23 September 2019

MB92 Barcelona today announce that Armada Engineering, a Falmouth based leader in marine hydraulics, has opened a workshop in their facilities as part of its commitment to expand worldwide services in the superyachts sector.

Armada Engineering, established in 1989, has developed a comprehensive service in hydraulic systems for the marine industry, covering hydraulic design, manufacture, installation, testing and maintenance. The company designs and builds their own equipment a purpose-built 10,000sq. ft. facility and many of their systems are bespoke solutions, designed to meet specific customer challenges.

Pepe García-Aubert, CEO & President of the MB92 Group says: “We are delighted to welcome Armada Engineering on board as one of our team of leading suppliers on-site. MB92 is committed to providing state of the art support to superyacht owners and we offer the very highest levels of service. Armada Engineering share our vision for outstanding service as well as our pioneering approach. At MB92, we are setting new standards redefining the future for superyacht refit and we are confident that Armada Engineering, which has a strong track record in customer-focussed innovation, will help us deliver this.”

Armada Engineering Managing Director Joff Collins says: “The fast-growing superyachts sector represents a fantastic opportunity for Armada Engineering. This is an area where we already have excellent experience, having worked on some of the world’s top superyachts. There is huge potential for our business to expand its superyacht customer base across Europe and further afield. Our new base in Barcelona will enable us to grow this area of our business significantly and we are really looking forward to working as part of the team at MB92.”

The new workshop at MB92 Barcelona is the latest development in a period of rapid growth for Armada Engineering, which has seen a string of new contract wins since its management buy-out in 2017 and its brand relaunch in July 2018.

An initial contingent of four staff from Falmouth will be based in Barcelona from September 2019, with further staff to be recruited.

Joff Collins adds: “Armada Engineering is an ambitious business with customers from around the globe. Armada has recently carried out projects in Europe, USA, South America, Egypt, Japan, China, and South Korea. Our new workshop in Barcelona is the first step on our journey to grow the business further, meeting the needs of tomorrow’s worldwide marine markets.”