Galco is Ireland’s largest hot dip galvanizer and has 50 years’ experience with five galvanizing facilities located across Ireland
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Galco Dublin has unveiled a major upgrade to its facilities that will help to deliver continued high-quality service to customers across the construction, agricultural and engineering sectors. This new galvanizing bath will make a big difference to the volume of work they can carry out in the future.

The new tank, which measures 4m by 1.8m by 2.65m will be an addition of 40% capacity and will sit alongside Galco`s existing 10m x 1.8m x 3.25m bath. It will play an integral part in the company’s ongoing galvanizing work, where steel is dipped into molten zinc at temperatures of up to 450°C to provide a long-lasting protective coating against corrosion and rust.

The opening of this new galvanizing plant, and the synergy it will provide to other business units, will enable Galco to assure their customer base that they will be proactive in meeting their future requirements.

Galco are always looking to identify new processes and systems to enhance their products and service, and due to the specific technological components of this upgrade, Galco Dublin will benefit from better gas consumption and improved electrical consumption, as well as the higher production rates.

Ongoing investment across their 5 Irish plants is a key priority in Galco’s overall growth strategy, and this new plant will enable the team at Galco Dublin to deliver a high-quality service to their customers throughout the region for years to come.

Galco are wholly committed to ensuring that their processes are as sustainable as possible, and they are delighted that their new galvanizing bath includes many features which will help them to be ‘greener’. They are very much looking forward to passing the benefits onto their customers.

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Galco Dublin has unveiled a major upgrade to its facilities that will help to deliver continued high-quality service to customers across the construction, agricultural and engineering sectors. This new galvanizing bath will make a big difference to the volume of work they can carry out in the future. The new...