About us

ABUCO, No. 1 in high strength steel.

Abuco is a fabrication and repair company specialised in the welding and processing of high strength steel. The work undertaken by the company primarily involves carrying out repair, fabrication and modification work on lifting and hoisting equipment and fabrication and repair work for crane and equipment builders in the oil and gas industry. Abuco also manufactures large volumes of pipework, special parts for workboats operating in the dredging and offshore sectors and swell-compensating platforms with telescoping gangways. We serve a worldwide client base across a wide variety of sectors. Abuco is the right place for welding and processing of high strength steel. We work with highly sophisticated welding machines which provide savings in time and money.

Specialist repair and construction work is undertaken at the company in a well-equipped and modern workshop located in Middenmeer with excellent road and water connections.

When working with high-quality steel types, it is important to work according to established guidelines. Abuco is VCA**, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 3834-2:2005, EN1090-2 EXC 4 and DNV GL workshop approval certified. The inspection standards including TÜV, ABS, AWS, LLoyd’s, DNV-GL and other client specifications. You can read more about our certifications here.

The Abuco team consists of 29 permanent staff, supported by five to ten flexible employees. A number of our employees are certified as visual welding inspectors, welding coordinators and welding technicians. The people that are undertaking work for the offshore industry are certified for these activities. In carrying out its projects, Abuco can provide all the necessary disciplines. Some in combination with regular partners. Our philosophy is that for certain projects, the best solution lies in joining forces with a specialist partner in order to take full care of our customers needs.

Our range of services includes:

  • Engineering
  • Material supply and processing
  • Repair
  • Modification
  • Fabrication
  • Onshore and offshore assembly
  • Preservation
  • Transport by road and water