About us

We are well positioned in oil and gas, marine and land based enterprise. We offer our clients our expertise and apply industry’s best practiced solutions and services.


After many years in the business, we have gained in-depth knowledge on installations and system integration. Through the expert engineers and our excellent knowledge in system integration, we have developed our own automation platform branded as e-SEAMatic®.

In WPA, we adapt to our clients’ needs. With a strong focus on quality, flexibility and excellent services, we always find the right solutions for your needs.


WPA was founded in Norway in 1988 as a continuation of ABB Marine. It was later named Vassness Elektro and 100% owned by Westcon Group AS previously called West Contractors. In 2011, it was renamed Westcon Power & Automation.

We have continued to offer innovative solutions for many and varied requirements. One of our assets is our people, with the acquistion of Simonsen Elektro in 2012, WPA has strengthened its position not only in power & automation but also in general ship maintenance.

We have our headquarters in Ølen and have offices in Stord and Karmøy and production facilities in Husøy


To be EIT partner of choice. 


We care and deliver. Our mission is to create value by delivering high quality products and services and by taking care of our employees; our customers; our suppliers and our environment.


  • We Care
  • We work as a team
  • We have an open-style working environment
  • We are determined, proactive, enthusiastic and have high work ethics
  • We are loyal
  • We are honest and we take responsibility
  • We challenge


Significant R&D over the years has helped us make complex technology easier to achieve.The changing needs of customers present new challenges and techniques that allowed us to be flexible in adapting into the evolving market and continue to develop ideas not only for clientele but also for our own continuous growth.