Press release

Welsh companies win NATO contracts

Three companies based in Wales are among the first to be announced as successful bidders for contracts for this September’s NATO Summit.

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They will help to deliver the infrastructure behind the largest gathering of world leaders ever to take place in the UK.

Working alongside creative events agency M that won the contract to deliver the overall production of the Summit will be:

Aggreko

With an operating base in Port Talbot, temporary power provider Aggreko will be delivering the additional power required to supply venues across the site including for the 1,200 international media expected to attend.

Floorex

Cwmbran-based Floorex has nearly 30 years’ experience of providing carpets and flooring for major events from the Ryder Cup to Royal Ascot. They will be providing and fitting over 7,000 square metres of flooring for the Summit.

Barnaby Road Markings

Family-run Barnaby Road Markings of Caerphilly, led by principal engineer Carl Barnaby, will be helping to transform the Celtic Manor Resort into the Summit venue by working on the internal layout with M.

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns said:

The NATO Summit is not only showcasing Wales to the world, but it’s bringing fantastic business opportunities to Welsh suppliers.

I’m pleased to see Welsh companies being competitive and winning contracts that will provide vital services to make the event a success.

From carpets to generators and road marking to floorboards, all of these small components will contribute to the biggest gathering of world leaders the UK has ever hosted.

Find out more about NATO Summit Wales 2014 or follow the official summit Twitter account @NATOWales

Published 6 August 2014