The concept of AF Offshore Mechatron (AFOM) was established when former AF Offshore Mandal (AFOM) was merged with AF Offshore AeronMollier. It was necessary to define the department in AeronMollier that is taking the history of AF Offshore Mandal in to the future.
Mechatron is located in Nulandsvika in Flekkefjord and at Gismerøya in Mandal, southern part of Norway.
AF Offshore Mandal was until 01.01.2017 a business unit organized under the Offshore division in AF Gruppen ASA. The company was until march 2011 an offshore company by the name Båtservice Offshore/Verft AS and was owned by Båtservice Holding AS. The company has its origin in the industrial environment in Mandal and was founded in 1918 under the name “Slippen”.