The Tognum Group company MTU India opened a new engine test cell facility at its MTU India Service Centre in Tathawade, Pune (India). The test cell’s dynamometer system is capable of testing all MTU engines up to Series 4000 engines in the range from 300 to 4300kW, as per MTU test protocol, and for all applications.
- Facility is capable of testing all MTU engines in the range from 300kW up to 4300kW
- Investment in service demonstrates MTU India’s commitment to increasing its presence in India
In February 2010, MTU India opened its new head office for sales and service operations in Pune. The addition of the new engine test cell facility to the MTU India Service Centre brings a new phase in MTU India’s ability to meet its Indian customers’ needs in the region.
Satish Phadke, Director and CEO of MTU India, stated at the opening ceremony, “With today’s inauguration of our new engine test cell facility, MTU India will be able to expand on its commitment to customers on service and better meet customer expectations for witnessing full loadcycle test at the Service Centre in India. Hence, this is an important milestone for our customer service capabilities in the region.”
Tony Davis, Vice President for Network Management & Global Distribution at MTU, inaugurated the engine test cell facility by explaining, “Establishing the new test cell at MTU India Service Centre is in line with Tognum’s expansion plan in India. Since 2010, we have expanded our presence in the Indian market with continued investments in terms of facilities, tools and network. These investments will go a long way in meeting the expectations of our esteemed customers in India.”
With its two business units, Engines and Onsite Energy, the Tognum Group is one of the world’s leading suppliers of engines and propulsion systems for off-highway applications and of distributed power generation systems. These products are based on diesel engines with up to 10,000 kilowatts (kW) power output, gas engines up to 2,150 kW and gas turbines up to 45,000 kW.
The product portfolio of the Engines business unit comprises MTU engines and propulsion systems for ships, for heavy land, rail and defense vehicles and for the oil and gas industry. The Onsite Energy business unit supplies distributed power generation systems carrying the MTU Onsite Energy brand. These comprise diesel engines for emergency power, prime power and continuous power, as well as cogeneration power plants based on gas engines and gas turbines that generate both power and heat. Tognum’s product portfolio also features fuel-injection systems built by L’Orange.
In 2012, Tognum generated revenue of around €3.015 billion and employs more than 10,000 people. Tognum has a global manufacturing, distribution and service structure with 24 fully consolidated companies, more than 140 sales partners and over 500 authorized dealerships at approximately 1,200 locations. Since mid-March 2013, Tognum AG has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Engine Holding GmbH, a joint venture of Daimler AG and Rolls-Royce Group plc.
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