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Cooke Aquaculture, Orkney, UK

the challenge

An Orkney based seafood processing facility required durable, slip resistant floor coating systems for its production environments.

meet the client

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland is one of the leading producers of Scottish salmon, headquartered in Glasgow, with seawater farming operations in both Orkney and Shetland, and supplying national supermarket chains including Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco. 

Not only does the company pride itself on being the largest producer of organic Scottish salmon, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has also established its own in-house feed division, ensuring their salmon are thriving, as well as ensuring their operations are sustainable from sea to delivery.

the project

While the strong tidal waters around the islands — the most northerly part of the UK — make for an ideal salmon farming location, transporting goods for the transformation of Cooke Aquaculture’s processing facility proved challenging. 

In spite of this, the installation team were able to complete the project, installing vebrocrete HF and vebrospeed Quartz over two phases across two areas of the production facility.

Vebro’s solution

With the production facility being subject to lots of water, both from the production processes, as well as the cleaning regimes, a suitably resistant and anti-slip finish was required to promote both safety and hygiene. 

vebrocrete HF, Vebro Polymers’ high performance seamless PU concrete, was chosen in Blue for the first large production area.  

The system, which demonstrates excellent resistance to the effects of low temperatures, as well as hot water washdowns and associated thermal shock. 

The positively textured, seamless and hygienic floor coating is ideally suited to areas where a balance between intensive cleaning and slip resistance is required. 

For the second phase in another production area, vebrospeed Quartz was chosen to transform the floor under a fast turnaround. 

The attractive yet functional slip-resistant floor coating system based on fast-cure MMA (methyl methacrylate) technology, cures in as little as 60 minutes, meaning production can be back up and running very quickly.

meet the installer

MJF Group is an established support services company providing specialist solutions to businesses nationwide. 

Since 2006 the company has built an enviable reputation in the commercial cleaning market, fuelling a later expansion into site services and specialist flooring alongside growth from local to national level.

MJFs dedicated team of flooring experts are a group of highly skilled professionals who deliver a first-class service, ensuring all of their flooring solutions achieve outstanding results within an efficient and timely manner.

MJF pride themselves on their clients extremely competitive prices, without ever compromising results.

key project details

client

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland, UK

location

Orkney, Scotland, UK

year

2022

project size

650 m²

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