Inflatable Packers International
Designers and manufacturers of inflatable packers and associated equipment. Custom made and standard products for surface and down hole applications using inflatable packer technology. Based in Perth, WA with offices in North & South America and Europe.
Founded in 1999 by Clem Rowe who has 27 years experience with inflatable packer technology. Operations director Dave Knell also has 27 years with inflatable packer manufacturing and field service. Commercial director Howard Kenworthy has 10 years with IPI playing a key role in its development. In house design uses SolidWorks CAD and proprietary packer design software developed with assistance from UWA. The QMS is ISO9001 certified. Rapid design for custom made solutions. Machine shop with 3 Okuma CNC lathes and packer shop capable of complete in house manufacturing of elements up to 3m length. All packers tested and certified before dispatch. Stock held of standard products and spares, stocking also in Montana and Santiago. Rental equipment available. Supplier of choice to the global mining and geotechnical industries for inflatable packer equipment. Clients include all leading mining consultancies and international research institutions.