018|Categories: News, Triton|

Fusion Marine launches new website

Fusion Marine has launched a new website to highlight its quality range of fish farm pens and other associated equipment for the global aquaculture sector. The website features a modern design and is on a platform that is user-friendly for computers, laptops, tablets and mobiles. It also features a number of videos showing Fusion Marine equipment in action and provides listings and technical specifications for much of its product range.

January 29th, 2018|Categories: News|