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Returning to the Irish Skipper Expo again in 2024, leading deck equipment manufacturer BOPP is actively working on a full range of electric winches for the fishing industry and look forward to sharing their product developments with the Irish market.

Specialising in the manufacture and design of net drums, winches, gilsons, landing cranes, A-Frame, steering gear, windlasses, capstans and hydraulic units for all types of fishing vessels, BOPP is a much loved brand in the industry and supplies deck equipment across the globe.

Based in France, BOPP pride themselves on remaining ahead of the curve and evolving to suit the needs of their customers. In recent years, they have become involved in supplying equipment to the offshore markets and research vessels.

Sales Manager, David Thepaut says, “Since 1945, we keep reinventing our products to be able to respond to all types of demands concerning vessels from 10 to 100 meters and our highly skilled team work closely with customers from the design to the production and installation of products to ensure that it meets their every need.”

Having exhibited at the Skipper Expos for many years, David believes that the event is the prime location for meeting customers and keeping up to date with the evolving nature of the industry.

“We attend the Irish Skipper Expo every year to allow us to connect with new and existing customers. It is also a great way for us to be aware of the latest news in the fishing industry here.”