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Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd Announce the Launch of Denso Bore-Wrap

Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd are delighted to introduce a new addition to the Denso product line – Denso Bore-Wrap.

Denso Bore-Wrap is an Abrasion Resistant Outerwrap (ARO) which has outstanding performance against impact, gouge, abrasion, and fracture. Denso Bore-Wrap creates a superior sacrificial outer laminate layer, which protects both pre-approved field joint coatings and mainline coatings (such as, liquid epoxy coatings, heat shrink sleeves, 3LPE, 3LPP and FBE coatings) from damage during pipeline installations, in difficult terrain or by means of trenchless installation methods, such as directional drilling, HDD or boring.

Denso Bore-Wrap is easily applied in the field; there is no mixing required, it is simply wrapped over the existing pipeline coating and cured with water. Due to its flexibility and exceptional level of mechanical protection, Denso Bore-Wrap minimises the need for costly spot repairs or re-pulling pipe from damage.

Chairman of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd, Chris Winn, is excited about the introduction of Denso Bore-Wrap and the potential that this new development will bring. He said,

“At Winn & Coales (Denso), we are always striving to innovate and provide our customers with the most up-to-date solutions for their corrosion prevention problems. The introduction of Denso Bore-Wrap to the Denso product range is an exciting development, and really cements our position as market leaders.”

New Appointments to the Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd Board of Directors

On the 1st January 2021, the board of Directors of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd were delighted to announce three new appointments to the Board.

Mr Andrew Sweeney has joined Mr Chris Winn as Joint Managing Director of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd. Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and has held senior financial positions in multinational companies in various countries around the world. He joined Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd in 2018 as Finance Director.

Mr Andrew Stuart has assumed the role of Sales & Marketing Director of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd. Andrew joined the company in 2015 as Export Sales Director and brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, having had 25 years’ experience with Denso South Africa working to develop their sales in not only South Africa, but also in the African export markets. Andrew has broad and extensive knowledge in the corrosion prevention industry and is responsible for UK sales and export sales in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Mr Ryan Darlow has been appointed as Production Director for Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd. Ryan originates from Durban, South Africa and attended Rhodes University. After university, he joined his family-owned business Nine Kings Engineering. Nine Kings worked closely with Denso South Africa, where they designed, manufactured and commissioned their production lines. In 2017, Ryan relocated to the UK where he started working as the Production Manager for Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd.

New Appointment at Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd

On the 1st of November 2020, the Board of Directors of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd were delighted to announce that Mr James Winn, the great grandson of the founder of the company has been appointed to the Board.

James Winn has worked for the company for over 25 years and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the management team.

Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd has specialised in the manufacture and supply of corrosion prevention and sealing products for over 90 years. The well-known brand of Denso offers cost-effective and long-term solutions to corrosion on submerged or exposed steel or concrete, pipes, tanks and structures.

New Appointments at Winn & Coales International Ltd

It is with great pleasure, that the board of Directors of Winn & Coales International Limited announce that Mr Chris Winn, the great grandson of the founder Paul Winn will succeed his father, David Winn OBE, as the Chairman of the Group.

Chris Winn becomes the fourth Chairman of the Company since it was founded in 1883. He has extensive and broad experience within the Group and maintains the position of Managing Director of Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd and Executive Director of Winn & Coales International Ltd.

In addition, Dr Keith Erskine, the grandson of the second of the two company founders, Mr Frank B. Coales, will assume the role of Deputy Chairman of the Group. Dr Keith Erskine maintains the position of non-executive Director of Winn & Coales International Ltd.

These appointments are made with immediate effect.

In Loving Memory of David Winn OBE

It is with profound sadness that we share the news that Company Chairman of Winn & Coales International Ltd, David Winn OBE, passed away on the 21st of September 2020.

David Winn, the grandson of founder Paul Winn, joined the company 55 years ago in 1965. He had a long and distinguished career at Winn & Coales, serving as Deputy Chairman from 1968-1991 and Managing Director from 1988-1995. When Frank Coales passed away in 1991, he became Chairman of the company and held this position for 29 years until his passing in September 2020.

During his time as Chairman of Winn & Coales International, the Group grew substantially with seven subsidiaries around the world and a network of dedicated distributors and agents. In the last decade, the Group won three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International Trade, recognising its growth in world sales. These notable successes were achieved in 2010, 2015 and 2017.

David Winn had many wonderful and notable qualities, one that shone through was his charitable nature. He was awarded an OBE on the 12th of May, 1995 by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales for being a Governor of West Norwood College for 24 years and for successful fund raising for Eastbourne College.

He was also Chairman of the Trustees of the National Missing Persons Helpline for many years. David Winn hosted a variety of fundraisers at his residence in Twickenham, London for The Missing Persons Helpline and contributed a great amount of his time and resources to the Charity.

One of his passions was for his old school, Eastbourne College. He served as College Governor from 1982-2015, College Vice-President from 2016-2020, Chairman of the OEA from 1980-2001, President of the OEA from 2002-2012, and President of the Eastbournian Society from 2012-2020. He remains one of the College’s greatest benefactors and recently had a building on campus named after him in 2019. The Winn Building is a new, purpose-built facility featuring an array of state-of-the-art amenities.

David Winn had a large, joyful and generous personality with a fantastic sense of humour. He made the time for everyone in the company and enriched the lives of all who knew him. He was a truly remarkable man who leaves behind a great legacy; he leaves behind his much loved children and grandchildren; and he will be deeply missed by his colleagues, friends and family.

Winn & Coales International has only had three Chairman since it was established in 1883, quite remarkable for a company that has been trading for 137 years.  It remains a private, family owned company and the family are fully committed to ensuring his memory will live on through the business as they continue to follow his lead and take the company from strength to strength.

SeaShield Systems Provide Long-Term Protection for Jetty Piles at Ullapool Harbour

In 2020, Shearwater Marine Services were awarded a contract to install protection for jetty piles at Ullapool Harbour in the Scottish Highlands, on behalf of The Ullapool Harbour Trust.

As consulting engineers on the project, Wallace Stone specified the use of SeaShield™ Systems supplied by Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd to protect the jetty piles. SeaShield Systems have an extensive history of providing long-term corrosion protection to marine structures.

Shearwater Marine Services used a combination of the SeaShield 2000FD™ and SeaShield 70™ Systems on the piles and various supporting crossbeams on the structure. SeaShield 2000FD consists of Denso Paste S105™, Denso Marine Piling Tape™ and an outer HDPE jacket, which is hydraulically tensioned before being secured with stainless steel fixings. The SeaShield 70 System was used to protect the crossbeams and is an excellent option on areas where piles have obstructions. This system consists of Denso Paste S105™, Denso Profiling Mastic™, Denso Marine Piling Tape™ and Denso Glass Outerwrap 70™.