GE Power Conversion, Sulzer Sign Business Agreement

Sulzer now authorized provider for GE electrical equipment

In a move the companies said will increase services, parts and new equipment availability, minimize repair times, and reduce downtime, GE Power Conversion has signed an agreement with Sulzer, making it an authorized parts, new equipment, and service provider.

GE Power Conversion has signed an agreement with Sulzer, making it an authorized parts, new equipment, and service provider.

GE electrical equipment, such as motors and generators, can now be maintained and repaired through Sulzer’s service center network.

As one of the world’s largest independent maintenance specialists, Sulzer said it offers considerable expertise and experience in the repair of large rotating equipment. GE Power Conversion said it is taking advantage of the Sulzer repair facilities and extensive repair expertise, backed by the technical expertise and know-how from GE PC, to ensure that customers with GE equipment receive an unparalleled service.

The agreement between the two companies enables Sulzer to offer a wide range of services, including warranty work, that will ensure customers receive high quality repairs using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Sulzer will offer service center repairs as well as a range of field services, including installation, start-up assistance, troubleshooting, routine maintenance, testing and monitoring.

“We are dedicated to providing a superior service to a range of industries,” said Jim Mugford, president and global head of Sulzer’s Electro Mechanical Services. “Our track record in providing dedicated teams of on-site engineers to deliver best-in-class solutions is second to none. Sulzer’s expertise has been recognized by one of the leading manufacturers of electrical equipment, allowing us to offer OEM parts and services direct to the owner/operators.”

Sulzer service centers are ISO 9001 certified, with the capabilities to offer complete rewinds, upgrades and engineering enhancements to ensure optimum performance and reliability in addition to performing site disassembly and installation.

Sulzer provides service solutions to a range of industries including power generation, oil and gas, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, water and air separation.

Sulzer is headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland where it began in 1834. Today, with sales over US$3 billion and with approximately 14 000 employees, the Sulzer footprint spans the globe.

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