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About Us 2017-07-27T10:30:11+00:00

ABOUT US

Hot Dip Galvanising

Galco is Ireland’s largest hot dip galvanizer and has been proudly serving Irish industry for the last 50 years. With our headquarters in Dublin we have 5 galvanizing facilities strategically located across the island of Ireland.

All steelwork is Hot Dip Galvanized in accordance with the standard I.S. EN ISO 1461:2009. We are also fully certified to operate to the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.

With 50 years of experience we offer nationwide coverage, competitive prices and a whole package of additional services including, transport, technical support and also an in-house paint facility.

Hot dip galvanizing is a tried and tested corrosion prevention system that has been used throughout the world. As you look around you or travel down the motorway you will see, signs, lampposts, electricity poles, toll plazas, power transmission lines all of which are galvanized. The same is true when travelling by rail. Galvanized steel is all around you in both urban and or rural situations and especially on farms.

By protecting infrastructure, schools, farm sheds, bridges and recreational facilities from corrosion we are actually protecting against preventable failures and additional maintenance costs.

Paint Systems

Many Galvanized steel products will also be painted as well as hot dip galvanized to add color and brilliance. We supply any quantity of paint for direct application. Galvacoat can be tinted to hundreds of colours (all RAL and BS colours). It has excellent adhesion properties so it can be applied directly to galvanised steel. Galco provides also an in-house painting service at our Dublin plant.

CPD Programme

Galco also has a clear focus on educating architects and design engineers, detailers and fabricators on the correct material selection and design of their products. This is a key element in achieving a high quality product that will outperform all other forms of corrosion protection. Our CPD programme is fully certified by both RIAI and Engineers Ireland.

Access Covers and Drainage Systems

Galco are also a leading provider of surface water management systems to modern urban landscapes. We supply a wide range of Access Covers, Drainage Systems With an in-depth understanding of the market and technical support we can provide the complete package for all needs and applications.

Safety Markings

Slips, trips and falls have risen to the top of the health & Safety agenda for many Councils and Facilities Management companies as has the need for safe working environments defined by clear Safety Markings. Our range of thermoplastic and pre-formed markings are ideal for all your situations and our team of experienced applicators will ensure the job is designed and carried out quickly and efficiently to ensure you meet your requirements.

Galvanizing in action
Painting Galvanized Steel
Galvanised Assist Lift Cover
Galvanizing CPD course

HOT DIP GALVANIZING

ACCESS COVERS

PAINT APLICATION

CHANNEL DRAINAGE

KNOWLEDGE BASE

SAFETY MARKINGS

GALCO HAS BROAD INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Galco provides hot dip galvanizing services to the steel fabrication market with 5 locations strategically located across Ireland and our Access Covers & Drainage division, located in Dublin, serves the Builders Providers industry nationwide. We support:

  • Utilities
  • Telecommunications
  • IT
  • Power Generation
  • Road & Rail
  • Water & Waste
  • Agriculture
  • Street Furniture
  • Structural Steel
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Commercial Development
  • Residential Development
  • Gates & Railings
  • General Construction
  • Small Components
  • Facilities Management

HISTORY

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QUALITY

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