Offshore tank manufacturer getting more from LEAN

Offshore tank manufacturer getting more from LEAN

In my last blog post I introduced our 6S programme  - the bedrock of all of our Lean manufacturing techniques and practices here at Suretank Thailand where we  produce high quality DNV 2.7-1 certified specialised tanks and containers for the Offshore Oil & Gas industry

We strongly believe that the 6S programme is fundamental to the business' success and of the 6 pillars that make up the programme the last one 'Sustain' is of particular importance. But sustaining the 6S discipline is a challenge. It requires continuous commitment and improvement from everyone within the business.

As part of the programme we set ourselves a new target - “80 ton – 4 one – 8 CT” - to reduce cycle time and increase output whilst keeping quality at the highest level.

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Offshore tank producer looks toward Mexico for future expansion

Offshore tank producer looks toward Mexico for future expansion

It was my pleasure to welcome his Excellency, the Mexican Ambassador, Carlos García de Alba to Suretank in Dunleer last week.  

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Summer Solstice Celebrations

Summer Solstice Celebrations


We held our first Summer Solstice BBQ  on Saturday 21st June for all employees at our headquarters here in Ireland. Food and drink were plentiful as over 120 employees joined in the celebrations and we paid tribute to some of our longest serving staff members.

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