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W&O Announces Distribution Agreement with Tranberg®

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., January 21, 2016 – W&O, a global supplier to the marine and upstream oil and gas markets for pipe, valves and fittings, valve automation, and engineered solutions is pleased to announce a new OEM partner, Tranberg. A member of R. STAHL Technology Group, Tranberg offers offshore, marine and helideck lighting control solutions. W&O will assume exclusive distribution responsibilities in North America for Tranberg’s non-hazardous lighting to include helideck and navigation. In addition, W&O will also offer Tranberg’s Circle and H systems and other marine lighting systems to the maritime industry.

“W&O has been looking to offer marine lighting for some time. Tranberg’s product line complements our core products and engineered solutions,” stated Michael Hume, President & CEO of W&O.

Tranberg marine lighting solutions perform in harsh and hazardous environments, ranging from frigid arctic to warm, tropical conditions. Their specialized marine lighting includes navigation, searchlights, floodlights, and deck lighting with proven control technology. Complete helideck lighting packages include LED floodlights, Circle and H Lighting, obstruction lights, LED perimeter lights and illuminated windsock that meet the latest international standards. In business since 1901, Tranberg is based in Stavanger, Norway.

Accelerated growth, increased market share and enhanced customer engagement are the goals of this new partnership. For Tranberg, W&O provides access to the maritime market with a sales force of over 30 professionals that blanket the North American market. For W&O, Tranberg provides a broader product offering with peak performance lighting solutions for a discerning customer and entry into other electrical products.

“Tranberg is excited to collaborate with W&O. They have the resources, singular mind-set and results oriented reputation that we need to grow within North America,” stated Thomas Linkenheil, Managing Director of Tranberg AS.

About W&O


Founded in 1975, W&O is one of the world's largest suppliers of pipe, valves, fittings as well as actuation and engineered solutions to the maritime and upstream oil & gas industries. Serving a variety of customers, W&O operates a worldwide network of 18 strategically located branches from its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. For more information, visit www.wosupply.com.

About Tranberg


Tranberg was established in 1901 and is located in Stavanger, the “oil capital” on the west coast of Norway. Due to the oil industry, oil companies and offshore vessel ship owners have found their base in Stavanger. This has made it possible for Tranberg to develop and test products in close cooperation with our customers. Since the start, Tranberg has designed, manufactured and supplied high quality electromechanical products for use on ships and offshore installations. Equipment capable of performing under all climatic conditions, from arctic cold to tropical heat, is a special feature for products produced by TRANBERG. High product quality and durability have been developed by TRANBERG through delivery of equipment to the demanding maritime and offshore markets for the last 100 years. Our flexible production and dedicated workers have made it possible to adapt to quickly changing developments and increased demand for smaller equipment with total lower lifetime cost and products suitable for use in arctic environment. For more information, visit www.tranberg.no.