Painting and blasting firm Salamis (Marine and Industrial Limited) set up on October 10, 1973, trading from Torry, Aberdeen.
The company moves premises to Greenhole Place, Bridge of Don, with just seven office staff, three yard staff, and around 30 offshore employees.
The company opens a new premises in Great Yarmouth as demand from the Southern North Sea increases.
Service range is extended with the creation of scaffolding and engineering divisions, with clients including BP, Shell, Chevron and Wood Group.
Salamis (M&I) Ltd is acquired by Maersk.
Salamis (M&I) Ltd extends office and stores facilities in Aberdeen as the company grows to meet demand.
Due to increased business in the SNS, Salamis relocates from Great Yarmouth to Pinbush Road, Lowestoft.
Responding to industry demand for integrity solutions, Salamis sets up an inspection department.
Salamis (M&I) Ltd is acquired by Bilfinger.
The BIS Skills Centre is set up, initially to train internal staff, offering industry accredited courses in several offshore disciplines, including working at height, confined space access, and OPITO-certified painting and blasting.
Following a rebrand at group level, the company becomes Bilfinger Salamis UK.
Bilfinger Salamis UK joins Bilfinger's Oil and Gas division.
Bilfinger enters strategic partnership with industrial training provider AIS to operate and manage the Bilfinger Salamis Skills Centre.
Bilfinger Salamis UK becomes part of Bilfinger's Maintenance, Modifications and Operations - North West Europe division.