Welcome New Member: Gutteling NV
Gutteling BV has been founded by Mr. Peter Gutteling in 1990. For more than 20 years Gutteling BV has been a leader in the production of Composite Hoses for all type of applications in a wide range of sizes from 1" up to 16". Markets served by the company include industrial and marine market in the oil and gas industry. Since March 2011, Gutteling BV has opened an office and warehouse in Houston, to supply same quality level of Composite Hoses to the USA market, Latin America and Canada. The following is a brief question and answer interview with Sander Verweij, Gutteling BV, Vice Managing Director.
NAHAD: How long have you personally worked at the company? In the industry?
Mr. Verweij: I have worked for more than 10 years for Gutteling BV. I started as Sales Engineer, became Production Manager and than Quality & Project Manager. Today, I'm working as Vice Managing Director for Gutteling BV.
NAHAD:Â What markets do you serve and who are your customers?
Mr. Verweij: We work with Distributors all over the world. Our customers are the Oil and Gas Companies like Shell, Vopak, Exxonmobile and many others.
NAHAD: What do you feel differentiates your company from your competitors?
Mr. Verweij: Highest quality level in Composite Hoses and specialized in hoses for critical transfer operations like Heavy Chemicals and Cryogenic fluids. Furthermore, we have a full range of products qualified against all International Standards by several Class Societies like; ABS, DNv, BV and Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
Gutteling BV is the first hose manufacturer worldwide who has achieved to qualify its LNG Composite Hoses against the latest International Standard EN 1474-II for Offshore LNG transfer systems.
With our sister company Machineshop Van Rooyen BV, where we produce Industrial Hose fittings, we can supply a total package to the Industry. We have full control of quality and delivery terms.
NAHAD: Why did your company join NAHAD?
Mr. Verweij: We would like to expand our market in the USA and we have opened a new company, named Gutteling Americas Inc. in the USA.
NAHAD:Â Please name the benefits you hope to gain from membership in the association.
Mr. Verweij: Good name in the USA market; Opening to other distributors and suppliers; Unknown areas to be known; and Increase of market potential in the coming year(s).
NAHAD: Any final comments?
Mr. Verweij: Gutteling BV Composite Hoses are manufactured and tested according to international standards and covered by Type Approval certificates controlled by Det Norske Veritas, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Class NK, Germanischer Lloyds and Bureau Veritas. Compliant Standards:EN 13765:2010, EN 13766:2010, IMO IBC Code ch.5.7, IMO IGC Code ch.5.7, PED 97/23 EC, US Coast Guard Regulations.
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