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New Steam Turbine Repair Facility in Piedmont Expands Sulzer’s Network Capability

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Repairs to steam turbomachinery such as compressors and expanders up to 750 hp are delivered by the Service Center.
Repairs to steam turbomachinery such as compressors and expanders up to 750 hp are delivered by the Service Center.

Author: Jennifer Cardillo, Marketing and Communications Manager Americas, Rotating Equipment Services, Sulzer

Sulzer’s extensive repair facilities have been further enhanced with the ability to refurbish small steam turbines in Piedmont, South Carolina.
Sulzer’s extensive repair facilities have been further enhanced with the ability to refurbish small steam turbines in Piedmont, South Carolina.

Sulzer’s extensive repair facilities have been further enhanced with the ability to refurbish small steam turbines in Piedmont, South Carolina. This additional service complements the existing range of repairs for electric motors, pumps, compressors and generators. In addition to mechanical repairs and welding services, the service center has an experienced field services team that delivers on-site repairs around the clock.

As part of the investment made by Sulzer to improve local repair facilities, the service center in Piedmont has been equipped to carry out complete refurbishments of small steam turbine packages in addition to the services already delivered. The service center can now handle steam turbines up to 750 hp and repairs include balancing as well as overhaul of the governor and trip unit.

The experienced project team of engineers, designers and field service technicians is able to deliver repairs to small steam turbines and other turbomachinery for customers involved in power generation, paper, and petrochemical, steel as well as more general industries. This most recent addition in the Sulzer portfolio minimizes transport time for steam turbine repairs in the South East USA and ensures a cost effective repair.

Sulzer service centers act as the local point of contact for a repair of any scale, even if the equipment has to be sent to another facility for the work to be completed. In this way every service center can offer the complete range of repair services to its customers. By delivering an efficient and reliable service, Sulzer is able to minimize downtime and increase productivity for each customer.

The service center in Piedmont has been equipped to carry out complete refurbishments of small steam turbine packages including overhauls of governor and trip units.
The service center in Piedmont has been equipped to carry out complete refurbishments of small steam turbine packages including overhauls of governor and trip units.

About Sulzer

Sulzer is the leading worldwide, independent service provider for the repair and maintenance of rotating machines including turbomachinery, pumps and electro-mechanical equipment. With a global network of over 150 technically advanced manufacturing and test facilities, Sulzer offers a collaborative advantage that delivers high-quality, cost-effective, customized and turnkey solutions, providing its customers with the peace of mind to focus on their core operations.

Sulzer Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer, can accommodate all brands of rotating equipment including turbines, compressors, generators, motors and pumps. With an enviable track record, dedicated teams of on-site engineers provide best-in-class solutions to ensure that the most effective service is delivered.

Sulzer is dedicated to providing superior service solutions to a range of industries including power generation, oil and gas, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, water and air separation. Every solution is customized to suit the business needs of each application – whenever or wherever that may be.

With a long history of providing engineering service support, Sulzer is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland where it began in 1834. Today, with sales over US$ 3 billion and with approximately 15,000 employees, the Sulzer footprint spans across the globe. The core aim is to deliver a flexible and cost-effective service that optimizes customer operational efficiency and minimizes downtime.

For more information on Sulzer, visit www.sulzer.com.

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