SCF Partners Announces Investment in Callidus, a Specialist Maintenance Provider to the Critical Minerals Processing and LNG sectors

Perth, Australia – December 2023 – SCF Partners (“SCF”) is pleased to announce its investment in Callidus Process Solutions Pty Ltd (“Callidus”), a leading provider of valve management, specialist welding and maintenance services to the critical minerals processing and LNG sectors. SCF will partner with the Callidus team to grow the business in key geographies and enhance the business’ already impressive service offering.

Ed Pepper, CEO of Callidus, said: “We are delighted to have successfully completed the investment and now be partnered with SCF. From the outset we have been impressed with their understanding and insights on the key markets we serve, and their buy in to our growth plans.  It was also pleasing to see their commitment to ensuring that our culture, which is such a critical part of who we are, is maintained.”

Hugh Sheppard, Director at SCF, said: “SCF is excited to be partnering with the team at Callidus. We invested in the business because it has a high quality team with the drive and capability to capitalise on a number of growth opportunities available to the company. We believe Callidus has a technically differentiated service offering grounded in over 25 years of experience in the Nickel processing and LNG sectors.”

“Callidus will provide important support for the growth in Nickel production that is essential to enable the electrification of transport and expansion of electricity generation. The team has unrivalled experience in Nickel and other mineral processing facilities around the world and are leaders in surface treatment and maintenance of severe service equipment critical to efficient operation of these facilities. In addition, we see a strong outlook for Callidus’ work in the LNG sector with gas remaining a critical enabler of the energy transition.”

About Callidus Group

Callidus has been providing total high-end flow control, specialised welding and corrosion control solutions to the oil & gas, mining, and renewable energy industries since 1997.

The business specialises in the management, maintenance, servicing and diagnostics of valves, actuators, and instrumentation. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, the business currently employs in excess of 300 people across several comprehensive facilities throughout the Asia Pacific region. In each of its facilities Callidus is capable of testing or repairing any valve and actuator, regardless of size, class, type or manufacturer. The company has facilities across Australia and in New Caledonia, Madagascar, and the Philippines, that are strategically located and staffed to support the key contracted clients in those areas. To learn more, go to