Development of production activities
FloWell keeps developing its production facilities:
- Integrex I400S with dual spindle
- Milling machine with 5 simultaneous axes
- Band saw
- Milling machine 3 axes
- Precision grinding machine
Certification ISO 9001 : 2015
FloWell improves its management system by quality, and obtains the EN ISO 9001 : 2015 norm re-certification.
'Certificate of Authorization' ASMEIII for belgian nuclear market
With the idea of always offering a complete service to its partners, FloWell International extends its scope of nuclear qualification to ASMEIII NCA-4000. So, FloWell gets the Certificate of Authorization.
QSC-B nuclear certified
With its extensive experience in the field of supplying classified equipment items meant for nuclear power stations, FloWell International organizes its quality system so as to achieve compliance with the ASME III code and its transposition into Belgian law. This work leads to the QSC-B certification.
New machines are brought in to strengthen FloWell’s range and production capacity: CNC lathe, welding machine, automatic milling machine, …
ISO 9001: 2008 certified
Having moved from a quality assurance to a management through quality system, FloWell obtains the EN ISO 9001: 2008 norm certification.
Environmental permit renewed
Wanting to act as a good corporate citizen, FloWell International gets its environmental permit renewed, in full consultation with the authorities and residents.
FloWell becomes Belgian again
FloWell International is bought by a group of Belgian shareholders.
The strategy is clearly to position the company as a specialist on the market.
M. De Kriek, who has long been the managing director, hands the management over to Mr X. Slabbaert.
An Italian group acquires 100% of the shares. Several investments are made: storage hall, handling, machining equipment, ...
Etablissements De Kriek are integrated
As part of an expansion and diversification policy in the field of corrosion-resistant steels, FloWell International absorbs Etablissements De Kriek so that its sales program now includes high-nickel-content alloys.
These alloys - Monel®, Inconel®, Incolloy®, Nimonic®, Brightway® and Nilo®- have since then been distributed by FloWell International in the form of bars, pipes, plates/sheets, fittings and flanges.
First ISO 9002 certification
Quality assurance system formalized and EN ISO 9002: 1994 certified
FloWell International, specialized in the supply and machining of industrial piping components in stainless steel, is created.