Centerpiece of the UNITECH Stord facility in Norway is a 100M NKr investment in a vertical bundling machine and separate extrusion line for the manufacture of HFL / EFL and Umbilicals. The quayside plant’s deepwater access allows for loading and unloading of 1,000 ton carousels for umbilicals and cables in as little as three days.

The UNITECH Stord facility comprises:

  • 10,000 sq. ft. Umbilical Factory & Termination Facility with deepwater port and direct North Sea access
  • 5,000 sq. ft. Test & Qualification Center
  • White Welding Shop – ultraclean environment for Inconel and Duplex stainless steel
  • Material Laboratory
  • UNITECH 20K business, and product development.

Flying leads and umbilicals production

  • HFL / EFL and Umbilicals manufacturing with configurations up to 18 tubes with second pass possibility
  • Tubes in stock for rapid turnaround – bundling and extrusion within four days
  • The flying lead machine is tailor-made for shorter lengths and quick turnaround, but can be readily adapted for continuous production up to 6km using in-line welding technology
  • Siemens fully automated Control System for accurate control and logging – speed, back twist and lay length
  • Quayside deepwater shipping access
  • Gas lift, service and control lines
  • Complete production facility with own extrusion line for the outer sheath
  • Electrical and fiber optic lines can be incorporated.

Integrated, single source solutions supply of flying leads and connectors:

  • Custom flying leads / umbilicals terminated with single bore / MQC terminations on reels ready for shipment quayside.
  • Reconfigurable and reusable flying lead systems significantly reduce spares inventory requirements across multiple developments.
  • UNITECH Single Source Solutions eliminates the need for various sub-contractors for supply of components that can lead to higher costs, longer lead times, and increased probability of unexpected delays.


  • Succesful 20 years track record in high pressure fluid lines
  • UNITECH 20K provides high pressure fluid lines, couplers and test manifolds
  • Interchangeable connectors
  • Range of high pressure hoses: 5K, 10K, 15K and 20K
  • In stock components allow quick turnaround.

Comprehensive in-house testing services

  • Testing equipment to 75,000 psi
  • Gas testing capacity
  • 5.2M gallon test pit.

Flying Lead testing

  • Torque balance and tension testing
  • End-strength terminations
  • Bend stiffness test.

Additional testing for Umbilical

  • Combined tension and bending test
  • Crush / friction test
  • Impact test
  • Free flooding test.

UNITECH Stord facility adheres to Industry Standards:

  • ISO 9001:2008 certification
  • UNITECH qualify and supply its products to industry standards, including: API 6A; API 17D, E & F; NORSOK M-630 & M-650; NACE MR0175; DNV-RP-F112
  • UNITECH is registered with the Achilles Joint Qualification System (JQS) Reg. no: 966528591, Achilles Id. 24882.