Supplier Spotlight: Joining Forces with Ideal Welders

May 27, 2024

Welding plays a critical role in the construction of ships, ensuring the strength, stability and safety of marine vessels. From joining steel plates and sections, to fabricating pipe spools, we rely on the welding industry to manufacture robust structures and create watertight connections.

From the inception of the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), we’ve trusted the home-grown expertise of a local powerhouse in the industry. Located in Delta, British Columbia, Ideal Welders is one of the premier pressure vessel and power piping fabrication companies in BC and one of the largest in Western Canada.

For more than a decade, the company has been supporting Seaspan’s metal fabrication needs and now has an entire department dedicated to marine work.

Watch Josh Taylor, the manager of the Marine division at Ideal Welders, talk about what the NSS has meant for shipbuilding on the west coast, and their latest big milestone – delivering a 17m bulbous bow to the shipyard as part of their work on the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ship, the HMCS Preserver.