To realise the new CIP (clean in place) system, FrieslandCampina approached Gpi with a quotation request for four stainless steel tanks, namely two 290 m3 water tanks and two 70 m3 chemical tanks.
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As of 1 July 2021, Gerard Blok is appointed as commercial director of the Gpi Group. Together with CEO Fred Boere and COO Arno Rodenburg he will be responsible for the commercial strategy of the company.
Stainless steel tank construction specialist Gpi Group has set up a new business unit under the name Gpi Pharma. This business unit encompasses all of Gpi’s experts in the design and production of pharmaceutical tanks,
‘At Gpi you’re given a chance to see what happens in the real world of business’
The coronavirus pandemic prompted one pharmaceutical company to look for a new solvent tank for its COVID-19 vaccine.
Gpi Tanks engineered and manufactured twenty-seven stainless steel storage tanks for a well-renowned company which stores and mixes edible oils and fats and provides filling services.
Westfort put out a call for three tanks designed to store water heated without the use of gas for their sustainable expansion programme.
Pre-production manager Tjalle: ‘Gpi really does listen to what you say, leaving you to focus on what you enjoy doing most and develop accordingly’
Expert Wiktor Czerep explains what influences the wall thickness of a pressure vessel and which calculation tools he relies on.
For many years, the Gpi Group has been supplying process tanks to Selo Food Processing and Packaging Systems.
The job consisted of the engineering and construction of 4 vertical tanks for the storage of raw fish, each with a volume of 560m3.
The order comprises nine stainless steel tanks for the storage of various oils. Each tank is 27.5 metres in height with capacities ranging from 1620m3 to 2150m3.
Denise talks about combining full-time work and study: “It’s tough, but I’ll be proud when I get my qualifications”
Denise has been working in the Gpi business office since 2018. The office provides support and supervision for production and is responsible for logistics.
The transport of two stainless steel tanks in the Wrocław region of Poland has caused quite a stir. It was not only their size that caught the imagination, but careful planning of the route and the loading, transportation and installation of the tanks too.
Gpi recently received an order from an existing customer in the biogas industry for the production of four glycol storage tanks.
His current job as sales manager sees him in day-to-day charge of the Gpi Tanks sales team. ‘A little unorthodox, but we always go for the best solution.’
60 mobile pressure tanks for the production of particulate filters NGK Ceramics Polska produces DPFs – diesel particulate filters. As part of the production line for
Nine out of ten is just not good enough: it should always be better. Peter Bijman, senior project engineer at Gpi is a paradigm of perfectionism.
E&A Scheer B.V. from Amsterdam has been in the rum trade for over two and a half centuries. Gpi supplied 58 new stainless steel tanks to E&A Scheer.
In 2020, the Gpi Group launched Gpi Tanks XL, a new operating company specialising in the sale and production of stainless steel storage tanks which are larger than 6 metres in diameter or have a capacity of 500 cubic metres or more.
Gpi Tanks engineered and manufactured four stainless steel tanks for a major Circular Steam Project. With this project our customer invests in an innovative technology to convert water-based waste into energy.
His day always gets off to a good start when a voice from behind a welding masks calls out in a friendly voice, ‘Morning, Arie!’
Gpi has been awarded the ASME ‘U’ Stamp for the design, fabrication, assembly, and inspection of pressure vessel components during construction. The ASME Certification is required in the US and in Canada and is recognized in over 100 countries as a guarantee of quality, reliability and safety.
Day-in, day-out, Guno and his team take on the challenge of meeting the requirements of customers with enthusiasm. “I expect the same attitude from my team. I impress upon them that’s it’s not about what we want, but about serving the interests of the customer.
“We see Gpi as a professional party that has been making its mark for years. The people at Gpi are good listeners. We can rely on them to deliver high-quality tanks of all shapes and sizes at short notice.
“Gpi certainly pulled out all the stops. They were really keen to win this contract. And they succeeded, mainly because they showed they understood the picture in every detail.“
Gpi Group celebrates its 25th birthday this year. The company is marking the occasion with an anniversary book that tracks Gpi’s history from its humble beginnings to the inspiring and forward-looking company it is today. The anniversary party for all employees was held on 23 and 24 March in the Spanish seaside resort of Marbella.
Gpi was present at the StocExpo 2019, held in Ahoy Rotterdam from 26 to 28 March 2019. Gpi has demonstrated how our unique Coil Building System is able to produce – on site – tanks of up to 30 metres in diameter and up to 30 metres in height.
Browar PINTA recently purchased 10 cylindrical conical beer tanks (CCT) from Gpi with a capacity of 100 hl (5 tanks), 200 hl (4 tanks) and 50 hl (1 tank) respectively. The order also included 2 bright beer tanks (BBT), each with a capacity of 195 hl.
Gpi recently delivered new stainless steel milk tanks of 250 m3 and 300 m3, an expansion that makes production planning a lot easier.
Gpi Group and Altermij–of Gouwe have reached an agreement to add Altermij-De Gouwe to the Gpi Group. Gpi will merge the activities of Altermij-De Gouwe and Gpi Process Equipment, to better serve clients with specialized process equipment for the food and pharmaceutical industries.
Gpi recently had the honour of supplying two stainless steel water tanks for a very unusual project. These will be used as training tanks for rescue divers.
Gpi has constructed an on-site tank for USG Geleen with a capacity of no less than 7300m3. The tank has been designed to EN 14015, the European norm for flat-bottomed tanks.
Gpi Tanks is delighted to have signed an exclusive partnership with Sycamore Process Engineering to act as our agent for tanks in the UK and Ireland.
Gpi has build a 3995m3 demiwatertank for its customer, Dow Chemicals, on site. The tank is designed and build according to API650 guidelines.
The client requested three storage tanks that had to comply with the KIWA BRL-K756 directive. The three storage tanks have a capacity of 45,000 litres each, and are to be used for the storage of formic acid, lactic acid and Sal CURB. Sal CURB is a mixture of fluid formaldehyde and organic acids.
Gpi delivered one of its largest orders in the form of a complete tank park for a new powdered milk factory in Gorinchem, belonging to Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods.
The project consisted of 27 tanks with a total capacity of 5 million litres.
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