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Divex is a prolific provider of all types of diving equipment
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Returning to the DiveWork pavilion at Seawork 2008 is Aberdeen UK based international diving equipment technology company Divex, which has been celebrating a double business success recently.

The company triumphed in the Western Australian Industry and Export Awards for outstanding export achievement in the Asia Pacific region and also reached the impressive milestone of manufacturing their 100th Divers Environmental Conditioning System, known as the Divex ECS.

Divex has won the top Australian award in the WAIE Manufacturer Export category for outstanding export achievement. The award recognises the company’s export success in the region and the judges acknowledged that 'Divex is a reliable source for the highest quality, safest and most up-to-date underwater technology in the military and commercial sectors. With recent export contracts to supply deep saturation diving systems and re-breather technology, Divex has established itself as a successful exporter in the Asia Pacific region.'

Divex’s Perth operation was established in 2003 to further enhance the support in the region. This is the second year in succession the company has won an award at the Western Australian Industry and Export Awards, winning the Emerging Exporter category in 2006. Due to increased demand Divex will be moving to a second facility in Perth during the first quarter of 2008 to provide it with an additional manufacturing resources.

At the same time, Divex is celebrating building their 100th ECS (Environmental Control System). The ECS range of products are used to control the temperature and humidity inside saturation diving chambers, provide domestic water into the chambers and also to provide a constant supply of hot water to the divers suit. The ECS build includes a CMU (Control Master Unit), a CEC (Chamber Environmental Controller), a PWS (Potable Water System) and a WHE (Water Heater Electrical).

Divex has an extensive portfolio of underwater products and services including saturation diving systems and apparatus, containerised diving systems, recompression chambers, wet bell systems, environmental control systems & equipment, hyperbaric lighting, underwater diver communications, instrumentation – depth/caisson gauges, diving suits, undersuits & harnesses, diver tooling, compressed gas systems, panels & umbilicals, military rebreather and communication products as well as enclosed mine lift bags, enclosed space and surface supplied diving systems.

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