Modernizing unique coating solutions through extensive research and development
Shawcor has developed over 40 leading pipe coating technologies designed to protect pipelines across all segments of the market. Proven technologies include innovative anti-corrosion coatings, protective and weight coatings, thermal flow assurance coatings, internal coatings, custom coatings, field joints, support engineering and logistics services.
We have been instrumental in introducing innovative coatings for cold climates, rugged terrains, high operating temperatures, deep water environments and many other unique applications. With the most extensive research and development facilities, located in Canada and Norway, and applied development resources at each plant, Shawcor is the leader in the formulation and production of unique coating solutions.
Through active participation with industry organizations such as NACE, ISO, CSA, IPLOCA, NAPCA and AWWA, Shawcor proactively addresses key industry issues by initiating and implementing new standards, product solutions and technologies.
- The company employs a dedicated research and development team with over 50 engineers and scientists on staff.
- Shawcor is the world’s most innovative pipe coating company with over 100 patents covering new products and process technology. Examples include the High Performance Composite Coating system (HPCC), and Thermotite® polypropylene flow assurance technology.
- The company has state-of-the-art Research and Development facilities located in Canada and Norway.
- Shawcor has a dedicated team of design and testing specialists to determine the best coating solution for any given application. Examples include thickness determination for protective coatings and thermal analysis for flow assurance products. Various proposed coatings can also be quickly qualified for specific pipeline operating conditions.
History of Innovation at Shawcor
Much of Shawcor's success can be attributed to a dedication to the development and application of innovative technologies. Advances in material formulations, manufacturing processes and product designs have led to the creation of new or improved products and services to better serve customer needs. These on-going advances have helped to maintain Shawcor at the forefront of its served markets. This history of innovation at Shawcor can be attributed to the creation of a culture and structure that supports creativity and imaginative problem solving.