ScaleAQ and Cermaq enter into global partnership

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Supply brand formed by the merger of Steinsvik, Aqualine and AquaOptima nabs contract with salmon farmer Cermaq.

In a press release on Wednesday, ScaleAQ writes that it signed a global frame agreement with Mitsubishi-owned Cermaq, securing its position as partner and vendor with the salmon farmer worldwide.

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“This agreement gives us access to ScaleAQ`s product portfolio, expertise and local service at competitive terms within virtually all operations in all of our regions” said Cermaq Norway Procurement and Operational Improvement Director Rune Halvorsen.

Rune Halvorsen. PHOTO: ScaleAQ

“We find ScaleAQ as an attractive and competent partner with interesting products and philosophy. We believe closer and long-term collaboration with suppliers will create value for Cermaq and the suppliers. Having agreed on terms and prices for defined products, allows Cermaq to have efficient procurement processes and focus on its main operations as well as ensuring us the best possible tools to deliver optimal results,” he added.

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ScaleAQ said it was already present with service teams, advisors and in Cermaq’s farming regions, but looked forward to work even closer in the years to come.

Stig Domaas Førre. PHOTO: ScaleAQ

“This is a two year agreement that can be extended and give us predictability and continuity to focus on assisting Cermaq with improving operations through collaborative development on solutions that are important for Cermaq. ScaleAQ was founded to be a competent partner that understands our client’s challenges and needs, and that can support them locally within our different business areas. We are really pleased and grateful that Cermaq chose ScaleAQ for a global agreement,” said ScaleAQ Chief Commercial Officer Stig Førre.

In August, the equipment supplier Aqualine, RAS supplier AquaOptima as well as fish feeding systems supplier Steinsvik, merged into a new company called ScaleAQ.