CARMO CASE STUDY - NORLENSE
High-quality products for harsh environments
NorLense manufactures products used offshore, whether that is in snow or in the desserts, it's always extreme. The products are designed and produced to withstand the extreme environments they are subjected to. In Carmo, they found a supplier with products that could live up to their high standards.
Quality you can rely on
NorLense is Norwegian leading manufacturer of oil booms, these are used for oil spill recovery, inevitably in rough weather - worldwide. Another product area for NorLense is inflatable tents and shelters, which are again used in extreme circumstances - for example as emergency hospitals, in refugee camps and for military purposes. These tents are required to withstand all sorts of weather around the world. Geir Sørensen, Managing Director at NorLense, explains the importance of high quality for NorLense.
“It is important that our customers can rely on always receiving the well-known high-quality products we manufacture at NorLense. Since our products are used in extreme climates and conditions all over the world, they are specifically designed to withstand the enormous effects they are subjected to. Whether that be storms, ice, snow, salt water or heat and sand. We are very pleased with the quality of Carmo’s products, which meet the high requirements we have.”
Making our products easy to handle
Besides high quality, another key parameter for NorLense is that their products must be easy to handle in all conditions.
“We have designed all our products to be easy to handle. Therefore, our oil booms can be operated by one person and our inflatable tents are also easy to deploy and take down after use. In order to achieve this, we have integrated components that support this goal in the design stages. We use a wide range of components from Carmo such as line supports, handles, cleats and eyelets in our products. Carmo’s components play a vital part in making our products easy to handle.”
A robust business partner
NorLense has existed since 1975 and have proven their resilience.
“We are interested in long-term partnerships with our suppliers. Therefore, it is important for NorLense that our suppliers run a robust business and that they are located in stable and democratic countries. Carmo has been an important partner for NorLense for more than 20 years. The fact that Carmo is located in Denmark brings a security to our partnership in the shape of reliability, short delivery time and smooth communication. Obviously, this is of great value to NorLense.”