Back in the game: Blaze in growth mode for 2021

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“You could say we’re a small family business in Laurencekirk,” says Ann Johnson of Blaze Manufacturing, “but we’ve always punched above our weight on the global stage.”

Having diversified into new markets, and now with Balmoral Group in its corner, Blaze has arguably moved up a weight class for 2021.

The business, which specialises in fire detection and prevention systems, still proudly regards oil and gas as its “heritage” and remains front-and-centre of its offering. This is where the company says, “we have learned to be different, to embrace a challenge and fight for success”.

However, Blaze is now also deep into a diversification programme, establishing itself as a “genuine challenger” to the incumbents in the industrial and commercial, renewables and power, and nuclear sectors.

Blaze has already completed three large-scale fire protection and detection projects in the offshore renewables sector, with customers including Orsted, Petrofac and Engie, supplied fire systems for the Glencore Mutanda mine in the Congo, and provided safety solutions more...