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Strategic appointment strengthens CRC Evans Americas service delivery

January 31st, 2024 by

CRC Evans is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Gilmore to the position of Technical Director across our Americas Onshore and Offshore businesses.


Ian, who most recently held the position of Senior Welding Engineer for the Americas Offshore business, has been appointed as Technical Director for Welding Engineering across CRC Evans’ Americas business, covering onshore and offshore. Ian’s extensive welding experience spans local and international, and both onshore and offshore projects. Widely known and respected in the industry, he has managed over 15 major pipeline procedure development and welder training programmes to meet rigorous industry standards. Utilising key insight from across both businesses, Ian will help to improve our offering to customers in the region.


Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Onshore business, commented: “Finding the right people is always critical to successful growth, and with Ian we gain an individual who knows our industry, who has worked across both sides of our Americas business, and is a technically skilled welding expert.

“With Ian bringing his expertise and enthusiasm to this exciting, combined role, we can truly align and enhance our service delivery.”

Tony Pontefract, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Offshore business, added: “For CRC Evans this is an important strategic move that can help to align our welding expertise. Ian’s experience across mechanised and manual welding processes, combined with his in-depth understanding of our business, can only improve our offering for customers.

“As a contributor to recent successes of the CRC Evans Offshore team, we know the value that Ian can bring to our fabrication welding and diversification efforts and look forward to supporting him in this new role.”

Commenting on his appointment, Ian said: “This is an exciting opportunity, bringing my knowledge from across the onshore and offshore divisions of the CRC Evans business, to help strengthen our service offering and provide a complete and competitive range of specialist welding solutions. As leaders in the provision of welding services and technologies, CRC Evans is committed to delivering best-in-class services across energy and infrastructure markets in the Americas region.

“I am delighted that CRC Evans has trusted me with this key role, which signals a new approach for the business and will allow me to work with colleagues across the onshore and offshore teams, delivering excellent results for our customers.”

CRC Evans is a market leader in the provision of welding and coating services for the global energy and wider infrastructure sectors.

CRC Evans inspection business sold to strategic buyer

January 11th, 2024 by

CRC Evans is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement for the Sale of its Quantive Group inspection business, for an undisclosed sum, with completion expected to formally take place in January.

Proceeds from the divestment significantly enhance CRC Evans’ capital position, which will support the company’s growth and strengthen focus on its core welding and coating service delivery. The move is aligned with the Group’s overall strategy and reinforces CRC Evans’ commitment to becoming the preferred partner for the evolving global energy and wider infrastructure sectors.

For the buyer, the acquisition of Quantive Group helps to consolidate its standing in the inspection market. Both companies are market leaders with complementary core competencies and customer-centric approach with a strong foundation in operational excellence and safety, which will help to ensure a seamless transition and uninterrupted service and support for clients.

The Transaction comprises the Sale by CRC Evans of its shareholdings in the Quantive Group LLC, together with associated subsidiaries.

CRC Evans appoints Leon Dashwood as Strategic Growth Director

November 16th, 2023 by

CRC Evans is pleased to announce the appointment of Leon Dashwood as Strategic Growth Director, further strengthening the company’s senior leadership team.

Reporting to CEO, Frederic Castrec, and a member of the Group’s Executive Committee, Mr. Dashwood will play a key role in delivering CRC Evans’ growth strategy. He will work closely with senior leaders to drive business development activities related to new opportunities and markets, accelerating the company’s growth and diversification plans and positioning CRC Evans as a market leader across the global energy and wider infrastructure sectors.

Commenting on his appointment Mr Dashwood said “It is a very exciting time to join the CRC Evans business, when there is tremendous scope to expand our offering. There is a growing demand for clean energy solutions and CRC Evans has teams in strategic locations, fully operational and ready to support our customers on a truly global scale.

“I look forward to working with Frederic to capitalise on the company’s proven track record and strengthen our foothold in the evolving energy markets.”

Frederic Castrec, CRC Evans CEO, said: “Leon is a strong addition to the CRC Evans leadership team. His input and experience will help to grow our global market position and extend our specialist welding and coating services, technologies, and high-performance equipment across new sectors in the growing energy and infrastructure markets.

“I look forward to working with Leon as we implement effective strategies to ensure that we can meet our ambitious growth plans.”

Mr Dashwood brings a wealth of experience and expertise from 17 years in the global energy sector. He previously held the position of Regional Managing Director for Enerpac Tool Group (NYSE – EPAC), a leading industrial tools and service business based in Dubai, overseeing sales and operations across the Middle East, North Africa and Caspian regions.