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Clever minds & intelligent solutions: News from DEKOTEC

March 2021 - New management in Sales International & Engineering. New DEKOTEC®-HTS100 Shrink Sleeve: For use at 212°F. TOK®-Band: How to secure joints simply & perfectly? – A report. Construction of gas pipelines: How to protect people & the environment?


Sales team of DEKOTEC GmbH continues to grow: New Area Sales Manager for South-East Asia, Oceania & North America

Leverkusen, 15 March 2021. DEKOTEC GmbH is welcoming Pranav Purani (52) as it continues to expand its global sales operations. The renowned industry specialist joined the company on 1 March 2021 to oversee sales in the regions of South-East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and North America from his base in California.


New Director Engineering at DEKOTEC GmbH

Leverkusen, 19th, February 2021. On 1 March 2021, Dr. Reha Cetinkaya (44) will take over from Gerhard Gebhards (65) as Director Engineering at DEKOTEC GmbH. Mr. Gebhards, the renowned industry expert, will take his retirement after 24 years of service to the company.


New International Sales Director for DEKOTEC GmbH

Leverkusen, 27th, January 2021. On 1 March 2021, Luc Perrad (53) will take over from Michael Schad (63) as Director of International Sales for DEKOTEC GmbH. This renowned industry expert will take his retirement after 36 years of service.


New carbon fibre-based DEXPAND®-CF70 repair system: DEKOTEC GmbH extends the service life of pipelines by decades

November 2020 - An innovative product complementing the existing portfolio of DEKOTEC GmbH, which specialises in corrosion protection and sealing technology: DEXPAND®-CF70 repairs damaged sections of steel pipes and restores the structural integrity, i.e. returns them to their original level. The pipelines can then be returned to permanent and reliable operation at the original maximum operating pressure – guaranteeing a long-lasting service life.


Benefit from new knowledge - for improved safety

November 2020 - All the latest information in one place: Interview: What do you need to know about pipeline coatings? Sealing tank bottoms: How does the new PLASTELEN®-TB system provide protection? Construction of gas pipelines: How does DEKOTEC contribute to ensuring maximum safety? Enjoy reading the newsletter!


Simply & perfectly connected. Secure joints of asphalt on gutters with TOK®-Band - a report on our experience.

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September 2020 - asphalt, edition 5 | 2020 - When constructing asphalt roads, seams need to be created formed in line to join the asphalt to gutters around drains. For over 30 years, well-known companies have been relying on TOK®-Band from DEKOTEC to create permanent seals using bitumen joint tapes. Read on to find out why the independently certified TOK®-Band has impressed convinced in companies in Hessen, Germany.


In just one night: Asphalt replacement on federal motorway 81 – Joint installation using the TOKOMAT® process

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August 2020 – asphalt, edition 4 | 2020 - The federal motorway A81 is one of the busiest roads in Germany. Due to the huge amount of traffic, the motorway wears relatively quickly: regular construction measures are necessary. The TOKOMAT®-process makes asphalt replacement in just one night possible.


Interview in World Pipelines: Michael Schad and Luc Perrad on the topic of corrosion protection

Luc Perrad & Michael Schad

August 2020 - In the latest issue of the World Pipelines magazine, Michael Schad and Luc Perrad, two recognised industry experts in international sales, answered questions on the topic of pipeline coatings. They talked about the consequences of incorrect installation, compliance with high standards and the requirements for long-lasting corrosion protection.


Time for something new!

August 2020 - Read all the latest news on corrosion prevention and road construction: Restoring pipeline integrity: How do you cut costs by around 75% and reduce the duration of work by 50%? Replacing asphalt in one night: What do construction companies have to say about the TOKOMAT® process? New asphalt reinforcement: How does TOK®-Armabit SK help you avoid costly and time-consuming repairs? Challenging pipeline construction: How does DEKOTEC ensure safety?


Are you informed? From EUGAL to TOKOMAT®

May 2020 - Read all of the latest news in our newsletter! 25 years of the TOKOMAT® process: What are the advantages? DEKOTEC & EUGAL: How do you pass under an obstacle using microtunnelling? Self-repairing: How does DEKOTEC®-BTS60 seal mechanical damage on pipes? New corrosion prevention brochure: What are the new solutions?


DEKOTEC GmbH expands sales: Technical Consulting for the dynamic markets of Latin America

Ana Cervantes – Technical Sales Manager Latin America

November 2019 — DEKOTEC GmbH grows its Latin American business by hiring Ana Cervantes as Technical Sales Manager. She brings over 25 years of extensive consulting and sales experience in the pipeline business. Located in California, close to the regional markets, Cervantes is now responsible for all client business in the area.


EUGAL - Welded seam protection 

November 2019 - How are welded seams on the EUGAL pipeline efficiently protected from corrosion? We answer this and many other questions here: New installation method in water: How does BUTYLEN-AS50 provide reliable protection? Ground water protection: What are the advantages of TOK®-Sil Resist for biogas plants and mobile silos? Sales growth: How are we strengthening our global focus?


Improved ground water protection: DEKOTEC GmbH first company to receive approval for bitumen-based joint system for concrete and asphalt

Broad application for all types of agricultural storage areas and liquid manure, slurry and silage effluent plants.

October 2019 – DEKOTEC GmbH achieves optimal sealing against aggressive liquids. TOK®-Sil Resist is the first approved bitumen-based sealing system for both concrete and asphalt joints. As a result, the leading company for protective products in sealing technology and civil engineering protects biogas plants and agricultural storage areas against the leakage of hazardous liquids.


Expansion in sales: DEKOTEC GmbH strengthens its international focus

New team members

October 2019 — DEKOTEC GmbH expands its international presence with two new sales positions. Rajeev Sharma, a proven industry expert, located in Dubai, is responsible for the regions Middle East & Asia Pacific. Luc Perrad, looking back at over 20 years of worldwide experience, represents excellent technical sales.


Reliable pipeline protection with DEKOTEC GmbH: New laying method in water

Floating pipe installation in water

April 2019 - Restoration of a drinking water pipeline in southern Germany. DEKOTEC protects weld seams from corrosion very quickly and efficiently using a new, floating installation method.


DEKOTEC GmbH – Growth in pipe protection: New PALIMEX® tapes

Modular protection with PALIMEX<sup>®</sup>-880/-855

November 2018 – DEKOTEC GmbH, leading manufacturer of corrosion prevention systems for welded joints, pipe rehabilitation and pipe coatings, expands its comprehensive product range with new PALIMEX® protective tapes for pipes and station construction.


Proven corrosion prevention on weld seams: the three-ply tape

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Article World Pipelines – Special Coating & Corrosion 11/2018 – The new construction of the MONACO high-pressure natural gas pipeline is an important milestone for security of supply in the region. Approx. 3,000 welded seams are wrapped with BUTYLEN tapes by using DEKOMAT®-11. Thus an extremely efficient construction process for the coating of welded seams is ensured.


DEKOTEC awarded largest field-joint coating contract for EUGAL

November 2018 - Around three quarters of the weld seams in the European Gas Pipeline Link will be protected with the BUTYLEN-N60/-S20 tape system, applied using DEKOMAT® wrapping machines. Read all about the EUGAL project and our new YouTube channel here.


DEKOTEC GmbH – Two years in practice: Positive experiences using TOK®-Band A and TOK®-Band SK

TOK<sup>®</sup>-Band A applied in seconds

September 2018 – DEKOTEC GmbH, leading manufacturer of products for corrosion protection and road construction, is delighted about extremely positive feedback from customers about successful use of TOK®-Band A and TOK®-Band SK, two years after their introduction.


DEKOTEC GmbH awarded largest field-joint coating contract for EUGAL pipeline, Germany

DEKOMAT<sup>®</sup>-11 Wrapping machine

September 2018 – DEKOTEC GmbH has been awarded the largest field-joint protection contract for the EUGAL pipeline in Germany. Three quarters of the 48,000 joints along the EUGAL natural gas pipeline – the most important ongoing new construction project in Central Europe – will be protected by the BUTYLEN-N60/-S20 tape system, which will be applied using DEKOMAT® wrapping machines.


Practical experiences with TOK®-Band A and TOK®-Band SK

June 2018 - Customer quotes after two years of use: Enormous time savings and perfect processing – confirmed by our customers.


DEKOTEC GmbH – BUTYLEN used for field-joint coating on high-pressure natural gas lines in Upper Bavaria, Germany


October 2017 – DEKOTEC GmbH, leading manufacturer of corrosion prevention systems for welded seam coatings, rehabilitation and complete pipe coatings, is supplying corrosion prevention materials for approximately 3,000 steel pipe welded seams for the construction of the MONACO transport line in the east of Munich.


DEKOTEC GmbH - 40 years of the TOK® brand in road construction | TOK®-bitumen joint tapes: for the first time without primer

New TOK<sup>®</sup>-bitumen joint tapes

January 2017 - DEKOTEC GmbH, the leading provider of corrosion prevention products and innovative sealing technology, launches a range of innovative new products that will mark a decisive improvement in the repair of damage to asphalt roads. The launch, on 15 January 2017, marks exactly 40 years since the first TOK® bitumen joint tapes for road construction were first brought to market.


From the no. 1 for joint tapes

January 2017 - 40 years of TOK® in road construction. Find out more about our TOK® tapes, which can now be applied without a primer for the first time: TOK®-Band SK, TOK®-Band A and TOK®-Band SK N2.


DEKOTEC GmbH – Relaunch of Corporate Website

New Website

May 2016 – DEKOTEC GmbH Germany, leading supplier of corrosion prevention and sealing technology, launches its new corporate website. The website offers substantial new content, optimised technology and an appealing, modern design.


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